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3450 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072-7708
+1 405-307-0552
07:00 - 21:30
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Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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400 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 366 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Rudy's has the best BBQ in Norman. Yep, I said it. The ribs, brisket etc. are cooked to perfection. Service and parking are a dream. Rudy's can accommodate large crowds as easily as they handle a small group. Unfortunately, it is on Highway 9, that has too many entrance points (stop lights), silly speed limits, and plenty of police to... More 

Thank Ebazinam
Houston, Texas
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I'm from Texas so it's hard to impress me with BBQ but this place is good, as are the baked potatoes. Just as good is the fresh iced tea and the large dining area. Thumbs up from a BBQ -lover. Also, my kids, who live here, swear by the breakfast menu. They highly recommend the breakfast tacos.

Thank sherri p
Towanda, Kansas
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I had the Pork Ribs, 1/2 Sausage & Corn On The Cob. Sausage was pretty good, but the ribs just didn't do it for me. I thought they were less tender than I prefer and didn't have enough smoke flavor. Maybe I just caught them on a bad day. I'd probably go back, but wouldn't get the ribs.

Thank KevinR405
Wichita, Kansas, United States
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Colorado Springs location a year and a half ago and fell in love - we knew we'd NEED to stop on our way back to Kansas from Texas. The Norman location was every bit as good as our first visit in Colorado! The Cream Corn is a game changer people. I get the medium container and nearly... More 

Thank AdrienneM61
Norman, Oklahoma
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Consistent juicy brisket always available. We take our little one there just for cream corn. Our designated eating spot for out of town guests that can handle big crowd and good place to hang out for hours:-)

Thank JajaLalaMimiEE
Nebraska, USA
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted some barbecue for lunch as we traveled through to Nebraska. The restaurant isn't far off highway 35, just two miles. The restaurant staff was friendly, and the dinning room was clean. The brisket and pork were both moist and had great flavor. The potato salad and beans were also very good. We love Rudy's barbecue sauce. Overall a... More 

Thank PMendozaNE
Blanchard, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very good BBQ. Just plain smoked! A little pricey, but it's BBQ. Ribs are tender, sandwiches are piled high with your choice of meat. And their potatoes are fantastic.

Thank Ibhux
Van Buren, Missouri
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115 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is the place! If you want a moist brisket this is it. I usually get the brisket so I can only speak of it, its so good I drive from Missouri to eat here.

Thank TaylorPettit
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lot of people and we were moved threw quickly.Buttermilk pie is the bomb. Ribs were good not great but you can expect that around 2 on game day. They moved a lot of ribs that day. Wife liked the brisket.

Thank Randy B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here twice when we were in Norman. The first time, we ordered a brisket sandwich and a smoked turkey sandwich with coleslaw and the creamed corn. Both the meats were delicious. I was a little worried that the turkey would be dry, but it was very moist. I prefer a sweeter Cole slaw, but the... More 

Thank Sherry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3450 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072-7708
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-307-0552

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?