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Porky's Smokehouse and Grill

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504 E Carolanne Blvd, Marshall, TX 75672-7700
+1 903-927-2144
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Marshall, Texas
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like southern food like fried catfish and pulled pork sandwiches, then I highly recommend this place. They'll even cook your fish special (want it extra done? thinner slices?) Prices are reasonable. The fountain Pepsi is some of the best I've had. The meat-stuffed baked potatoes are good, but a bit on the small side and expensive for what... More 

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Waskom, Texas
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Porky's is a home town owner business with a friendly staff. The food is always served hot and fresh and there's plenty of it. Just remember, if you order the one fish filet plate you get two large filets! (A filet from both sides of the fish, they say)! A great place for lunch of dinner alone, with family, or... More 

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Thank BJ903
Garland, Texas
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215 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The sausage is pretty good. Potato salad is real good. Beans just ok. Okra is pretty good. Place was clean with friendly service & decent prices so all-in-all, it's a decent place to eat.

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Thank Kenneth R
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I trusted other reviews and chose the fried catfish rather than BBQ, and wasn't disappointed! A hefty serving, with great sides, served quickly and kindly.

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Thank M9876789
Marshall, Texas
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107 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Porky's is really come-as-you-are down home. The delicious Porky Pig is addictive! It's a ground pork barbeque sandwich that is irresistible. Also, Porky's fried fish is mouth watering! Really different, because of the special breading; I haven't found anything like it, and it is very popular - no wonder! By the way, the french fries are also delicious.

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Thank keepmovin63
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Was recommend by a local person from Marshal Texas. She said best catfish in town. Was a huge plate of food for the price and couldn't eat it all. Service okay. Clean place. Old building. Throw away plates and utensils. Styrofoam glasses. We had the catfish and I thought it was too salty. My wife got very sick later as... More 

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Thank Ronnie S
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My family lives in Marshall and got a big order of catfish for dinner. The best catfish I'd ever had! The breading is seasoned so deliciously! Yum! I liked the hushpuppies too! I'm told the BBQ it's not as good. It's really just best to stick too catfish.

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Thank Maryanne S
Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Went to the drive-thru for sandwiches and sides. The staff seemed bothered to be at work, but they got our order right. We got the 'pigout'- four pulled pork sandwiches, plus a half-slab of ribs, a side of potato salad and beans. The sides were decent, the ribs were acceptable but a bit fattier than I am accustomed to for... More 

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Thank Shannon A
Marshall, Texas
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The signage outside implies this is a BBQ spot but the secret is they are much more. Down home service and great catfish filets cooked light and crispy and not greasy. As far as the BBQ side of the menu I can highly recommend the pulled pork. Definitely multiple repeat trips.

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Thank pjg55
Louisiana
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I was looking for BBQ in Marshall yesterday as i passed through on I-20. I pulled up to this place and was hesitant to even order here. this is not a BBQ joint (as smokehouse implies) it is a grill. Perhaps the grill food is good, but the BBQ i had was the worst i've ever had. i ordered turkey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 E Carolanne Blvd, Marshall, TX 75672-7700
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Marshall
  • Phone Number: +1 903-927-2144

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