15 Most Delish Restaurants in Broken Bow

Working up an appetite with all the nature adventures and lake fun you’ll have at Broken Bow is easy. There are tons of delish Broken Bow restaurants serving the many locals and visitors that come to the area. Our cabin rentals include kitchens for cooking in—but there’s always time to enjoy time out for a meal.

Check out the best restaurants nearby that will leave you asking for seconds!

Grateful Head Pizza Oven & Tap Room


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  • Address: 10251 US-259 Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: gratefulheadpizza.com
  • Favorite menu items: Dire Wolf, Big Frank Pizza, Psychedelic Supremo
  • Price point: $$

Deadheads will feel right at home when dining at this Grateful-dead-inspired restaurant. Pick your pie based on your favorite song—Cosmic Charlie, Dire Wolf, Casey Jones, and more—oven cooked with all fresh ingredients. The rustic dining room with vintage Grateful Dead posters lining the walls brings the theme full circle.

Mountain Fork Brewery

  • Address: 89 N Lukfata Trail Rd, Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: mtforkbrewery.com
  • Favorite menu item: Brick-over Tubby Kieth Pizza
  • Price point: $$

Sink your teeth into some pub grub at the Mountain Fork Brewery. The brick-oven fired pizzas are made from scratch and pair perfectly with its house brews, made with water from Mountain Fork River. The family-friendly restaurant has space indoors or on the outdoor patio. If there’s time, ask about the brewery tours.

Abendigo’s Grill & Patio

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  • Address: 259 Stevens Gap Rd Broken Bow, OK
  • Websiteabendigos.com
  • Favorite menu items: Sicilian Nachos, Chicken Madeira
  • Price point: $$

For more than two decades, Abendigo’s Grill & Patio has established itself as one of the go-to Broken Bow restaurants for homestyle food. Nicknamed “The Hochatown Original,” it’s where to go for a hearty meal after a day in Beavers Bend State Park. Try signature meals like Sicilian Nachos or Chicken Madeira, enjoyed on the outdoor patio accompanied by live music.

Papa Poblanos

  • Address: 304 N Park Dr. Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: papapoblanos.com
  • Favorite menu item: Molcajete
  • Price point: $

Broken Bow is about a 30-minute drive to the Oklahoma-Texas border, but delish Tex-Mex food is even closer! Papa Poblanos brings this tasty fusion cuisine to McCurtain County. The giant Poppy the Giraffe meets you at the front door before you’re seated in the casual dining room. The menu has authentic street tacos, or you can even create your own Chile Relleno.

Hochatown Saloon

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  • Address: 28 Old Hochatown Rd, Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: hochatownsaloon.com
  • Favorite menu items: Saloon cut prime rib
  • Price point: $$

Come for the great food and stay for the music and entertainment. Hochatown Saloon is reminiscent of the Wild West, where people gather for good food, drinks, and more. It keeps patrons full with juicy 1/3 lb burgers, 14oz steaks, and cold beer by the pitcher. Hang around to welcome talented local music acts to the stage for an evening of performances.

Buffalo Grill

  • Address: 6272 N US Hwy 259 Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: menuetta.com/menus/buffalo-grill
  • Favorite menu items: The Californian Sandwich or Buffalo Burger
  • Price point: $$

Many Broken Bow restaurants serve barbecue, but none quite as tasty as Buffalo Grill. The slow-cooked ribs, pulled pork and smoked chicken prepared by expert postmasters always come out full of flavor. The outdoor patio is fun for everyone, with an oversized Connect Four game while you wait for your food.

The Hochahut

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  • Address: 9246 N US Hwy 259, Hochatown, OK
  • Website: facebook.com/thehochahut
  • Favorite menu item: Big Daddy Corndog
  • Price point: $

Size does matter, and there’s a corn dog to fit everyone’s hunger level. The Huchahut specializes in corn dogs, offering regular, medium, and Big Daddy sizes if you’re starving. The best part is heading over to the condiments table to personalize the taste with ketchup, mustard, or exotic flavors like bbq and Tabasco sauce.

Beavers Bend Restaurant

  • Address: 8805 N US Hwy 259, Hochatown, OK
  • Website: facebook/BeaversBend
  • Favorite menu item: Philly Cheesesteak
  • Price point: $$

Beavers Bend Restaurant is for casual dining at any time of the day. Start your day with a hearty breakfast before going out on Broken Bow Lake. Or swing by for their fish, shrimp, and gator plates and talk about your favorite adventures of the day.

Mexico Lindo Mexican Restaurant

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Mexico Lindo is one of the best Broken Bow restaurants for large groups. Taco Tuesday is the best day for all-you-can-eat tacos—so mix it up! Dine in for your birthday and celebrate with a sombrero and guitar playing. It also has fast delivery or takeout when you want to stay in your cabin rental for the night.

The Blue Rooster

  • Address: 10251 US-259 Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: bluerooster.coffee
  • Favorite menu items: Fried chicken, fried apple pie
  • Price point: $$

Every course is finger-lickin’ good at this southern comfort food spot. Snack on fried pickles and frog legs for your appetizer. Then, fuel up with fried chicken, seasoned crawfish, or the fried bologna sandwich. Finally, save room for the famous fried apple pie served with a side of vanilla ice cream.


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  • Address: 1 Carson Creek Rd Hocha town, OK
  • Website:.facebook.com/tacohoma
  • Favorite menu item: Street Tacos
  • Price point: $

Right before turning into Beaver Bend State Park, stop by the small taco shack on the side of the road. Tacohoma Tacos packs a big flavor with various taco options—barbacoa, ground beef, shredded chicken—on your choice of hard or soft taco. And don’t forget to order an aqua fresca to drink. It has outdoor seating only.

Stevens Gap

  • Address: 9955 N US Hwy 259 Broken Bow, OK
  • Favorite menu items: Fried catfish, onion rings
  • Price point: $

Steven’s Gap Restaurant is one of the hidden gems of Broken Bow restaurants. Discover this beloved watering hole near the shore of Broken Bow Lake. They have been serving delish comfort food like fried catfish, chicken fried steak, and breakfast omelets for more than 20 years.

Rock Bottom Boyz BBQ

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  • Address: 242 Stevens Gap Rd. Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: facebook.com/RockBottonBoyz
  • Favorite menu item: Ribs and smokey potato salad
  • Price point: $$

Rock Bottom Boyz BBQ serves up some good ole fashioned barbecue. Think juicy smoked meats and sides piled on a thin paper plate. The meat plate lets you combine options like brisket and smoked sausage or ribs and pulled pork. Load up on sides like Mac and cheese, baked beans, and Cole slaw.

Oaks Steakhouse

  • Address: 2204 S Park Dr, Broken Bow, OK
  • Website: oaksteakhouserestaurant.com
  • Favorite menu items: Chicken Fried Steak, NY Strip
  • Price point: $$

Reward yourself after a full day of hiking with a juicy steak—you deserve it. Oaks Steak House & Gifts serves chargrilled steaks, including t-bones, ribeye steak, sirloin, and filet bacon-wrapped. Stop by the gift shop to take home a few souvenirs after your meal.

Shady Oaks Restaurant

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Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast at Shady Oaks Restaurant near the Ouachita National Forest Visitors Center. It specializes in traditional American breakfast favorites like French toast, omelets, and the cinnamon roll pancake. It’s also a great late-night spot, open until 3 am on Fridays and Saturdays.

Eat Up in Broken Bow

Fuel up for all your outdoor adventures at the best Broken Bow restaurants. We have cabins available near local attractions, including Beavers Bend State Park and Broken Bow Lake, and local dining options. Browse our properties to find your cabin home away from home.