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Russell Street Bar.B.Que

325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
+1 503-528-8224
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (17 reviews)
“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really great BBQ place in Portland. All the meats we tried were excellent, with their homemade BBQ sauce as well. Portions are perfect, and side orders were also very yummy. Service was a bit slow. We were there for an early lunch...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I stopped in here to grab a bite to eat and was amazed. I've had BBQ from Colorado to North Caroline to New Jersey to California -- but this is one of the best BBQ places I've been. I only had time on this visit...More

Thank GonzoLeeMan
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Russell Street is just ok. It takes a while to get your food after ordering and the prices are a tad high. The baby backs were not as flavorful as I had hoped. The sandwiches are big though! I say give a try…

Thank Blackeel63
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I didn't want to get bar-b-que for dinner because i just knew it wouldn't measure up to the really good bbq we get at home...boy am I glad that I decided to give it a try! It was excellent! I had the pulled pork sandwich...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals I’ve had. Reputed by locals as perhaps the best BBQ in Portland. Out of the way location. Causal and almost plain but inviting interior with repurposed barrels as side tables and tin bins as hanging lamps. Food over the top...More

Thank jishenker
Reviewed 3 February 2018

We keep passing this place when in their part of town but finally got a chance to stop in for their good. My wife and I both ordered "marbled" brisket sandwiches (as it was lunchtime). The brisket was close to perfect -- nice pink rind,...More

Thank DeHypnotist
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Went there with family I was visiting for last dinner in Portland. Wait was long, but worth it. Nice beer selection, even a stout on tap. Portions were ample, moderately priced, and delicious. Nice selection of BBQ sauces, + more on the tables. Service was...More

Thank camstang
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Always on the hunt for good beef ribs. Tried Russell and left satisfied. Beef was tasty and tender. Did the mild sauce, which suited my fancy. 2 sides for me were the slaw and mashed potatoes. Restaurant was surprising empty on a Wednesday. Service was...More

Thank DT808
Reviewed 22 November 2017

My wife has celiac disease, so we're very careful when we eat out or order out. We have ordered out from Russell Street Barbecue twice - we usually get just the meat by the pound and GF sides. While the kitchen in not certified GF,...More

Thank aspradhan
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We went here for a dinner and all food was very delicious, the waitress was very kind and friendly I recommend this place

Thank Alessandro P
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Michelle B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-528-8224
  • E-mail
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