Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

6221 Pleasant Valley Rd
El Dorado CA  95623-4232

Phone: (530) 622-2901

Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Historical Poor Red’s BBQ Restaurant and Bar is a renowned iconic roadhouse, home to locals and wayward travelers seeking refreshment and mouthwatering barbequed steak, ribs and chicken. Our simple, well executed menu reflects and preserves our long-running reputation as not only a watering hole, but as a comfortable place to enjoy comfortable food. Opened daily for lunch and dinner, we focus on keeping our community engaged by using fresh, local ingredients, including some of the Sierra Foothill’s finest wines.
As faithful stewards of the area’s rich history, we strive to maintain the spirit of “Poor Red” and his “Rich Opal.” Through the traditional Golden Cadillac cocktail, the wall murals, and the “silver” dollar coins, our patrons will appreciate their rustic, refurbished, favorite historic hot-spot. Our friendly and timely service warmly welcomes each guest, creating memorable experiences with each visit. Poor Reds: a destination for the young, the old, the “in-laws,” and the “out-laws.”


Bar Hours Sun > Thurs 10am-10pm
Restaurant hours Sun > Thurs 11am-9 pm

Bar Hours Fri & Sat 10am-Midnight
Restautant Hours Fri & Sat 11am-10pm

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Serving: Lunch, Dinner

Categories: Bar, Barbecue Restaurant

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm



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Past Events

National Harvey Wallbanger Day

National Harvey Wallbanger Day
10:00 am - 11/08/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

National Harvey Wallbanger Day is observed annually on November 8th. A Harvey Wallbanger is made with 3 parts vodka, 1 part Galliano and 6 parts orange juice, poured...

National Onion Rings Day

National Onion Rings Day
10:00 am - 06/22/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

June 22nd recognizes a batter dipped and deep fried bite of deliciousness that runs rings around other appetizers. It’s National Onion Rings Day! Poor Red's onion...

National Martini Day

National Martini Day
10:00 am - 06/19/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

On June 19, shake up some gin and vermouth with some ice and add a lemon twist. It’s National Martini Day! This adult beverage has grown to become one of the...

National Bourbon Day

National Bourbon Day
10:00 am - 06/14/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

On June 14 the Official Spirit of America is recognized. It is National Bourbon Day. Like Scotch, Cognac and some other spirits that must meet certain standards...

National Name Your Poison Day

National Name Your Poison Day
10:00 am - 06/08/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

National Name Your Poison Day is observed each year on June 8. Over the years, bartenders have been known to use the phrase, “name your poison,” when asking...

National Hamburger Day

National Hamburger Day
10:00 am - 05/28/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

National Hamburger Day is observed each year on May 28. This day celebrates a summer-time grilling favorite and National Hamburger Day is part of National Hamburger...

National Ex-Spouse Day

National Ex-Spouse Day
10:00 am - 04/14/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

National Ex-Spouse Day is observed annually on April 14th. This day recognizes one’s ex-spouse. The question has been asked why would one want to celebrate their...

National Beer Day

National Beer Day
10:00 am - 04/07/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

National Beer Day is observed annually on April 7th. Celebrate with a pint of pale ale, lager, stout, wheat beer or pale ale. One of the world’s oldest prepared...

Damsel in Defense Presentation by Audrey Minton

Damsel in Defense Presentation by Audrey Minton
06:00 pm - 03/26/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Damsel In Defense was founded in Sept. 2011 by two Moms with a passion for safety. Non-lethal defense was their main objective. Moms will do anything to protect...

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day
10:00 am - 03/17/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Come start your St. Patrick's day pub crawl at Poor Red's! There will be live music from 3:00pm - 6:00pm outside on our patio. We will be running great Irish drink...

Live Music!

Live Music!
01:30 pm - 03/11/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Poor Red's Poker Run

Poor Red's Poker Run
10:00 am - 03/11/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Live Music!

Live Music!
05:00 pm - 03/04/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

National Kahlúa Day

National Kahlúa Day
10:00 am - 02/27/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

February 27th recognizes National Kahlúa Day. This day was created as a day for those, over the age of 21, to enjoy this creamy, rich alcoholic liqueur. To celebrate,...

National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day
10:00 am - 02/22/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

National Margarita Day is observed annually on February 22nd. Poor Red's Margarita, created by Stacy Calhoun, the winner of Style Magazine's "Best Bartender in El...

Live Music!

Live Music!
05:00 pm - 02/11/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

Winter Beach Party

Winter Beach Party
08:00 pm - 02/09/2018

At Poor Red's Bar-B-Q

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