Classen Grill

Eclectic | Southwestern
One of the best

Classen Grill has been a favorite breakfast destination in Oklahoma City since the earliest editions of Roadfood. We love to start the day with fresh O.J. and taquitas (tortilla-wrapped packets of eggs, cheese, and vegetables) or chinook eggs (salmon patties topped with poached eggs) accompanied by a block of cheese grits.

Those who arrive with insatiable appetites should consider “biscuits debris” – two big ones split open and mounded with gravy choc-a-bloc with ham and sausage chunks, cloaked with melted cheddar cheese.

Zooming through town a while back on a quick trip from Tulsa to Albuquerque, I stopped for a plate of migas — a felicitous mix of eggs, tortilla strips, veggies and (if requested) sausage, too.

On the side of breakfast, it is possible to enjoy some serious potatoes – hash browns with or without chili or cheddar, or a specialty known as Classen potatoes, which are mashed, seasoned with garlic and rolled into little balls, then deep fried until brittle gold on the outside. The result is a kind of prairie knish.

The place is an ultra-casual cafe with paintings of fruit and other gastronomical items posted on its pink stucco walls. During Sunday breakfast, nearly half the customers sit at tables reading the morning paper while leisurely enjoying their meals.

What to Eat
Classen Grill, Migas
Migas is an earthy Mexican egg scramble with tortillas, veggies & cheese.
Classen Grill, Orange Juice
Orange Juice
The orange juice at Classen Grill is freshly squeezed: a substantial drink with just a small amount of pulp.
Classen Grill, Chicken Fried Steak
Chicken Fried Steak
Chicken fried steak is tender enough to cut with a fork.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday8am - 2pm
Monday7am - 1:30pm
Tuesday7am - 1:30pm
Wednesday7am - 1:30pm
Thursday7am - 1:30pm
Friday7am - 2pm
Saturday8am - 2pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
12 stops | 334 MILES | 5 hr 46 min

There are good and interesting eats all along Route 66, from Chicago to San Berdoo. Oklahoma is especially well-endowed with restaurants that deliver good southwestern meals along with Mother Road flavor to the max. Here you find superb chicken-fried steak, some of America's finest hamburgers, awe-inspiring beef jerky, and a shockingly polite tea room.

Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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