It has been a HOT summer, OKC! The heat, the fun & all the grand openings around the metro! We have been covering these openings over on our Yay Dude socials, so make sure you are following us on there! (Insta: @yaydudeokc) (Facebook: Yay Dude OKC). Keep reading for our summer 2022 round-up of all the new additions in OKC!


Empire Slice House – Edmond Railyard

15 W First St, Edmond, OK 73003

Empire Slice House has had the hearts of many Oklahomans with locations in OKC, Tulsa & Nicholas Hill. In June 2022 they brought their famous pizzas to the Edmond Railyard!

Click here for “FIRST BITE: Empire Slice House (Edmond) by @yaydudeokc

Boom Town Creamery – Uptown 23rd

605 NW 23rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Uptown 23rd has a new sweet shop in town with Boom Town Creamery! They are known for their crave-able and creative made-from-scratch ice cream. Opened in June 2022.

Click here to see our “Yay Grand Opening” post on @yaydudeokc

Flamingo Tiki Room – Paseo District

605 NW 28th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73103


TIKI MAGIC is now in the Paseo District! The cutest walk-in bar is a MUST-GO-TO place for a tropical cocktail and a good time. Opened in July 2022.

The Yay Dude team visited on their opening night, see how it went: click here for “FIRST LOOK: Flamingo Tiki Room” reel by @yaydudeokc

Pool Bar + Bodega – (21c Hotel) Downtown OKC

900 W Main St, Oklahoma City, oK 73106

Located within the 21c Hotel in Downtown OKC, the Pool Bar + Bodega has made its grand opening splash! A perfect poolside hang. Opened in July 2022.

Yay Dude’s Cheif Story teller, Malena was a VIP at their grand opening party! Take a look inside, click here: “FIRST LOOK: Pool Bar 21c Museum” reel by @yaydudeokc

Rennasiance & Culprits – Bricktown

100 E Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104

The new hotel in Bricktown is giving a whole new meaning to a ‘luxury stay in OKC’! Opened in July of 2022 and now taking reservations!

Culprits (located within the Renaissance Hotel) is an electric steakhouse featuring unique & inspired plates. The Yay Dude team enjoyed a meal & bubbly at the bar – see our Reel from the opening here: @yaydudeokc

Sedalias OKC – Oklahoma City

2727 NW 10th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Oysters, seafood, conservas and natural wine right here in OKC! Opened in July 2022.

Stay tuned for when our team heads out to experience a great seafood meal here. If you’re going, tag us in your pics so we can share the local love.

Lunar Lounge – Midtown

1114 Classen Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73103


A ‘hidden’ bar in Midtown  is now open as of July 2022. A perfect starlight environment to enjoy an escape with a good drink.

Stay tuned for updates soon on our visit to Lunar Lounge on @yaydudeokc 


Cheers from our Yay Dude team: Hott Wings, Awaken Health & Wellness Center & DJ LiTEBRiTE.