Oklahoman Readers Choice Award Winnder 2021

WORLD FAMOUS
BAR-B-Q

Best of the 405 Winner 2021

 

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 South, OKC Quail Springs, Bethany, El Reno, Mustang, Midwest City, Enid, and Ardmore.

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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.

Holiday Specials

Holiday Meals

Let us do the food!
While you enjoy the holiday, family & friends!

Links to meal details, ordering & reheating instructions:

Holiday Party (min. 30 people)
Holiday Heat N’ Server (Feeds 10)
Holiday Meal
 

$10.99 Lunch Specials

$10.99 until 4pm
After 4pm to Close for only $12.99

Choose from Light Chicken Fried Steak, Carolina Chop Sandwich, Smoke Bone-in Chicken Quarters, or Smoked Sausage Sampler Platter.

Lunch Specials
Specials: Firehouse Chili

Firehouse Chili

Bowl $8.99, Cup $5.99, As side $1.99
$1 from every bowl sold donated to local fire department.

Come get a bowl of our new FireHouse Chili.
It’s House-made brisket chili with beans
& secret blend of our seasonings & spices.

Kids Eat Free Mondays

Ages 10 years old and younger
Mondays, 4PM to Closing

With the purchase of an adult entree
Dine-in only

Kids-Eat-Free-Mondays

Have you

Tried Our Sauce?

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

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Proudly Serving…

Creekstone Farms
Texas Smokers Premium Sausage
Seaboard Farms

Swadley’s Reviews on Yelp

Swadley's Bar-B-Q
3.5
Based on 165 Reviews
Nancy R.
Nancy R.
2022-12-03 03:39:23
No matter which Swadley's location you go to, they are consistent in their food quality. I love barbecue, and I rate the restaurant on the smoked... meats, not...read more
Ron G.
Ron G.
2022-11-06 19:46:48
Thanks for your participation at Grits and Grains in Townsend, Tennessee. I enjoy trying BBQ from all over. And i would like everyone to know how... much I...read more
Maryam B.
Maryam B.
2022-10-11 12:28:10
The fact that any place can mess up a baked potato is beyond me. I wasn't feeling well and went to the drive-thru to get a baked potato. Very simple... order.....read more
Marialice C.
Marialice C.
2022-10-01 15:42:01
Great salad bar and quick service and beat french fries in okc and i am a French fry snob. Burnt ends are very good and so is the chicken fried... steak but...read more
Tina W.
Tina W.
2022-09-14 19:08:02
I Want to apologize for the bad review I left last night, I was tired from a 14 hour work day and was hungry for pulled pork which you were out of... but I...read more
Samuel F.
Samuel F.
2022-09-11 16:57:11
Great barbecue and sides for family and friends! We will be back thank you for such quality food
Tyler C.
Tyler C.
2022-08-13 17:21:44
Went in with my wife for the first time and we couldn't be happier! The food is incredible and the staff are awesome. Joselin and Colby really made... sure...read more
Pam M.
Pam M.
2022-07-30 20:29:57
Called in a carry out order. Super nice staff on phone and in restaurant! Ordered the Whole Farm Family Feast for our large group. Added extra ribs... and...read more
Ron G.
Ron G.
2022-07-24 18:50:24
Smelled bad inside the restaurant, dont know if a toilet overflowed from sewage or something died. Ribs were ok but fatty.Going back to Billy Sims.
Mary Beth B.
Mary Beth B.
2022-07-02 15:53:40
WOW!!! We were pleasantly surprised at changes to the restaurant. They remodeled the entire restaurant. It looks really good. The staff were all... friendly...read more
Bryan S.
Bryan S.
2022-06-23 06:13:09
I wish I could remember to eat here more often. It's a short drive from the house. Vitctor welcomed us with a smile. I had called from Chuck E cheese... across...read more
Stephanie C.
Stephanie C.
2022-06-04 18:59:56
It's very interesting to me that after covet restaurants quality of food and tastes went down and that is so of Swatleys. I went there today placed... an order...read more
Paul M.
Paul M.
2022-04-03 12:20:17
You would think if our State Tourism Dept was stupid enough to give Swadleys a no-loss Contract for our State parks they would have a LOT better ribs... and...read more
Karissa L.
Karissa L.
2022-02-22 11:39:48
Crispy Okra, the WORST okra ive ever had! Its super hard, old and not fresh at all! This is my first time eating here and most definitely will be my... last...read more
Melissa M.
Melissa M.
2021-12-20 16:45:38
I hadn't eaten at Swadley's because family always said they were sub-par. I was craving BBQ one day and thought I would check it out for myself. I am... so...read more
Charles L.
Charles L.
2021-12-20 06:30:06
My family has known the The Swadleys for years. My mother attends church with them. Their BBQ in my opinion is the best of the chain BBQ. They may... not beat...read more
Hershel L.
Hershel L.
2021-12-14 12:43:04
Didn't thinkAny BBQ restaurant could match "Earl's" or "Leo's". I was mistaken! A fellow BBQ connoisseur challenged me to try "Swadley's" and I... accepted....read more
Pete F.
Pete F.
2021-11-14 09:33:04
food was ok not great. i got 2 oklahoma samplers and was disappointed when $50 worth of food came in 2 to go boxes. bbq simply not a good value. ... thanks,...read more
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