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OKG7 just-open restaurants to try

Every week, we give you seven OKC-area restaurants to explore.

Jenn Scott August 1st, 2012

These new spots are worth a try when your appetite strikes. Besides, practice makes perfect.

Tacos el Primo

5603 S. Pennsylvania


If you’ve got a hankering for tacos or burritos that are muy authentico, make a stop at this new spot. Not in the mood for traditional Mexican fare? Opt for the corn dog. It stays open until 9 p.m., so this taqueria is the perfect option for a late and yummy dinner. Take note that the place is closed Tuesdays.

Gogo Sushi Express and Grill

432 N.W. 10th


A sushi spot in Midtown? OK! Based on the success of its first location in Moore, GoGo Sushi opened another store and is faring quite well. All the usual suspects are on the menu, from bento boxes to sashimi and nigiri. Get your order to-go or stay in and eat. The iced water has strawberries and other fruit in it for a nice, refreshing treat.




Just up and rolling … literally! The truck serves up hot dogs, brats or smoked sausage with all the fixings. Steveo’s most popular links, Italian and pepperoni sausages, are served with marinara, mozzarella, onions and peppers. There’s even an andouille dog for the Cajun at heart. Most days, Steveo’s food truck can be found at S.E. 149th Street and S. Sooner Road.

Taste of Soul Egg Roll



Like its page on Facebook to know where the truck will be every day. It moves around quite a bit, but offers the same great menu in all locations. For breakfast, try the roll with sausage or bacon. The original has seasoned ground turkey and shredded cabbage, or go veggie with cabbage, carrots, onions and bell peppers. It’s a simple menu that’s full of flavor!

Gary Dale’s

9201 S.E. 29th, Midwest City


Open at 10:30 a.m. for lunch and until 9 p.m. for dinner, Gary Dale’s has long been a staple in Oklahoma. This new location will be serving the same good home-cooking, including the restaurant’s famous barbecue. Every Tuesday is allyou-can-eat catfish from 5 to 9 p.m. There’s always a daily special, and most Fridays there’s a bluegrass band that performs during dinner.

Teapioca Lounge

1101 N.W. 23rd


Busy day and need a lunch-break respite? Try this Zen-inspired lounge that offers one of the most extensive drink menus in the metro. From frozen Japanese green tea to bubble teas to smoothies, you’ll leave with peace of mind and a full tummy. Can’t make it in for lunch? The lounge is open daily until at least 10 p.m.

Del City Grill

1911 S. Sunnylane, Del City


Open at 11 a.m. and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner every day except Sunday, this little diner epitomizes oldfashioned home cooking. Beginning this week, it will open up for Sunday lunch. Pam Taylor, proprietor and executive chef, said the most popular dish is her apple-brine pork tenderloin. And don’t neglect dessert: She makes gourmet cupcakes and cherry-cheesecake brownies from scratch.

Photos by Shannon Cornman, Mark Hancock and Jordan Ensminger

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