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Sam & Ella's Chicken Palace

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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419 N Muskogee Ave, Tahlequah, OK 74464-2635
+1 918-456-1411
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Plano, Texas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Has to be the best fresh topped pizza I have ever had ! Real chicken (not the pressed, preformed "chicken") very fresh ingredients ! awesome -

Thank Deb S
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is a privately owned pizza restaurant and has what all agree is the best pizza in town and pretty much within 50 miles. Their ingredients are from scratch and the toppings and combinations are terrific. Located near the university. We especially enjoy the sloppy pie and they have great salads. The atmosphere is spacious and is really funny interesting... More 

Thank markj744
Belfair, Washington
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

By far the best pizza in town! The waitstaff is usually kids from college (NEOSU) and they are always polite. I had eaten there before but my husband hadn't. Stopped by Walmart for a couple of forgotten things. Standing in line we were talking about pizza and asked the cashier for the best. Both she and two customers agreed that... More 

Thank KFY821
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The setting is quaint. The food to much to eat. The quality of the food is exceptional. I always get a side salad, it would easily feed 3 people. The medium pizza is too much for two people. But, who doesn't love pizza rehearsed, or even cold.

Thank jackie o
Yukon, Oklahoma
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Saw this restaurant on a local television travel show and since we were in town, decided to see if it was as good as they said. It was! We ordered a small pizza. I think it was called Sam & Ella's supreme, sorry, I forgot, blacked out because it was so pretty when it arrived at our table. More than... More 

Thank cinnamongurl
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

11/06/2016- My Wife and I took a ride south on State Highway 10 from Kansas OK to Tahlequah to enjoy the scenery and more specifically to try Sam and Ella’s Chicken Palace in Tahlequah. This little pizza joint/ grill has a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence rating. This is the first thing I look for when trying a new restaurant,... More 

Thank Spike S
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111 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

So the name really has nothing to do with what's served... this is a delicious pizza joint with to-die-for stuffed mushrooms filled with artichoke spinach dip. Loved loved loved our deep dish pizza - filling, great flavors, and something to come back for again and again. Carrie Underwood worked here too years ago - fun fact! Stop here - a... More 

Thank L0ve2TravL4Fun
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I used to live in Tahlequah, and this was a favorite stop while killing time between classes at NSU. Quick, friendly service and staff, a great menu selection, and good prices make this a must stop eatery!! I recommend the Artiwrap you like spinach-artichoke dip! Plenty for lunch now and leftovers later!!!😉

Thank AmyJoeS
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Don't let the name scare you! It was wonderful as a large group of over 12 with teenage boys to swamp an establishment, They handled us like pros. Food was out relatively fast as a large group. The mushrooms appetizer came out with enormous cheese bubbling up and was scrumptious. Pizza was unbelievable and can watch them hand toss your... More 

Thank Krista R
United States
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Meatza pizza is delicious and covered in toppings! Their side salad was larger than expected and it was also delicious!

Thank Patty S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 N Muskogee Ave, Tahlequah, OK 74464-2635
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tahlequah
  • Phone Number: +1 918-456-1411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?