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Swadley's Bar-B-Q

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8317 S Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73139
14054137333
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good BBQ, local flare

I ordered Swadley's to cater a work party, and it was VERY good. Ironically, I do not like BBQ, but that was the vote of the group.:) Even not being a BBQ fan, I still thought it was delicious. We ordered the brisket, ham and turkey, and it was all VERY good. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
midwesttraveler405
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Peoria, AZ
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were only in Oklahoma City for one night and asked the hotel front desk staff for a "local " restaurant. She recommended Swadley's and it was on-point. I had the city boy sandwich (pork) with Mac and cheese - fantastic! My daughter had the ribs and loved them. Our server was very sweet and attentive. The free ice cream... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered Swadley's to cater a work party, and it was VERY good. Ironically, I do not like BBQ, but that was the vote of the group.:) Even not being a BBQ fan, I still thought it was delicious. We ordered the brisket, ham and turkey, and it was all VERY good. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and would recommend. Oh,... More 

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Thank midwesttraveler405
Jackson, Mississippi
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Picked up BBQ here for dinner to take back to hotel. Got a sausage and brisket combo with mashed potatoes and corn. Highlight of the meal was the sausage, very good flavor with a mix of hot and mild sauce. Brisket was nothing particularly special, kind of dry. Sides were fine but nothing memorable.

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Thank wxinms1
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

They give you I think 4 or 5 different sauces to try, a lot of options for sides, and great BBQ :) They offer a platter with a little of everything on it for meats and I would suggest this unless you're able to go again and again lol

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Thank TnTOk
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I have always been greeted with a smile and the whole crew really gets to know you as one of their regular customers. The waiters and waitresses make you feel you are a valued customer and are always there with a fresh drink. The restaurant is always clean and in tip top condition. Oh I almost forgot their food is... More 

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Bethany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Swadleys BBQ is a famous family-owned chain of restaurants in the greater OKC metro area. The newest location on S. Western Ave. in OKC was our destination to meet friends after church. Even though it was "rush hour" (Sunday at 1:00 p.m.), we got right in with immediate seating for a table of 5 people. No sooner than we had... More 

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Thank s-and-kgordon
Colleyville
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Service is very fast and friendly. I especially liked their cream corn and the sausage. The sliced beef and smoked chicken we're also good. Lots of choices on barbecue sauce. I love barbecue and am pretty picky so that is why four instead of five on rating.

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Thank Robert S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch because I was told they had the best Bar-B-Q chicken, well it was good, but not great. I have had better. I ordered the double meat and was surprised when my meal came out, because it looked like a single serving. I even questioned the server and they confirmed it was a double meat portion, so... More 

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Thank Volpone
Geronimo, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I am a large man and can put away some food. I have to say the sampler was not only extremely delicious, but well priced, and I got plenty of food. Sampled all of the BBQ sauces and must say I enjoyed them all for there unique flavors and what they brought to the food. The ham was just a... More 

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Thank D-Train M
Montpelier, Virginia
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We were in Oklahoma visiting son and decided we want BBQ and saw Swadley,s as we were driving up western ave. The restaurant was cowboy theme bright and staff was very friendly and helpful. Now the important part the BBQ! I order the sampler plate with onion straws and green beans, and wife ordered the loaded baked potato. Took about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8317 S Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73139
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Oklahoma City
  • Phone Number: 14054137333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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