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Ray's Smokehouse BBQ

1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
405-329-4040
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English first
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112 reviews 112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stopped for supper. I had brisket and my husband had chicken. Both were a tiny bit dry without the sauce, however, the sauce was excellent and once it was added, the meat was yummy. I enjoyed the baked beans. The fruit cup had some rather hard pieces of fruit. My husband said the Mac and cheese was a bit... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Excellent BBQ sauce, sweet with a hint of vinegar, just right for us. I had the 3 meat plate, ribs were tender, fall off the bone, good smoked slice brisket, and smoked turkey, very tender. Side of baked beans that had lots of meat, a little cumin flavor, very good; mac and cheese was ok not my favorite but ok.... More

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Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After having an unpleasant experience at a "well known" BBQ joint in Davis, OK, it's good to know that Ray's is nearby to satisfy my BBQ fix. Quality product at a fair price and a staff that really do care that you are there and care if you come back. Success hasn't gone to their head. They still care -

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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I have never been a big BBQ fan. Northern BBQ or Southern BBQ. But when I tasted Ray's, I was in heaven. The meat was perfectly cooked, the sauce was a great balance of smokey, sweet and tangy. The three meat combo was fantastic and my first try of fried okra made me an addict. Highly recommended!! The people are... More

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Piedmont, OK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stopped here on the way to Dallas on a Sunday evening because of the glowing tripadvisor reviews. There are four in my family and we all got different things. Older son had ribs and double french fries. The ribs were very tender and he said they tasted great. The fries were good. Younger son had a grilled chicken sandwich... More

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Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Local cops recommended this gem to me. I had a very late lunch, 3pm. I was the only one in there. But wow, the ribs were incredible. Added some corn on the cob, green beans and iced tea. I asked for hot bbq sauce and was warned. It was spicy as heck. I wimped out and mixed in some mild!... More

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Taos, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Based on other reviews, we stopped for lunch on our way through Norman. Not far at all off the interstate. Had the pulled pork and ribs combo; excellent. I highly recommend as a break from chain food.

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Norman, OK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

There is not one a better place to get BBQ. We love to eat in or carryout this food. Ray is wonderful! This is our family's favorite restaurant in Norman after nearly 30 years here. Don't hesitate, if you're in the area, THIS IS THE LOCAL'S GEM! You won't be sorry. Ribs fall off the bone! Ray treats everyone with... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

You can tell by the parking lot at noon that this is a great place! Everything I have tried has been high quality and tasty. The family-run atmosphere means there is attention to detail . It's one of my FAVORITE places in Norman!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I go here at least once a month for lunch. The service is very fast. You place your order up front, then they give you a number to pick it up when it's ready, but someone has ALWAYS brought it to my table. I have not had anything that wasn't delish! I usually order one of the lunch specials and... More

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