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Ray's Smokehouse BBQ

1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
+1 405-329-4040
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (79 reviews)
“pulled pork” (19 reviews)
“beans” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay BBQ. Nothing to go bonkers over. The brisket didn’t even have a smoke ring like it was cooked in a oven. It was dry and needed sauce. For me, if it NEEDS sauce it’s not good BBQ. The chicken sandwich was also a tad...More

Thank PreferToNotSay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely the best BBQ in Norman. The ribs fall off the bones, the fries are perfect and you can get collards with hot vinegar.

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Bar-B-Q places to eat , if you haven’t ever eaten there u need to give it a try !! Love the food !!

Thank billpG9277HH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ray's is THE place for barbecue in Norman! As a former Sooner and NFL player, Ray now has a great restaurant and catering business in the heart of town, right on the road to Owen Field. Best brisket, pork and ribs in the metro OKC...More

Thank Soonercane
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My gf and I were in town for the OU homecoming and wanted a place to grab lunch before heading back home to MO. So we looked for top places to eat in Norman and Ray’s was top notch listed. We both love BBQ and...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch, first time stopping! The Brisket sandwich was packed with alot of meat that had bold flavoring! It was phenominal!!

Thank DJ J
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Rays is the best barbecue in Norman. The facility is an old Pizza Hut but there is nothing old about the food. The best!

Thank riokc1800
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Tried Rays this past weekend while in OKC. Definitely worth the drive to Norman. Sliced brisket, smoked to perfection, Homemade fries, & great coleslaw. This is your casual walk up and order, then sit down until your number is called type of place. Not fancy,...More

Thank wbforever
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I stopped here for lunch and ordered the two meat plate. I chose the ribs and the sausage. The ribs were succulent and tender and frankly really really good. The sausage was a poor example of a BBQ joint sausage. Too much like a smoked...More

Thank rtwrtwrtw
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Ray's is great every time, family owned and operated BBQ. While on vacation in Italy me and my wife were on a boat tour and came across a couple from North Carolina and they were telling us they ate at Ray's when they were in...More

Thank michael s
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Ashley T
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Response from Drmkd | Reviewed this property |
No, but they cater for parties.
24 December 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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