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Back Porch Bar & Grill

605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530
+1 541-899-8821
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“back porch” (24 reviews)
“beef brisket” (8 reviews)
“coleslaw” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Food is good, they have great hamburgers and excellent service. They have some fun alcoholic beverages as well.

Thank Melanie97526
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The barbecue here is OK, not great. We had the pulled pork and the chicken; the chicken was better. Fries were average; potato salad had too much mayo; baked beans had a good flavor but were WAY too spicy (and we like spicy food). The...More

Thank Twonette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered the swinging doors and through the archway of wore cowboys boots to be seated at a comfortable table with a window view. The aspects of the dining area include some great memorabilia with show posters, saddle trappings and some classic western appointments. The...More

Thank Erickroses
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One fo the best burgers I have had in a while! The Doc Holliday! My boyfriend had the bq sampler plate, although it was good, it seemed to be a very small portion. Food had great flavor!

Thank anjeep90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best bbq food in all if jackson county, all the food taste great, real smoked meats and fall off the bone ribs. Huge burgers and mega salads. The prices are about average for a bbq restraunt. Service is very good and friendly.

Thank Greg103074
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place to stop in for lunch uin a laid back atmposphere. We had Santa Fe spring rolls and shared a pulled pork sandwhich.

Thank mdk3875
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Back Porch BBQ is our favorite "go-to" when we're in Jacksonville. You can cut their beef brisket with a fork. So tender! Portions are huge. Great value. Everything home-made. An acquaintance we met who was raised in Texas recently ate there and gave it his...More

Thank SilverAnniversary84
Reviewed 30 June 2017

You absolutely must love heavy greasy dishes to like what they offer in this restaurant. Restaurant is themed as Southwestern, but that may be an insult to the genre. We started with deep-fried green beans which came out a very dark unappetizing brown. It is...More

Thank Len T R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We stopped in for dinner on a Monday night. The hostess correctly guessed that we'd be more comfortable in the bar since we didn't have kids and the dining room was packed with families. We both ordered brisket. My husband had the sandwich and I...More

Thank TCA99
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We are spending two days in Jacksonville after visiting Crater Lake National Park. We are taking it easy & relaxing. We went to Back Porch for breakfast / Lunch and we were very surprise with the food they served. The restaurant is easy to find...More

Thank Gerald M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 541-899-8821
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Family owned and operated since 1989, the Back Porch Bar & Grill, formerly known as the Back Porch BBQ, can be found in the Historic town of Jacksonville, Oregon. Serving up authentic Texas Style BBQ, Steaks, Burgers, Sandwiches, Wraps, Entree Salads, and so much more, the Back Porch Bar & Grill will please even the pickiest eaters of your group. Whether your destination is Historic Jacksonville or the Applegate Wine Country, the Back Porch Bar & Grill is definitely the place to eat before or after your visit. Our city boasts its designation as a National Historic Landmark, having preserved its Gold Rush Roots from the 1800s. The Back Porch is filled with wagon wheels, saddles, and pictures from a long forgotten era, keeping with the theme of our historic city. For the over 21 crowd, our bar is the perfect place to eat, relax, have a drink, watch a game, and enjoy catching up with friends. We feature some great local wines, beers, and amazing signature cocktails. Open 7 days a week, the Back Porch Bar & Grill invites you to "kick off your boots and stay awhile."
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