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Porter Street Barbeque

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605 Broadway, Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-1700
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McKinleyville, California
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always think I will try ordering their hamburgers, but the tri-tip always wins. You can get a tri-tip sandwich in either 6" or 12" sizes and any condiments you might think of are available to add to your sandwich. Tried the BBQ pork and chicken and they are good, but my fav is the tri tip.

Thank rodjk37
Schaumburg, Illinois
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Tri tip seems to be the house speciality. So I get thr pulled pork . Not bad, everyone else gotthe tri tip ane really enjoyed it. No fries! but that was ok because they had sides like potato sald (very good) cole slaw and chili.

Thank DOUG D
Templeton, California
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Very few places seem to get the approval of the entire family but Porter Street Barbeque is one of them. We visited here a few years back and again today and everyone was happy with their selection. We liked the pulled pork and tri tip sandwiches. I like how the BBQ pork is served in a container allowing the customer... More 

Thank wpr2
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Maybe it's just me, but the sliced pork sandwich was barely edible. It was sliced thin and grilled till every last grain of taste and moisture was eliminated. If I eat there again, I wouldn't order that. Atmosphere is coffee shop mediocre.

Thank James P
Eureka, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

They are known for their tri tip sandwiches. Always good but the inside of the restaurant itself is disgusting, tired and on serious need of a remodel. I order take out because it is very uncomfortable to eat in there.

Thank electrichellfrog
Coos Bay, Oregon
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185 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I have not been here is several years. Used to go here before we moved and get a pound of the tri tip meat and make sandwiches as we wanted them at home. The quality of the meat (sandwich) was Very Good. The service here was Excellent. The price (around $9 for a small tri tip sandwich) is a little... More 

Thank Richard E
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148 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We have wanted to try this place for some time and during a recent family visit we finally stopped. Wow, what took us so long! This place is awesome! Awesome BBQ!! Best tri-tip we've ever had and we have had lots of BBQ. Get the tri-tip!!!!!! I won't takeaway from other items as their chicken was great, burger was great,... More 

Thank pjmartin1998
Eureka, California
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Once in a while we'll have one of the sandwiches offered - usually beef or pork - and they're excellent and very large and will definitely fill you up. About once a month we get a whole rack of ribs to go - the beef is good, but does not have a whole lot of meat. The pork is out... More 

Thank Benita R
Beaverton, Oregon
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Best BBQ I've found outside Arthur Bryant's in Kansas City, MO. You have to tear the meat off the bone - a good thing - versus seeing it drop off like the ribs were boiled. One of a very limited group of BBQ houses that do beef ribs. And their sauce is just spicy enough for me. Prefer the location... More 

Thank Gordon C
Sacramento, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Down home BBQ diner. Large entrée portions with generous side servings, but a bit pricey.. Bring your appetite.

Thank Jack A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 Broadway, Eureka, CA 95501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Eureka
  • Phone Number: (707) 443-1700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?