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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 good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq beans” (34 reviews)
“brisket” (126 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This little restaurant offers tasty smoked meats and delicious sides. The staff is friendly, but not over zealous in their mission to serve. The restaurant is clean and open with windows that open in the summer to let the breeeze in. There's also tables outside...More

Thank Lourdes D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unpretentious friendly setting with probably the best sandwich I have ever had. The quality and taste of the sliced brisket was absolutely great.My dining mates raved about their smoked pork sandwiches.I enjoyed a corner table where I witnessed 3 people carefully tending meats in a...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portland is not necessary a place I think of for great barbecue, but this was a wonderful find. We had arrived at the airport about 7:30pm on a Saturday night and had a taste for Barbecue. TripAdvisor and Yelp reviews led us here. It's not...More

Thank Tribe93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a busy Thursday evening but it wasn't long before we were seated and perusing a menu whilst sipping on a local beer. Of course we chose the ribs and although I'm no expert on American style BBQ, we both thought they were...More

Thank Neil E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to find ribs! I had the Carolina ribs, 3 pieces with cornbread, a side of cole slaw and their special mac and cheese with green chilis. Delightful combination. Arrive early before the crowds...we arrived around 4:30 on a Saturday and beat the crowd....More

Thank Katrina49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was way too salty for my taste. The chicken quarter was a leg and thigh piece that was the size on a Cornish game hen. Just way too much salt. still burping up dinner.

Thank TOPHAT4321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After enjoying half the menu (we ate family style), I can say it is delicious and definitely worth checking out. The only requirement of your visit is that you have the Frito Pie. If you don't, I would argue that you didn't really experience the...More

Thank Aaron V
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I admit we are "repeat offenders". My husband visits Portland for work and always reports on his visits to Podnah's. This was my third visit and I'll keep coming back as long as they keep up the good grilling and smoking!

Thank spiritedhands
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Going to tell Texas Monthly magazine the have to modify their best 50 BBQ places in Texas to include Podnah's in Portland or just expand it to 51. Believe me when I say that this ranks as in the top five BBQ places I have...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Located on Killingsworth the food is good. One word HOT!!! I'm not a southerner I think they did and amazing job cooking the meat. But oh my goodness was the BBQ hot my coworker and I ended up putting honey on our food because the...More

Thank catali332016
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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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