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Papa's Soul Food Kitchen

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400 Blair Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
+1 541-342-7500
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First time at Papa's and we will be back. Service was amazing and the food blow my mind. Pulled pork sandwich my husband said was best he ever had. The fried chicken was crispy and juicy. And don't forget the southern kool-aid fizzy cocktail to pair with your food. We are happy and stuffed.

Thank shoegirl101
Eugene, Oregon
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived around 3pm on a Saturday. Walked right in with no wait. This is the time to go! My 22yr old son ordered the Briscut with a double order of Mac and Cheese-OMG THAT MAC!. I ordered the Pulled Pork Sandwich with a side of Papa's Fries. Everything was amazing! Papa would be proud.

Thank kara3sb
Eugene, Oregon
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92 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Papa's is a classic southern style BBQ place. Prices are reasonable and portions are good size. I have tried a variety of things and was quite pleased, even the fried okra was good.

Thank dpaufler
Licata, Italy
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

My father and I, both natives of South Carolina, visited this restaurant looking for some truly Southern cooking in this northwestern city. The fried chicken satisfied my demanding father, which is an accomplishment. I was less satisfied with the barbecued chicken: felt like just a pouring of strong barbecue sauce over the meat, and that sauce wasn't much to my... More 

Thank Helenr030447
Vancouver, WA, USA
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

My first time at this restaurant. Every barbeque restaurant usually has a "sampler" option where you get 3 items .... brisket, ribs, chicken ...... I had this with 2 sides (black eyed peas and okra). Everything was super. Flavorful and moist. Not everyone knows how to barbeque well, without having to try to cover up "dry" meat with their sauce.... More 

Thank golfnut71952
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

A great like hole in the wall with down home soul food. The food is consistent everytime we come. We have eaten the whole menu and then some (they have a daily special ) and it never disappoints. The chicken is fried to order so be prepared to wait a minute. THIS is not a place to eat if you... More 

Thank ldknapp
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Good place if you like bbq.Good place if you like outdoor dining.They served pretty good cocktails and service was good.would go back. It's a very nice locaton in the heart of the Whit.

Thank Lea H
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Great little place in an old home. Plenty of room for small and large groups, excellent lunch menu, gluten free options. I had the crawfish jambalaya, which was very, very good. Portions were generous and the lunch service was quick. The only downside: our server was new and could have benefited from more guidance as he learned the ropes.

Thank Redmeg93
Clovis, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Great amazing flavorful food. Just like home cooking. The best BBQ/Soul in Eugene. Very large portions. OMG!!! Chicken and Waffles.

Thank Mark J
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Papa's is an authentic Southern soul food restaurant in a vintage home in a mixed-use neighborhood. You'll see homes, businesses, including a cannabis dispensary next door, young families, college-aged young people and homeless men sleeping in the park at the rear of the restaurant. It wasn't scary, though. If you're from the South, you know there are two kinds of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Blair Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-342-7500

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