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Ray's Smokehouse BBQ

1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
+1 405-329-4040
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (98 reviews)
“pulled pork” (24 reviews)
“beans” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent. Best ribs in Metro! Additional location in Moore, Oklahoma is even better than the original restaurant, if that is possible.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rprovine55
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is by far Norman best BBQ restaurant. Really good BBQ and friendly service. The price isn't bad either. I recommend ray's to anyone visiting Norman.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DanF1972
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Ate twice and wish Rudy’s had restaurants in California. Only had the beef sandwich. Also a gas station, located on highway 9 north of OU.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jfoote
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Do not pay attention to the poor reviews here! This bbq is some of the best you will find anywhere. I had the moist side of the brisket and I would go out of my way to have again!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nathaniel705
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This was very average barbecue that was very overpriced for the portions received. A two meat plate ($14.95) was 3 small ribs and a very small portion of smoked sausage sliced extremely thin. The ribs had no seasoning on them and no flavor. They were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GweninTX
Reviewed September 22, 2018

First off the service of very good....so friendly and prompt.....then the bad news...the food was just average. i got turkey, potato salad, and beans. I didn't care for their default bbq sauce, but the hotter spicier sauce was good. The turkey was ok, but the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank OnlyMakeYouStronger
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

If you have a craving for some barbecue you can’t go wrong with Ray’s. Great ribs, brisket and chicken

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Michele M
Reviewed September 16, 2018

what a wonderful place to get really GOOD bbq. If you like sliced or chopped brisket this is the place. resonable prices, along with well portioned food makes this a GEM in Norman. the staff is always friendly as well as the owners always making...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I don't care about all the bad comments for ray's barbecue , they are the best B B Q in the entire world that I have tasted and even when i do taste something that other people think is the best really I know the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ravin C
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The Uber driver raved about how good Ray’s tasted so we stopped for lunch. I’d say it was average BBQ. The smoked turkey was very tastey. The brisket was nothing special. Not a bad meal but not anything to rave about.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Joeyriz
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Ashley T
September 15, 2016|
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Response from Drmkd | Reviewed this property |
No, but they cater for parties.
December 24, 2015|
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Response from Brion T | Reviewed this property |
According to Ray's facebook page, they will be open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-329-4040
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