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Russell Street Bar.B.Que

325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
+1 503-528-8224
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of BBQ places in Portland and Russell Street is definitely one of the cleanest ones. The interior is modern and comfortable. Went here with my brother after picking him up from work. He tried the brisket and I had the catfish special....More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Something different: very simple but good food! The service is good and the choice of sauces is fun.

Thank RatingDuo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a lunch grab and go. Friendly staff!!! Had to get wife food while she got her hair done and stumbled upon this little gem. Great place good setting. Had a beer while I waited and my bar tender (Sam) was fantastic. I...More

Thank Kane L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Get the hush puppies & the bloody Mary! I loved this great little BBQ place. It had a very nice selection of meats and side dishes that made this southern girl pretty excited.

Thank Stephanie Z
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Was seated right away. Service was fair but way too long a wait for the food. Food prices are way over what they should be. Portions are small for what you pay and the bar-b-cue was what appeared to be yesterdays as it was only...More

Thank Guido G
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Good BBQ place in town. The sauces they have are good. The Killer could be more spicy since I love spicy. The BBQ ribs are good. Fries are good. Will come back for sure!

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We loved Russell Street! We found parking rather easily, and upon walking in were met with a friendly greeting. Decor is fresh and fun. We started with the pimento cheese appetizer (YUM!) and the hush puppies. I don't usually eat fried anything but wow, these...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This place wouldn't last five minutes in the south, but for the PDX it will make you cream your jeans because it tastes good enough and the meat has a smile scent.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The ribs were great as was the sauteed kale! Brown ale was yummy! Service was excellent! We were the last one in the place and we were not hurried to leave at all. It started to rain after as we were waiting outside for the...More

Thank Moira91011
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I stopped here for lunch with some local friends. This a nice little place with limited parking on the street. It is located out of the downtown area. The food was great, the strawberry lemonade was wonderful. My only complaint that their water tasted funny...More

Thank Bud M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3710
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-528-8224
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