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Papa's Soul Food Kitchen

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400 Blair Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
+1 541-342-7500
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Eugene, Oregon
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We arrived around 3pm on a Saturday. Walked right in with no wait. This is the time to go! My 22yr old son ordered the Briscut with a double order of Mac and Cheese-OMG THAT MAC!. I ordered the Pulled Pork Sandwich with a side of Papa's Fries. Everything was amazing! Papa would be proud.

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Thank kara3sb
Eugene, Oregon
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Papa's is a classic southern style BBQ place. Prices are reasonable and portions are good size. I have tried a variety of things and was quite pleased, even the fried okra was good.

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Thank dpaufler
Licata, Italy
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

My father and I, both natives of South Carolina, visited this restaurant looking for some truly Southern cooking in this northwestern city. The fried chicken satisfied my demanding father, which is an accomplishment. I was less satisfied with the barbecued chicken: felt like just a pouring of strong barbecue sauce over the meat, and that sauce wasn't much to my... More 

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Thank Helenr030447
Vancouver, WA, USA
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My first time at this restaurant. Every barbeque restaurant usually has a "sampler" option where you get 3 items .... brisket, ribs, chicken ...... I had this with 2 sides (black eyed peas and okra). Everything was super. Flavorful and moist. Not everyone knows how to barbeque well, without having to try to cover up "dry" meat with their sauce.... More 

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Thank golfnut71952
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A great like hole in the wall with down home soul food. The food is consistent everytime we come. We have eaten the whole menu and then some (they have a daily special ) and it never disappoints. The chicken is fried to order so be prepared to wait a minute. THIS is not a place to eat if you... More 

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Thank ldknapp
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Good place if you like bbq.Good place if you like outdoor dining.They served pretty good cocktails and service was good.would go back. It's a very nice locaton in the heart of the Whit.

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Thank Lea H
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great little place in an old home. Plenty of room for small and large groups, excellent lunch menu, gluten free options. I had the crawfish jambalaya, which was very, very good. Portions were generous and the lunch service was quick. The only downside: our server was new and could have benefited from more guidance as he learned the ropes.

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Thank Redmeg93
Clovis, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great amazing flavorful food. Just like home cooking. The best BBQ/Soul in Eugene. Very large portions. OMG!!! Chicken and Waffles.

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Thank Mark J
Rockdale, Texas
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Papa's is an authentic Southern soul food restaurant in a vintage home in a mixed-use neighborhood. You'll see homes, businesses, including a cannabis dispensary next door, young families, college-aged young people and homeless men sleeping in the park at the rear of the restaurant. It wasn't scary, though. If you're from the South, you know there are two kinds of... More 

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Thank Afst
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We visited Eugene, Oregon back in February to visit my son. I didn't know what to expect food wise. When we got there in the evening my son suggested we get dinner at Papa's to go. Their prices were very reasonable, so my expectations were not too high. I was tired after traveling for more than 12 hours and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Blair Blvd, Eugene, OR 97401
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Eugene
  • Phone Number: +1 541-342-7500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?