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About The Chalkboard

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.

1324 S Main St
Tulsa, OK 74119
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary European, Continental, Californian

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

Cross Street:
14th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(918) 582-1964

Website:
http://www.thechalkboard-tulsa.com/

Entertainment:
Sunday Brunch: Miles Rolston acoustic

Catering:
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.

Parking Details:
The hotel and restaurant has free parking in the main lot and also free parking on the street.

Executive Chef:
Aaron Snody

Additional:
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

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The Chalkboard Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

86% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (11)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Romantic (9)
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Good for a Date (9)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Local Ingredients (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Business Meals (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Good for Groups (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Authentic (2)
Cozy (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Healthy (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Bar Seating (2)
Casual (1)
Vegan (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Comfort Food (1)
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 (Tulsa)·Dined 6 days ago

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..

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Omaha)·Dined on February 13, 2018

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

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 (Oklahoma City)·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.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Bar Seating
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent food and service.

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 (Palm Springs)·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.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Little Rock)·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.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Mediocre with high value prices!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Food was horrible

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 (Tulsa)·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.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Healthy
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 (Oklahoma City)·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!

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tulsa)·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.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Organic, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Vegan, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Seasonal, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Kansas City)·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.

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 (Tulsa)·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.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·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.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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 (San Francisco)·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.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Delicious dinner and fabulous service! Wonderful experience overall!

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 (San Francisco)·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!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Charleston)·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.

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 (Charlotte)·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

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Tulsa)·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.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Fayetteville)·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.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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 (Tulsa)·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.

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 (Las Vegas)·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?

Tags: Seasonal
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vip
 (Oklahoma City)·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.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Central Coast)·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.

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on September 19, 2017

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

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The food was outstanding! Service was great.

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Birthday dinner for the 24 year old. Excellent food and service!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on August 19, 2017

I took my wife for our 45th Anniversary. The smell of fish was overwhelming when we entered.
I could not eat my entree the way it was prepared. My wife's filet was tough, for a $50 steak. Very disappointing. Had not been in a few years. Last experience before this was 5 star. This visit was very disappointing. The Ridge has taken the Chalkboard's spot as my choice for a fine dinner experience.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 26, 2017

The ambiance is ok, a little cavernous and dated. The service was nice and friendly. The food was unfortunately less than average but was fairly pricey. I really love the attached Ambassador hotel and wish I enjoyed the Chalkboard but unfortunately it missed the mark for me.

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The food was excellent. We ordered the flatbread entree, and it was excellent. I had the special which was Duck + Rabbit - I've never had Rabbit before, it was very, very good, perhaps one of my favorite meats I've had at a restaurant. My wife had the fish of the day, which also was very good. The only disappointment was dessert, we had the bread pudding which was ok. Our server was very friendly, but did forget to bring us bread when we asked, and also she never brought back our leftovers when she took them to box them up (we didn't realize this until we returned to our hotel).

I saw some reviews that the amount of food was small for the price; that's what you expect when you go to someplace like this, it's about quality over quantity. The price is too high for anything other than a special occasion for me, but I like to go to places like this on those special occasions. I would recommend this wholeheartedly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on July 14, 2017

The restaurant was nice, and the staff attentive. The food, however, was a big letdown for the price ($118 before tip). The appetizer was 'tea-cured salmon' for $15. The reality was basically a deconstructed tuna salad (but with salmon). There was a pile of raw purple onions, a chopped hard boiled egg, chopped dill pickles, a large smear of spicy mustard with capers, salmon, and crostini. They could have at the very least come up with a good sauce instead of straight mustard from a jar. The beef Wellington, $39, was very underseasoned (not a single grain of salt or pepper on the steak). It also hadn't been seared - just pale gray flesh. Also, the pastry was doughy on the inside. The garlic potatoes were gray and dried out. On the other hand, the scallops with cream of romaine purée, $38, was delicious. The creme brûlée, $7, was good. The 'berries and cream' dessert, $8, was ridiculous. For $8, you got exactly 2-eighth of an inch slivers of strawberry, 1 blackberry cut in half, 2 blueberries cut in half, and approximately 2 tbsps of cream/meringue. It was laughable at best. The creme brûlée had almost the same amount of fruit and whipped cream on top of it as the 'berries and cream' had altogether. And the brûlée was $1 cheaper. We will not be going to The Chalkboard again.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Good service, good prices, great food. I will be returning.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 10, 2017

Premium ingredients that would justify the prices...but the kitchen simply lacked technique. The textures were mushy, the flavors were overwhelming and muddled rather than clean and balanced, everything was overly doused in sauces or butter (vegetbales). We had: crab cakes, mixed green salad, beef wellington, pekin duck, creme brulee.

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 (Tulsa)·Dined on June 29, 2017

For lunch I had the endive salad($12) to which I added a filet of salmon ($11). The salad came with a couple teaspoons of pate, a tablespoon of diced beets and about 6 endive leaves. It was a joke. The salmon was delicious and a normal portion size. Everything tasted great. But the portion size of the salad was ridiculous. I am a smaller size person, not a big eater. The server did nothing to inform me about the salad when I ordered and did nothing to help when I politely pointed it out after it came.

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Thought the scrambled eggs were strange. Plus there was no seasoning.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Tulsa)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Excellent food and service

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Our group was six persons peer for a business meeting. We chose the lower-level dining area for quiet and privacy. Food was great and the service was good. It's a good place to have a business meeting but make your need for privacy known to the maître d'.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on May 26, 2017

My daughters and I enjoyed a delicious meal and appropriately attentive service. The duck dish was delicious cooked to the right temperature. The steak was also delicious and cooked just to the right temperature.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Tulsa)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Excellent food. My chicken was perfect. The lobster nicoise got raves. The scallops were good but should have been served with something more substantial than a little decorative garnish, especially at the price they were.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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