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Po' Boys and Pickles

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1124 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-3326
+1 207-518-9735
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon 10:30 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Portland, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great little sandwich spot with a fantastic menu. The Creole Sausage is delicious. Can't go wrong with any of the fried offerings. So good.

Thank Landon B
Portland, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys are great -- amazing blackened catfish sandwich, plus killer red beans and rice. Good for eat-in or takeout. Solid.

Thank adamnyhan
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the dirty bird, chicken was super dry I ended up feeding it to my dog. Place use to be okay but starting to think it's not worth the prices anymore.

Thank Pavelow207
Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Offers a large choice of very good sandwiches along with at least half a dozen type of fries. Specials on beer on monday, great place.

Thank Bruno H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We ordered a large sanwhich and shared it--and it was plenty for 2. We got the beef pits with horseradish. It was about 12" for $13.It came on a sub roll with lettuce, tomato and horseradish. It was good, not great. The meat could have been seasoned a bit more though came in a sauce that made it very juicy.... More 

Thank Peace500
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I love the food here, it's probably the best sandwiches in Portland, hands down. They use the best ingredients and I have not had one sandwich there that I didn't like. The only con is the prices, which are really expensive. If you don't mind paying a lot for a sandwich I definitely recommend trying it, your taste buds will... More 

Thank Dave B
Harpswell, Maine
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to this place 3 times. The first time (original owner) was quite good. Second time, pretty good. My last time was today. And it will be indeed my last time. We waited at least a half hour for our food, and when I got it, it was not hot. Room temperature and cold in parts. Also, they... More 

Thank DeniseAmethyst
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

For a taste of the south in Portland Maine head to PB&P food is great, flavors are authentic, interior is simple and casual like the food. Music adds a fun Cajun vibe, counter service is friendly and helpful. Good selection of micro brews and awesome shakes. Delicious casual food!

Thank Daniel P
Portland, Maine
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a good sandwich shop , but the food is good and the service is excellent. The set-up is almost like a fast-food style . The prices are a little high. I recommendable for travelers to Portland.

Thank Rick D
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place is so solid. Everything screams New Orleans if they could just black out the windows to not look out onto Forest ave. Every entree/sandwich is spot on and the fries kill. I was so tempted for a shake or desert at my lunch visit but I know I would have had to take a nap in my office... More 

Thank Stevo131

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1124 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-518-9735

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?