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Back Porch Bar & Grill

605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530
+1 541-899-8821
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“back porch” (24 reviews)
“beef brisket” (8 reviews)
“coleslaw” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Locally owned restaurant and bar. Absolutely the best hamburger I have ever had. With a variety of choices. Wait staff is friendly and efficient. Worth the trip.

Thank bethlindsay17
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went with a large group, which is a bit of a problem, but the wait staff did a good job. I had the beef brisket which was outstanding. The place was crowded and parking is a real challenge. We were seated in the bar,...More

Thank 1958DumbSmack
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The place looks old because it is. The ceilings are low and the set up a little different due to the nature of the place. Good ole basic American food. Nothing fancy or incredibly special but very good and worth trying out.

Thank PNG98
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places. The service is awesome and the food is fabulous! I love the atmosphere. We have recently introduced a few friends to the Back Porch and they enjoyed it too. If you like Brisket, it melts in your mouth!!...More

Thank NativeAshlandite
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best hamburgers I have eaten. Toys to keep little ones occupied. Very friendly staff. Quaint atmosphere.

Thank consumerchick
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Back Porch Bar & Grill 605 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville, OR 97530 My friend and I had lunch today at the Back Porch Bar and Grill today in Jacksonville OR. We sat in the front of the restaurant at a table. The place is clean...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, delicious, home made food. From BBQ to salads, to an excellent steak- I always will recommend the Back Porch!

Thank mccarthynova
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Very good down home meal with friends. The Back Porch does a great job on all of their meats. The sandwiches are excellent. Burgers are huge and tasty. Good beer selection. We had young kids in our group and were welcomed.

Thank garyrichard
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Love the ribeye, ribs, Prime rib, and the German sausages. We eat here often and the service is usually pretty good but at times has been slow but understandably only when it is very busy. Parking is an issue and because the food is so...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 20 January 2017

the Peach salsa was one of the best things I've ever eaten! Everyones' meals were good and really plentiful.

Thank Sippi L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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