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Porter Street BBQ of Arcata - CLOSED

665 Samoa Blvd., Arcata, CA
+1 707-826-7304
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
16 Nov 2013
“Great Humboldt option.”
19 Oct 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
665 Samoa Blvd., Arcata, CA
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

We were treated to dinner with a group of 14 people. Everyone really enjoyed the food. I am told it's a hot spot for Humboldt students. The place was busy the entire time we were there. Prices were reasonable. Service was slow for our large...More

Thank Darkdivine
Reviewed 19 October 2013

Very enjoyable lunch, chicken was juicy and flavorful Will definitely return the next time I am in town

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 6 September 2013

This self-ordering place is located in a previous gas station. Ordered 3 single beef ribs, a half baby back ribs, a half chicken, fries, cole slaw and cups of chowder and chili. Together with a side and 2 big cans of beer, the check was...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 3 July 2013 via mobile

The chick at the counter was giving us attitude. I asked if we could have a taste of potato salad and she said no but it is homemade. I said, "that doesn't mean it doesn't taste like s**t." We left, attitude from the chick was...More

Thank Rachaelsgirl
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Not much on ambiance but for just great tasting BBQ, this place is great. You go up and order your meal and they call you. They have a condiment bar where you can put extras on your food...pickles, peppers, etc. The BBQ sauce is especially...More

Thank Serenity777
Reviewed 9 October 2012

The large pulled pork sandwich comes with a large portion of pork at a very reasonable price and you can buy an extra sandwich bun and easily make two sandwiches. The condiment area has tons of stuff to put on your sandwich, too. Load it...More

Thank Ambersantacruz
Reviewed 29 September 2012

This is the place for delicious sandwiches! The BBQ chicken and the pulled pork sandwiches were outstanding! We had the clam chowder too.....wonderful!!

Thank Californiafatcat
Reviewed 16 June 2012

I love thier BBQ sauce honestly one of the main reasons I decided to eat there. The pulled pork sandwiches are the best always moist and cooked perfectly! Also the maccorini salad is also very good! If you like a good BBQ then you will...More

Thank kmarx121
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Visiting our son and checked trip advisor for a good lunch spot. When we got out of the car, the smell of BBQ meats was tantalizing! I ordered the tri-tip sandwich and it melted it my mouth!! Make sure to order the "side" for $2.50....More

Thank Jill-Doug
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We were visiting Arcata because our son attends school there and we all went out for some BBQ. Now this isn't the tidiest place around, but the food, pricing and staff are amazing. I'll make sure to visit anytime I'm out this way, but I'll...More

Thank Isabel B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 Samoa Blvd., Arcata, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-826-7304
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