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Running a restaurant isn’t cheap. You need walls. You need a parking lot. Waiters. Chairs. Forks.
Hey, OKC diners: When at a restaurant, what's the first thing you notice about its design? What are some of the best-designed restaurants around the metro?
Here are some of your answers via our Facebook page:
“Red Prime” —Erin Elizabeth Ames
“Well, if it's not in a corrugated aluminum building.” —Joe Nathan Stovall
“Matthew Kenney!” —Samantha Renee Ruble
“Cafe 501 Classen Curve” —Michelle Smith Ponder
“Whether or not you can carry on a conversation. Charleston's is good; Republic is deafening.” —Jeanmarie Nielsen
“Firs thing I notice, where are the TVs and how can I get away from them. Second thing I notice, where is the bar area, and how can I get away from it?” —Red McCall
“Red's Southern Diner has really cool design. Their ceiling fans are old mowers. And one of their booths is a trailer that you can eat in!” —Kristopher Gene Graham
“I like Toby Keith's with their tailgate benches!” —Christina Rivas
"Pho Cuong on Classen will always be my fave and I hope it never stops being turquoise and pink!” —Sarah Morgan
“Lighting. Noise. Comfort. Visual interest.” —Amy Brandley