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Republic Gastropub, located in the growing Classen Curve district of Oklahoma City, is a modern interpretation of a pub house, complete with a huge beer selection and menu items specifically designed to complement the brews. Republic boasts 100 unique beers on tap and a choice of close to 250 bottles from all over the world. Whether brewed in Australia, Belgium, Jamaica or right here in Oklahoma among other places, these beers are a great start to a meal at Republic. Once you've made your decision on a drink, choose one of Republic's hearty appetizers, like the Truffle Potato Skins with diced bacon and truffle sour cream, Smoked Salmon Sliders or Hot Onion & Bacon Dip, served with fresh tortilla chips.
Moving on to the entree, a flavorful offering of comfort food awaits your taste buds. The Rotisserie Chicken Salad, with mixed field greens, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, goat cheese and herb vinaigrette or the Beef Cobb Salad, with all-natural beef tenderloin, diced egg, avocado, fried green tomatoes, white cheddar, scallions and smoked bacon with bleu cheese dressing are on the lighter side, but still pack a flavor punch. Try one of Republic's all-natural burgers, like the Belle Isle Burger with grilled onions, sauteed mushrooms and beer-cheese fondue or a signature sandwich, like the Corned Beef Reuben.
The house specialties include classic pub favorites like Bock Battered Fish and Chips with fried caper tartar sauce, aged malt vinegar and shoestring potatoes, Bangers and Mash "American," Chicago style bratwurst with house made sauerkraut, skillet potatoes and pub mustard and also Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, among other mouth-watering options. Enhance your meal at Republic with a side order. Elbow Mac & Cheese with bratwurst, skillet potatoes and Vermont White Cheddar & Ale Soup go great with any of the entrees. After your meal, enjoy a sweet treat - Meme's Donuts, an ice cream beer float or a fully loaded brownie are delicious dessert options at Republic.