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Rusty's Favorites 2014 Winners

We are excited to announce the results from the 2014 Rusty's Favorites! We would like to thank everyone that participated and if you see a business or destination that you are unfamilar with, please go check it out!

Best radio station

  1. 92.5 KOMA Oklahoma's Greatest Hits (OKC)
  2. 96.1 KXY Country (OKC)
  3. The Franchise 107.7 Sports Radio

Best festival or local event

  1. Arts Festival of OKC
  2. Octoberfest in Choctaw
  3. Rush Springs Watermelon Festival

Best music venue

  1. Zoo Amphitheatre (OKC)
  2. Cain's Ballroom (Tulsa)
  3. The Blue Door (OKC)

Best family outing

  1. Oklahoma City Zoo
  2. Oklahoma Aquarium (Jenks)
  3. Myriad Botanical Gardens (OKC)

Best drive-in movie

  1. Winchester (OKC)
  2. Admiral Twin (Tulsa)
  3. Cinema 69 (McAlester)

Best golf course

  1. Jimmie Austin (Norman)
  2. Karsten Creek (Stillwater)
  3. Quail Creek (OKC)

Best movie theater

  1. Moore Warren
  2. AMC Penn Square 10 (OKC)
  3. AMC Quail Springs Mall 24 (OKC)

Best lake - for skiing, boating, fishing, sailing

  1. Lake Eufaula
  2. Grand Lake
  3. Tenkiller

Best record store

  1. Guestroom (OKC)
  2. Starship Records & Tapes (Tulsa)
  3. Size Records (OKC)

Best non-traditional transportation option

  1. Bright Star Carriages (OKC)
  2. Uber
  3. Bike Bar (OKC)

Best fast food restaurant (local in Oklahoma)

  1. Big Truck Tacos (OKC)
  2. Classic 50's Drive-In (Norman)
  3. Mutt's Hot Dogs (OKC)

Best museum

  1. Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
  2. Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art (Norman)
  3. Museum of Osteology (OKC)

Best date night restaurant (local in Oklahoma)

  1. Red Rock Canyon Grill (OKC)
  2. The Mantel Wine Bar & Bistro (OKC)
  3. Ranch Steakhouse (OKC)

Best Christmas lights

  1. Downs Family Christmas Lights (Noble)
  2. Chesapeake and Classen Curve in OKC
  3. Chickasha

Best food truck

  1. Tie between Hot Dog Locos (OKC) and Roxy's Ice Cream Social (OKC)
  2. Sanchez Taco Truck (10th and Tulsa, OKC)
  3. Frank's Wurst (OKC)

Best Fourth of July fireworks

  1. Laverne
  2. Bricktown
  3. Norman

Best breakfast

  1. Jimmy's Egg
  2. Classen Grill (OKC)
  3. Café Kacao (OKC)

Friendliest town

  1. Norman
  2. Guthrie
  3. Okarche

Best coffee shop

  1. Gray Owl (Norman)
  2. The Beatnix Cafe (OKC)
  3. Red Cup (OKC)

Best party town

  1. Stillwater
  2. Norman
  3. Tahlequah

Best diner

  1. Cattlemen's Steakhouse (OKC)
  2. Eischen's Bar (OKC)
  3. The Diner (Norman)

Best-kept secret in OK

  1. Red Rock Canyon State Park (Hinton)
  2. Kiamichi Mountains (near Poteau and Albion)
  3. Cous Cous Café (OKC)

Best bar

  1. The Mont Restaurant (Norman)
  2. James E. McNeillie's Public House (OKC)
  3. J R Murphy's (Stillwater)

Best old-fashioned, good time

  1. Oklahoma State Fair (OKC)
  2. A Territorial Christmas Celebration (Guthrie)
  3. Tulsa Drillers Baseball game

Best local beer

  1. Choc Beer Co. (Krebs)
  2. Mustang Brewery (OKC)
  3. COOP Ale Works (OKC)

Best casino

  1. Riverwind Casino (Norman)
  2. Grand Casino (Shawnee)
  3. Remington Park Racing Casino (OKC)

Best salon/barbershop

  1. ScissorTale Salon (OKC)
  2. Knockouts
  3. Mayfair Barber Shop (OKC)

Best Oklahoma app

  1. Thunder Mobile App
  2. Truck It OKC
  3. Uber

Best new business

  1. Hurts Donut Company (Norman)
  2. Marco's Pizza (May and Britton, OKC)
  3. District House (OKC)

Best Oklahoma website


Best car dealership

  1. Reynolds Ford (Norman)
  2. Barry Sanders (Stillwater)
  3. Fowler Dodge (OKC)

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