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A unique combination of coffee shop and bar, The Phoenix in Tulsa aims to offer something for everyone. Head to this Pearl District hot spot early in the morning for espresso and kettle-boiled bagels or drop by late in the evening for a beer or cocktail. The Phoenix serves food all day starting with an assortment of bagels served with a variety of spreads. Enjoy savory bagels like rosemary olive oil topped with jalapeño salsa cream cheese or spinach florentine smeared with hummus. Or, try a sweet combination like a blueberry bagel with honey almond cream cheese or a French toast bagel with Nutella spread.
The Phoenix is an ideal setting for bookworms at all times of the day. Sandwiches and cocktails are named for famous literary works and the restaurant has a library vibe. Surrounded by books, patrons order entrees like The Joy Luck Club, a sandwich topped with turkey, ham, bacon, swiss and red onion. Popular cocktails include a white rum and grapefruit combination called The Sun Also Rises and a mojito named Tequila Mockingbird. The Phoenix is known for delicious shared plates like bagel chips served with chicken salad or hummus and a creamy cheese fondue with broccoli, cauliflower, red bell peppers and carrots for dipping.