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One of Tulsa’s most sophisticated establishments, Hodges Bend in Tulsa is both a gourmet coffee shop and high-quality bar. With its classy atmosphere full of vintage furniture, soft jazz and an overall 1940s New Orleans feel, Hodges Bend is a comfortable place for a drink with friends that will leave you feeling refined.
Aiming to be the premier coffee shop in the city, the baristas at Hodges Bend can prepare you any kind of coffee drink, from a Japanese Cold Brew to a French Press. Whether you enjoy espressos, macchiatos, Americanos or even Coratados, you can get your caffeine fix expertly prepared. Try one of their loose leaf teas including a spearmint and Darjeeling flavor for a delightful hot beverage.
If you’re hungry, Hodges Bend offers full menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a banana muffin with your morning coffee or a mocha cupcake for a decadent treat. Later in the day, snack on deviled eggs, steak cut fries or Creole-spiced pork rinds before diving into the well-appointed menu large plate menu featuring hearty fare like the beef shoulder poutine, Hodges burger, mac 'n' cheese, chopped salad or hot brown. Pair your meal with a glass or half bottle off Hodge's wine list, a thoughtfully crafted mixture of white, rose, reds and sparklings from around the world ranging from Californian Chardonnay to the Prima Terra Sangiovese from Italy.
Their signature drinks are continually the star of Hodges Bend, crafted specifically for the restaurant and providing unique flavor combinations. Their Moscow Muller is a refreshing mixture of vodka, Müller Thurgau and ginger, while the Fox & Hounds combines rye, absinthe, bitters and egg white. Try their Tobacco Old Fashioned with rum, tobacco bitters and orange, their take on the classic cocktail.
If you still can’t decide what to drink, the bartenders will make you a custom cocktail from the flavors you like. Stop in Hodges Bend on a weekend night and catch a local jazz act performing, relax on their outdoor patio to enjoy the weather and experience quality and customer service that will have you hooked all conveniently located in downtown Tulsa.