Medicine Park is a town in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States, situated in the Wichita Mountains near the entrance to the 60,000-acre (240 km) Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge. Medicine Park has a long history as a vintage cobblestone resort town. Medicine Park is located near the city of Lawton and Fort Sill. It is an exurb, part of the Lawton Metropolitan Statistical Area. Many of the original structures are constructed of naturally formed cobblestones—these red granite cobblestones are unique to the Wichita Mountains. The population was 382 at the 2010 census.
Things to do in Medicine Park
3.5 based on 459 reviews
We have eaten here multiple times and the burgers just aren't good. Yes, they are big but have no flavor. We add more pickles, onion, and mustard to get some flavor but it doesn't work. The meat is just too lean to have flavor. I have had the ribs and they are okay. My husband has had the chicken fried steak and likes it. The salad bar is small but good with homemade ranch. NOW the reason to go to Meers is for the cobbler!!!!! Get it served ala mode with homemade I cream. Our favorite is the peach...other prefer the Apple or cherry...They all have great crust!
4 based on 179 reviews
Located in a quaint little village called Medicine Park is this historically interesting restaurant. You walk in and you are seated right away. Wait person attended to us immediately. I ordered the grilled shrimp with grilled mixed vegetables. My son ordered a grilled chicken salad and skillet cornbread. Meal was served within ten minutes. All was very tasty and prepared to order. For dessert I ordered coconut cream pie, which was not worth the five bucks charged. my son ordered the skookie of the day, which was a chocolate chip cookie in a skillet with ice cream and chocolate syrup. He thought it was very good. We would go back again.
4.5 based on 34 reviews
You need to get the coffee slurry. The blueberry muffins are also extremely yummy. Folks are very nice and helpful.
4.5 based on 4 reviews
The ice cream we had was great. It's a great alternative to the predominant ice cream stores we have in this area. It really is home made. What a treat. We had cookies and cream and blue berry. The flavors were rich and smooth. We will certainly be back.
4.5 based on 156 reviews
While traveling on business trip we stopped into Firo pizza. Make your own pizza or choose from their speciality pizza. Made and cooked to your order. We chose chicken Alfredo for one and chicken pesto for the other. Both great choices. We enjoyed fresh side salads too. We were too stuffed for gelato. Next time for sure.
4.5 based on 28 reviews
CockEyed Bob's Cafe is a small family owned business in the heart of Oklahoma (Medicine Park). We use only the freshest ingredients to fill your stomach and your soul. Original recipes inspired by the History, Music, and Most Importantly...The People of this Amazing Little Town. We have the food you crave...Breakfast, Gourmet Sandwiches, Tacos, Pizza, Wings and So Much More.
We stopped in at Cockeyed Bob’s based on reviews after spending time at the Wildlife refuge. Most online reviewers seemed to really like it, but our group was underwhelmed. We were down on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend and stopped in around 1pm or so. There were 4 in our party.
My husband said: “Certainly not what was expected after reading the reviews online. It wasn’t anything special and I wouldn’t go there again.”
Here’s my review:
I would have rather just packed my own peanut butter & jelly sandwich from home and not even bothered with this place. It appeared poorly managed, they were quite busy and somehow had gotten really backed up in the kitchen with both food and cleaning of dishes. When we arrived, we were seated but they told us the kitchen wasn’t taking orders for at least 10 mins. No problem we thought, just order our drinks. So we did, the time passed pretty quickly.
During this time, we could hear the owner barking out orders to the cook and wait staff. Because we were seated at the back table, which is directly across the doorway to the kitchen, we heard it all. I was also able to see the queso being poured into a crockpot straight from a mega-size wholesale can. Made me realize I likely wasn’t about to get anything special or uniquely homemade here.
When the 10 minutes were up, all the sudden the owner was yelling to the waitresses that she was waiting on orders.
At our table we had 2 Memphis melt bbq pork sandwiches, 1 order French toast and 1 kids’ grilled cheese sandwich. Honestly, there was nothing special about any of the dishes. The bbq sauce was way too sweet. (As was the sweet tea, and my sister LOVES her tea sweet…it was TOO sweet and she couldn’t finish it.) On a good note, the grilled cheese actually looked pretty good and the French toast was good.
To be fair, the waitresses were sharing duties to help cover everything, and they were accommodating with a cheese choice substitution.
So, why would I not give this place another try?
Besides the owner yelling in the kitchen, the biggest turn off was the waitress running around with a cut-off shirt which left more to see than the diners need in an eating establishment. That is just tacky unless you are going to a place that prefers wait staff to be attired in this manner.
Maybe you will have a better experience than we did. Sitting outside would be a good idea because then you won’t hear and see all the goings on in the kitchen. Maybe a day other than Sunday on a busy holiday weekend? I don’t know. But I certainly don’t see what makes this place amazing to so many people.
5 based on 3 reviews
You wouldn't expect to find such great coffee in such a small little town; but Cobble Scones is fantastic and their pastries are to die for, all natural, and healthy! I'm going to become a regular - totally worth the drive from Lawton!
3.5 based on 97 reviews
We've been here a few times and really enjoy the burgers. My husband had the mushroom Swiss and he like it a lot! I had the bison burger and it was very good. I decided to add hot wing sauce on the burger and it was even better with that! We paid $45 PLUS tip for 2 Burgers, two beers, and a Margarita slushy drink. The view on the patio is excellent, but the price is too high!
4.5 based on 181 reviews
Serving friend and family a delicious meal in your home is deeply embedded in Mexican culture. With that in mind, Ted Curtis, our founder, set out to create a welcoming restaurant inspired by that experience. We are rooted in serving the best Mexican food, made from the freshest premium-quality ingredients, served with unsurpassed hospitality. Since the first Ted's Café Escondido restaurant opened in 1991, we have stayed true to these founding principles, without compromise. At Ted's, you are not just a customer, but our guest. We strive to make each of our guests feel welcome and special. We are passionate about continuing to prepare our fresh delicious food daily, by hand. We are dedicated to serving you with humility and heart. Our goal is to exceed your expectations on each and every visit!
We stopped in for lunch and all loved our meals. The choices were plentiful. Our waiter, Larry, was great with the little kids and took good care of us. The complimentary chips, tortillas, sopapillas and queso and salsa were all fresh and good. The chicken fajita salad was so good. You can’t get shredded beef very often so this was nice to find on the menu. The chimichanga was done with just the right amount of crisp to make it top shelf.
4 based on 7 reviews
Excellence food, friendly atmosphere, great view. The tacos were delicious and the tamales were amazing a must try. This is one of the local faves and now I know why!!
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