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The People's Pig

SW 9th and Alder, 30th And Burnside, Portland, OR
+1 503-282-2800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (8 reviews)
“smoked meat” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
SW 9th and Alder, 30th And Burnside, Portland, OR
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

After moving to the PWN from the deep south I gave up on finding good BBQ approximately 3 years ago. This spot cured me of my poor perceptions. While I don't think any one nation or region can claim to be a BBQ capital, Portland...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I picked up BBQ to go at the People's Pig at their new location on East Burnside Street. I ordered the brisket with macaroni salad and collard greens. The food was excellent. The brisket was juicy and delicious and not dry like you get at...More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The People's Pig is very different from typical any other BBQ I've ever had so go in with an open mind and you will be pleased. The sides were killer, especially the corn bread with honey. The pork and lamb were very good but for...More

2  Thank glt205
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch yesterday based on a couple of recommendations from family and friends and was blown away by both the employees and the food. Had the BBQ pork sandwich on their homemade sourdough bun with sauce and coleslaw and a side of potato salad. Service...More

Thank mikeflOrlando
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The food here was delicious (although the menu somewhat limited) and I loved the little covered area out back for seating! We did wait an unusually long time for our food, in fact our friends who ordered before us were done before we got our...More

Thank Pirateslifeforme00
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I was so looking forward to eating here after reading all the reviews. Sorry but TA let me down. The food was so-so, maybe a 2.5 rating at best. I guess the best way to describe our experience is to say we will not be...More

Thank chillynv
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This was a total surprise and what a treat. Funky place with the best ribs and brisket I have ever had. Both were juicy, tasty and succulent. The best flavor. The side dishes are killer as well. If I lived closer, I would be there...More

Thank paula t
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You might want to come check out this place in the beginning of your tour, as you very well may want to return. More than once. I wished I had this insight on my trip. I am not sure if it is the best, as...More

Thank eug w
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of the items they served in our party and we all agreed the best two items were the Smoked fried chicken sandwich and the Mac salad. Both were amazing and I highly recommend. We liked everything else also with the exception...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I broke the cardinal rule of being a foodie guy.... I didn't bring my cell phone or a camera when I went to People's Pig! PEOPLE'S PIG is PORKTACULAR! Yea.... I just made that up... ;-) Located on the ever changing Williams St in NE...More

Thank Mike W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SW 9th and Alder, 30th And Burnside, Portland, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-282-2800
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