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Van's Pig Stand

320 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-5839
+1 405-703-3000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (45 reviews)
“curly fries” (8 reviews)
“fried okra” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
320 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-5839
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pig (pulled pork) sandwich was very good. They do have Udi's gluten free buns, but can't verify celiac friendly because we couldn't see how it was prepared.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Vans for dinner with a client. The foid was really good and the service was great. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Norman.

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Best ribs I’ve had here...so tender & juicy you almost didn’t have to chew. Staff great & always helpful

Thank aawoody
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The first stop when I came to Norman to visit my husband during his work trip. The food was DELICIOUS!!! And the service was OUTSTANDING!!! There are not enough words to described how good this restaurant really is. If you are ever in Norman, Oklahoma...More

Thank Atasha L
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here before the OU game. The service was great, very friendly. The bbq is very good. Highly recommended.

Thank stutz50
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Wow, first time ever here and the BBQ was awesome, quick service and staff offered to refill drinks while we ate at our table.

Thank cmferraro
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Had bad experience a couple of years ago but decided to give it another chance. Bad choice...ribs were dry and overcooked, not meaty at all. Taste was below average. Baked beans were ok, but the potato salad was outstanding. Van's does not come close to...More

Thank dfitz101
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Recommend by friends and I'm glad it was. Good price and enough food for lunch. I ordered the burnt ends sandwich. It wasn't exactly what I thought it would be, and I won't order again, but other selections had good flavor and enough food for...More

Thank TravelingNana714
Reviewed 15 September 2017

First two visits Van's was good, it only had two major locations at the time and now they are all over the place. Maybe they lost their way during the expansion but the last two visits were much less that when I first visited Van's...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The ribs were perfect! Okra was hot and crispy! They are great people. Friendly fast service! Drive thru option is great and you won't be sorry stopping here to pick up dinner for you and the family.

Thank wkin4kids
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Questions & Answers
Dahnna H
4 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from VansPigStands | Property representative |
Dahnna H, Although Van's does not have a delivery service, we do have online ordering and carry out options available. Simply call 703-3000 or order online at our website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 320 N Porter Ave, Norman, OK 73071-5839
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: +1 405-703-3000
  • E-mail
Founded in 1930, Van's Pig Stand is the oldest single family owned Bar-B-Q Restaurant in the state of Oklahoma. We are most famous for our Pig Sandwiches, Hickory Smoked Pork Ribs, Vanized Potatoes and our homemade deserts. Our Norman location opened in 1994. Since it has been voted best bar-b-q by the readers of the Norman Gazette. Come inside for some great food and friendly service. If you're in a hurry come though our drive by. For even faster service, call in your order 1st. We would love to accomodate you in any way we can. Please call for more information.
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