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About Bodean Restaurant

Bodean Restaurant & Market is centrally located in Tulsa. Bodean opened in 1968 as a small, family-owned fish market, and was the first to use daily air shipments from all over the world. Over the years, Bodean developed a fine-dining restaurant with an award-winning menu and wine list. After enjoying the same location for 40 years, Bodean recently moved to a new location offering a unique and cozy decor that is the work of local talents. Enjoy your evening in our main dining area or our comfortable lounge.

3376 East 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74135
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00 pm

Cross Street:
Harvard Ave

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(918) 743-3861

Website:
http://www.bodean.net/

Entertainment:
Sunday Night Music - Bodean's Lounge offers a wide selection of local Music talent each and every Sunday night. Please call us or check our website for the various acts.

Executive Chef:
Jared Chamberlain

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Bodean Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (34)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
Good for a Date (32)
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Romantic (25)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Worth the Drive (18)
Business Meals (17)
Cozy (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Notable Wine List (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Bar Seating (6)
Casual (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Authentic (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Fun (4)
Healthy (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Live Music (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Late-night Find (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Our waiter, Scot, led us thru a great wine, cheese selection and meal. Very enjoyable !

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Over cooked Hallibut

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great attention to detail, good food and excellent service. One entrae was tough - was immediately comped . Very unusual as the food is normally fabulous....the other three dinners we excellent

Great environment

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Don't let the exterior of the building fool you. Inside the place looks great and the food and service were excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Took my son and his girlfriend to Bodean to celebrate his birthday. Could not have been happier. Exceptional service - appetizers and meals were outstanding. Free dessert for the birthday guy, and everyone received Bodean’s “gift” - each of us received a beautifully packaged breakfast muffin. Thank you for making the evening so very special!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Fantastic!

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 20, 2017

I love Bodeans! I loved it in the old location too. Tonight everything was great as usual except the “garlic mashed potatoes”. No taste, starchy paste.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 18, 2017

When our travels take us anywhere near Tulsa we NEVER miss the opportunity to dine at Bodean. Exceptional, big city, fresh/ coastal, seafood cuisine..... in Tulsa. An elegant, quiet, grown up ambience is matched by very competent, affable staff. Don't miss it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Abby is the best server! All courses fabulous!!!

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Ambience was good with quiet atmosphere even in the bar. Food was excellent. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. Definitely recommend.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

The service & food were outstanding. it was our anniversary and they did some really nice things for us. Looking forward to returning.

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Not just one of my favorites in Tulsa, but one of my favorites of all time.

Tags: Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Live Music
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

We wanted to entertain family we had not seen for many years. The food was delicious. One member of the family said it was the best glass of wine she ever had. The wait staff was very attentive and kind to my elderly mother. It was a delightful evening!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Great food, pleasant atmosphere and outstanding service!

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on October 5, 2017

As expected - FIRST RATE!

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great place, great service, great food and great live music (3H Trio)

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Seafood was awesome! Service was excellent - definitely returning

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We were recently were in Tulsa and luckily found Bodean's. It is a beautiful restaurant inside, hidden by a bland exterior. Fortunately, the food is up to the interior. The menu is creative and well prepared, but most importantly delicious! Our waiter was knowledgeable about the menu and made excellent recommendations.

The scallop dinner was superb, with an amazing mix of flavors, with the corn and cotillia cheese salad down to the dollops of wasabi laced sauce. Equally as good was the halibut, with a mushroom tart.

The only recommendations we could make would be to find a source for better bread...the bread was adequate, but definitely not on a par with the quality of the food. Also, the dessert menu was not particularly imaginative, containing the usual 4 desserts you see everywhere.

Dinner with no appetizer, one glass of wine came to $75 per person. Entrees run $30-40+, pricey, but worth it.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Jimmy, or waiter, did a fantastic job! Food recommendations where spot on. My wife and I had a wonderful birthday dinner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food was not up to usual standards. Shrimp were rubbery. Some of the Scallops were under-sized. The quantity of Shrimp and Scallops have been reduced since my last visit, despite the price increase. We were not told of the extra cost associated with cook removing the King crab meat from its shell.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Tulsa)·Dined on September 22, 2017

One of Tulsa's best restaurants. Alwsys outstanding food anc service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 21, 2017

Amazingly fresh and well prepared seafood. Best in Tulsa. 5/5

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·Dined on September 20, 2017

The décor is modern and elegant, with white table cloths and fine table settings. Service is attentive and impeccable. The unique salads, fresh seafood entrees, and deserts were all perfect in every way: beautiful presentation, excellent seasonings, and appropriate portions. Nothing could have been improved, unless there was some live jazz music. I understand that this is also a treat on certain days!

Bodean is as "perfect as it gets". There is no need to look for a better top tier restaurant in Tulsa!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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 (Amarillo)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Food was delicious. All 3 of us had different dishes and they were all very good. There is quite a bit of noise in the bar, so not as easy to talk. Service was very good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Great food, extensive menu, terrific wine list, wonderful ambiance, excellent service and overall a great restaurant.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Anniversary night with the wife, our first time here. We will definitely return!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Absolutely the best seafood restaurant in Oklahoma and beyond. Me and my wife drove two hours to eat there and it was worth every minute. If you think you cannot get good oysters or seafood in Oklahoma, go to Bodeans! The service was exceptional and the menu and food blew me away. We tried as much of the menu as we could fit in our stomachs and everything was cooked and/or prepared PERFECTLY. Presentation and temperature. We will be returning soon!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

The overall experience was excellent. The seafood is fresh and prepared well. The only issue we had is it took a long time between courses. The restaurant wasn't busy so I don't know the reason of the delays. But I was with good friend and it gave us time to visit. I recommend this place for sure.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Excellent seafood!

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vip
 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Excellent service and excellent fresh seafood. We drove from Oklahoma City to Tulsa just to eat at Bodean's. It was worth the drive.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on September 3, 2017

My wife's halibut overlooked. My crab cakes had hot peppers which ruin the taste. I had oyster Rockefeller which was fixed in cream sauce. Not what I expected and didn't enjoy.

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Food was alright. Waitress was interactive but seemed shocked when the wife had never tried a martini. Food was overpriced for the portion. Drinks were overpriced at $10 for a small glass. Atmosphere was very good. Lighting was good. The restaurant was ok in general. I won't be back.. not because of the service, but because a little piece of Salman, a 6oz steak and a couple drinks cost me $160.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Excellent attentive service.

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Neighborhood Gem? Tulsa Gem? Oklahoma Gem? Think bigger! This is one of the best seafood restaurants in the country. I recently took my daughter to Bodeans for her 21st Birthday. It was a memorable evening. Kirok and the staff gave her special attention without being smothering. The Executive Chef and the Chef autographed her menu as a memento of the evening. We had Kumamoto oysters, calamari, Norwegian smoked salmon, and Alaskan halibut with a very nice Pinot Noir. Cheesecake and ice cream for dessert. All were spectacular.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal
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·Dined on August 24, 2017

Chose for 43rd Anniversary. Could not have been more pleased. Seated promptly, wonderful meal. Waiter there when we needed, else left us to enjoy a quiet meal together. Topped off with complimentary desert and coffee cake to go and autographed menu commemorating the moment. Overall outstanding! Will definitely visit again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

The food was exquisitely prepared with flavors that I never thought would work together but added to the already fresh seafood taste. The smoked paprika salmon over lobster and crab rossoto was awesome,as well as the pan- seared sea scallops with peach slices. The oysters Rockefeller was also superb. The banana Carmel gelato and cream brulet made everything perfect along with Tammy our super waitress. It made our Anniversary perfect! We will be back!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic, Casual, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on August 20, 2017

The service was first class, the food even better, though it is pricey.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

The wait staff was genuinely friendly. Our waiter could tell us about every menu item. He was truly exuberant about the Bodean's menu items. The large scallops were perfectly cooked. Bodean's is a great restaurant for a special occasion.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Fantastic service as always. A great place for special events. Best crab legs in town. Ask them to shave them😎

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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·Dined on August 15, 2017

Fantastic meal. Really enjoyed the Shrimp and Lobster Bisque, wife had the Scallops (which were some of the best she has ever had), I had the Alaskan Halibut, which was awesome. The seafood is incredibly fresh and the chef definitely puts his best into the preparation. Service staff was very good as well. Unfortunately, you will see some folks in there wearing shorts and ball-caps or even wearing cowboy hats while indoors.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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