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Po' Shines

8139 N Denver Ave, Portland, OR 97217-6621
+1 503-978-9000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
“catfish” (9 reviews)
“brisket” (5 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8139 N Denver Ave, Portland, OR 97217-6621
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Well, these are the nicest folks you'll ever meet. The restaurant is a community charity reaching out to at-risk young people. The manager may come over to shake your hand and introduce himself. The staff seems to be comprised of these 'at-risk' men. The corner...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed January 5, 2018

The place is a cozy neighborhood nook on the corner; many of the patrons seem known to the staff. Today there was a cook and a waitress. Our breakfast took 30-40 minutes to prepare, but we weren't in a hurry. If you are, this may...More

Thank drkiki2015
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Unfortunately, no fried okra was available this night. It is my wife's favorite. I especially enjoyed the rib tips, my wife her catfish. Brisket sandwich was very good. Service was friendly and attentive.

Thank HenryW
Reviewed October 7, 2017

The we ordered was phenomenal. My gf ordered the catfish while I ordered a sandwich, and both were indescribable. I also had a side of fries. Sweet tea was awesome too. The best seasoned fries that I've ever had. The staff was attentive and welcoming....More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

I've been to Po' Shines a few times before and they were pretty good, but tonight was a total miss in both food and service. Husband and I went here. I ordered the pulled pork, which was decent, but the cornbread was extremely dry (like...More

Thank 503Jetsetter
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Great place, but limited seating. Went in right about lunch time on the weekend. I had shrimp po'boy with sweet potatoes on the side. Also tasted the fried catfish with red beans and hush puppies. Excellent taste, good portions, and great causal atmosphere. Service is...More

Thank theodoron
Reviewed May 11, 2017

I had dinner at Po Shines my meal (Beef Brisket with Mac and cheese) was excellent soul food. Neat little place, staff very friendly great little neighborhood, plus the profits from this Restaurant helps support at risk youth. I like to support small local restaurants...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Visiting family and WOW just the name alone we had to check it out! My boyfriends son said it is a must try and as soon as he said the name I said absolutely a must go! We decided to go for breakfast and the...More

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Po'Shines offers a cheese omelet, with cheddar, jack, parmesan and bleu cheeses, with cottage fries, grits or hash browns, and choice of toast, English muffin or a large biscuit, for only $5.95. The food took a while to come, but we were visiting and didn't...More

Thank Marla V
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

If you are in The area you should really come by. And if not it is really worth The drive!! The Pecan pie is The best I have ever had and their special drink - Sorrel - is amazing! The atmosphere is relaxed and their...More

Thank Saraeaf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8139 N Denver Ave, Portland, OR 97217-6621
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-978-9000
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