About Ludivine

Ludivine is dedicated to the practice of real, scratch cooking, based on classical techniques. Our menu is updated daily based on fresh, locally available meat & produce from Oklahoma farms.

805 N Hudson
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American, Bistro

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:

Monday: 5:00pm - 2:00am (Bar Only; $10 Blue Plate Specials while supplies last)
Tuesday: 5:00pm - 2:00am
Wednesday: 5:00pm - 2:00am
Thursday: 5:00pm - 2:00am
Friday: 4:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday: 4:00pm - 2:00am
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm (The Bar will remain open for day drinking until 8pm)

Cross Street:
7th & Hudson

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(405) 778-6800

Website:
http://www.ludivineokc.com/

Catering:
Our culinary team will create a custom menu for your special event and prepare it from scratch using the same classical techniques you've come to expect from Ludivine.

Executive Chef:
Russ Johnson

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wine

Ludivine Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

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Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (20)
Good for a Date (19)
Special Occasion (16)
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Good for Anniversaries (15)
Local Ingredients (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Romantic (14)
Authentic (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Business Meals (8)
Seasonal (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Cozy (5)
Fun (5)
Casual (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Organic (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Healthy (2)
People Watching (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Best restaurant in OKC. ALWAYS LOCAL INGREDIENTS. Craft cocktails and creative menu. Frequented by famous chefs when in town.

Just the best.

Tags: Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Romantic, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Paleo Friendly, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food, great experience

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined 7 days ago

My husband and I had dinner here on Valentine’s Day and we left so impressed. The food was exquisite and so were the drinks. I am obsessed with watching Iron Chef on Food Network and felt like we were on the show tasting the amazing food. Definitely telling everyone about our experience!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

We had the prix fixe valentines day menu and every single dish we had was perfect.

Tags: Business Meals, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We recently went here for our Valentine's dinner and it was fantastic. The food was delicious and locally sourced which is a plus for us. We sat at the bar right in front of the kitchen, so it was nice being able to watch our food being made from start to finish. We also got to witness one of the chefs filet the yellowtail for the evening which was very cool. I would definitely recommend Ludivine to friends and family.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Tasting Menu
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Had the bone marrow (of course), it was too good. V-day treat for sure.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was not good and very overpriced

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Bone Marrow shooters are a must! Amazing every time we come. Well done Ludivine!! Hope to see you for many years to come :)

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Casual, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The menu is limited which means to me they do a few things very well instead of a lot of things mediocre. The cocktails were excellent... above-average. All food items were very fresh and well prepared. The service was impeccable, attentive and relaxed. I would highly recommend!!

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on January 26, 2018

I think I would call it boutique food. Clever and unusual combinations that give you an experience of food. Sometimes they work brilliantly and other times less so. The creme freche ice-cream was out of this world. There is obviously a chef who loves cooking behind it... and for the price, that’s precious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Always a pleasure and thanks for a great evening of tasty food and wonderful
Wine.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This is one of my favorite places to eat. They were one of the first farm to table concepts in the OKC area and have continued to make it a priority. I always suggest doing the tasting menu if they have it the night you are there. But if not the charcuterie is amazing and get the lardo.

Tags: Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Wonderful dinner with friends! Highly recommend! Great food, service, and ambiance.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Always delicious. Never a complaint. Wait staff is always attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Great ambiance. Definitely a great place for foodies.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We come her for the bone marrow and the brandy luge after. You feel a little silly doing the luge, but it's perfection and totally worth it. My hubby had one of the best steaks-on special, 20 oz ribeye. We split it and it was more than plenty.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 12, 2018

My wife and I first visited Ludivine for our 2 year anniversary and were absolutely FLOORED by the food quality, amazing cocktails, and fantastic service! We've been back many times now, and every time it's just as good.

Sometimes, we just get the charcuterie and a few cocktails for a fun and delicious happy hour. The most recent trip, we had the chefs choice 4 course dinner, and it actually blew my mind both in presentation and flavour.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy, Authentic, Happy Hour
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was fantastic - as always. It took a bit of time for a server to take our drink orders, and similar time to catch him to order additional rounds, but otherwise the service was great.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My first Ludivine experience was for the NYE special menu. I would recommend this spot to anyone wanting to experience a little bit of what Oklahoma has to offer. Small atmosphere, amazing chef's table, and local ingredients!

1st Course Choice:
Salade de Chevre Chaud with golden frill mustard, bucheron pistou gratinée, pistachio, mustard vinaigrette

2nd Course Choice:
Pan Seared Sea Scallops with cauliflower, leek, radish, charred orange beurre fondue ($12 supplement)

3rd Course Choice:
Oklahoma Wagyu Tenderloin with seared foie gras, truffled potato puree ($25 supplement)

Dessert Choice:
Persimmon Brioche Pudding with roasted apples, buttermilk semifreddo, calvados caramel

The salad was amazing! From the mustard greens, the tomato, to the dressing! This could have been a 3 ingredient salad and I would still excitedly tell you about it.

The scallops were cooked to perfection. The sear on both sides left a beautiful crust for a middle to melt in your mouth. The bed of leek and radish it was on top of provided a great texture contrast and a subtle buttery cream flavor tied well.

The steak wasn't as too die for as I had hoped. Ordered medium rare, it came out on the medium plus side. The foie gras tasted slightly burnt, and this is my only experience with the fatty liver.

For dessert I had the Persimmon Brioche Pudding. Whoever made this, I love you. I would put this in my top 5 desserts of all time. If you can't imagine the best bread pudding you've ever tasted and multiple it by 3, you need to call the restaurant and have the chef explain it to you.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Most creative and wonderful meal we have had in a long time. The tasting menu would excel in any city. Great

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Once again I was blown away by the fantastic food and great atmosphere. I surprised the wife with a nice Birthday dinner and it was awesome. She had the rabbit gnocchi and i swear that bowl had no ending. My sirloin was amazing as well. I have no idea how it is so tender and the crust is just amazing. The cocktails.......they are amazing as well. A little pricey but they were something I could never achieve at home. What a fantastic experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Went in for drinks and apps. Sat at the bar. The Marrow was delicious! Fois Gras was also prepared well. Great cocktails and service. Certainly worth visiting!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Roasted bone marrow to spread on the thin toasts along with either the mustard or pickled onions was awesome - very rich. It would have fed 4 people instead of just 2. I had the omelette with spaghetti squash and my friend had the Croque Monsiour which we both enjoyed.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Decided last minute to book for Sunday Brunch, we were so thrilled last summer when Ludivines started opening for brunch. We had brunch back in the summer and we were blown away by the menu, I had the Lobster and Grits which had an amazing fresh but complex flavor profile, the crowning jewel of that dish is the lobster reduction. The crowning jewel was also my greatest disappointment yesterday because I had the lobster again and it was not nearly as good as when I had it back in July. Maybe the kitchen staff just wasn't on their game yet because we were the first booking nevertheless I was bummed the dish was not as good as previous. Otherwise, the service and the side dishes were spot on and we plan to be back very soon, we love this restaurant.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Seasonal
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was delicious, the presentation was beautiful, the atmosphere was perfect for private conversation, the service was attentive but not overbearing. We tied the chefs choice 4 course meal which was a wonderful decision. We were pleasantly surprised with the good price point of the cocktail menu and will have to visit the cute smaller bar at the back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We actually left the restaurant without trying any food. The menu was very limited and unfortunately we did not feel like eating steak that night. I'm sure it was good. The service was great. Everyone seemed nice and helpful.

Tags: Business Meals, People Watching
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Ludivine remains one of the top dining experiences in an ever-increasing competitive market. Unique cuisine options and wonderful cocktails make this a fantastic date/business spot for anyone who considers themselves a "foodie." While the back of the restaurant continues to push out great plates, the front of the restaurant is in need of some attention. Limited staff may be to blame, but our last visit showed some lacking there. Make no mistake, however, Ludivine stays in the rotation and appears to be positioned to stay there for some time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Business Meals
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 (Little Rock)·Dined on October 28, 2017

we were just visiting okc and this restaurant popped up on lots of top 10 list and it did not disaapoint . i would recommend to anyone i know coming to okc .

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Everything was exceptional....a true gem in OKC!

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Atmosphere was nice and the staff were friendly, but the food was entirely lacking. We have been to all the “top restaurants “in OKC and this was one of my least favorite food wise.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 18, 2017

OKC needs this place, hip and trendy. Charcuterie plate is a solid pick 3 winner as is the French Onion Soup. The entrees really didn’t hit the mark and not sure why, $$$ without the touch that makes it ok to be expensive. I would go back because I think Ludevine is just beginning to hit their stride and, as I said, OKC needs this place.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Authentic, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Very Nice restaurant and a nice place to eat for any special occasion.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 8, 2017

A jewel! Outstanding people and cuisine! A new favorite for us!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Absolutely outstanding! Hands down the best Oklahoma City has to offer!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 6, 2017

It was just phenomenal as usual. The food is always amazing and the cocktails are just as amazing! This is always our first choice for either a date or dinner with friends. If I had company from out of town, this would be a go to!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Love this place, hands down best food in Oklahoma. Pricy but an amazing experience every time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This is perhaps the best brunch in OKC right now, and it's for sure top three. Service is always excellent. Food is creative and beyond delicious. Get the tamales! However, one sour note: a $12 French press is criminal. That needs to change. I'll be drinking water next time.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Amazing food, fabulous service! Love Love Love Ludivine!

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on September 28, 2017

We arrived well in advance of our show time, thinking that we might have to wait a while, but were pleasantly surprised at no wait, and had a wonderful dinner, great wine & delicious dessert. The service was excellent, and we will definitely recommend it to friends.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Ludivine is a unique and upscale dining experience in Oklahoma City. An out-of-towner, it is truly my favorite restaurant in OKC when visiting. I have eaten here four times over the last three or four months and find the chef to be innovative, providing dishes that are creative and flavorful. This particular experience, however, was my least favorite. The smoked tomato soup was extremely acidic -- making it extremely difficult to eat and continuing to linger far after the meal. The salmon was cooked perfectly but the baby bok choy was tough and hard to cut and eat. The cold pear corn relish mixed in with the bok choy and the salmon just didn't hit the spot for me. I would have preferred a different green vegetable and a starch instead of the cauliflower puree. Perhaps it was just too much going on in the dish and it would have been better it had been simpler. A starch and a green vegetable with the salmon would have made it more enjoyable instead of four different flavors in the same dish--cauliflower, pear corn relish, tomatoes, bok choy. I will go back but will definitely skip the soup the next time...

Tags: Cozy, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Ludivine never disappoints. Brunch was great from perfect mimosas to original, delicious brunch plates!

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