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Papa's Soul Food Kitchen

400 Blair Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
541-342-7500
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Ranked #32 of 524 Restaurants in Eugene
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Eugene, Oregon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We went to Papa's about 3 years ago a couple of times. It was fun and the food was pretty good. Just revisited this week and we were very disappointed, probably will not be back. Husband had the fried crab which he described as very average and I had the hot links, which were hot but mealy. I had enough... More

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Thomasville, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I had the pastrami with that BBQ sauce that is the best I have ever tasted. My friend had the brisket and it was perfectly cooked. The red velvet cake was wonderful. I remember this place when it was the Blair Street Cafe (1970s), and then went through a few transitions. I hope Papa's never leaves!

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Good price and great food in an awesome neighborhood. Years after moving away, I still visit Papa's every time I'm back in Eugene.

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Santa Fe
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Pap's Soul food is located in what appears to be an old home in a somewhat residential area. Parking is on the street and I could easily park at noon. Menu is mainly sandwiches and Orleans type food. Prices are very reasonable. There is an outdoor area which is shaded with picnic tables. This is just good soul food without... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Love the food, but you need to prepare for a wait for dinner. Fun to people watch and drinks aren't bad either.

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Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The site itself looks so inviting from the street. No reservations are accepted and they wouldn't seat us until our entire party arrived but we were told they had a table available for our group of eight. We waited far too long for our table once our entire party was there (which was only minutes from when we put our... More

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Came in for lunch. I tried to order jerk chicken. They were out of it. Had to settle with something else. It took almost 30 mins to get my order. The service just OK the food was horrible.

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Woodland, California
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119 reviews 119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a genuine BBQ joint with great food, lots of atmosphere, and friendly wait staff. Our party of four tried the ribs (great smoked, a bit dry w/out the sauce), jerk chicken (great), and catfish (battered in pieces and deep fried - different but good). Sides - greens, mac & cheese, black-eyed peas, whipped sweet potatoes, cornbread - all... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Not a big or fancy restaurant and obviously popular. Especially if you want to sit outside, be prepared to wait if needed. It's worth it and they will get you seated as quickly as humanly possible. While you wait, enjoy a hand-shaken cocktail, well crafted by a bartender who is into the art. After 15 minutes or so, we were... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was our first time here on recommendation of our daughter for her graduation dinner. The place isn't huge, has a bar and small waiting area. It can get crowded and reservations aren't accepted. The ribs were excellent and the atmosphere felt a little like bbq in Memphis. The pulled pork and corn bread are must haves. Ver-ry reasonable prices!... More

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