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Relax on the Observation Deck, with cool breeze, good music, and the best food on Lake Tenkiller.

Happy Hour
from 5-7pm

We’re starting to offer Keto friendly options on our menu.

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.... Our Chef ....

Justin Phillips

A local Chef with Indigenous roots in Cherokee County, Justin Phillips is trailblazing the culinary and tourism scene at Lake Tenkiller and Cherokee county…

Considered one of the best Cherokee chefs, Justin is pioneering a food movement to satisfy all palettes. From cooking at 5 star hotels, to fine catering for large events to opening the best restaurant on Lake Tenkiller, he creates the wildest food concepts based on his experience of blending the unusual to create the most exceptional food you’ll ever eat.

2004

Attended OSU Tech culinary program

December 2012

Quit all his corporate chef jobs for good

May 2013

Spent his life savings on an old bread truck and converted into LeGrubs Food Truck

August 2013

Started LeGrubs Catering which catered to large weddings and dinner parties

April 2014

Became the featured catered for Tulsa International Hotels

May 2017

Moved back home to Tahlequah, OK and opened the first food truck park in the city

April 2018

Opened his lakeside restaurant LeGrubs at Lake Tenkiller

April 2021

Bought an old Subway Restaurant and converted it into The Bird & Bison

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About Us

Bird & Bison. Bar & Grill.
An Indigenous/modern kitchen that utilizes local, fresh ingredients to create signature dishes.

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The Buffalo
Room

Seats 30. $25 per hour. 2 hour minimum. Climate controlled, bluetooth music ready, custom colored lighting for each event (team colors, wedding colors, company colors, mood lighting)

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    Dinners

  • Price: $14.50
    (16 hour labor of love)
  • Price: $11.00
    (aka NDN Roundsteak)
  • Price: $12.50
    (2 brats, charred and beer braised)
  • Price: $13.50
    (3 hour smoke, dry rub or fried)
  • Price: $13.50
    (12 hour smoke. Tender & juicy, just like you)
  • Price: $12.50
    (2 links, creole mustard and caramelized onions)
  • Price: $17.50
    (Damage control at its finest)
  • Sandwiches and Wraps

  • Price: $10.50
    (wood pile style, slaw, lettuce, tomato, pickled onion and campfire potatoes)
  • Price: $8.50
    (sliced thin, lettuce, tomato, pickle and caramelized onion)
  • Price: $9.00
    (caramelized onions, red tomato, slaw)
  • Price: $9.50
    (fried pickles, slaw, cajun remoulade)
  • Price: $9.50
    (shaved deli style, spring greens, cranberry relish, tomato, pickle)
  • Price: $9.50
    (shaved deli style, spring greens, tomato, pickled onion)
  • Price: $9.50
    (fried or grilled, wood pile style, tomato, spring greens)
  • Sides

  • Price: $5.00
    (Fresh cut potatoes, cracked pepper, garlic, sea salt)
  • Price: $7.00
    (Grandma's Recipe, perfection)
  • Price: $5.00
    (Spears, coated and loaded)
  • Price: $6.00
    (3 cheese, cream, LIQUID GOLD)
  • Price: $5.00
    (3 cheese, cream, LIQUID GOLD)
  • Price: $4.00
    (Red Potato, Skin on, Fresh Dill)
  • Price: $3.00
    (Delaware... Hi, I'm in... Delaware
  • Price: $3.00
    (Slow cooked, brown sugar, flavor saver)
  • Burgers

  • Price: $9.00
    (fresh press patty, charbroiled, lettuce, tomato, caramelized onion)
  • Price: $12.50
    (fresh buffalo, bacon jam, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato)
  • Bowls

  • Price: $9.00
    (Jasmine rice, sauteed vegetables, bean sprouts, green onion, cilantro, sesame seed. Choice of Chicken, Brisket, Ribs, Pulled Pork)
  • Salads

  • Price: $10.00
     
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  • Shovelhead Burritos

  • Price: $10.00
    (served with 1 side)
  • Price: $10.00
    (served with 1 side)
  • Price: $10.00
    (served with 1 side)
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    (served with 1 side)
  • Price: $10.00
    (served with 1 side)
  • Price: $12.00
    (served with 1 side)
  • Kids Menu (10 and under)

  • Price: $6.00
     
  • Price: $7.00
    (add cheese $1)
  • Price: $7.00
     
  • Price: $7.00
    (Bologna, Pulled Pork, Brisket)
  • Drinks

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  • Bottled Drink

  • Price: $2.00
     
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