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Nilsjennifer 9 days ago

Poor Red's Ribs


Inverness16 14 days ago

6 oz. Salmon Fillet

Delicious food good service and fresh outdoor air.

Jack 19 days ago

Whiskey Peppercorn Flank Steak

Great taste

Motivated12009 22 days 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 29 days 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 30 days 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 about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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 about 2 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 about 2 months ago

Poor Red's Burger

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

Jmcgough 2 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 2 months ago

Pulled Pork Sliders

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

Mountainenergy 2 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 3 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!

R 3 months ago

6 oz. Filet Mignon

We are from Florida and stopped here on our way back from the river and couldn't believe how delicious and fresh the steaks were! Atmosphere made it even better! 10/10 recommend. We've now been twice during our visit

James 3 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Full rack of ribs with rub AND with Poor Red's BBQ sauce on the side --- Great ! Ribs were tender and flavorful. Substitute onion rings for the fries for a full-blown Poor Red's experience ! And of course, keep those Gold Caddys flowing !

Nursejway22 3 months ago

Gold Cadillac

My mom's favorite drink. She'd have it whenever we'd go out for a "fancy" dinner. Cancer took her a couple months ago, but we'll toast her with a GC on her birthday, Aug 9. Thanks for the memories ❤️

Ashley 3 months ago

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Native Texas here. Moved here in 97 and have been looking for bbq that was worthy of eating. Everyone suggested Dickeys (bleh) and I refused. Saw this restaurant several times but never stopped and I did one day. Hallelujah I found the bbq holy grail! I have to tell you that as soon as I stepped out of the car and smelled the wood smoking I knew it was going to be good. So far I have had the pulled pork, filet and ribs. They are all phenomenal. Best bbq that I have had since over moved here. I live in Tracy now and plan on coming all the way out there just to have it. It's delicious and the chefs have everything down to a science. Thank you for making this southerner full and happy!

Jeff 3 months ago

"West Slope" Sandwich (Lunch Only)

a great sandwich, nothing else like it

Cworthing 3 months ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Perfect for any season, Poor Red's ribs are delicious! I get them every time I'm there, whether lunch or dinner. They are flavorful and you can taste all the different spices used to season. Not to mention, their customer service is top notch and their prices are very reasonable. Pair the ribs with a Golden Cadillac or two and you've just had the best meal of your life.

Chelseagaynor 11 days ago

Poor Red's Burger

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

Jessimenmorgan 14 days 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 20 days ago

Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw

taste just Right and perfect!!! Love it

Dougca333 23 days 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 29 days ago

Poor Red's Ribs

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

Busybeechildcare8 about 1 month ago

Poor Red's Ribs

Very delicious! I'm coming back.

Tim about 1 month ago

Gold Cadillac

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

Carol about 2 months ago

Mac & Cheese


Wild about 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

"West Slope" Sandwich (Lunch Only)

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

Ldeklinski 2 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 2 months ago

Gold Cadillac

best thing Ive ever had

Greg 3 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!

Kippie 3 months ago

Beer Battered Onion Rings

We vusited Poor Reds a while back and enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich along with the onion rings! So much food and so delicious. The best part is the leftovers! Yummy!!

Marnelg1960 3 months ago

Gold Cadillac

The best!

Orion5907 3 months ago

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Best pulled pork ive ever had! I love their coleslaw too, perfect sweetness and spiciness to help with the smokiness of the pork! I keep coming back for more!

Marty 3 months ago

Gold Cadillac

Signature drink at Poor Red's. Can't leave there without having one (or two, or three...) 🥴

A 3 months ago

Whiskey Peppercorn Flank Steak

The whiskey peppercorn steak is by far the BEST steak I have ever had. We drive for hours just to come eat and have an amazing drink at Poor Reds!! 100% love!

Stanhill77 3 months ago

Pulled Pork Sandwich

It was our birthdays ... Poor Red's has great drinks*, food and service. Having grown up across the street - it is always our first choice! (* the more Golden Cadillac or Brown Cows = the better you remember the food)


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