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Ray's Smokehouse BBQ

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1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
+1 405-329-4040
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (92 reviews)
“pulled pork” (22 reviews)
“beans” (25 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Michele M
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ravin C
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Joeyriz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read some reviews prior to choosing for dinner during a recent business trip and it sounded like a decent place. Very casual counter service. The young lady that took my order was very pleasant and seemed like a genuinely nice person. I can say that...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A true hometown diner . The cut brisket platter was fabulous . I requested a lean cut and that is exactly what I got . Friendly staff and a homey atmosphere. The BBQ sauce is delicious and the iced tea and drink options are great...More

Thank basel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I eat at Ray's once a week and sometimes twice. That may not sound all that much but considering the distance we have to drive it is a big deal. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Nerv M
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been able to make it to Rays in awhile, and went a few days ago. Everything was just as I remember. Great smoked meats, delicious sides, and very friendly service. Wonderful place.

Thank GoodFoodLovr32
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based off of some friends reviews and the food was some of the worst bbq I’ve tasted in my life.

Thank Football P
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Best BBQ in the state. Try to visit this place at least once a week as all the food is excellent. The owner and staff are the best. If you hunger for BBQ this is the place to go. Found Rays's over 3 years ago...More

Thank hitechmex
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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
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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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