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Best Portland Barbecue Restaurants

From smokehouse to hoghouse and roadhouse, we've rounded up the best in barbecue. Sure, preferences abound when it comes to matters of the grill. So maybe it's a pulled pork sandwich on squishy white bread you crave or Texas brisket with a side of coleslaw and sweet tea. One day you might like your ribs slathered and glazed in tomato sauce; the next day rubbed with special spices; and the next marinated and drenched in tangy vinegar. Whatever your pleasure, try these smokin' spots for the best barbecue around in Portland.


Campbell's Bar-B-Q Barbecue
8701 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97266
Down-home spot serving Portlanders Texas-style barbecue. More...

Cannon's Rib Express Barbecue
Quick Bite
5410 NE 33rd Ave.
Portland, OR 97211
Reasonably priced, hickory-smoked barbecue. More...

Clay's Smokehouse Grill Barbecue
2932 SE Division St.
Portland, OR 97202
Southern-style barbecue served with tasty and varied vegetarian options. More...

Podnah's Pit Barbecue
1625 NE Killingsworth St.
Portland, OR 97211
Texas-style barbecue, cooked low and slow and offered with a range of sides. More...

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