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Smokehouse 21

) #1,528 of 3,597 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ American, Barbecue
413 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1103
+1 971-373-8990
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good52%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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“baked beans” (7 reviews)
“brisket” (22 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
413 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1103
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

This wouldn't fly in the south, but in Port Land it is pretty rootin tootin good. Nice side dishes too.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Awesome food! Very tasty. Great selection of food with very delicious side orders to go with the meal. Bye out time for this place, you will be happy you did. Not a 5 because the service was slow. It was around 2p when we went...More

Thank Lizziediamond
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Good dishes and generous. I think is not very convenient to eat on tray but it's fun. Service efficient.

Thank Marine B
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Do you like jerky? Everything was smoked to within about a minute of turning into jerky. Four adults ate here, and everyone ordered a different meat. The spare ribs and pulled pork sandwich were dry and unappetizing. The brisket burnt ends and pork cheeks were...More

Thank F_R1372
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The good: pulled pork, smoked salmon The bad: brisket and burnt ends The awesome: corn bread The average: baked beans Service was solid. Music a tad loud. Nice place. Cocktail with strawberry and pepper vodka was great. The brisket, however , was dry and tough....More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We tried a variety of starters, 4 different meats, several sides, and two cocktails. Everything was very good. Our servers were attentive and fun. Will visit again.

Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Let's get down to it. I used to think Russell Street was the best, and it still ranks up there. But this small hand crafted barbecue place takes it away, and then some. Perfectly cooked and seasoned, they choose more lean cuts. The brisket, burnt...More

Thank The_Idey
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This place was recommended by a friend. I assumed being known for its BBQ I would see a smoker or pit. Its actually located in a older building. There was limited seating. I tried the cheeks, some brisket and a rib. They were all good...More

Thank eatintheclaw
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Small place that has great food. The owner is ever present and more than willing to talk about what they do. The smoked meats are great. Get here early or put our name on the list inside the door so they can call you when...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Pass by and the smoke hit me like a call from the wild, indeed got in. Service was polite and attentive. Ordered a devil egg, simple but good and pretty well executed. The yolk was smooth and creamy, flavorful. Ordered the sample plate and my...More

Thank Food T
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1103
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 971-373-8990
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