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El Dorado, CA

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Our Latest Reviews

Daughterfer 3 days ago

Poor Red's Burger

New to the area and stopped by on a whim. So glad we did! The food was absolutely delicious!! My burger was cooked perfectly and full of flavor! This will definitely become one of our regular spots for sure!!

Aprilhobbs 17 days ago

6 oz. Filet Mignon

The filet mignon was the best, most flavorful, tender piece of meat I ever put in my mouth. The vegetables were cooked just right and oh my god, the mashed potatoes were amazing with the garlic flavor. The server was very tentative and friendly. Love the place!!

Gjaehn 26 days ago

Pulled Pork Sliders

Great Bar/Restaurant. I had the pulled pork sliders and a couple beers. Delicious sliders and fun atmosphere.

Debraflo about 1 month ago

6 oz. Filet Mignon

I could have ate this Filet Mignon with a plastic fork! I am not even joking, it was that tender. The menu said it was 6 oz. but it had to of been more. It was at least 2 inches thick and the most flavorful steak I've ever had. My hubby had 1/2 rack of ribs and they were fall-off-the-bone good. Even the bbq sauce was great. Honestly I have not been able to concentrate on anything since eating that meal. I need more....and more.....and more. The service was impeccable, the outdoor dining area extremely clean, we were in want of nothing. The only thing you'll be disappointed about after eating here is that you don't live within walking distance.

Pat about 1 month ago

12oz New York Steak

Best steak I've had in a long while! Perfect medium rare, blue cheese butter was great, but the roasted carrot and mash was on the charts!!! Shared shimps and ribs from others... Wow!

Trencher15 about 2 months ago

Rustic Wedge

The food was great. But what was fantastic was the service and the way they took care of our group of 46. Parking for 25 corvettes was excellent. And the drinks were tasty as well

Nilsjennifer about 2 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs


Inverness16 about 2 months ago

6 oz. Salmon Fillet

Delicious food good service and fresh outdoor air.

Jack 2 months ago

Whiskey Peppercorn Flank Steak

Great taste

Motivated12009 2 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

This place is perfect if you want to grab a burger, or a salad or even something to go real quick. Or if its friday night and you wanna bring some friends, have a few drinks and listen to music. . . Poor reds has literally the most diverse crowd where everybody is family! Ive been coming here with my family since i was a little girl and now i bring my little ones! The way my 12 and 2 yr old demolish those ribs, im sure theyll be bringing their kids here one day too lol.

Greta 2 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Ribs were perfection, even better than I remembered them being years ago when we were passing through and happened to stop here. Now we are living locally and will be frequent patrons! Awesome food, and great service.

Garygalvan32 2 months ago

Buffalo Chicken Salad

Drove by Reds several times to busy to stop. Today my wife wanted to try Reds we left early arrived before noon. We were greeted by a friendly professional young lady. She seated us promptly. We were then greeted by our waitress Megan very nice friendly young lady. Took our order for drinks. Brought them. then took our food order. Kept checking on us to see if we were doing ok. Our orders came my salad and my wife's pulled pork sandwich my salad was great. I commented to Megan on one of her stops that the salad bowl was cold and the greens were cold just how I like it. My wife's pulled pork sandwich was Delicious. I asked Megan if we could talk to the manager. I think her name was Jodie. She came to the table and introduced herself and asked if there was a problem. I said I did not like the meal or the service (the look on her face) I said I loved all of it and will be back. We live in Manteca about 75 miles away and will drive there for lunch or dinner. We live in a dell web community and we will spread the word around on your great restaurant thanks to all. Gary&Dorothy (See you soon)

Kelly 2 months ago

Poor Red's Burger

Has to be the best burger in town! and the Mac and cheese is to die for! Had a glass of their Poor Red's Red with it and it was the perfect pairing! My friend had the steak (Filet Mignon) and said it was cooked to perfection!

Tim 3 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Fall off the bone fantastic along with the Golden Cadillac's you will be in a good place. TS

Edwin 3 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Excellent ribs and customer service. Every time my glass was empty, the waitress was always at my table, and asked if I needed anything.

Raydrette 3 months ago

Poor Red's Burger

From the brioche bun to the hamburger patty to the fries. Qll of it was delicious!

Jmcgough 4 months ago

Gold Cadillac

When I was a young man, barely old enough to drink, my oldest brother took me to Red's and introduced me to the Gold Cadillac. I thought the place and the drink were both wonderful. Ed passed on about 20 years ago, and I have not been back. But I will absolutely make it back one day to raise a glass to my brother. Really looking forward to that.

Cindy 4 months ago

Pulled Pork Sliders

Everything was great, service and food. Lunch time is busy, go early!

Mountainenergy 4 months ago

Rustic Wedge

We have been enjoying the outdoor patio during C19. The food is very good, I especially like the wedge salad with their trailer park tea. Love the walk up outdoor bar. Great service too!

Mamaeaster18 4 months ago

Pulled Pork Sliders

Poor Red's pulled pork sliders hit the spot. Their pork has the perfect combination of smoke and sauce. The pork is textured without too much fat. Paired with a basket of their garlic fries and a cold beer, absolutely amazing!

Ron 16 days ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Celebrated our son's birthday with sides, ribs, a filet and a burger. All reported dishes were fantastic and cooked with perfection. The deserts we tried were not as impressive and the Bloody Mary ordered early was tasty but nothing special. We will be back soon for more of the main dishes to be sure.

Rebeccashumard 19 days ago

Poor Red's Burger

The burger of all burgers! Simple but extremely delicious! The meat to bun ratio couldn't be better. Juicy, cooked medium for my liking and smothered in 1000 island. Order it, you'll thank me later!

Coleenschwietert about 1 month ago

A Pound of Red's Signature Wings

Delicious wings. Great Bloody Mary

Scottymac4homes about 1 month ago

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Been going to Poor Reds on our way to the the Tahoe house for 30+ years. the pulled pork sandwich is Better than mine. And mine are the neighborhood favorite. Stopped in after the reopening from COVID & ate outside with a limited menu. Ordered the pulled pork sandwich & was blown away by the flavors. Not over sauced so the pork stood out. Heading back to Tahoe tomorrow and will be stopping for lunch. (And a Gold Cadillac just because you have to) Enjoy !!

Kirsten about 2 months ago

Buffalo Fries

I crave these ALL THE TIME! Buffalo fries with the burger and a Gold Cadillac ... you can't go wrong! And there is something on the menu for everyone- my kids love it too! And Chef Dean always makes an appearance to check on how our meal is and if we need anything. The kids love the extra attention from the Chef :)

Schamberlain123 about 2 months ago

6 oz. Filet Mignon

Loved my filet mignon! It was cooked perfectly. Great service too.

Chelseagaynor about 2 months ago

Poor Red's Burger

Poor Red's definitely has the best burgers around! No question!

Jessimenmorgan about 2 months ago

Cajun Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sandwich

Hands. Down. best chicken sandwich I have ever had!! I can't say I have ever had a mediocre meal at Reds. Its our go to restaurant. 15/10 Recommend!

Amber 2 months ago

Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw

taste just Right and perfect!!! Love it

Dougca333 2 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Ribs were delicious! Thick and full of meat. Waitress did a wonderful job. She kept the tasty food coming. Will definitely be coming back.

Noodleage 2 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Ribs were excellent and more than I could eat in one sitting so leftovers to take home!

Busybeechildcare8 2 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Very delicious! I'm coming back.

Tim 3 months ago

Gold Cadillac

Golden Cadillac will put you in a good place. Great service TS

Carol 3 months ago

Mac & Cheese


Wild 3 months ago

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Friends invited me and my BFF to a wine tasting Sunday afternoon and said we were stopping at Poor Reds on the way up. I was so excited because I haven't visited POOR REDS in years! I had the Best Pulled Pork sandwich, yummy bun, onion strings, oh so tender pork, topped with the delish bbq sauce! It's absolute heaven! Also loved the fries and cole slaw, it's got a kick, in a good way!! Had to have Gold Cadillac and the Brown Cow (my fav)!! Staff was fantastic! Thanks so much, I can't wait to return!!

Myrealtorkristen 3 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

We have had burgers Salads, Ribs and Pulled pork. All fantastic! The best part is the atmosphere it's energetic, nostalgic and certainly a fantastic place to go for a drink, food and fun with friends! Down home local folks invite you in. You will want to keep coming back.

Ultra 4 months ago

"West Slope" Sandwich (Lunch Only)

Excellent flavors and textures, every last bite is just YUM!!

Ldeklinski 4 months ago

Pulled Pork Sliders

This place is great! Have been here many times and will continue to go back. I recommend their fries, Brown Cow, pulled pork sliders, and their Bloody Marys.

Sheribird1102 4 months ago

Gold Cadillac

best thing Ive ever had

Greg 4 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

I have been making ribs at home for a long time. At least thats what I thought I was doing. OMG! has my mind been changed! Ya gotta get up out of your lawn chair and head to Poor Red's. Don't forget to get the tater skins!


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