Patrono

4.7
521 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Patrono, located in downtown OKC just one block from the Civic Center and the Museum of Art, specializes in rustic Italian food. Patrono serves authentic Italian pasta dishes as well as imported Italian wines, salami, cheeses, grilled steaks, chops, and nightly specials.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(405) 702-7660
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jonathan Krell
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Robert S. Kerr
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Parking details
Parking on the street is free after 6 p.m. on weekdays and free on weekends.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 521 People Are Saying
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BC
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Robert and the staff immediately make you feel welcome. The service is superb and the food unique and excellent. A great restaurant I never tire of visiting.

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OT
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We wanted to try something new before going to the theater. We weren’t disappointed. Everything was great!

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ME
Oklahoma City
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place! Scrumptios food! Excellent service! Highly recommend!

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DR
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, cocktails and an attentive waitress that helped us with the menu selections and and drinks. Overall, a splendid night and dinner!

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SG
New Mexico
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We choose Patrons for our 27th anniversary. We were quickly sat and were helped making a wine selection. The couple behind our table weren't getting along but they finished and departed. The meat and cheese plate was perfect as was the French bread, and soup. We had the salmon and the pork roast which we shared. Two desserts, coffee and liquors and we were quite satisfied.
It was a fantastic evening though our servers name escapes me she was attentive, prompt and a delite.

Thank you for a great evening
Shawn G.

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d
Oklahoma City
29 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

This review is mixed. The restaurant is lovely: calm, good acoustics, no t.v. The service is excellent: welcoming, attentive, and with good recommendations. The wine list is exclusively Italian, which pushed us to try some new wines (with the waiter's recommendations and a taste before committing) that we really enjoyed. The mixed grilled vegetable salad was excellent. The buffalo short rib ravioli was delicious (though the pasta could have been cooked ever-so-slightly more. But the spaghetti was a real disappointment: boring, with not enough sauce and too much meat. We might give it another try, but our experience of the food was definitely mixed.

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DB
Cincinnati
35 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delish
Our server was awesome
Loved where we were seated

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OT
Oklahoma City
6 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing. I’ve never had anything even close to ordinary. Everything we have is delicious. I just trust the staff recommendations. Great wine and drink list is fabulous.

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RH
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent gourmet Italian cuisine. I had the ribeye and my date had halibut. Both were great. The octopus appetizer was amazing. The entire staff was friendly and personable. It's not cheap but you get what you pay for. I will return.

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CS
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome! As always! Menu changes & is up to date fresh w local ingredients. We really feel like it is a delight when we eat there. Desserts, omg! Service is good & not overbearing to let you enjoy every bite, but if you have to be somewhere soon, tell them & they are snappy quick to help. Loved Trent, our waiter. He always makes us feel like we are his favorite customers.

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ME
Oklahoma City
9 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place! Fantastic food! Excellent waitpersons! We love this place!

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B
Oklahoma City
24 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely the best most authentic Italian in OKC. Warm welcome with very knowledgeable wait staff. Wonderful italian wine list.

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SS
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Our waiter walked us through the menu, making suggestions and we utilized most of them for an excellent meal.

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CL
Oklahoma City
4 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food, lovely atmosphere and warm and friendly staff! I highly recommend this restaurant!

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OT
Oklahoma City
5 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant- server made excellent recommendations, meal pace was good, and the food was delicious.

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MH
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love dining here! Excellent staff and food!

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Outstanding service and food. I recommend this place!

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A
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 1

The food was extremely overpriced for the quality. The portions were also incredibly small. The decor and ambiance was also not indicative of the price of the food. Would not recommend.

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OM
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great authentic Italian style food.
Would definitely go again.

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SM
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and friendly, fun service. You feel like family!

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M
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Grate staff and excellent old fashion! Food is delicious and prepared with a pride you can smell, taste and see! A gem in downtown OKC!

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OK
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress and service was excellent. The managers paid special attention to every detail too.
My husband had the Tuna special and I had the spaghetti... the sausage was wonderful!!! We had a nice
booth and enjoyed a wonderful dessert...complimentary for our 47th wedding anniversary. For a Sunday
evening it was quite busy. A very enjoyable and excellent evening.

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I
Nashville
8 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Always a joy to eat here. It’s a wonderful treat before shows or special nights - lunch has been good also.

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JM
Oklahoma City
20 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Got our favorite Server, D'Ette. Along with superior service, the Bison Short Rib Ravioli were awesome.
Love the new Bar Menu. Still the best Italian food in OKC.

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OT
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The entire staff is outstanding! We always have great food and exceptional service.

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OT
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely atmosphere, tucked away on the west side of downtown OKC and gorgeous menu offerings! Make a reservation and plan to enjoy yourself!

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SD
Oklahoma City
12 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

According to my sister who had the pork chop, it was heavenly. My husband tasted it as well and said it was the best entree at the table! I personally thought my bone-in Prime Rib steak was excellent and cooked to perfection. Definitely our favorite Italian restaurant in the Metro!

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HH
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very Naiss food, very Good Italian wine choise., kind staf

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OT
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My go-to Italian spot for lunch...hidden out in the open and worth driving to midtown. Take my cljents for lunch here as much as possible - great wine list!

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PP
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Patrono never disappoints. The menu, wine list, atmosphere, and staff are always on point!

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T
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Not inexpensive, but totally worth it. Great dining experience, food was perfect. Will be back!

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LB
Oklahoma City
25 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food and service as always! Robert is always so welcoming and accommodating. Brought friends who had not been to Patrono, and they loved it and will be back very soon. Thanks for another great evening!

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SW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can not say enough about how great this restaurant is. Food was outstanding. Wine recommendation was perfect. Service was that rare find of “everyone knows your name” without being intrusive.

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CW
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Wait staff was eager to please and give assistance when asked. I tried their seasonal soup which was superb and the dessert (Panna cotta) was excellent, not too sweet-just right. I enjoyed my first visit and will undoubtedly return.

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s
Hawaii
42 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

High-end (and totally worth it) creative Italian. Menu changes regularly. Amazing wine list. We go back again and again

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LB
Oklahoma City
25 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, outstanding service from Tamara, excellent food and wine, and fabulous vibe in this intimate downtown OKC Italian restaurant! Perfect place for dinner before a Civic Center event, which is in close walking distance, or before or after Thunder games. Or any other reason!!

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D
Oklahoma City
36 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you are looking for some of the best Italian food in OKC, look no further than Patrono. Great food, great service and an excellent wine selection.

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P
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What an experience!!! We chose to have the “Chef’s Feed”, where you don’t know what you’re getting, until the plate shows up at your table. The evening was one we will never forget. Scallops, acorn squash soup, bison raviolo and braised lamb were all paired with the perfect wine. You don’t come here to eat, you come here to dine. It’s an incredible place that is not duplicated anywhere in OKC. Robert, Jonathon and our Cosmic Food Guru to the universe, deEtte, make our evenings special every time and so very personal. Do yourself a favor and book a table. NOW!!

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BC
Oklahoma City
3 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The host and wait staff are always welcoming and the food excellent.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

The staff were very courteous and attentive. The restaurant is dimly lit with an intimate feeling. Unfortunately the food wasn't as good. I enjoyed the sourdough bread... not tough like you sometimes find. But the gnocchi and my mom's spaghetti sauce were tasteless. I really had my hopes up!! I was hoping to find my new favorite restaurant.

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