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Back Porch Bar & Grill

605 N 5th St, Jacksonville, OR 97530-9659
+1 541-899-8821
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
605 N 5th St, Jacksonville, OR 97530-9659
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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

After a long day we picked up some to go food. I'd heard good things so thought I'd give it a try. I got a huge cob salad - all of it was good but the bacon and chicken were especially tasty. My husband had...More

Thank TiffanyHonestandFair
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This is a great place to eat. I was on vacation and visited the small town of Jacksonville Oregon. We did the tourist thing then decided to get a bite to eat. The food was awesome. I had a BLT - I swear there was...More

1  Thank teresaclum
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We arrived in town in the late evening, and soon found many venues were closed by 8 PM. We were delighted to find this location, which not only is open later, but also provided a nice dining experience. Our waitress was friendly, attentive, and gave...More

Thank AstroDiver
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Every trip to Jacksonville, we try to make it to the Back Porch. The inside is cowboy kitsch, with pictures of real and Hollywood cowboys and Indians, and a wall of cowboy boots by the door. Waitresses are down-to-earth and friendly, and the food portions...More

Thank Tim and Kathy D
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Food is good, they have great hamburgers and excellent service. They have some fun alcoholic beverages as well.

Thank Melanie97526
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

The barbecue here is OK, not great. We had the pulled pork and the chicken; the chicken was better. Fries were average; potato salad had too much mayo; baked beans had a good flavor but were WAY too spicy (and we like spicy food). The...More

Thank Twonette
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We entered the swinging doors and through the archway of wore cowboys boots to be seated at a comfortable table with a window view. The aspects of the dining area include some great memorabilia with show posters, saddle trappings and some classic western appointments. The...More

Thank Erickroses
Reviewed July 28, 2017

One fo the best burgers I have had in a while! The Doc Holliday! My boyfriend had the bq sampler plate, although it was good, it seemed to be a very small portion. Food had great flavor!

Thank anjeep90
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Best bbq food in all if jackson county, all the food taste great, real smoked meats and fall off the bone ribs. Huge burgers and mega salads. The prices are about average for a bbq restraunt. Service is very good and friendly.

Thank Greg103074
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Great place to stop in for lunch uin a laid back atmposphere. We had Santa Fe spring rolls and shared a pulled pork sandwhich.

Thank mdk3875
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 N 5th St, Jacksonville, OR 97530-9659
  • 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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