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Porker's BBQ

1251 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2791
+1 423-267-2726
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (16 reviews)
“beans” (11 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1251 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2791
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I'm told W ate here when he was President. I hope he didn't suffer from indigestion and heartburn as bad as this patron did after eating here. The meal was below average. Our waitress and server were both very curt. I was surprised the place...More

Thank scowalt
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of our fav places to get Ribs. But , their wood supplier ( they only use hickory ) shorted them , so no ribs today. No problem though. The Missus ordered the daily special - Smoked Meatloaf , served with slaw ,...More

Thank kaw54realestate
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The food was overall okay. The ribs were good. The smoked wings tasted like they were old and microwaved. The baked beans were good.

Thank tonisha2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017

You have to try this place! The BBQ is excellent. It's a "hole in the wall" kind of place but the food is worth it. Service was quick and friendly even though there seemed to be only one lady working both the cashier counter, waiting...More

Thank tammieyates
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Porkers is one of those places that's been around for a while. Old building, no frills, just decent food at a reasonable cost and a friendly staff. I recommend their pulled pork or brisket. I've had the chicken a couple times and on both occasions...More

Thank DealScout
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

You can tell this is a great place because they have photos of Elvis and Patsy Cline on the wall behind the counter. This cozy corner eatery downtown also has a 1950s diner vibe with red white and black colors and booths that remind you...More

Thank BeachguyWalt
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Have eaten here a few times and always enjoy the meal. Nice relaxed atmosphere and good service. Easy to find street parking nearby.

Thank tnvol93
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Really good BBQ. Smokey and full of flavor. The pork and ribs are top notch with a good sauce. It is a good local place to eat.

Thank Kirk B
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

If you drive too fast you might miss this restaurant but it is well worth the stop. We got two full slabs of ribs for four people and we were stuffed. You get french fries, coleslaw and baked beans with each platter. We threw in...More

Thank Terpreb
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went all the way down town believing it was open til 8, as the internet said. they close at 6, even though it said 8. So i would recommend calling prior to going downtown

Thank Ga W
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Tina K
27 July 2017|
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Response from kaw54realestate | Reviewed this property |
Sadly , they closed down last Friday ..... owner says he plans to open a bbq food truck soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2791
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-267-2726
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