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Ray's Smokehouse BBQ

1514 W Lindsey St, Norman, OK 73069-4302
+1 405-329-4040
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (86 reviews)
“pulled pork” (19 reviews)
“beans” (22 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 2 weeks ago

I've had no good luck finding good BBQ since we moved here ... then there was Ray's. It's not just good BBQ it is EXCELLENT BBQ. These folks do a great job on the entire menu. I think I've tried everything except the okra...no okra...More

Thank TheBuick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were hungry after I checked out the football stadium in Norman. We saw Ray's because there were people waiting at the door to get in. We didn't have that crazy of a wait and it was well worth it. Delicious ribs, hot-links, brisket, and...More

Thank AdMackoske
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pulled pork is to die for! It is flavorful and very juicy! The mac and cheese is so creamy and has a nice blend of cheeses! The beans have the most unique flavor I have ever tasted. I always get the beans! The ribs....More

Thank Brokenarrowhot1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In town the first time for business. Selected Ray’s based on reviews from multiple sites. Took Uber to get here from my hotel $20 each way. Ordered the 3 meat meal with brisket, pork, and sausage with pork&beans and potato salad and toast. Reasonable price...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Some of the best ribs I have ever had. Beans have a little mustard or hot sauce in them and are addictive. Cole slaw was good too! Not enough time on this trip to eat here twice!

Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is the best BBQ I've ever had. The cuts were cooked perfectly. They were moist but not greasy and melted in your mouth. Their sides are also great and I highly recommend their fries and mac and cheese! Quick service and pleasant employees

Thank work2travelTexas
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had a rib dinner with BBQ beans. Wife had the Turkey dinner with green beans. Ribs were good. Dry rub style. Fall off the bone. BBQ Beans were very good. Turkey was turkey. Was not great, but not bad either. Green beans were very good....More

Thank Okietravelcouple
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We went to Ray's on Friday night around 7, and the atmosphere was truly fun and amazing with lots of regular folks having a great time just like an indoor picnic, I really liked the staff calling out numbers and running around bringing the orders..they...More

1  Thank kevan j
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I have only had the ribs and they are wonderful. I get an order of four ribs and it is plenty. There is lots of meat on them and so tender. I don't even put bar-b-q sauce on them They have a good selection of...More

Thank PrissyOk
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We had heard this place was great...it hasn't been the two times we have been here. The sides have no flavor and are brought in from Sysco or some other food supplier. The bread was the best part of our visits. We won't be back...More

Thank _audietuhurricane
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Ashley T
16 September 2016|
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Response from Drmkd | Reviewed this property |
No, but they cater for parties.
25 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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