Best Barbecue Restaurants in San Jose

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in San Jose, California. All of our barbecue restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


1144 N 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112 Directions

Since 2011

Homemade Sides, Chicken Deluxe, Bacon Deluxe, Chicken Wings, Burgers, Brisket, Pork, Chili Nachos, Beans, Fried Rice, Pit Plates, Harlem Potato Salad, Crispy Coleslaw, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chopped Salad, Pulled Chicken Cheesesteak, Slow Smoked Pulled Pork, Burnt Ends, BBQ Jumbo Chicken Leg Quarter, Bratwurst, Angus Burger & Pork Porto Sandwich

Smoking Pig BBQ Company is a Southerner and a barbeque aficionado. The restaurant was owned by Mr. Paul Reddick; he and his wife Jessica insist on hand-made cuisine done right. It has a backyard hobby to three full-service restaurants. Their every staff definitely provides you with a fun and fabulous journey. Smoking Pig BBQ is familiar in long smoked meats, hand-crafted sides, and mixed signature cocktails. Their event teams are happy to caters to your wedding, birthday, company party, graduation, and more. They offer happy hour deals from Monday to Saturday at(11 am to 3 pm) and live blues in Fremont every Friday and Saturday, starting at 9 pm.

Best of Silicon Valley in 2017

Price: Starts from $5.80

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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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61 Curtner Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125 Directions

Since 1994

St. Louis-Style Spareribs, Southside Rib Tips, Burnt Ends, Shack Shrimp Basket, Country-Roasted Chicken, Onion Strings, Chicken Caesar Salad, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Texas Beef Brisket, Georgia Chopped Pork, Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders, Smoked Salmon Spread, American Feast, Nachos and BBQ Chicken, Boneless Wings, Sides & Chicken Chopped Salad

Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que is America's most award-winning restaurant. It has proud to won more than 700 awards. If you are Southern-born BBQ lovers in a world, you are must-visit for the Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que spot. Their teams provide a passion for authentic BBQ is behind everything they do. The eatery tireless pitmasters get their hickory logs smoldering around 4 am. Their teams are serving amazing BBQ to friends and fellow food lovers. The restaurant secret success was using top quality meats, hand-rub them with fresh spices, and slow-cook them to perfection. Free wifi, delivery services, take-out options, and catering services are available.

Price: Starts from $4.49

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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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1110 South Bascom Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128 Directions

Since 1992

Chicken Breast, Smoked Chicken Salad, Jumbo Hot Dog, Carolina Pulled Pork, BBQ Pork, Chopped Beef Sandwiches, Grilled Pork Chops, Smoked Prime Rib, Beef Brisket, Italian Sausage with Peppers, Pepper Steak, Hamburger, Turkey Burger with Cheese, Baby Back Ribs, Spring Chicken Salad, Turkey Burger, Wine, Desserts & Teriyaki Chicken Breast

Sam's Bar-B-Que is a Carlino tradition of excellence in the food industry. Carlino's family celebrates 75 years in Sam's Bar-B-Que business. It has an award-winning wine from local vintners around the Bay Area. Their teams are happy to provide a friendly and personalized service, and they are using only USDA Choice Certified Black Angus meats. Sam's Bar-B-Que restaurant's unique successes by San Jose slow-smoked cooking BBQ grills. Carlino's family is happy to serve the community with produce, fresh meats, and gourmet grocery things that are not available anywhere else. Dont forget to try their Carolina-style 16 hours made pulled pork slow-smoked dishes.

Discount: Rib & Chicken Combo: 1/4 rack of ribs and a hind 1/4 chicken $16.95. Kid-friendly joint serves multiregional BBQ over the counter in rustic digs with a covered deck . Provides the finest quality meats and vegetables available for their customers - Kids Menu Ribs $7.95, 1/4 Chicken $7.95, Hamburger $6.95, Hot Dog $4.95

Best BBQ Restaurant by Wave Magazine

Price: Starts from $5

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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon Closed

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