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Gus's BBQ - Porter Ranch, Porter Ranch, CA

Gus's BBQ - Porter Ranch

4.6
4.6
445 Reviews
$30 and under
Barbecue

Since 1946, Gus’s has been serving true Southern hospitality and some of the best real pit BBQ around. The third Guss location makes its home in The Vineyards, one of Los Angeles premier lifestyle centers offering world class entertainment, dining and shopping. A menu filled with traditional Southern cooking is complemented by an impressive range of whiskies, wines, cocktails and local craft beers. Guss is a tribute to Southern life, where family, tradition and celebration are of the utmost importance.

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Booked 21 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Barbecue, Southern, American

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm
    Brunch
    Sat, Sun 8:30 am–11:00 am

  • Phone number

    (818) 341-3000

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Gus’s BBQ Catering brings the celebrated hospitality of our restaurant straight to your event. Let us know a day and time you'd like your items ready, and we will have your order packed to pick up from the restaurant, or we can deliver everything to you. Our team can stay to take care of set up, cleanup, and everything in between, working hard to ensure that you and your guests are able to sit back and enjoy a no-fuss gathering filled with fresh and delicious BBQ! Whether we are celebrating your big day or catering your office party we strive to bring a touch of Southern Hospitality to any event through a collaborative process that accommodates each event’s unique needs. We look forward to working together!

  • Neighborhood

    Northridge

  • Cross street

    Porter Ranch Dr.

  • Parking details

    There is extra parking located behind the restaurant, drive around Whole Foods or Nordstrom Rack to access.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Appetizers

  • Cast Iron Cornbread$6.95

    jalapeño jelly & honey butter

    • Spicy Smothered Hot Wings$11.95

      fiery homemade wing sauce, blue cheese crumbles, jicama slaw

      • Shredded Onion Strings$6.95

        homemade ranch

        • Smoky Guacamole$10.95

          homemade tortilla chips, charred salsa

          • Deviled Eggs$7.95

            crispy smoked ham, sweet chipotle seasoning

            • Gus's BBQ Sliders$12.95

              cheddar cheese, shredded onion strings, original bbq sauce, roasted garlic aioli

              • BBQ Quesadilla$13.95

                smoked mozzarella, fontina, fire roasted peppers, red onion, cilantro, smoked jalapeño aioli, corn salsa, jicama slaw. choice of bbq grilled chicken, brisket or pulled pork

                • Pulled Pork Nachos$14.95

                  three cheese sauce, bbq baked beans, smoked mozzarella, jack cheese, tomato, red onion, smoky guacamole, pickled jalapeños, original bbq sauce

                  • Smokehouse Chili

                    nebraska ground beef, cheddar cheese, red onion, pickled jalapeños

                    • Cup$6.95
                    • Bowl$8.95

                  Gus's Real Pit BBQ

                  Our bbq is seasoned overnight and smoked low and slow for up to 14 hours. We use whole pecan logs to create our signature smoke flavor. We're committed to serving the freshest, best possible product and smoke only enough bbq for the day. we apologize if there are times that we may run out. All bbq specialties come with a choice of two sides: french fries, sweet potato fries, cole slaw (gluten free), dirty rice (gluten free), mac n' cheese, bbq baked beans, creamed corn (gluten free), braised southern greens (gluten free), roasted garlic mashed potatoes (gluten free), red skin potato salad (gluten free), jalapeño cheddar grits (gluten free), louisiana red beans & rice (gluten free), seasonal vegetable. Add a house salad* or caesar salad $4.95

                  • Memphis Baby Back Ribs

                    brushed with our original bbq sauce

                    • Half$29.95
                    • Full Rack$25.95
                  • St. Louis Spare Ribs

                    brushed with our original bbq sauce

                    • Half$29.95
                    • Full Rack$25.95
                  • BBQ Brick Chicken$20.95

                    half of a boneless chicken grilled and brushed with our original bbq sauce

                    • Peppercorn Crusted Tri-Tip$22.95

                      glazed with our original bbq sauce, served medium

                      • Smoked Sausage$15.95

                        two signature smoked sausages grilled and brushed in bbq sauce. choice of: gus's original or jalapeño cheddar

                        • Texas Beef Brisket

                          dry rubbed and smoked for up to 14 hours

                          • 7oz$21.95
                          • 10oz$24.95
                        • Carolina Style Pulled Pork

                          smoked low & slow with our signature rub

                          • 7oz$20.95
                          • 10oz$23.95

                        Combos

                        • Ribs & Two Meat Combo$28.95

                          your choice of: memphis baby backs or st. louis spare ribs, and two of the following: carolina style pulled pork / texas beef brisket / smoked sausage

                          • Chicken & Two Meat Combo$27.95

                            your choice of: bbq brick chicken or southern fried chicken, and two of the following: carolina style pulled pork / texas beef brisket / smoked sausage

                            • Ribs & Chicken$28.95

                              your choice of: memphis baby backs or st. louis spare ribs and bbq brick chicken or southern fried chicken

                              • Picnic Platter$33.95

                                your choice of: memphis baby backs or st. louis spare ribs, and bbq brick chicken or southern fried chicken, and one of the following: carolina style pulled pork / texas beef brisket / smoked sausage

                                Greens

                                • House Salad$7.95

                                  mixed greens, blue cheese crumbles, candied peanuts, cornbread croutons, Louisiana peanut dressing

                                  • Iceberg Wedge$9.95

                                    applewood smoked bacon, tomato, pickled red onion, blue cheese crumbles, creamy blue cheese dressing

                                    • Smoked Salmon Salad$15.95

                                      bourbon cured and smoked salmon, kale, couscous, red bell pepper, tomato, cucumber, sliced grapes, dill, smoked tomato vinaigrette

                                      • Caesar Salad$10.95

                                        Romaine, radicchio, grated parmesan, cornbread croutons, parmesan crisp

                                        • Pulled Pork Tostada$14.95

                                          mixed greens, corn salsa, tomatillo black beans, smoked mozzarella, smoky guacamole, tortilla chips, balsamic vinaigrette

                                          • Gus's Old Fashioned Cobb$14.95

                                            smoked turkey, romaine, blue cheese crumbles, applewood smoked bacon, avocado, tomato, chives, hard-boiled egg, sherry vinaigrette

                                            • BBQ Seared Steak$16.95

                                              Smoked tri-tip, mixed greens, pickled cranberries, toasted almonds, shaved radish, oven roasted tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles, shredded onion strings, charred sweet onion vinaigrette. Sub blackened chicken nc

                                              Southern Kitchen

                                              • Southern Fried Chicken$20.95

                                                half of a boneless chicken, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, braised southern greens, apple cider gravy

                                                • Nashville Hot Chicken$21.95

                                                  boneless southern fried chicken, nashville dust, cole slaw, red skin potato salad, pickles

                                                  • Shrimp & Grits$18.95

                                                    grilled shrimp, jalapeno cheddar grits, andouille sausage, gumbo gravy, pickled okra

                                                    • Gumbo$20.95

                                                      chicken, jumbo shrimp, andouille sausage, traditional dark ruoux, white rice, fried okra

                                                      • Chicken Fried Steak$18.95

                                                        breaded steak cutlet, country gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, creamed corn

                                                        • Fried Catfish & Chips$15.95

                                                          cornmeal seasoned, french fries, spicy tartar sauce

                                                          • Fried Chicken And Waffles$15.95

                                                            Saturday and sunday only. Boneless southern fried chicken, golden waffle, spiced watermelon

                                                            Burgers & Sandwiches

                                                            We use only the highest quality nebraska chuck for our burgers. Served on a freshly baked bun with a sliced pickle and a choice of: french fries, sweet potato fries, potato salad, cole slaw, bbq baked beans

                                                            • Gus's Famous Burger$14.95

                                                              cheddar cheese, applewood smoked bacon, shredded onion strings, original bbq sauce, roasted garlic aioli, toasted bun

                                                              • The All American$13.95

                                                                shredded lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickle, cheddar cheese, thousand island, sweet pickled relish, toasted bun

                                                                • The Vegetarian$13.95

                                                                  bbq-soy glaze, arugula, tomato, red onion, smoked mozzarella, roasted garlic aioli, toasted bun

                                                                  • Rib Sandwich$13.95

                                                                    original bbq sauce, cole slaw, roasted garlic aioli, rustic ciabatta bun

                                                                    • BBQ Chicken Sandwich$13.95

                                                                      gruyere cheese, shredded onion strings, original bbq sauce, roasted garlic aioli, toasted bun

                                                                      • Gus's Fried Chicken Sandwich$13.95

                                                                        Spicy bbq & ranch slaw, pickles, smoked jalapeño aioli, toasted bun. Try it nashville hot!

                                                                        • Cajun Catfish Sandwich$14.95

                                                                          blackened or fried, shredded lettuce, tomato, red onion, spicy tartar sauce, toasted bun

                                                                          • Carolina Style Pulled Pork$12.95

                                                                            cole slaw, mop sauce, rustic ciabatta bun

                                                                            • Texas Beef Brisket$13.95

                                                                              original bbq sauce, gus's house spread, cole slaw, rustic ciabatta bun

                                                                              • Blackened Tri Tip$14.95

                                                                                horseradish aioli, fontina cheese, shredded onion strings, toasted bun

                                                                                • Smoked Turkey$12.95

                                                                                  applewood smoked bacon, sweet pickled relish, blue cheese, cajun mayo, mixed greens, tomato, toasted grain bread

                                                                                  Signature Sides

                                                                                  • French Fries$4.95

                                                                                    • Sweet Potato Fries$5.95

                                                                                      • Braised Southern Greens$3.95

                                                                                        • BBQ Baked Beans$3.95

                                                                                          • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes$3.95

                                                                                            • Red Skin Potato Salad$3.95

                                                                                              • Jalapeño Chedddar Grits$3.95

                                                                                                • Louisiana Red Beans & Rice$3.95

                                                                                                  • Seasonal Vegetable$4.95

                                                                                                    • Creamed Corn$5.95

                                                                                                      • Mac N' Cheese$4.95

                                                                                                        • Cole Slaw$3.95

                                                                                                          • Dirty Rice$3.95

                                                                                                            Dessert

                                                                                                            • Blueberry Biscuit Cobbler$7.95

                                                                                                              served with french vanilla bean ice cream, warm lemon blueberry sauce and an oatmeal crumb topping

                                                                                                              • Orange Bourbon Pecan Bar$7.95

                                                                                                                pecan pie on top of a shortbread cookie crust topped with caramel sauce and french vanilla bean ice cream

                                                                                                                Coffee and Tea

                                                                                                                • Iced Tea$3.25

                                                                                                                  • Passion Fruit Iced Tea$3.25

                                                                                                                    • Sweet Tea$3.25

                                                                                                                      • Jones Coffee$2.95

                                                                                                                        • Hot Teas$2.95

                                                                                                                          english, earl grey, chamomile, green tea

                                                                                                                          Drinks Shakes & Malts

                                                                                                                          • Root Beer Float$6.95

                                                                                                                            • Hand Scooped Shakes & Malts$6.95

                                                                                                                              french vanilla bean, chocolate, seasonal flavor

                                                                                                                              • Soda$2.95

                                                                                                                                coke, diet coke, sprite, ginger ale

                                                                                                                                • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade$3.75

                                                                                                                                  • Fresh Squeezed Blueberry Mint Lemonade$3.95

                                                                                                                                    • Henry Weinhard's Root Beer$3.25

                                                                                                                                      • Henry Weinhard's Orange Cream Soda$3.25

                                                                                                                                        • Mountain Valley Sparkling Water$3.95

                                                                                                                                          • Mountain Valley Spring Water$3.95

                                                                                                                                            Last updated: February 1, 2022

                                                                                                                                            What 445 people are saying

                                                                                                                                            Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                                                                            4.6
                                                                                                                                            4.6 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                                                            • 4.5Food
                                                                                                                                            • 4.7Service
                                                                                                                                            • 4.5Ambience
                                                                                                                                            • 4.4Value

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                                                                                                                                              rxpi

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined 1 day ago

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Fourth time coming here and this place is always my go-to for an after movie dinner! Perfect for all ages - parents, friends, dates, etc. Food is always great and the service is unparalleled. Definitely recommend!

                                                                                                                                            2. CK

                                                                                                                                              ChristopherK

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              25 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              25 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined 2 days ago

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              First time customers and we had a great meal. Extensive menu with a lot of options we wanted to try, and we ended up with Nashville Hot Fried Chicken and the Picnic Platter, which had 4 ribs, brick chicken, and brisket. Instead of the brick chicken, you can choose fried chicken, and the brisket was also one of 3 options. (This is enough for 2 people who eat a normal amount of food, but I know people who could easily polish this off by themselves.) Comes with 2 sides. Portion size was more than adequate for the price point. Nice beer and alcohol menu as well with plenty of craft beers on draft. We sat in the front patio and the seats didn't have backs, but it was very comfortable for a 2 hour dinner. The service was amazing. We'll definitely be back to try more on the menu.

                                                                                                                                            3. SD

                                                                                                                                              SamD

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                              Ability to reserve a table is really a plus. Food is good and so was service. A good place to eat.

                                                                                                                                            4. RV

                                                                                                                                              RV92

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              The food was DELICIOUS! Drinks were good too. Portions were big, I hate when restaurants charge so much for so little. The staff was all very attentive and helpful and super nice. Will definitely be back.

                                                                                                                                            5. KG

                                                                                                                                              KristenG

                                                                                                                                              Las Vegas

                                                                                                                                              41 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              41 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              We went here for Mother’s Day and had a fabulous time! The food is amazing and the service was equally good.

                                                                                                                                            6. DM

                                                                                                                                              DanielleM

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on May 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Great service and food. Our waitress was nice and friendly. Loved the atmosphere.

                                                                                                                                            7. CY

                                                                                                                                              CharlesY

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on May 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Birthday lunch

                                                                                                                                            8. G

                                                                                                                                              Gary

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on May 6, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall3food2service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                              Ribs and Fried Chichen were over cooked and dry. Sides and mashed potatoes were good. Service was excellent

                                                                                                                                            9. EG

                                                                                                                                              EverGreen407

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              26 reviews

                                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                                              26 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on May 5, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                              All of the servers were very nice and we received everything in a timely manner. My ribs were burned but the sides were delicious. My husband and father enjoyed the food and their draft beers.

                                                                                                                                            10. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on May 4, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Good food great prices

                                                                                                                                            11. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              13 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                                              13 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on May 1, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              The meal was great and the service was friendly and excellent. Our only complaint is the outside chairs are VERY uncomfortable. I would recommend having some cushions on hand for those guests who need some cushion or just changing your chairs altogether.

                                                                                                                                            12. CJ

                                                                                                                                              ChristenJ

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 30, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Best breakfast ever! Service was awesome. Just an amazing place!

                                                                                                                                            13. C

                                                                                                                                              Chikit

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              9 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              The service was outstanding! I find the chicken and baby back ribs salty for my taste. Nevertheless I would come back to this restaurant.

                                                                                                                                            14. GN

                                                                                                                                              GingerN

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              A fun night with family. Great service from Nick, great food and just a wonderful all around evening. Would recommend...and we are already planning our next visit and what we wish to try!

                                                                                                                                            15. SR

                                                                                                                                              SueR

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 25, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall3food2service3ambience4

                                                                                                                                              Over priced for cold mediocre food. Service sub par.

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                                                                                                                                              PaulaJ

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              16 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              16 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              This was our first visit to Gus's, we arrived at our reservation time and we were seated right away which was fantastic! The service was great, the food was very good ( very large portions of meat), our Margarita & Hurricane were both tasty but light on the alcohol. Its a lively, noisy place so if your looking for quiet, its not the place for you. We will definitely be back.

                                                                                                                                            17. k

                                                                                                                                              kristic

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall4food3service2ambience4

                                                                                                                                              Food was delivered a lot faster then drinks. Service was lacking but it was very busy.

                                                                                                                                            18. LM

                                                                                                                                              LindaM

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 24, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              We love eating on the patio. When we eat inside it's difficult to hold a conversation because of the high noise level at peak hours.

                                                                                                                                            19. B

                                                                                                                                              Bobcat

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              122 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              122 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 19, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Our Server, Michael was great. Tri-tip was delicious!

                                                                                                                                            20. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              597 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                                              597 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 18, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                              Very good BBQ. I especially like their baby back ribs and the cornbread to start with. We had very good service, too. Like the atmosphere and it's a nice place for a causal lunch or dinner.

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                                                                                                                                              Drobinson124

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              The reservation was easy to set. We were seated right away. The server was wonderful and attentive. The food came out in a reasonable time: Food was pretty good needed a little more flavor but will return.

                                                                                                                                            22. VC

                                                                                                                                              VenturaCtyVisitor

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience3

                                                                                                                                              The restaurant was full and bustling, yet we were seated fairly quickly even after having asked for a change in seating from outside to inside. Our server was attentive and provided good insight on menu options. Food was amazing - ribs and greens. The best greens I've eaten outside of my own home.

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                                                                                                                                              ValleyGirlFoodie

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              38 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                                              38 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall3food3service4ambience2

                                                                                                                                              Overpriced average BBQ. It’s also way too loud due to terrible acoustics. You will shout in your own booth. Parking is horrendous. Go for happy hour after you see a movie next door.

                                                                                                                                            24. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 14, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Loved it :)

                                                                                                                                            25. JB

                                                                                                                                              JeffB

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 11, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall2food2service3ambience2

                                                                                                                                              Was not what I expected. I guess not use to Southern style. Ordered ribs did not like them. Probably should have got the fried chicken

                                                                                                                                            26. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 10, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Love that they have a lot of choices for breakfast, my impression was because it’s a bbq place thought everything comes with meat but I was wrong. Coffee was very good and the food was delicious. We enjoyed our Sunday brunch.

                                                                                                                                            27. LM

                                                                                                                                              LindaM

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 10, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              The brisket was delicious and could be cut with a fork. I had an Old Fashion that was to die for. Absolutely no complaints about the food and the servers were very pleasant and eager to please. The only complaint was the noise level inside the restaurant. If you plan on having a conversation pretty much forget it. We will definitely request patio seating next time. I really hate to say anything negative about the restaurant because the food and service were excellent.

                                                                                                                                            28. C

                                                                                                                                              Catgirl29

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 9, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Great food selections and great food. Excellent waitress, offering suggestions and was very congenial and welcoming. Good choice for families and the atmosphere is very enjoyable.

                                                                                                                                            29. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              San Francisco

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 8, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Food was delicious, all the servers were extremely helpful and really knew the main. Fun and nice atmosphere to have dinner.

                                                                                                                                            30. B

                                                                                                                                              Bill

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              40 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              40 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 7, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Great service and prompt. Reservation honored immediately. Food really great.

                                                                                                                                            31. AM

                                                                                                                                              AMLaw

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              6 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 6, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Yummy as always. Great service!

                                                                                                                                            32. DP

                                                                                                                                              DianaP

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Great family experience! Lupe our waitress was super friendly and nice! Food was good! Definitely going back soon.

                                                                                                                                            33. j

                                                                                                                                              jeffh

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              17 reviews

                                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                                              17 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                                              Tried breakfast for the first time. Really good. Had a mix up with the order that drug out how long we had to spend there. But they did their best to straighten it out. Nobody is perfect. We’ll be back for sure.

                                                                                                                                            34. c

                                                                                                                                              cakes

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              29 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                                                                              29 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall3food4service2ambience3

                                                                                                                                              It was very crowded. Service was very slow. Had to remind our server that we were celebrating a birthday

                                                                                                                                            35. KB

                                                                                                                                              KarenB

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on March 28, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                                              Wait staff is always the best. The chili could have been warmer and the temperature of the restaurant was a little cold.

                                                                                                                                            36. TN

                                                                                                                                              ThomasN

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on March 28, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Fantastic evening at Gus’s on a first date. Best BBQ in LA.

                                                                                                                                            37. B

                                                                                                                                              Bobcat

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              122 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              122 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on March 27, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Great service & breakfast

                                                                                                                                            38. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                                                                              Dined on March 27, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Busy Saturday night and our server Kelly G took great care of us. Food was delicious and the blueberry mint lemonade with some vodka was DELICIOUS!

                                                                                                                                            39. OT

                                                                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                                              Los Angeles

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              vip
                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on March 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Having breakfast with my wife and the chicken and waffles are the bomb excellent flavor. Great service, definitely we will come back

                                                                                                                                            40. AR

                                                                                                                                              AnthonyR

                                                                                                                                              Puerto Vallarta

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                                                                              Dined on March 26, 2022

                                                                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                                              Only criticism was that we put notes that there was a special occasion (which they asked for on the reservation) which was a 86th birthday and no one at the restaurant made mention of it.

                                                                                                                                            Safety precautions

                                                                                                                                            • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                                                                                                                              • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                                                                                                                              • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                                                                                                                              • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
                                                                                                                                              • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                                                                              • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                                                                                                                              • Contactless payment available
                                                                                                                                            • Protective equipment

                                                                                                                                              • Waitstaff wear masks
                                                                                                                                              • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                                                                                                                            • Screening

                                                                                                                                              • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                                                                                                                              • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors

                                                                                                                                            FAQs

                                                                                                                                            You can order delivery directly from Gus's BBQ - Porter Ranch using the Order Online button. Gus's BBQ - Porter Ranch also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. Gus's BBQ - Porter Ranch also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (818) 341-3000.

                                                                                                                                            Gus's BBQ - Porter Ranch is rated 4.6 stars by 445 OpenTable diners.

                                                                                                                                            Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                                                                                                                            Google Map for Gus's BBQ - Porter Ranch

                                                                                                                                            20179 Rinaldi St. Suite 150 Porter Ranch, CA 91326

                                                                                                                                            Additional information

                                                                                                                                            • Cross street

                                                                                                                                              Porter Ranch Dr.

                                                                                                                                            • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                                              Northridge

                                                                                                                                            • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                                              Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm
                                                                                                                                              Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm
                                                                                                                                              Brunch
                                                                                                                                              Sat, Sun 8:30 am–11:00 am

                                                                                                                                            • Cuisines

                                                                                                                                              Barbecue, Southern, American

                                                                                                                                            • Dining style

                                                                                                                                              Casual Dining

                                                                                                                                            • Dress code

                                                                                                                                              Casual Dress

                                                                                                                                            • Parking details

                                                                                                                                              There is extra parking located behind the restaurant, drive around Whole Foods or Nordstrom Rack to access.

                                                                                                                                            • Payment options

                                                                                                                                              AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                                            • Additional

                                                                                                                                              Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                                                                            • Phone number

                                                                                                                                              (818) 341-3000

                                                                                                                                            • Catering

                                                                                                                                              Gus’s BBQ Catering brings the celebrated hospitality of our restaurant straight to your event. Let us know a day and time you'd like your items ready, and we will have your order packed to pick up from the restaurant, or we can deliver everything to you. Our team can stay to take care of set up, cleanup, and everything in between, working hard to ensure that you and your guests are able to sit back and enjoy a no-fuss gathering filled with fresh and delicious BBQ! Whether we are celebrating your big day or catering your office party we strive to bring a touch of Southern Hospitality to any event through a collaborative process that accommodates each event’s unique needs. We look forward to working together!

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