Oklahoma City's settlers built their city on a barbecue bayou, and for decades their city sunk two feet a year into the smoky, tangy quagmire until they found a solution: drain the swamps of the sauce and slather it on their ribs. Eat your way out of a hungermire with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of food and drinks at BBQ Chop Shop, located on North May Avenue. This Groupon is valid toward both dine-in and carryout.
Rev your appetite engine and fuel up with the tender and juicy fare at BBQ Chop Shop. Meat options arrive by the pound, with pulled pork ($10.50), brisket ($9.75), turkey ($10), sausage ($8.50), or ribs ($10) available to quell the inner caveperson. Half-pound portions are also available. Pair pounds of pabulum with a quart-sized side ($7.50), with potato salad, coleslaw, and baked beans among the items vying for your stomach's attention. For diners charged with bringing home the supper pail, BBQ Chop Shop offers a small family dinner ($28.75), containing 1.5 pounds of meat, two 1-pint sides, and a half-loaf of bread. Desserts include pecan pie ($2.75), strawberry soda-pop cake ($2), and a brownie ($2).
BBQ Chop Shop smokes its meats for eight to twelve hours in the finest atmospheric flavor clouds that oak and pecan wood can provide, creating criminally tender ribs and change-gaming sausages. Take a break from your never-ending human chess match and head to BBQ Chop Shop to reward your appetite for its recent good behavior.
BBQ Chop Shop was featured on the Oklahoman. It was also listed as part of the "Best" on the blog The Best and Worst of OKC, and this barbecue joint was reviewed on the blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ. Eight Yahoo! Locals give it an average of five stars, and 91 percent of more than 150 Urbanspooners like it:
- You can tell that this is BBQ done right because the meat just practically falls off the bone and is very tender. – Gary, Urbanspoon
- I feel as though I have finally found a BBQ place close to home that I honestly like. – The Best and Worst of OKC
- Sooo very good! The flavor is incredible, the meat is juicy and tender and I have to have it at least once a week. The staff are friendly, funny and amazing! – Kat, Yahoo! Local