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Podnah's Pit BBQ

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1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
+1 503-281-3700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq beans” (36 reviews)
“brisket” (132 reviews)
“coleslaw” (39 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
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Reviewed yesterday

Who'da thought you'd find a rustic BBQ restaurant in the city? Being from Texas we had a taste for some good old BBQ beef ! Glad we found Podnah's . . . It was like being back in Texas again. The brisket was to die...More

Thank RalphRR
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every time my husband and I travel we always look for a restaurant that has appeared on one of the food network shows. Podnah’s came up and we always love a good bbq. So my husband, brother in law and myself came here and OMG...More

Thank Liberty W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife, Grandson #6, and myself stopped in today - June 7th, 2018 on our way back to Washington because we had seen Podnah's on Triple D - Wife had the BBQ Sandwich, I had the PitBoss. Wife said her sandwich was spicy / hot but...More

Thank Inspector-Jim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in here with hubby and friend before going to a concert on Tuesday night. Popped in here about 5:30 and it was empty, but it filled up very quickly, and the place was full by 6pm. The Tuesday special is their "rib plate" -...More

Thank 503Jetsetter
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in because Podnah's was on Diners, Driveins and Dives. My husband and I shared a Pittboss platter and we could not finish it all. It probably could have fed 3 people, but we did get to try all the different meats. We had...More

Thank Gunlakers
Reviewed April 22, 2018

THE place for smoked meat. Take note of the daily specials schedule - prime rib on Saturdays, individual beef ribs on Mondays are favorites of mine. Why do I not get here more often?

Thank westley_evan256
Reviewed April 6, 2018

My son dragged me across town on a Saturday night to eat here. WOW, so glad he did! The wait was short even for a weekend, and the smell made my mouth water. My wife ordered the smoked prime rib, I went for a la...More

Thank Rmac1164
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

It was my last night in Portland so I thought I would get BBQ. This place had a busy, friendly vibe. I sat at the counter and ordered a nice IPA and the "Pit Boss" - a combo of brisket, pulled pork, ribs and smoked...More

Thank drjudo
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here with friends and while you can’t make a reservation, the wait was worth it. Pro tip—don’t waste the stomach space on the sides. The black eyed pea salad and the cole slaw sat largely untouched as we gorged on succulent beef,...More

Thank Russell A
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The hostess last night March 16th was so rude with her comments that we just about left. Besides her comments our visit turned out well. The catfish was wonderful the ribs brisket and pulled pork great.

Thank danielaleneric
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-281-3700
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