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Ray's Smokehouse BBQ

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1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
405-329-4040
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This restaurant is individually owned and has the best barbecue in town. They also have homemade cake pieces; the "two ton cake" is incredible! I highly recommend this restaurant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

After reading some less than stellar reviews (mostly attitude) I still decided to give it a shot. I am pretty easy going and often wonder about negative reviews about service. The young lady at the counter was quite pleasant and took my order with a smile. I ordered the pulled pork, chopped brisket, Mac and cheese, and beans. The meat... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the brisket baked potatoe. Delicious! The pulled pork was yummy and the sausage was even better. Yummy fries! Quick service and very busy.

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1 Thank Michelle W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The ribs are consistently amazing. Everything is smoked to perfection and I've never had a bad experience here. Their homemade mac and cheese is great too.

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1 Thank Michael W
Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We love barbecue in Oklahoma and this is one of our favorites. The "Ray's the Roof" sandwich is unique with the combination of brisket and smoked sausage. Ray knows barbecue!

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Ever since we discovered rays we have been regulars for ribs. I lived in Shawnee oklahoma for years and vans pig stand was the standard. After moving to norman, we continued vans here. Until one day we reluctantly went to ray's with friends. Oh my god! Haven't been anywhere else since.

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Thank Dennis M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The pulled pork is very good. There is a reason this is the #2 restaurant in Norman . I will be back before I leave the area. The service is fast and friendly. I visited on a Sunday right during the church rush and my food was out quickly.

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1 Thank Michelle K
Norman, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We eat at Ray's frequently. They have the best ribs in town and their pulled chicken is amazing. They also have gigantic pieces of homemade cake for dessert. We love going to Ray's with a group because it is an order at the counter place. That way when one of your party is invariably late, the rest of you don't... More 

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Norman, OK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in a former Pizza Hut, so you know it is very casual. We have eaten in and gotten take out. Their ribs are the best in Norman. Their chopped brisket is moist and tender. Very tasty. Their pulled pork is also a winner. I really like their potato salad and their fried okra sides. Highly recommend this... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Rays is the best BBQ around. The pulled pork and BBQ beans are the best. The prices are very reasonable as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: 405-329-4040

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