Ok, seriously #1!?! They are rated at #1 of 816 restaurants in OKC. We just had to find out what all the buzz was about.
Upon arriving we were shocked to see how tiny the place was. We parked and had to stand outside as there was not even room to stand and wait in doors. Again this was a Thursday at say 12:45 in the afternoon.
When another couple came out looking like they had full bellies by the smile on their faces we ducked inside to stand in the warmth for the rest of our wait. Inside it was quite cozy. Jam packed house and seems as if that is the deal everyday.
The chefs behind the counter took our drink order and passed them over the bar while we stood and waited for any seat to open up. I made the most of the time by counting the seats…one, two, three….17. That’s right. 17 seats in the whole diner including the bar. Time went quick as we enjoyed the simmering smell of the grill and the coziness of our new BFF who stood inches beside us.
When a spot opened up to sit we shimmied our way to the table and laughed together at the scene around us.
“Where are ya’ll from,” asked the buff gentleman beside us.
“Louisville. What about you guys,” I replied.
“Reno,” he answered with a booming voice.
I soon heard many others around us and saw them taking pictures to know we were with lots of both locals and tourists. There was a family I swore I heard say they were from Brazil. No way, I thought. Sure enough I heard them later speaking Portugese. Wow. Normally we try to get away from the “tourist-y” type attractions or places most people want to see and do more of the off-the-beaten-path kind of places.
Nic’s Grill is great because it draws everyone!
We enjoyed not only the largest, but the best burger of my life!
Check out Nic’s Grill when you are in OKC. Worth the wait and the crowd, it’s all part of the experience.
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