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Russell Street Bar.B.Que

) #267 of 3,458 Restaurants in Portland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American, Barbecue
325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
+1 503-528-8224
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
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Reviews (155)
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Get the hush puppies & the bloody Mary! I loved this great little BBQ place. It had a very nice selection of meats and side dishes that made this southern girl pretty excited.

Thank Stephanie Z
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Was seated right away. Service was fair but way too long a wait for the food. Food prices are way over what they should be. Portions are small for what you pay and the bar-b-cue was what appeared to be yesterdays as it was only...More

Thank Guido G
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Good BBQ place in town. The sauces they have are good. The Killer could be more spicy since I love spicy. The BBQ ribs are good. Fries are good. Will come back for sure!

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We loved Russell Street! We found parking rather easily, and upon walking in were met with a friendly greeting. Decor is fresh and fun. We started with the pimento cheese appetizer (YUM!) and the hush puppies. I don't usually eat fried anything but wow, these...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This place wouldn't last five minutes in the south, but for the PDX it will make you cream your jeans because it tastes good enough and the meat has a smile scent.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The ribs were great as was the sauteed kale! Brown ale was yummy! Service was excellent! We were the last one in the place and we were not hurried to leave at all. It started to rain after as we were waiting outside for the...More

Thank Moira91011
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I stopped here for lunch with some local friends. This a nice little place with limited parking on the street. It is located out of the downtown area. The food was great, the strawberry lemonade was wonderful. My only complaint that their water tasted funny...More

Thank Bud M
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Most restaurants don't seem to get started until five on this street. If you are a bit earlier than that, this place won't disappoint you. It's comfortable, clean, sort of country decor, with bar B Que choices that are tender and succulent. The waiter, he's...More

Thank dave984MooseJaw
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My husband and I once again were in Portland in search of new and good places to eat. We decided to dedicate this trip to finding good barbeque. The reviews for Russell Street sounded good, so we gave it a try. We went for dinner,...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife & I love good barbeque and Russell Street certainly fills the bill. My kids (adults & some teens) all love the place as well. Diane, the owner is a real gem. She always asks how the meals are and makes sure everything is...More

Thank thehammer39
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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