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Billy Ray's Bar-b-q

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3524 Southwest Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74107-3810
(918) 445-0972
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good catfish, good BBQ, goodness gracious you need to try this.

I'm ashamed of my self for not writing about Billy Rays before, I wonder if I was just subconsciously trying to keep it a secret (we locals have been known to do that) but this is one of my favorite restaurants in Tulsa. This is the only place I go in Tulsa for Catfish or BBQ. My wife and I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Max4951
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I'm ashamed of my self for not writing about Billy Rays before, I wonder if I was just subconsciously trying to keep it a secret (we locals have been known to do that) but this is one of my favorite restaurants in Tulsa. This is the only place I go in Tulsa for Catfish or BBQ. My wife and I... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Of all the BBQ places in Tulsa this one has been around a long time and continues to serve good food. Nothing fancy but good food at reasonable prices. Daily specials and while I'm not a big catfish fan I know many people say it's the best they have ever eaten.

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Jenks, OK
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106 reviews 106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My favorite Barbeque in Tulsa for sliced brisket. I like it so much that I had it catered in for my daughter's wedding reception. The sauce is perfect and accompaniments of beans, cole slaw, corn on the cob, fresh bread, peppers and onions are perfectly matched. Not a scenic view but excellent and fast service always make for a great... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Billy Rays has been a family favorite for years! My favorite is their sliced brisket. I'm not a fan of fish but the rest of my family says they have the best catfish around! Nothing fancy, just great food!

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Windham, New Hampshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Tulsa has so many BBQ restaurants that this place is just another. It does have the advantage of having very fast friendly service which is what we need at lunch. Lots of repeat customers, really a locals place, because the food is good, the service is fast and friendly and the prices are right

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Houston, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I used to live in Tulsa years ago and this was one of our regular spots back then. I try to go back when I'm in town on business and it is consistently good. The place looks awful but the barbecue is good and the desserts (save room for them) are tremendous. They also have music some nights, which adds... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This is a "hole in wall" type of restaurant. Nothing matches, but boy is the food GOOD. You are served barbeque that is smoking on premises. The sauce is wonderful with a little bite to it. This is the original restaurant. I have not been to the newer ones, because I don't see why to "fix it if it ain't... More 

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Youngsville, Louisiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

I read all these great reviews, but I was sorely disappointed in my experience. The food was low quality (beans tasted canned and barbecue sauce was not cooked into the meat). The place itself was run down and dirty. The price was low, but it still didn't make the trip out there worth the while.

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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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63 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Four of us went and had everything from the pulled pork, to ribs to the baloney. It was all very good. The sauce was kind of sweet and tangy. The rib meat was falling off the bone. Even the sides, beans, cole slaw and potato salad were good. Definately worth going back.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

we finally got around to trying this place, we went there for lunch last friday. the service was good, and the food was more than we expected. the bbq is good and the catfish is wonderful! we even stopped and chatted with one of the original cooks that helped open the place up back in the 80's i think he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3524 Southwest Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74107-3810
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: (918) 445-0972

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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