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Porky's Pit

318 E Queen Isabella, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2407
+1 956-772-8143
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“brisket” (13 reviews)
“charro beans” (6 reviews)
“loaded potato” (2 reviews)
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318 E Queen Isabella, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2407
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I ate there yesterday & hadn't realized there was new ownership. Very good improvements. Especially in service. Now owned by an Army vet helicopter pilot & his soon to be wife. They were kind enough to show me the pit & kitchen after our lunch....More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the ribs and brisket platter. The ribs were overcooked to the point that they fell off the bone and were soggy. The brisket was the fattiest brisket I have ever had. I don't think these folks have been told that to do brisket...More

Thank DNver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled pork, mac 'n cheese, and desserts were all awesome! Inside is nice and sporty. Best food we've had on our trip to South Padre Island! Prices good too!

Thank Zach C
Reviewed 8 July 2018

If you are vacationing on South Padre Island, cross the Causeway into Port Isabel to get delicious BBQ at Porky's BBQ Pit diagonally from the Lighthouse. Check hours - Closed one day a week (I think Sunday.) My favorite entree or sandwich is the Brisket...More

Thank lincoff
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We had a late lunch (2pm) here. Hubby ordered the brisket and chicken plate and I got a chicken plate, I asked if the chicken was dry and was told no. So when it came and was so dry it stuck to my teeth and...More

Thank Bernadetteere
Reviewed 2 June 2018

BBQ is hard to find in deep south Texas and is usually over cooked and dry. Porky's sliced brisket was moist and tender and affordable. Service was very good and they offer the National Beer of Texas and others as well.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Dined here twice on our visit to Port Isabelle and what great barbecue food it was. We had the Beef Brisket on our first visit & the special two meats special on our second visit, Ribs & Pulled Pork. It also came with two sides,...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by with the family. (Yes, they have kids meals.) We all enjoyed the pulled pork. Yummy smoky flavor. I had the baked potato special. One of the best things I’ve eaten. Our food came super fast too, which is always a plus. Finally, the...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 20 February 2018

we had their two meat special with ribs and sausage and two sides including potato salad and mac and cheese. the food was not good, the ribs seemed days old, dry and no flavor and the sausage tasted like kubasa with no smoke on either....More

Thank Wanda C
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We tried Porky’s this year for the first time. It is on our list of favorite restaurants in Port Isabel. We’ve been coming to SPI for 12 years now and was bored with the same old restaurants. We love the pulled pork sandwich and the...More

Thank Ken G
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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 E Queen Isabella, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-772-8143
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