Our Readers' Favorite Local Businesses




In working on a story for our February 2013 issue all about the importance of shopping locally, we asked our readers to give a shout out on Facebook to their favorite local stores, shops & restaurants.  Here are the OKC-area businesses that our readers mentioned:

  • Serendipity Market (Bobbie G.)
  • Port Interiors, Green Bambino and Best of Books (Joy E.)
  • Green Bambino (Samantha D.)
  • Big Truck Tacos, Cuppies & Joe, Elemental Coffee (Gillian L.)
  • The Changing Table, Big Truck Tacos, Uptown Kids (Sarah O.)
  • Your IT (Darcey G.)
  • Hip and Swanky Clothing Store, Flat Tire Burgers (Shannon S.)
  • Fitness Equipment World, The Garage (Bobbie G.)
  • DNA Galleries, Big Truck Tacos, Green Bambino and anything on the Keep It Local card (Ali W.)
  • El Tepeyac in Blanchard (Stephanie R.)
  • Crest Foods (Michelle B.)
  • Green and Grilled, Green Bambino, The Mule, DNA Galleries (Andrea M.)
  • Blue Seven, Saturn Grill (Allison B.)
  • The Spiral Beadery & More, First Edition Café & Espresso Bar (Toni S.)
  • Fashion Flip and Mamma Mo’s Pizza in Mustang (Shauna W.)
  • Full Moon Sushi (Johnna M.)
  • Gogo sushi (Samantha G.)
  • Cuppies Joe, Your IT, On A Whim, Cloverleaf (Shauna W.)
  • Sacred Heart in Edmond (Carman S.)
  • Teaze Dance & Fitness, Big Truck Tacos (Melinda B.)
  • Humble Pie Pizza, Flourish Pharmacy, ClearSight LASIK (Dana W.)
  • Café 7 (Samantha G.)
  • Kids Kloset in Choctaw (Nikki B.)
  • Best of Books, Full Circle, Tucker's, Tropical Cafe, Chirps and Cheers, Summit (Sunshine C.)
  • The Changing Table (Julie P.)
  • Show Place Market in Moore (Krystal M.)
  • Beatnix Café (Melissa B.)
  • Sara Sara Cupcakes, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, MetroShoe Warehouse, Tucker’s Onion Burgers (Nicole P.)
  • Trendy Tees in Harrah, Indulge in Choctaw, Charlie’s in Choctaw, Oh My Purple Designs in Choctaw, Los Vequeros in Midwest City (Stephanie N.)
  • Red Cup, Crest Foods, Schofield Photography (Amber G.)
  • Othello’s in Edmond, Around the Corner Market, Teoli, Cinnamon Bears, Sacred Heart Catholic Gifts, Best of Books, Uptown Market (Kristin F.)
  • McLaren’s Pantry in Edmond (J.J. C.)
  • Green Bambino (Ashley L.)
  • Green Bambino, Cheer 4 Christ (Rebekah L.)
  • McLaren’s Pantry in Edmond, Inspiration Tea Room, Tucker’s Onion Burgers (Kari L.)
  • T an Urban T room, Blue 7 , Full Circle Book Store, Paseo Grill (Stephanie J.)
  • Urban Agrarian (Laura G.)
  • Tokyo Sushi, Tucker’s Onion Burgers (L.J. L.)
  • Mediterranean Imports & Deli, Hummus in Moore, OSU-OKC Farmer’s Market, Shop Good (Holly A.)
  • Red Raspberry Tea Room, The Vine Italian Cafe, and Spencer's Smokehouse & BBQ in Choctaw/Nicoma Park, Bellafonte's Salon & Spa in MWC, Switchblade Skate Shop in OKC (Christina C.)
  • Gungoll Savory Spice Shop (Brianna S.)
  • Peek-a-Boutique in Moore (Angela S.)
  • Othello's, Blue Moon, Alvarados, Earl's all in Edmond. Tim's Burgers (Dawna T.)
  • Green Bambino (Audrey O.)
  • Showplace Market, TeaLicious Bakery & Takery, Monty’s Gyro & Subs in Moore (Jamie B.)
  • Patty Wagon (Mikel I.)
  • Uptown Kids, Upper Crust, Papa Dios, Tony Foss Florist (Carol S.)
  • Green Bambino (Nicole B.)
  • Zarate's Latin Grill, Java Dave's of Edmond, Nstyle Fashion Xchange (Jennifer S.)
  • Ted’s, Joe’s Pizza, Hideaway Pizza (Renee)
  • Hummas in Moore (Barbara F.)
  • Liberte in Classen Curve and West (Kelsie G.)
  • Joe’s Pizza (Sara R.)
  • Edmond Summit Co., NuNu's Mediterranean Café (Regina W.)
  • Green Bambino, Learning Tree, 42nd St Candy Company (Deanne Y.)
  • Vito's Italian Restaurant, Tacos Sibilia, Blue 7, Cuppie and Joes, Dot Wo Garden (Kathy R.)
  • Green Bambino, Cinnamon Bears (Whitney M.)
  • Blessed Grounds in Choctaw (Sara F.)
  • Cinnamon Bears (Chantel W.)
  • Bayou Grill & Bakery in Edmond (Melissa H.)
  • Cupcakes to Go Go (Brandi H.)
  • Cookies-n-Cards in Norman, Victoria’s Pasta Shop in Norman (Angela H.)

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Staff Favorites

Wonder what local businesses our staff loves? Members of the MetroFamily staff weigh in:

  • Two locally-owned restaurants in Midtown near our office provide excellent food, service and a fun atmosphere. I really appreciate Beatnix Cafe and Prairie Thunder Bakery.~ Sarah Taylor, Publisher
  • Hummus Mediterranean Cafe in Moore offers fresh, healthy food at great prices. Friendly servers are always happy to explain exotic or unfamiliar items. ~ Mari Farthing, Editor
  • I love to shop at Crest. It’s a very clean store with a great selection and I like knowing that my tax dollars are staying in my community! ~ Dana Price, Advertising Sales Executive
  • One of my favorite local stores is OK Runner. The staff is very knowledgeable and they host training runs and other events. I like that local businesses are invested in the community and provide more than just goods. ~ Sara Riester, Calendar Editor

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