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Porky's Smokehouse and Grill

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504 E Carolanne Blvd, Marshall, TX 75672-7700
903-927-2144
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family lives in Marshall and got a big order of catfish for dinner. The best catfish I'd ever had! The breading is seasoned so deliciously! Yum! I liked the hushpuppies too! I'm told the BBQ it's not as good. It's really just best to stick too catfish.

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Thank Maryanne S
Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Went to the drive-thru for sandwiches and sides. The staff seemed bothered to be at work, but they got our order right. We got the 'pigout'- four pulled pork sandwiches, plus a half-slab of ribs, a side of potato salad and beans. The sides were decent, the ribs were acceptable but a bit fattier than I am accustomed to for... More 

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Thank Shannon A
Marshall, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The signage outside implies this is a BBQ spot but the secret is they are much more. Down home service and great catfish filets cooked light and crispy and not greasy. As far as the BBQ side of the menu I can highly recommend the pulled pork. Definitely multiple repeat trips.

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Thank pjg55
Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I was looking for BBQ in Marshall yesterday as i passed through on I-20. I pulled up to this place and was hesitant to even order here. this is not a BBQ joint (as smokehouse implies) it is a grill. Perhaps the grill food is good, but the BBQ i had was the worst i've ever had. i ordered turkey... More 

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Marshall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Porkys may say smokehouse and grill, and don't get me wrong, they have excellent barbecue, but my favorite thing at Porkys is the fish plate. You can choose the 1 piece or 2 piece, which really means 2 or 4 pieces, of deep fried catfish, served with all the fixins and sides of your choice. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank Zachary L
Newburgh, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Passing through Marshall, TX while traveling, decided to stop for lunch. Preferring locally owned, off the beaten track places over the burger and fast food chains, I found Porky's. I tried the two meat combo plate with smoked sausage and pulled pork, and with sides of beans and potato salad. It was all very good. Very tasty sides. The Beans... More 

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Thank Thomas M
Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food is absolutely fresh and to die for. We had the BBQ dinner with pulled pork, turkey with a side of fries and beans for my hubby and he ate it all, although the portion was quite big. I had the BBQ dinner with ribs and turkey wit a side of homemade potato salad and coleslaw. I couldn't finish... More 

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Thank Dutchkathy
Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

I go to school across the street and decided to have lunch here. I ordered a sliced beef sandwich. The bricket was terrible. There was no smoke ring at all. The place says smokehouse so i assumed they actually smoked their brisket. Brisket tasted like they cooked it in an oven. The best part of the sandwich was the bun.... More 

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Thank marshalllee
New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband had the chicken and I had the best fried catfish I have ever eaten!!!!!! Our service was as good as the food. My baked potato was huge and amazing, the coleslaw was the best my husband said his chicken was so juicy he wanted to lick his plate. Also the people that were eating there were the friendliest... More 

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Thank hotelshoney
Central Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Ate here with a group and had a good meal. Excellent server named April most helpful. Really good. Well worth a return trip.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 E Carolanne Blvd, Marshall, TX 75672-7700
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marshall
  • Phone Number: 903-927-2144

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