The Tropical Restaurant & Bar
The Tropical Restaurant & Bar in Tulsa is a prime destination for authentic Thai food boasting fresh ingredients, bold flavors and vibrant colors. Opened in 2011, The Tropical is a family-owned and operated business serving Thai classics and harder-to-find flavors in a modern, casual environment.
From the hearty to the healthy, there's something for all kinds of palates at The Tropical. Start with shareable appetizers like garlic edamame, corn cakes or fried calamari. The restaurant keeps a variety of soups in rotation, like the three mushroom soup or spicy tom kha.
Lunch and dinner at The Tropical is all about variety, so be prepared to peruse this restaurant's many combinations and entrees. Try the grilled section of the menu for a variety of seafood dishes like Atlantic salmon, butterfly rainbow trout, jumbo sea scallops and more. Make each dish your own with several Thai sauce options, toppings and sides.
Enjoy chicken, beef, pork or tofu straight from the wok, paired with dishes like red gang curry, panang with coconut milk or vegetable stir fry. Those in search of classic Thai cuisine will be interested in entrees like mee siam, a vermicelli noodle dish with your choice of protein, or the simple yet delicious pad see yu with rice noodles, broccoli, carrots and eggs with a sweet soy sauce.
The Tropical is also a haven for vegans or anyone seeking plant-based options. Dig into dishes like the pad ma khuer, a stir-fry silky eggplant glazed with garlic soy sauce and fresh basil from the restaurant's own garden. Order it with rice and a side of vegan deep-fried corn fritters. The penne keow whan is a green curry featuring penne drenched in coconut milk sauce with kaffir lime and basil.
This Tulsa spot also makes for a great late night haunt, complete with a full bar with cocktails, wines and beers on tap. Whether you're looking for a quick, healthy lunch or a dinner-time feast, expect year-round fresh flavors from The Tropical Restaurant & Bar.