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Trail Dust BBQ

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17240 Monterey St, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-3640
+1 408-776-9072
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11:30 - 21:00
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Morgan Hill, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Trail Dust BBQ. The food is great. The ambiance is perfect for a BBQ restaurant. The service is always good. The beer menu is extensive. We dine at Trail Dust frequently and we've also ordered take out for our family and when guests are over. If you love BBQ and a small town experience...Trail Dust BBQ is your... More 

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Thank JoyPeaceLove
Hollister, California
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends here and the waiting line was out the door. It took us a half hour to be seated, but having cold beers in our hands (wine for the women) made the wait tolerable. I ordered the ribs and brisket and found them tender and not overly smothered in BBQ sauce. You can add as much as you... More 

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Thank Martin K
Morgan Hill, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is our very favorite restaurant in Morgan Hill. Great tri-tip, informal western atmosphere, and live music some nights. I usually order the tri-tip salad and my wife orders ribs.

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Thank tomelliott2015
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I am a BBQ fanatic and BBQ/smoker builder and cook, and this place is somewhere I would eat again. The service was excellent and fun. The meat had the right amount of smoke and it was cooked correctly. The beer selection is pretty good and the prices are fair. I will be going back.

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Thank Josh A
Los Angeles, California
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I had a delightful meal, and this was quite a find. My server, Ashley was wonderful. She made great suggestions, explained the nightly special (brisket) and added to my experience. I thought the brisket was awesome and the potato salad rocked as well. I realized that I had tried this potato salad once before, at another place (BBQ 152 Gilroy)... More 

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Morgan Hill, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We had 100 for a lunch that was catered by Trail Dust. Everything was great. Rib, pulled pork and all the side dishes were ready at the right time and there was plenty of food.

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Thank Kenzie16
Morgan Hill, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Always a pleasure to eat here, or trek out. Everything cooked fresh daily, and when they run out...it's gone. Good strategy for a BBQ joint. Very nice people here, always friendly and attentive. It's typically very busy, but they still pay attention, good service with a smile. All BBQ is good here. Baked potatoes and sides also. Hear the selection... More 

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Thank Downey177
Morgan Hill, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is our go to BBQ place in our area. Fairly small place and always crowded. Good people and good food. Our favorite is the bbq chicken sandwich - it's shredded chicken which we love! They have some really big baked potatoes which is our preference for a side dish. Everything so far is good though!

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Thank c1281650
San Jose, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We came her the night before my 7 year old had her tonsils removed because she was craving ribs. The food was really, really good. My daughter ate almost the entire rack of ribs herself and I was very impressed with the tri-tip.

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Thank ssilva77
Dana Point, California
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157 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Nice funny place Very busy, service a little slow but friendly staff. Ribs and tri-trip very tasty. Plenty of food and an excellent salad, the bread was really good. I will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17240 Monterey St, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-3640
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Morgan Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 408-776-9072

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?