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7:00 PM
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The Chalkboard

325 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary European
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The Chalkboard is a cozy restaurant tucked in the bottom level of the historic Ambassador hotel. The mix of Continental and European flavors on the menu make The Chalkboard one of Tulsa's premier dinning locations. The Chalkboard restaurant offers three private rooms and full service catering. The restaurant is open breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week and 365 days a year. The Chalkboard bar is a great place to get a classic cocktail before a downtown show or enjoy a bite to eat and great conversation with locals and business travelers alike.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary European, Continental, Californian
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 10:30am;
Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am -10:30am;
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am -2:30pm;
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am -2:30pm;
Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(918) 582-1964
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Aaron Snody
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The Chalkboard catering is a full service catering company that can do anything from the small family or business event up to large ball room or banquet events. The Chalkboard also has two completely private rooms on location and one semi private room.
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Cross street
14th Street
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Parking details
The hotel and restaurant has free parking in the main lot and also free parking on the street.
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Sunday Brunch: Miles Rolston acoustic
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 325 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 3 hours ago

Once again, an amazing time at Chalkboard!

OpenTable Diner (Kansas City)
5.0  Dined 20 hours ago

Outstanding food and very professional and courteous service! One of our favorite spots in Tulsa.

RW86 (Richmond)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Outstanding food and good service! I sat at the bar. Very relaxing.

ClaytonT (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Wow, what an unexpected and plesent surprise. Housed in the basement of a hotel blocks from Tulsa's nominal downtown, you would not expect much and you'd be wrong. Wife and I had a terrific meal, beef wellington, house specialty, and beef shotr ribs, both terrific. place is small and serivce is intimate. Basement location is peculliar, but they make it work. Worth the trip downtown.

OpenTable Diner (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

We were in town going to see Blake Shelton and wanted some where close to eat and found this place. At first i thought it was going to be to fancy but turned out to be a great place,loved the food and the atmosphere, the people we're great And very friendly i made our reservation on line 10 min before they opened and got right in. One of the best parts about this place is it offers a trolley that took us back and forth to the concert so we didn't have to fight the crowed looking for a parking spot they dropped us off right by the door and picked us up right after didn't Have to wait long... i highly recommend you try this place out..

OpenTable Diner (Omaha)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Excellent experience. High quality food, excellent presentation, with great service.

OpenTable Diner (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

This has got to be the best restaurant in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The menu is creative and offers something for any pallet and any taste. The service and preparation is first class. It's a great find for anyone looking to celebrate a special occasion or just looking for delicious creative cuisine.

OpenTable Diner (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent food and service.

TulsaFoodie (Palm Springs)
2.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

I was hoping and expecting a 5-star experience but was disappointed. We found The Chalkboard via Trip Advisor and chose it for its top ratings in Tulsa. We took some friends who were visiting us.

I had the Beef Wellington because it was suggested by our waiter as their most popular dish and what they are known for. The pastry was tough and thin. The pate was not noticeable. The beef was medium rare but not tender. I requested the mashed potatoes be exchanged for roasted small potatoes and butternut squash. They tasted as if they were pre-cooked and then warmed up.

The Caprese salad had a small piece of basil about 1.5 inches long...about 1/3 the basil needed for that size salad. Nothing notable or special.

We had the Espresso Creme Brulee. The top layer was an espresso gel substance instead of the burnt sugar signature texture. The Creme Brulee itself was cold. Our friends tried the bread pudding and it was nothing special.

The service was excellent.

I would not recommend The Chalkboard.

Rick (Little Rock)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent dinner and wine list. Service was outstanding,meals were phenomenal with small adjustments for a vegan. Great variety to choose from on the menu, well presented with flavors to delight any taste. Thank you for a great evening.

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
3.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Mediocre with high value prices!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Food was horrible

OpenTable Diner (Tulsa)
4.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

The food tasted amazing and we had fantastic service. Waiters were very friendly and easy going. Not sure it deserved the price tag associated with the menu items. Ordered two appetizers and our meals (with one other person), and left satisfied with nothing left on any plates. Great date place.

Fabulous (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

Great cozy, comfortable place to dine. Great service and great food and wine/ cocktails!
I’m never disappointed when we dine at the Chalkboard!

ARAOCAAL12 (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

As usual I wasn't disappointed but proud that my friends had a lovely dinner.
I wanted to eat more of the acorn squash bowl that my vegan chili came in so I would have cooking it longer. Everything was great and the local flavor excellent. We’ll be back.

OpenTable Diner (Kansas City)
5.0  Dined on November 15, 2017

Returned to the Chalkboard to celebrate our 31st anniversary at the restaurant where we had our first date. The bruschetta was just right and the swordfish was well-prepared and imaginatively presented. Nice wine list. The crowd was a little noisy and casual for a fine dining experience, but that is coming from an old guy who still thinks dinner in a white-tablecloth restaurant is a special event.

OpenTable Diner (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

The Chalkboard never disappoints. Their menu is varied by season enough that we can return again and again without getting bored. There are also some classics that always please, like the Beef Wellington. As usual, everything was perfectly cooked, service was excellent and you just can't beat the ambiance. The staff is attentive but not annoying. We also enjoyed our perfectly mixed drinks. There's not a better place to eat in Tulsa.

Wendy2 (Houston)
4.0  Dined on November 6, 2017

Very good dinner with special group. Food was excellent (pork chops, duck, and salmon special were all well prepared and tasty. Soup was a creamy sausage and kale and was excellent. Attentive service and lively atmosphere. Limited but good wine menu.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 3, 2017

Literally the best steak I've had in my life. No exaggeration. I love meat, but I didn't realize it could be THAT good. I highly recommend the Beef Wellington (they say it's their signature dish). The steak was almost as tender as the mashed potatoes it was sitting on top of.

The cheese platter was also pretty darn incredible. As was the wine.

I can tell they are big on serving food with "opposite" flavors on the plate. Sweet to complement savory, etc. As a result, I really experienced a lot of creative flavors I've never experienced before.

It was also literally the most expensive meal I've paid for in my life. Though I will remember the way that steak tasted for years to come.

vipColleenBC (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on October 21, 2017

Delicious dinner and fabulous service! Wonderful experience overall!

DiamondGroup (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on October 19, 2017

We went here because of OpenTable and we were not disappointed. The cheese steak sandwich was very good as was the hamburger. Great little find!

OpenTable Diner (Charleston)
4.0  Dined on October 18, 2017

The food presentation was beautiful and it was delicious. The only issue we had was 3 or 4 plates were cold when we received them.

OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
2.0  Dined on October 16, 2017

Unfortunately, cant give a good review...Service was slow and took forever to get drinks and food (with the exception of the appetizer). After we ordered (4 people ordered steaks), we were informed they only had two steaks left...Wow, this was a Monday night and we were literally the only table in the restaurant... food came out lukewarm.

I am sure they can do better and am sure it wasn't their best effort... Disappointing

OpenTable Diner (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on October 15, 2017

This restaurant was quite and quant. It is a hidden treasure that we will be sure to return to. The staff was extremely educated on the menu as well as offered great recommendations.

OpenTable Diner (Fayetteville)
4.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

Relatively small and quiet. The service was excellent and the food, although not cheap, was excellent. Delicious bread with an herb butter before the meal. Lamb lollipops (small lamb chops) for an appetizer and they were awesome. My wife had Beef Wellington which was fabulous. I had the filet, also delicious. Their beef is all Prime Plus so top quality. Had a dessert of lemon creme, vanilla creme, with a few berries and some meringue crumbles. We nearly licked the plate it was so good.

OpenTable Diner (Tulsa)
2.0  Dined on October 10, 2017

We went for my wifes birthday with her brother's family. We were very disappointed in the meal. My wife had the Beef Wellington, crust was soggy and undone, meat was prepared as she had requested but the sause tasted like ketchup with a little meat juce in it. I had the short rib(1) it was not tender, hard to chew, it came with gnochi(sp) which was raw dough and very gubby. This meal was only $123.00. We told the waitress but no adjustment was offered or given. Can't recommend. It was a Tuesday evening so maybe the kitchen was not their top tier but still not a good experiece.

OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on October 8, 2017

I have been to the Chalkboard several times was never disappointed until this visit. Food was not of the usual quality nor was the service. Will probably give them another chance?

vipDateNightDigs (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on October 7, 2017

The menu is wonderful! The beef Wellington and crab cakes are outstanding the and service is divine. They make it feel like an upscale neighborhood spot.

OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on September 20, 2017

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants in Tulsa, but it did not measure up this time. The food was unflavorful and quite ordinary.

Yazzy (Tulsa)
5.0  Dined on September 19, 2017

Food cooked as requested. Waiter was outstanding. Great for special occasions.