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Podnah's Pit BBQ

1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
+1 503-281-3700
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq beans” (35 reviews)
“brisket” (126 reviews)
“coleslaw” (36 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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1625 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211-4929
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was hooked on the first bite. After ate the next bite, I knew I was in heaven. It is most amazing food well worth the drive across Portland if you’re in town. I will make the pilgrimage again to come to this place. The...More

Thank Curtis G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to Podnah’s and I was blown away. The ribs are unbelievable, the brisket would cut with a fork, the coleslaw was fantastic and the corn bread with honey was delicious. The pull pork was the best. This was a great place to come...More

Thank 838donc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for lunch and I'm so glad we did! It was a Thursday afternoon so was relatively quiet and we were greeted with huge smiles all round. My wife struggled to choose a beer so the server recommended a few...More

Thank CallsignViper84
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This little restaurant offers tasty smoked meats and delicious sides. The staff is friendly, but not over zealous in their mission to serve. The restaurant is clean and open with windows that open in the summer to let the breeeze in. There's also tables outside...More

Thank Lourdes D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Unpretentious friendly setting with probably the best sandwich I have ever had. The quality and taste of the sliced brisket was absolutely great.My dining mates raved about their smoked pork sandwiches.I enjoyed a corner table where I witnessed 3 people carefully tending meats in a...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Portland is not necessary a place I think of for great barbecue, but this was a wonderful find. We had arrived at the airport about 7:30pm on a Saturday night and had a taste for Barbecue. TripAdvisor and Yelp reviews led us here. It's not...More

Thank Tribe93
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We went on a busy Thursday evening but it wasn't long before we were seated and perusing a menu whilst sipping on a local beer. Of course we chose the ribs and although I'm no expert on American style BBQ, we both thought they were...More

Thank Neil E
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great place to find ribs! I had the Carolina ribs, 3 pieces with cornbread, a side of cole slaw and their special mac and cheese with green chilis. Delightful combination. Arrive early before the crowds...we arrived around 4:30 on a Saturday and beat the crowd....More

Thank Katrina49
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Food was way too salty for my taste. The chicken quarter was a leg and thigh piece that was the size on a Cornish game hen. Just way too much salt. still burping up dinner.

Thank TOPHAT4321
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

After enjoying half the menu (we ate family style), I can say it is delicious and definitely worth checking out. The only requirement of your visit is that you have the Frito Pie. If you don't, I would argue that you didn't really experience the...More

Thank Aaron V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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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