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Van's Pig Stand

320 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-5839
+1 405-703-3000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (45 reviews)
“fried okra” (7 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
320 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-5839
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Vans Pig Stand is an institution around here...eating indoors is fun and the drive-through is effectively popular many times. Today I had the pig sandwich with relish and my partner went all out with the three meat dinner, side orders and drinks. We had paid...More

Thank Cellardoor851
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I try to visit here any time I am in Norman Oklahoma. High quality meat smoked to perfection with reasonable prices for the quality of the food that is served. Plenty of parking in the rear of the restaurant. Always friendly service and advise when...More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I live in Norman, and love Van's ribs, they are by far the best in town. Their curly fries and texas toast along with a basket of ribs are the best in Norman!!! Very friendly and clean, always offering to fill your drink and get...More

Thank Cara1133
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Went here for lunch and it was very crowded. While waiting to order the man chopping the meat was seen wiping his nose while working in gloves. It was a turn off, but we stayed. The rum pie and carrot cake were ok, nothing special....More

Thank juliedan2016
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Passing through Norman and decided to eat at Van's Pig Stand on Porter. The food was mediocre at best. The brisket was tough and the pork lacked flavor. Neither tasted like it had been smoked. The bar-b-que sauce was way too sweet. After eating I...More

Thank TexasSal
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stopped here for a nice lunch. Really good chopped/pulled pork with a nice sauce. Terrific pickles and peppers aplenty. Really nice choice for solid 'que for lunch.

Thank Solidarity1
Jev V, Co-Owner at Van's Pig Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Solidarity1, Thanks for stopping in. From the looks of your profile, you get around to a lot of different restaurants. I hope we will get to serve you again while your in town. Jev

Reviewed 17 August 2016

I dont care if you have several menus on different websites!!! You should honor your prices you have advertised no matter what!! It is not the publics fault your information on google is wrong!!!!! If I had someone come into my business with any price...More

Thank Annabelle W
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The brisket was the best we had ever had from Vans. It was for tender with a great bark. The sauces were great too. We fed 9 people and had left overs. The guy behind the counter was super and helpful. A++

Thank Carl A
Jev V, Public Relations Manager at Van's Pig Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

It sounds like you got 4 pounds of Deliciousness. Thanks so much for your great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 6 July 2016

We went there to visit some old friends everyone but me had the ribs and they all bragged on them as being excellent. My fiance is a rib expert and she loved them. I had the beef, pork, and brisket plate with corn on the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I don't live there in Norman anymore, but was back to visit family & friends, It hasn't changed a bit. I Liked that. Still great BBQ. They even have a gluton free menu now. They will do your food they way you want it, versus...More

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Questions & Answers
Dahnna H
4 April 2015|
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Response from VansPigStands | Property representative |
Dahnna H, Although Van's does not have a delivery service, we do have online ordering and carry out options available. Simply call 703-3000 or order online at our website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-5839
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-703-3000
  • E-mail
Founded in 1930, Van's Pig Stand is the oldest single family owned Bar-B-Q Restaurant in the state of Oklahoma. We are most famous for our Pig Sandwiches, Hickory Smoked Pork Ribs, Vanized Potatoes and our homemade deserts. Our Norman location opened in 1994. Since it has been voted best bar-b-q by the readers of the Norman Gazette. Come inside for some great food and friendly service. If you're in a hurry come though our drive by. For even faster service, call in your order 1st. We would love to accomodate you in any way we can. Please call for more information.
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