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Po' Shines

8139 N Denver, Portland, OR 97217
+1 503-978-9000
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (10 reviews)
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (5 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Barbecue
££ - £££
8139 N Denver, Portland, OR 97217
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 7 October 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 28 May 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 21 May 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 11 May 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 22 August 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 11 August 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 15 May 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
Reviewed 15 March 2016

My fiance and I stop by this little gem all the time and it is well worth it. The prices are cheap and all the food is amazing! the catfish and the greens are amazing. the hop and john is incredible and I cant wait...More

Thank Chad G
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

I'm sorry to say that when I went, I was so disappointed. I had high hopes for this place and went with two friends for my birthday. We were literally forgotten about and had to reorder our appetisers twenty minutes after we originally ordered (there...More

1  Thank Dionna C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8139 N Denver, Portland, OR 97217
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-978-9000
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