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Podnah's Pit BBQ

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” (131 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 3 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 18 March 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
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Like nearly every place in Portland, and America, these days, the wine in no bargain, but I was really impressed with the selection, and got a bottle Cameron Pinot Noir to go with my Pit-Boss Platter. Contrary to at least one other review, my brisket...More

Thank mstickler
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Good food not to expensive. Parking can be a pain somewhat but that’s pretty much the town. Enjoy the slaw best I had in a very long time. Good sauces to mix up the tastebuds.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

One of the better bbq in Portland. Staff was friendly and the tables were clean. Nice variety based on the expected meats. The really fantastic items were the corn bread and coleslaw. The coleslaw had quite a kick to it so be aware.

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Stick to BBQ. Have had lunch here it was very good....breakfast, not so much. Had the Chilliquelies, it was kind of tasteless. Large chunks of either green pepper or jalapenos, I'm not sure which, either way not ver spicy. The refried beans were okay, but...More

Thank MrsOregon2009
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Got the ribs and chicken. Excellent. Maybe a tad spicy for me, but I go for very mild spices. Lots of meat on ribs and a nice amount. Sauce included, but we didn’t need it. Reasonably priced for what you get. Also got Cole slaw...More

Thank C B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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