There are many options available for anyone considering dining out in Claremore many of which offers traditional home made food, cooked in traditional Oklahoma style. These can be found all over the city from the heart of the bustling downtown district to outskirts and surrounding countryside whether you fancy authentic American cooking or more exotic, international cuisine.
One of the most recommended dining establishments close to the city center has to be the wonderful Hammett House Restaurant, which is located on 1616 West Will Rogers Boulevard and offers great homemade American dishes in a fantastic setting. The service and ambience is excellent but it is the meals themselves which make the biggest impression – and they come in generous sixed servings too – to such an extent that you will continue eating right through to dessert, even if you are struggling to make room for it! Among the most popular main course are liver and onions which simply melts in the mouth, large chicken fried steak, pork chops and cranberry chutney all served with options of rich, creamy mashed potato, fresh locally produced vegetable and homemade bread rolls. They also offer a selection of savory and sweet pie options, all freshly cooked and prepared by their gourmet chef in this popular family run restaurant.
The Pink House Tearoom invites you to take a step back in time and sample some traditional Southern hospitality on West 4th Street and this particular establishment has been around for a very long time. Both the exterior and interior of this old Victorian style building are washed in a pale pink (hence the somewhat appropriate name) and it offers a wide selection of snacks, sandwiches, cakes and deserts to delight foodies everywhere! From their selection of deserts like the warm baked fudge brownie concoction topped with lashings of whipped cream to their wide variety of savory treats including quiche, meatloaf, enchiladas, salads and sandwiches bursting with your choice of filling, this is truly heaven for those who love fine dining at its best. Of course, being a tea room by nature it also offers a wide selection of hot and cold beverages from traditional iced teas is a variety of flavors to an extensive range of herbal teas like raspberry or camomile, and pretty much very other flavor you can imagine. . This particular venue is at its most popular during lunch and tea times which can be extremely busy especially during peak periods however the service is always excellent and the staff are very friendly and helpful too.
When it comes to local cuisine made with local produce, then you simply cannot visit the area without sampling the delights of Braum’s Ice Cream & Dairy on 700 North Lynn Riggs Blvd. Whether you buy some fresh milk to take away with you or stop to enjoy one of their fabulous milk shakes or ice creams in a vast array of flavors ranging from creamy, fragrant vanilla to tangy Bordeaux cherry amaredo, this is a local chain that makes a great stop on your travels offering clean rest rooms, fast food, groceries and other supplies all under one roof.