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Swadley's Bar-B-Q

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8317 S Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73139
+1 405-413-7333
11:00 - 21:00
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a good lunch today having chicken fried steak, sides, drink, and ice cream cone. The restaurant is new and nice, the order taker pleasant, the waitress courteous. All was good until later in the evening when I had dysentery. Just a guess, the ice cream or condiments may be the culprit as the steak was fried, okra fried,... More 

Thank Flyer000
Knoxville, Tennessee
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240 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I attended an organization retreat in Oklahoma City. We had a productive meeting. We had a working lunch. We ate Swadley’s BBQ. It was my first time. The menu includes hickory-smoked briskets, chicken, and pulled pork. There were a variety of sides like baked beans, green beans, and cole slaws. My favorite was the peach cobbler. I just longed for... More 

Thank DrGreen2009
Branson, Missouri
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744 reviews
531 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We've been all over the US and we've tasted all kinds of BBQ. Swadley's happens to hit our taste buds perfect. I like to have a little meat with my sauce, so the sauce is my focus and the meat follows closely. My wife has a loaded spud and I have a BBQ turkey sandwich. The manager came by to... More 

1 Thank Jerry B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Top notch BBQ sauce and country style sides; ribs were very fatty; but overall superb food and service for the price

Thank Wesley P
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I'm a BBQ enthusiast with the blessing to try BBQ throughout the U.S. the good quality and service here was very impressive, I'd go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Chris G
Collinsville, Oklahoma
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service, family friendly atmosphere....plus an ice cream cone with every meal. Several in the OKC area to choose from.

1 Thank Ladeebug918
Dallas, Texas
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301 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Swadleys certainly gives you enough food. You will not be hungry if you eat here. The Texas Toast is really good. BBQ is good. THe sides are not that special, but they are ok. Try it out!

Thank Carmen W
Branson, Missouri
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Meat very good had chicken and brisket. Do not get catfish very thin and 14.99 for like 3 pieces and lots of fries 2 hush puppies. Sides I had were okay fried okra and Mac and cheese sweet brisket beans were great other two okay.

Thank flowergirl0556
Curt B, Exec. Vice President at Swadley's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank for the feedback. We appreciate it and your business very much. We will evaluate our portions. It is always our goal to provide a great value to our guests! Again we are glad you enjoyed the brisket and chicken. We hope to see you again real soon! Sincerely, Swadley's More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The service is very good. You order your food at the counter then sit down and the waiter/waitress does the rest. There are lots of options and everything is good. The atmosphere is good and you won't be disappointed that you went there.

Thank Joe M
Curt B, VP at Swadley's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Joe. We are so glad you enjoyed yourself. We appreciate you and your business and look forward to seeing you soon. Sincerely, Swadley's More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

I have been during lunch. And also for dinner. Love the food and the sides sweet bake beans and cream corn.. onion straws. and some locations have a salad bar.

Thank debbie944
Curt B, VP at Swadley's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you so much Debbie for your review. We love our baked beans and sweet cream corn as well. A favorite among many! Thanks for visiting and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Swadley's More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8317 S Western, Oklahoma City, OK 73139
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Oklahoma City
  • Phone Number: +1 405-413-7333

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