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Back Porch Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530
+1 541-899-8821
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Ashland, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, delicious, home made food. From BBQ to salads, to an excellent steak- I always will recommend the Back Porch!

Thank mccarthynova
Medford, Oregon
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very good down home meal with friends. The Back Porch does a great job on all of their meats. The sandwiches are excellent. Burgers are huge and tasty. Good beer selection. We had young kids in our group and were welcomed.

Thank garyrichard
West Haven, Utah
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Love the ribeye, ribs, Prime rib, and the German sausages. We eat here often and the service is usually pretty good but at times has been slow but understandably only when it is very busy. Parking is an issue and because the food is so good it is usually pretty full. The choice of beer is limited but what they... More 

Thank chris c
Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States
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127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

the Peach salsa was one of the best things I've ever eaten! Everyones' meals were good and really plentiful.

Thank Sippi L
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We've been going to Backporch for over 10 years and tonight was our last!!! I realize the holidays are stressful and busy but from the moment we stepped into one of our favorites, we were treated as an inconvenience. He was extremely rude and short with us when we asked if we could grab any table available. Then, to add... More 

Thank mel8402
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Creative quality bar and grill fare in portions that will satisfy the starving. Friendly hometown service. The BBQ brisket is the best ever. A winner.

Thank Ron J
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Casual, friendly with a touch of western, room in back has the bar as well. The waitresses are great, really helpful and eager to please with a generous hand with the bar drinks. The servings are sizable, we always take home extra. Barbecue is a hot ticket, the salads are really delicious. The menu is heavy on the meat, with... More 

Thank ljutzi
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The brisket and the ahi tuna tacos were the best we've ever had. They also make a brisket jalapeno melt that is out of this world. The atmosphere is friendly with great service. Not to be missed if you are in this town. Kevin, the Russell Crow double just might be your bartender too!

Thank jholyko
Sacramento, California
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were hoping to find a lunch place to eat outdoors with our dogs. Unfortunately found very few places in Southern Oregon where we could dine al fresco with our pooches. We stopped at the Back Porch because we thought they, well, had a back porch. They may have at one time. But the entire restaurant is enclosed and the... More 

Thank SacValleyGirl
Grass Valley, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I got to pick restaurant last night so my husband got to pick today. It was our first time at Back Porch BBQ and a local recommended it. My grilled cheese with avocado and tomato was huge and yummy. I could only finish half. My husband had a bbq beef sandwich and he loved the smoky goodness. The portions were... More 

Thank Robin L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 541-899-8821
Family owned and operated since 1989, the Back Porch Bar & Grill, formerly known as the Back Porch BBQ, can be found in the Historic town of Jacksonville, Oregon. Serving up authentic Texas Style BBQ, Steaks, Burgers, Sandwiches, Wraps, Entree Salads, and so much more, the Back Porch Bar & Grill will please even the pickiest eaters of your group.
Whether your destination is Historic Jacksonville or the Applegate Wine Country, the Back Porch Bar & Grill is definitely the place to eat before or after your visit. Our city boasts its designation as a National Historic Landmark, having preserved its Gold Rush Roots from the 1800s. The Back Porch is filled with wagon wheels, saddles, and pictures from a long forgotten era, keeping with the theme of our historic city.
For the over 21 crowd, our bar is the perfect place to eat, relax, have a drink, watch a game, and enjoy catching up with friends. We feature some great local wines, beers, and amazing signature cocktails.
Open 7 days a week, the Back Porch Bar & Grill invites you to "kick off your boots and stay awhile."

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