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Van's Pig Stand

3815 N Harrison St, Shawnee, OK 74804-2242
+1 405-703-3000
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“curly fries” (5 reviews)
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“egg sandwich” (4 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Barbecue, Diner
$$ - $$$
3815 N Harrison St, Shawnee, OK 74804-2242
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed. My husband ordered a sausage sandwich and it appeared and tasted like sliced hot dog and the curly fries were in bits.

Thank rlstewart1
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Understand when you come here they want you to eat their bbq sauce, which is quite good. Don't expect the meat to taste great by itself though. We've had both the pork and brisket many, many times. The mac n cheese is awesome. I love...More

Thank TonyaJNickell
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Vans has a variety of smoked meats; brisket, pulled pork, pork ribs, turkey, chicken, hot links and a Polish sausage. The BBQ here is solid! For sides try the fries!!!

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Van's was the place for BBQ for many years but not as good as years gone by. Ribs were small and not much meat and dry

1  Thank GARY C
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Pretty much ordinary BBQ. Without the add on BBQ sauce the taste was lacking what I had expected from Van's. The service was good and the menu offered a good selection.More

1  Thank Jim F
Jev V, Owner at Van's Pig Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

Hey Jim, I'm sorry we seemed ordinary to you. We put a lot of love in our que and I think of us more as extraordinary! Anyway, glad we at least got the service right for you. Hope to see you next time your passing...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017

I ordered a brisket sandwich and got sliced brisket. My fault. I wanted chopped. It was dry and I had to use lots of BBQ sauce. I will go again just be careful what I order.

Thank Dala G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Was in Shawnee for a concert and we found this BBQ place. I had the original sandwich which was just right. Not too sweet, not too hard smoked, however I didn't particularly care for the relish they offered on it. Next time i'll forego the...More

1  Thank PBA03
Jev V, Co-Owner at Van's Pig Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Thanks for stopping in. I'm glad you enjoyed the pig sandwich. We look forward to serving you next time your around.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

THE WORST!!!!! Dry dry dry meat. And paid way to much for what you got . 3 super thin slices of brisket and 3 small pieces of turkey. (Sad) Never again will I make that mistake.More

Thank Cindy L
Jev V, Owner at Van's Pig Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Cindy, Dry is not something we strive for at Vans. Let me assure you that is not what I have trained my crew to serve when I'm not there. I'll again go over what we should be serving with my crew. I do hope you...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I have to confess, I'm an addict. I'm rather obsessed with BBQ and make it a point to find BBQ (especially a locally owned place) in every city in visit. I really have had no reason to visit Shawnee, but often drive by the exit...More

Thank Dayan I
Jev V, Co-Owner at Van's Pig Stand, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2016

Dayan, Thanks for taking the time to stop in and give us a try. Your detailed descriptions shows you really do know your que. I'm proud of my team for making your repeat stop list. Sounds like they were doing things right! See ya next...More

Reviewed 1 July 2016

The food is great especially the ribs, they have great service me and my family have a great time at van's.

Thank dErPtAsTiC 28 #... p
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3815 N Harrison St, Shawnee, OK 74804-2242
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Shawnee
  • Phone Number: +1 405-703-3000
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Established in 1930, Van's pig stand is the oldest single family owned BBQ restaurant in Oklahoma. Serving traditional BBQ items such as the Pig Sandwich(R) and Ribs as well as other types of sandwiches and delicious sides. Grandma Van invented twice baked potato! Van's also does takeout and catering.
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