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J.J.’s Gourmet Cafe in Tulsa.  An institution that opens for only 8 hours a week, takes only cash, and has no working phone.  Jane and I have long wanted to go, but of course, we never seem to hit at the right time.  We finally managed to eat a meal at J.J.’s this past trip, and we were served by the man himself.   Walking into J.J.’s is like stepping into a time machine stuck in the 70’s.

Heavy on the stained glass……

Kitschy signs are everywhere……


The burgers, which is all J.J.’s really serves, were fine–nothing to get too excited about, but good.  We really just enjoyed visiting with J.J., or Double J as his sole employee refers to him.

J.J. told us great stories of the 60′, nudist camps, and lots of psychedelic drugs.  Go for the experience alone.  J.J.’s is one of the many things that make Tulsa so much fun to visit.

  • Hillary
    January 3, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    That sounds like my kind of place! You’ve got to love a hidden gem with an old hippie owner. I wish I lived closer!


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  • blue roses
    January 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    definitely sounds worth it; what a character!

  • Tamslady
    January 4, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    Have you stayed at the Hotel Savoy http://www.tulsasavoy.com/ next door to JJ’s. it is AWESOME!!

  • O D Y S S E Y
    January 4, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    i want to see this place!
    we almost moved to tulsa…J had interviewed there but then we ended up in TX.

  • Atlantis Home
    January 4, 2012 at 7:58 pm


    Yes, we have stayed at the Savoy many, many times. They are so dog friendly!

  • Susann
    January 6, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    That place looks so cool, wish I could go there some day!