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The People's Pig

SW 9th and Alder, Portland, OR
+1 503-282-2800
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (8 reviews)
“smoked meat” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
SW 9th and Alder, Portland, OR
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The People's Pig is very different from typical any other BBQ I've ever had so go in with an open mind and you will be pleased. The sides were killer, especially the corn bread with honey. The pork and lamb were very good but for...More

2  Thank glt205
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch yesterday based on a couple of recommendations from family and friends and was blown away by both the employees and the food. Had the BBQ pork sandwich on their homemade sourdough bun with sauce and coleslaw and a side of potato salad. Service...More

Thank mikeflOrlando
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The food here was delicious (although the menu somewhat limited) and I loved the little covered area out back for seating! We did wait an unusually long time for our food, in fact our friends who ordered before us were done before we got our...More

Thank Pirateslifeforme00
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I was so looking forward to eating here after reading all the reviews. Sorry but TA let me down. The food was so-so, maybe a 2.5 rating at best. I guess the best way to describe our experience is to say we will not be...More

Thank chillynv
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This was a total surprise and what a treat. Funky place with the best ribs and brisket I have ever had. Both were juicy, tasty and succulent. The best flavor. The side dishes are killer as well. If I lived closer, I would be there...More

Thank paula t
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You might want to come check out this place in the beginning of your tour, as you very well may want to return. More than once. I wished I had this insight on my trip. I am not sure if it is the best, as...More

Thank eug w
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of the items they served in our party and we all agreed the best two items were the Smoked fried chicken sandwich and the Mac salad. Both were amazing and I highly recommend. We liked everything else also with the exception...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I broke the cardinal rule of being a foodie guy.... I didn't bring my cell phone or a camera when I went to People's Pig! PEOPLE'S PIG is PORKTACULAR! Yea.... I just made that up... ;-) Located on the ever changing Williams St in NE...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Wanted to love this spot - it has eclectic Portland written all over it but sadly doesn't live up to the hype... First time I made what most would consider a rookie mistake, I ordered the chicken sandwich and it was barley edible w/all the...More

Thank HawaiianinOregon
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My taste buds started watering when I saw the smokers going right outside. Gritty atmosphere. Great smoked meat. Excellent collards and cornbread. Reasonable prices.

Thank Bob K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SW 9th and Alder, Portland, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-282-2800
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