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Slabtown Ribs & BBQ Portland

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2606 NW Vaughn St, Portland, OR 97210-2224
+1 503-227-2903
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11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
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16:00 - 20:00
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Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

2nd time visiting Slabtown and it's definitely a keeper. Small space with basic menu, open only until 2:00 but the bar next door (connecting doorway) serves from 2:00-5:00PM M-F. I had a messed up schedule and wasn't really hungry when I went with friends but they sell pork ribs by the bone and 2 ribs were exactly the right serving.... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This was recommended by the staff at the hotel we stayed at. Had the ribs and tri-tip combo, came with two sides. I had the greens, and mac and cheese. The ribs were so moist and tender that the meat just slid off the bone, and the tri-tip you didn't need to cut with a knife. The Texas sauce was... More 

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Thank James S
Upland, California
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

I had the ribs and greens. Very delicious. I would recommend this restaurant. I will eat there again on my next trip.

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Thank uplcmnm2016
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175 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We are from Texas so we are used to having bbq on every corner so it took some research to find a BBQ place here. It was really good. We both enjoyed it. The sauce wasn't my favorite but we enjoyed the meat and sides. Very tender.

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Thank terrieh
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped in because of the reviews on TripAdvisor & it was really close to the Silvercloud Inn. Had the daily special---tasty & fast; generous portion of beef ribs; potato salad was average; sweet tea wasn't (for me) but server quickly made drink change. The only thing that would make it better would be delivery. ☺ PS---loved the history lesson on... More 

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Thank MsK253
Cave Junction
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

This place specializes in smoked goodness. We tried almost everything on the menu and it was all excellent. 2 blocks from the Silver Cloud Hotel. Supple!!

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Thank Vallerie D
Oregon City, Oregon
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75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

My wife and I have looked for good bbq close to home and I think we finally found it. We had ribs and they were tender, meaty, and flavorful. I had the baked bean side that was good as was the mac & cheese my wife had. We've been bummed because Bonepile in Depoe Bay recently shut down. Never could... More 

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Thank Ron Z
Kent, Washington
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Excellent large smoked ribs, soft and tender. Really good sauces. Pulled pork very tender and well smoked. My wife had the chicken. Very good and generous portion. Really liked the Mac n cheese and the red potato salad.

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Thank RichBald
Puyallup, Washington
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

I've had lunch here twice ordering the special both times. - BBQ meatloaf and a BBQ turkey entree. Both really great. Sides are top notch as well.

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Cathedral City, California
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208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

Quick and tasty lunch for $8 Pulled port sandwich with Kansas City sauce and coleslaw Lots of other ways to have their great smoked meats ranging from sandwiches to ribs and brisket.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2606 NW Vaughn St, Portland, OR 97210-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-2903
Description
This might be a new restaurant that was opened up in 2010

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