Ten Ways to Have a Great Time in Kendall Whittier (Even If You Only Have Ten Dollars)

1. Churros from Pancho Anaya Bakery
Pancho AnayaPancho Anaya Bakery, located at 2420 E Admiral Blvd, is the place to go for an affordable treat. Everything is delicious and extremely well priced. Pancho Anaya offers an incredibly large selection of traditional Mexican pastries made fresh daily. Enjoy a churro (or five) since they’re only 64 cents!

2. Pint at Marshall Brewing on Growler Fill Days
Marshall BrewingMarshall Brewing Company is a microbrewery that has won award after award for their craft beers. Every month they offer Growler Fill Days, which are posted on marshallbrewing.com. On these days, enjoy a pint for only $5, or if you feel like splurging, a 32 oz. filled growlette is $12 (refills are only $10). Marshall Brewing is located at 618 S. Wheeling Ave.

3. Taco Tuesday at Calaveras Mexican Grill
TacoTuesdayCalaveras serves a large variety of seafood, meats, and regional dishes, which make it one of the best places in Tulsa to get an authentic Mexican meal. Every Tuesday night, satisfy your taco cravings for only $5.49 at 2326 E Admiral Blvd. Enjoy 2 Mexican style tacos, with rice and beans. The meal also comes with chips and fresh salsa from their unique salsa bar.

4. Hunt for Vintage Finds and Unique Collectibles
Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 9.58.39 AMBoth Ziegler Art and Frame and Jo & June  have items for under $10. One of Kendall Whittier’s newest merchants, Jo & June has unique vintage furniture and eclectic collectibles. Ziegler’s massive store is just fun to walk through! You never know what unique gift you’ll find, plus they have a large collection of Tulsa art.

5. Lunch at Cancun International Restaurant
Cancun'sCancun has been serving delicious food in Kendall Whittier for over 20 years. Head over to 705 S. Lewis Ave. between the hours of 11am-3pm and treat yourself to one of their ten different lunch specials – including three tacos for $5.95 or a super burrito for $6.95. The burrito might be enough food for dinner later, too!

6. Sit and Relax at 918 Coffee
918918 Coffee is a pleasant place to sit and relax while sipping one of their specialty coffee drinks, which are definitely under $10. Watch the traffic cruise by on old Route 66 (11th Street) or listen to some classic tunes on Vinyl Night. They also have a variety of games to play, so it’s a good place to go with a group. Visit 918 Coffee at 2446 E 11th St.

7. Fries and a  Shake From Freddie’s Hamburgers
Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 9.11.50 AMIf you’re looking for a classic hamburger stand experience, stop by Freddie’s, located at 802 S. Lewis Ave. You can sit at the counter and have a homemade shake or malt while watching the burgers sizzle on the grill. A medium shake costs $3.40. Add an order of their hand cut fries and your bill is still less than $10.

8. Catch a Matinee at Circle Cinema
Circle cimenaCircle Cinema is Tulsa’s only independent and non-profit movie theatre. They show independent, foreign, or documentary films, as well as many of the prime Oscar contenders every year! Catch a matinee for $7.50 and enjoy their comfortable seats and three big screens. You might want to get to the theater  (10 S. Lewis Ave.) early and spend some time looking at the artwork and movie posters on the walls.

9. Sunday Burger Night at Maxxwells
BurgerMaxxwell’s, located on the ground floor of the Campbell Hotel & Event Center at 2636 East 11th Street, serves American classics for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day of the week. You’ll definitely want to go Sunday Night for Burger Night, when you can have one of their mouth-watering burgers, plus an order of hand-cut fries, for just $5.

10. Join the Lunch Bunch
LBJoining the Lunch Bunch is an easy way to get more involved with Kendall Whittier. For a one-time donation of $10, you’ll get invites to all future lunch outings. All of the restaurants the Lunch Bunch visits have menu items for less than $10. Depending on the month, you can get a $6.99 lunch special at Capp’s BBQ or a $7.25 tawook chicken platter from Dena’s Lebanese.