J Marshall Square lies in the heart of northwest Oklahoma City, a prime location near a variety of neighborhood attractions. From restaurants to live music venues to vintage stores, the area is buzzing with places to go and things to do. Inspired from a blog post from The House Shop, we’ve rounded up this collection of hot spots within a two-mile radius of J Marshall Square townhomes that help make us a one-of-a-kind place to call home, and we’ll be adding new features periodically. Explore the updated map at the end of this post to discover more nearby attractions, including restaurants, gyms, grocery stores, and everything in between.
The Shack Seafood & Oyster Bar
Oysters, jambalaya, stuffed shrimp… are you hungry yet? Enjoy a number of Cajun cuisine offerings with an ice cold beer on the patio at The Shack Seafood & Oyster Bar. If that wasn’t enough to convince you to stop in, check out their brunch menu: Crab Cakes Eggs Benedict, Crawfish Etouffee with Poached Eggs and Hollandaise Sauce, or Cajun-Style Biscuits and Gravy. The Shack is a perfect place to spend your Saturday mornings experiencing the best Louisiana has to offer, right here in OKC.
Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler
An OKC legend since 1971, these famous charbroiled burgers smothered in the original Johnnie’s Sauce have become a local staple. Johnnie’s helps out with community events through catering and fundraising. Besides their delicious burgers, you’ll also find an assortment of frankfurters, sandwiches, soups and salads on their menu. Some things never change, and in the case of Johnnie’s Burgers, that’s a good thing!
Woody Candy Company
With 100% handmade confections, Woody Candy Company consistently delivers the freshest, most delicious sweet treats for any occasion. In fact, their famous “Aunt Bill’s Brown Candy” was named one of Rachael Ray’s must-have food order items. From fudge to toffee to pralines and clusters, Woody Candy’s expert confectioners have spent nine decades perfecting the art of candy creation. Take a trip to their store and you’ll leave with your mouth watering and most likely, a bag full of treats.
Authentic Thai cuisine is just around the corner from J Marshall Square. Whether you’re a pad Thai or red curry fan, Britton Thai is proud to bring the home-style Thailand experience to northwest Oklahoma City.
All About Cha Stylish Tea and Coffee
An American coffeehouse and Asian diner rolled into one – who says you can’t have the best of both worlds? All About Cha offers wholesome and healthy breakfast and lunch entrees in addition to a full selection of coffee drinks and teas. Study or meet friends during the day in the low-key café atmosphere, and then stay for dinner to try their hand-rolled sushi. It’s East meets West at All About Cha.
With classic comfort food in larger-than-life portions, make sure you come hungry when you visit Good Gravy. Plus, they go beyond typical white gravy by offering a gravy menu – you’ll have plenty of choices for smothering your meal in down-home deliciousness.
The Daily Donut
The Daily Donut offers the classics like glazed, chocolate, and sprinkled donuts, served hot and fresh every day. But what really elevates The Daily Donut is their specialty selection: red velvet, Oreo, or key lime pie, anyone? If you prefer savory over sweet, be bold and try the bacon donut – that’s right – a bacon donut. Wash it down with a hot cup of joe and a cinnamon roll for dessert. Indulgence is sweet.
Red Coyote Running & Fitness
Calling all runners! Did you know that Oklahoma City is home to one of the nation’s Top 4 Running Stores, as chosen by Competitor Magazine? That’s right; Red Coyote Running & Fitness is the cream of the crop when it comes to promoting a fit lifestyle and providing the utmost quality in customer service. Whether you’re in search of a new pair of running shoes, reflective gear, or a running group to join, Red Coyote is your place. Aside from expertise in the sport of running, Red Coyote’s professionals also offer services like personalized dietician services, and marathon training support.
Yoga at Tiffany’s
Whether you’re a downward dog aficionado or a lotus newbie, Yoga at Tiffany’s caters to all skill levels. With classes like Prana Sculpt, Vinyasa Flow, Hot Hour of Power, Sweet Sweet Abs, and Restorative, an hour at Tiffany’s will definitely get the blood flowing. Restore, relax, and rejuvenate your body and mind at Yoga at Tiffany’s.
Trader Joe’s (coming fall 2016)
The rumors are true. Trader Joe’s is headed to the metro! While it won’t open until fall of 2016, the west coast grocery chain has confirmed plans to build out a store in Nichols Hills, bringing its private label natural food selection to Oklahoma City. Trader Joe’s purchases a majority of its items directly from producers rather than distributors and introduces new food items monthly. Don’t leave without picking up some of their famous cookie butter.
Milo and Lily Boutique
Milo and Lily shy away from ultra-trendy pieces and steer toward classic-but-bold looks that make the modern woman feel confident and creative. This local boutique is proud to infuse the culture and style of OKC into the garments they sell. Because they offer only a select few of each piece, you don’t have to worry about twinning with your neighbors. Their clothes are high in quality and reasonable on price. And of course, a store named after two dogs would not be complete without an assortment of stylish dog collars and leashes.
It’s World Market meets Pottery Barn meets local handmade goods. From modern pieces to timeless classics and stylish accessories, at West Elm you’ll find everything you need to outfit your ® concept home. West Elm is proud to feature local designers’ products in their Oklahoma City flagship store, as they’re all about fostering community connection.
Britton Street Mall
Furniture, collectibles, and antiques, oh my! Britton Street Mall is home to a plethora of treasures. Whether your style is retro, shabby chic, or a little eclectic, you’ll be able to find the perfect pieces to complete your décor at this quaint little shop. If you’re just into perusing, Britton Street Mall also has a unique gallery of antique prints, posters, brochures and books.
Gil’s Clothing & Denim Bar
Known as Oklahoma’s premier designer denim store, Gil’s Clothing & Denim Bar offers an array of men’s and women’s apparel to help you look your best for any casual occasion. Gil’s carries popular denim brands like Citizens of Humanity and Joe’s Jeans, comfortable quality tees, and a fun selection of game day-ready clothes in your favorite team’s colors.
Britton Feed & Seed
At J Marshall Square, we love our furry residents just as we do our humans, and we know your pet’s health and wellbeing is important. Just down the road from us is Britton Feed & Seed, which carries an extensive collection of dog and cat food, including high quality organic and specialty pet food at reasonable prices. They’ve got seasoned experts who can answer all of your questions to ensure your pet is healthy and happy.
Western Trail Trading Post
Spend a Saturday rummaging through eclectic antiques and vintage collectibles at Western Trail, a nod to the trading posts that once dotted Route 66. They’ve got a substantial collection of old music and an occasional live music event on weekend mornings.
89th Street Collective
Want to catch a live show during the week? Lucky for you, J Marshall Square residents have the luxury of being able to walk just a short distance to one of OKC’s up-and-coming music venues – no parking hassles necessary. 89th Street Collective hosts artists across a variety of genres and welcomes all ages to enjoy the music.
Three Graces Day Spa
Taking its name from the European statue representing beauty, joy, and harmony, Three Graces Day Spa strives to provide high quality spa treatments in an environment that transports you to the luxurious atmosphere of Old World Europe. Offering hair, makeup, and nail services in addition to waxing, skin care, and massage therapy, Three Graces is focused on pampering you with the utmost standard of care.
The map below includes these attractions and many more. To view by category, click the square in the upper left corner.