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Porter Street Barbeque

605 Broadway, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-1700
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Ranked #98 of 157 restaurants in Eureka
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stopped for Wendy's (next door), but the minute we smelled the pit just behind the restaurant, we walked right past the fast food. We got a tri-tip sandwich and 1/2 chicken. The rub was an interesting blend of spices and the warm bbq sauce was a nice compliment to both beef and chicken. Since we were heading the Avenue... More

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San Jose, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Everything-- EVERYTHING! here was fantastic. The beans were a perfect accompaniment to the tri-tip (also good the next day on a picnic) which is served in abundance. The sauce. I could make a cocktail out of the sauce and drink it.

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Lake Forest, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Recently I went to this location to try some BBq. No one greeted me at door and in fact, thought I was bothering them. I placed my order and sat down, I begun to look above and around me. Why is this place allowed to operate, It is a fire trap, The grease was caked on fans above me, the... More

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Eureka, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

I heard great things about Porter Street BBQ and I really wanted to try it out with my family. When we walked into the restaurant we were not acknowledge. I softly said in a medium voice, "Do we just sit anywhere?" To one of the workers, a lady who was just chit chatting to another customer. We stood at the... More

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Eureka, California
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162 reviews 162 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I can not figure out why this place gets any good reviews! We took a guest there for dinner. Maybe it's OK for a quick sandwich at lunch but...IT IS NOT A DINNER VENUE! You order at a counter, the menu on the wall is confusing, you're rushed, and no explanation of anything. After much confusion we ordered 3 dinner... More

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Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Tri-tip sandwich done medium was very very good. I LOVED all the options to put on top. A bit pricey, but yummy!

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Eureka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Can't go wrong with either Arcata or Eureka locations. Food is consistent and good! My favorite is the Tri Tip sandwich, but I've enjoyed everything I've had here. Out of town friends love this place, and ask to return when they visit!

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Eureka, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went there get dinner and asked the cashier what was good for dinner ad she says everything. So I narrow my queries down to what is a good rib dinner so I plunked down 20 bucks for six small ribs that there wasn't an ounce of meet on for the whole six of them I got greasy coleslaw that looked... More

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Fortuna, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

The bbq is pretty good, the staff is ok. Nothing really special about it. They could prepare there food alittle better the last time I ate there there was a piece of chicken bone in my sandwich, Im not a squeamish person but I expect better from a resturant

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Folsom, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I love barbecue and this place looked like it might be ok. Staff recommended the trip tip so that's what my friend and I each ordered. They also recommended a couple of sides (I had macaroni salad and potatoe salad, while my friend had potatoe salad and beans). The sides were horrible (neither of us finished them). The tri tip... More

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