"2020 BEST BAR-B-Q"
THE OKLAHOMAN - READER'S CHOICE

WORLD FAMOUS
BAR-B-Q

"2020 BEST BARBECUE RESTAURANT"
THE OKLAHOMA GAZETTE

At Swadley’s, every meat we serve is fresh, never frozen and smoked to absolute perfection. You’ll love our chopped or sliced brisket, hand-rubbed pork spare ribs or juicy smoked turkey. And we’re not blowin’ smoke here – our family’s been perfecting our BBQ for over 80 delicious years.

​So if you’re looking for a quick meal, a hearty family dinner, or a crowd-pleasing office lunch, give us a call or visit one of our seven locations throughout Oklahoma City, Bethany, El Reno, Mustang, Enid, and Ardmore.

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WHAT’S GOOD? EVERYTHING!

Swadley’s Cares

We take great measures to create a healthy safe zone for our guests and employees, including extensive cleanliness guidelines and hand washing procedures. We want you to know that your health and wellness matter to us.

Have you

Tried Our Sauce?

Don’t let your meat go unsauced. We have four tasty flavors for you to savor – Honey Sweet, Spicy, Thick & Juicy and Bold & Tangy. grab some at any of our restaurants and our honey sweet at these independent grocery stores.

Swadley’s Reviews on Yelp

Swadley's Bar-B-Q
4.0
Based on 140 Reviews
Shanna W.
Shanna W.
2021-09-20 18:31:36
Swadley's disappoints again. I arrive at 8:10 PM after working since 7:00 AM to try to get a meal and as I sit in line for 7 minutes waiting on the... car in...read more
Barry C.
Barry C.
2021-09-19 20:40:27
The best ribs and most consistent sides that I've had around here at other BBQ places in the Edmond area. The chicken was very juicy and flavorful,... the...read more
Shanna W.
Shanna W.
2021-09-11 18:06:42
Went to Swadley's for my weekly fix and once again the food was cold, dry and expensive! Their prices are constantly going up while quality and... quantity go...read more
Darlene E.
Darlene E.
2021-08-17 12:00:51
Lunch was delicious and fast as always. But the true gem of our meal was Jazz our server. She was wonderful.
Emerald C.
Emerald C.
2021-08-14 07:31:26
The restaurant is filthy. I was walking past the salad bar and it smelled horrible. Many of their employees look miserable to be there and the food... is way...read more
Alex H.
Alex H.
2021-08-13 11:48:00
I have been eating at Swadley's for years and now, I have the opportunity to work here. I have never been happier in a job. I don't feel like just a... number....read more
Deanna M.
Deanna M.
2021-06-17 19:16:36
The Apple Cobbler I paid 4.50 was a waste of money. It was burnt and very dry. I wont order that again.
Pete E.
Pete E.
2021-05-08 08:29:35
Really good service is their specialty. We went especially for their Red River Catfish dinner. Piping-hot catfish with 2 sides of your choosing. My... fries...read more
Allie S.
Allie S.
2021-03-31 20:43:00
This is the best place in Oklahoma to get barbecue. Their sides are also amazing, great sweet tea. Customer service is always amazing. Highly... recommend....read more
Nancy C.
Nancy C.
2021-03-14 14:03:56
We ate at Rudy's barbecue a few weeks ago and swadley's is far superior. I got the 2 meat dinner, brisket and sausage. It was excellent. It is hard... to cook...read more
Courtney F.
Courtney F.
2021-03-12 18:21:59
We went at lunch time worried it would be over capacity, and it wasn't at all. Plenty of space between patrons, and plastic between tables. I felt... extremely...read more
Bea D.
Bea D.
2021-01-24 04:49:27
My grandson insisted on this restaurant...he said the ribs were fantastic on his last visit with his Dad and couldn't wait to eat them again. The... pics of...read more
David C.
David C.
2021-01-06 11:06:41
These people genuinely believe it is up to you, the customer, to pay the wait staff, not the business. How do you proudly show a sign in your... restaurant...read more
Ron W.
Ron W.
2020-11-17 20:00:15
Cookin like they mean it. Wanted to call the owner while being served at the south side location. Happy attentive employees and clean, clean,... clean...read more