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Podnah's Pit BBQ

1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
+1 503-281-3700
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq beans” (37 reviews)
“brisket” (137 reviews)
“coleslaw” (41 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a couple of hours before my flight so decided to stop in at Podnah's for lunch. After debating on where I should go for some quality BBQ, I was extremely happy I came here. Lots of quality items on the menu but heard...More

Thank Walksy22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t eaten for hours. Checked out TripAdvisor for a good bbq restaurant in the area. Watching baseball makes you hungry. Five minutes from the field I found bbq heaven. Yum. Had St Louis ribs, Mac n cheese and corn bread. Great atmosphere, good service, food...More

Thank Glen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can smell the woodsmoke from down the street, which is always a good sign, so our visit started out well and continued that way until we left stuffed and oh so happy. The timing of our visit was outstanding as it was the day...More

Thank Marlowe3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you get used to the smell of BBQ smoke, and it took me a few minutes, you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and excellent service you will receive at Podnah's. It was a very hot day and the server assumed I was waiting for...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I shared the fried chicken wings special, brisket plate and ordered 1/4 rack of ribs on the side. Plenty of food with sides as well. Cornbread was delicious as was the mash and the bbq beans. The brisket is the best I...More

Thank Alyssa P
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

6 of us met for dinner around 6ish. They wouldn’t seat the 2 of us who were the first so if it is a group you are meeting - know that. It is a small popular place so this is understandable. The service & food...More

Thank trawlerdoxie
Reviewed 26 June 2018

brisket and ribs smoked on site. Not the wet sloppy BBQ you may be expecting. All done to perfection. great side options too. Several options to scale to your appetite. Great beer selection plus a full bar. Relaxed very comfortable setting. Some outdoor seating. Have...More

1  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Who'da thought you'd find a rustic BBQ restaurant in the city? Being from Texas we had a taste for some good old BBQ beef ! Glad we found Podnah's . . . It was like being back in Texas again. The brisket was to die...More

Thank RalphRR
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Every time my husband and I travel we always look for a restaurant that has appeared on one of the food network shows. Podnah’s came up and we always love a good bbq. So my husband, brother in law and myself came here and OMG...More

Thank Liberty W
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Wife, Grandson #6, and myself stopped in today - June 7th, 2018 on our way back to Washington because we had seen Podnah's on Triple D - Wife had the BBQ Sandwich, I had the PitBoss. Wife said her sandwich was spicy / hot but...More

Thank Inspector-Jim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 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
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-281-3700
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