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Rollin Thunder Bbq

American, Barbecue, Southwestern
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77 11th St, Astoria, OR 97103-4185
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

A group of us rode down through Astoria with plans to go over North over the bridge to a car show but traffic was so bad coming back, we decided to stop and have lunch and then return to Portland via 101 and 26. One of our group mentioned this place and I had never been here before. It sits... More 

Thank Lawrence O
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic smoked and slow cooked meats. We had the smoked chicken and the pulled pork, it was fantastic. The owner was also very kind and chatty. Right by the water in the heart of Astoria.

Thank Jaci B
Vancouver, Washington
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We found this place while walking on the river walk; the gentleman greeted us warmly. However, it seemed a bit dingy. The food was pretty decent, quiet location. Overall a good experience.

Thank Tracy T
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite on our drive home from a weekend on the Oregon Coast, thanks to Yelp we found this fantastic little place. We were greeted by an ear to ear smile from what I assumed was the owner. His menu was simple and straight to the point, it pointed to some damn good bbq. We had... More 

Thank Papacito62
Astoria, Oregon
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207 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Can't miss if you like BarBQ. Generous portions, great prices, good seating, specials, room for kids to roam in the building, very nice owner, house cat... Cars everywhere. What else could you ask for?

Thank oregonoma4
Sunnyside, Washington
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016

The chicken, ribs and pulled pork sandwiches are EXCELLENT! The food tastes very home made. Don't judge this food, by it's location! I discovered this place by accident. My crew and I were hungry after our coastal trip, and all the other restaurants were full. We tried out this place, and got greeted by a cat (Restaurant pet?), and then... More 

Thank Junior_Estrada
Warrenton, Oregon
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

Forget about table linens, forget about table service, forget about fancy china - Rollin Thunder is all about BBQ! And Bruce absolutely does BBQ right! A great selection of meats are nicely complimented by hearty, fresh made sides - and all at extremely reasonable prices. I've tried them all - but always come back to my fave chicken breasts with... More 

Thank Mike D
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

We were strolling the river walk and looking for somewhere for lunch. My husband had been fancying ribs for the best part of a week and we saw this place and he was going no further. It is a real no nonsense rib shack. The guy (Bruce I think) was friendly and helpful. The ribs were great - my husband... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

Bruce does it good! Great ribs great pulled pork missed out on the chicken,it did not matter. Bruce made it right with a great deal. The cole slaw was awesome the whole meal was great. Check out the interesting building nice views kool people.

Thank lameduckflies
Asheville, North Carolina
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50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch there. The food was great and reasonably priced. I have a pulled pork sandwich, potato salad and a soda for $7. It is not a fancy place but was clean and the guy running the place was very nice. I would go back again

Thank pamelagreenedixon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 11th St, Astoria, OR 97103-4185
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
  • Phone Number: 503-325-5936

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?