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Porky's Bayside BBQ

1410 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
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Ranked #35 of 78 Restaurants in Marathon
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Loved the restaurant. The food was slow cooked, smokey pork that tasted great. You expect great great fish in the keys but not pulled pork. Thanks to Porkys, the keys can now say the have excellent BBQ.

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Hello Scott, Thank you taking the time to write a review about Porky's! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our BBQ pork. We do take pride in our BBQ menu as well as our fish dishes. Please come back and see us soon. Porky's Team More 

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Located right on the bay, with a neighborhood bar atmosphere. I had a pork sandwich, which was quite good: very tender and lots of pork. This is a casual place, with seating outside or under cover. Reasonably priced.

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Magdajed, Manager at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Sandra, Thank you for joining us at Porky's . We are happy to hear you enjoyed our Pork sandwich along with our friendly atmosphere . We hope you will come back and see us the next time you are in Marathon. Appreciate you taking the time to write a review. The Porky's Team More 

Flat Rock, Michigan
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was our 2nd trip to Porky's, but we're convinced that the BBQ meat isn't smokey at all. The Cuban pork basket was good, but the beef brisket was like pot roast. We enjoyed a break from all the seafood and fish that we had been eating, but the BBQ needs more smoke!

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Magdajed, Manager at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping into Porky's . Sorry the meat wasn't smoked enough to your taste. Happy to hear you enjoyed the other choices. We hope you will try us again the next time you are in Marathon. Thank your for taking the time to write a review. Porky's Team More 

Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stopped in on my birthday and was treated like family. Jenny is a GEM and Bradley is a sweetheart. Will return again and again. Thank you again Porky's Bayside for my Fried Key Lime Pie w / White Chocolate & Strawberry drizzle. Xoxox

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Porky's for your brithday celebration ! We are happy you enjoyed your dinner and evening with us. Jenny and Bradley are great to work with! Looking forward to seeing you back soon. Porky's Team More 

U.S.A
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stopped by mid afternoon for the fried key lime pie. The past 2 years we stopped for a meal and opted to only get the pie this trip due to horrible service and extremely long waits for our food in the past. The Fried Key Lime Pie is amazing and was very close to perfection this time! We only... More 

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your fried key lime pie. Although, sorry to hear of the delay in service. We do work on improving our service all the time. We hope the next time you are in Marathon you will come back and enjoy a meal and than... More 

Sacramento, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

First impression is this is a well worn, run down, dog eared, crumbling, desperate down and out, rough edged dive, sinking into the canal without life rafts. Don't judge a restaurant by it's looks. Great BBQ and sauces. Inventive and tasty starters. Fresh fish perfectly grilled. Good selection of beer and the mixed drinks were excellent. From the looks, you... More 

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your description of our quaint spot on the gulf made me smile, then the description of your experience with your meal made my smile even bigger. So be sure the smiles you didn't see that night you are receiving now. However, we always encourage warm and friendly service. We look... More 

Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at many barbeque restaraunts in my life, but this place, is by far the worst I have ever eaten at. ●the service was terrible, our waiter took our order, and we never saw him again till we got the bill. ●the pulled pork, well lets just say you have TO PULL IT YOURSELF! (EW) ●And the owner... More 

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sorry to hear you had such a bad experience. Your description certainly does not sound like our resturant . All people have different tastes, but to have the service you said you had and complaints about the owner almost makes this sound personal. Again sorry for your experience . Porky's... More 

Florida Keys, Florida
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great little local shack like atmosphere on the water on a back canal. Food is priced well .... good to eat, and made the way you ask for it. Lots of colorful locals and funny conversations, I do not suggest small kids to close to the bar. But adults sit as close as you can :)

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Happy you enjoyed Porky's, it is always our goal to make everyone enjoy their time here. Hope you will come back again soon to see us. Porky's Team More 

Grassy Key, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

RIbs, Pulled Pork , Fish , Burgers , Beers , A bit of a hole in the wall Oh wait there is only 1 wall so I don't think it counts ... good service , great food, fun place , a MUST while in MARATHON enjoy .....

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed the food and our friendly atmosphere, that is always our goal. Come back soon. Porky's Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

After working at Porkys cooking for three months, I believe them to be clean, Well proportioned in there meals & below budget. A family oriented place with great chefs & great wait staff. The new owners are great, The old owners not so much.

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Magdajed, Owner at Porky's Bayside BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review . Coming from a chef that is a nice compliment . We continue to improve Porky's since we took over ownership. Stop in to see us. Porky's Team More 

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Additional Information about Porky's Bayside BBQ

Address: 1410 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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