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504 E Carolanne Blvd, Marshall, TX 75672-7700
903-927-2144
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Barbecue

This down home restaurant is like a breath of fresh air amongst the chain restaurants that surround it. Great pulled pork sandwich. Potato salad is homemade. Giant sized iced tea. Would highly recommend this place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Dini O
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Richmond, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We ate here due to a recommendation from a staff person at our hotel. She said it had great catfish. My husband likes catfish, but I'm not a fish person so I ordered barbeque beef. It was a huge serving, but the taste was off. I only ate a small amount, picking through to find pieces that didn't taste strange.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I dread giving bad reviews. I had the chopped beef sandwich. My wife had the sliced beef. It was half fat and could barely cut it with the knife we had to ask for. I am glad mine was chopped, because I would have never been able to chew it. No flavor. Tough. The bun was toaster to a nice...crunch.... More 

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Concord, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The staff seemed distracted by talking to other customers and I had to repeat my order due to it. The barbeque pork was adequate, nothing to write home about. The brisket was better. Plenty of sides to choose from. Again, adequate and not overly flavorful. but large helpings. Baked items were extra and VERY pricey. 7.50 for a dozen cookies!... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This down home restaurant is like a breath of fresh air amongst the chain restaurants that surround it. Great pulled pork sandwich. Potato salad is homemade. Giant sized iced tea. Would highly recommend this place.

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Whitehouse, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Don't waste your time on the BBQ. Get the catfish. It. Is. AWESOME. I'm am beyond picky when it comes to catfish because I don't want the muddy taste that I can't seem to get away from. But not at Porky's! That stuff is legit!

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Marshall, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Love the fish plates, the bake potatoes are huge, brown beefs are good. The prices are excellent. Not a fancy place but the service is good.

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Carthage, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My brother-in-law and his wife took my wife and I here. The FRIED catfish and smoked Turkey were well & and properly prepared. The Pie for dessert was wonderful.

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Waskom, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We arrived at Porky's to pop in and get a to-go order at 1:00 P.M. We ordered a rib plate, a hamburger, and a chicken sandwich. The last of the lunch crowd was finishing up, and as I waited on my order, I noticed each person that came to the register to pay their bill had to wait on the... More 

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Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a local favorite which speaks volumes to me. I had the rib plate that was excellent. No alcohol served. But you could always order out! Service was fast even though they were busy on a Wednesday evening.

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Marshall, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have been to Porky's twice and each time we were told they were out of something. The first time they were out of baked potatoes, but then I heard the waitress say that they had to use their potatoes because they ran out of fries. Then as we were leaving we heard them tell someone they were out of... More 

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Address: 504 E Carolanne Blvd, Marshall, TX 75672-7700
Phone Number: 903-927-2144
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marshall
Cuisine: Barbecue

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  • Address: 504 E Carolanne Blvd, Marshall, TX 75672-7700
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marshall
  • Phone Number: 903-927-2144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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