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Blackbird Gastropub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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575 S University Blvd Ste 101, Norman, OK 73069-5747
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Columbia, Missouri
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705 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a good experience with dinner there for a group of eight. Easy to get reservations at 7:30 on a Friday evening, place was doing a good business but wasn't full. Good selection of scotch for a pre dinner drink, good selection of dishes on the menu. I had the chicken pot pie, which was fine; many in the... More 

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Thank LMOverby
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The managers are extremely rude. Messed up my reservations every time I've been here. Ran out of glasses so half of our table didn't have water

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Thank Patricia G
Norman, Oklahoma
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is rude and every waitress has attitude, they have crappy service, takes an hour to get waters, ran out of glasses, just awful.

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Thank csweavz
Oklahoma
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394 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really like Blackbird. The menu is extremely varied. It provides food alternatives that are much more diverse than other menus in Norman. The food is very good, although the kitchen tends to run slow at peak and off-peak times (you can still get in and out in an hour at lunch). Parking for Blackbird is a challenge when school... More 

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Thank Ebazinam
Norman, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The food here is pretty consistent. Anything made with the Pot Roast is awesome. We were in this past Friday for dinner, a party of six. Our waiter was behind the curve on everything, drinks, food, clearing the dirty dishes, etc. but seemed to be trying. Very loud in this facility, as is the case with many of the old... More 

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Thank Ditusar
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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824 reviews
659 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We went for drinks and snacks. The drinks were good. The food was average. The staff was good. It was fun and has a great (smoking) room upstairs. Fun was had.

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Thank Michelle R
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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196 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We took our OU student daughter here for dinner this past Saturday evening. As always, the food is great. I just wish they'd turn down the music or limit it to non-vocals, as it's so difficult to hear each other. We started off with the Pulled Chicken Nachos. Very tasty, although the chicken would be even better if many of... More 

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Thank LynninNM
Newcastle, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Went for date night. Service was very slow even though the place wasn't busy. Food was marginal. Meatloaf was good, but sauce was very tangy. Pot roast was very dry.

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Thank Josh3698
Plano, Texas
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111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has a great location directly across from Campus. It has a great high-end pub feel and fortunately it has food to match. We had burgers, and salads and everything was tasty and made with ingredients you would only expect to see in a legit gastro pub. Good selection of beers and whiskeys top off a really nice experience.

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Thank Malcolm G
Norman, Oklahoma
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the nostalgic-trendy atmosphere. Delicious, quality ingredients, hardy comfort food, as well as salads, and more. Signature drinks, as well as good old staples. Scrumptious Shepherds pie was both elegant and rustic. Roast beef nachos were fantastic. Full service, great service. Comfortable dining areas divided up nicely. Great, old brick building. Can hardly wait to get back to try the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 S University Blvd Ste 101, Norman, OK 73069-5747
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman

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