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3450 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072-7708
+1 405-307-0552
07:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Nebraska, USA
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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410 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We have eaten at Rudy's a lot. Their BBQ is very good. I wish they better seating as most all the seating is just long picnic table like seating. I prefer booths and smaller tables. But the food was good so it was OK I guess.

Thank glhenry
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245 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

It seemed a little intimidating at first, because they know how to do BBQ and are sure of what they do. However, the staff was awesome and the food was even better. I had pork loin and brisket. As I found out, one or the other would have been plenty. We'll be be back. Great flavor and very tender meat

Thank Jason R
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

This place has a large, open barn style layout with a nice outside eating area. Oddly, however, it is connected to a gas station. The brisket was good and tender, but the price was rather steep. 1/2 pound serving, which only amounted to a few slices was nearly ten dollars and it did not come with anything other than condiments.... More 

Thank jjeffers58
Annapolis, Maryland
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218 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

OK BBQ place in a gas and go - they serve alcohol and the half chicken was good - no fries on the menu

Thank WxmanMD
Rockford, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The meats at Rudy's were excellent, very tender! Good Texas BBQ! The staff offered us a small sample to help us decide. The beans were good...but not sweet like we are used to in Kansas City. The green chili stew had an awesome flavor! Be ready for a bit of a kick...tasty! Sweet tea and BBQ...great meal experience!

Thank tmsallyann

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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?