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605 Broadway, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-1700
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  • 16
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great Tri-Tip Sandwiches, but FILTHY.

Look, I LOVE the food at Porter Street... it's enough for a die hard carnivore to sigh contentedly... But GUYS.. PLEASE, for the love of god, new floors, clean the tables, wash the windows, and CLEAN THE PLACE UP! Even having said that, I'll probably eat at Porter Street this weekend, I'm in a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
PaulFeist
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Eureka, California
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Eureka, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Look, I LOVE the food at Porter Street... it's enough for a die hard carnivore to sigh contentedly... But GUYS.. PLEASE, for the love of god, new floors, clean the tables, wash the windows, and CLEAN THE PLACE UP! Even having said that, I'll probably eat at Porter Street this weekend, I'm in a big 'ol meat sandwich mood!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The title says it all. 20 plus dollars for soggy, tasteless, char-less ribs. They can't spell BBQ. A total waste of over $20. I threw it all away.It is also a filthy grease pit. If you go, look around at the ceiling, floor and kitchen. Then go to the dirty bathroom and throw up those ribs.

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Eureka, California, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place has the best Tri-Tip sandwiches, they are served on a seasoned french roll and served with chil beans, potato salad, coleslaw, or .soup. It is about $15 for a meal, chips are extra, but it fills me up, and I am a beg eater.

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san diego
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Up and down the 101 through Eureka never stopped till one day made a wrong turn and was in front of this place now favorites are pork and tri tip sandwiches good sauce and great customer service

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Sonora, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were passing through Eureka checked on Trip Advisor for somewhere to eat. Almost past this place because of some of the reviews. We decided to take a risk and stopped at Porters. The food was excellent! Best Tri-Tip Sandwich ever! Don't let the negative reviews let you pass this one up.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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Eureka, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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

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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219 reviews 219 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 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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  • Address: 605 Broadway, Eureka, CA 95501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: (707) 443-1700

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