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You can order your food and we will have it ready. Also Catering available we have our outdoor bar ready to go as well. 

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.


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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.... We also have ....

The Buffalo Room

upstairs that is a rentable space. $75 for 2 hours

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About Us

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

.... Reservations ....

The Buffalo

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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