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Gorilla Barbeque

2145 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044-3040
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (49 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (24 reviews)
“pull pork” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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2145 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044-3040
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a take out experience, as a visitor you have to find somewhere to eat which we did just down the road by the sea. The food is fabulous, ribs, brisket, the various sides are great. Well worth a visit, if you are not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Came for weekday lunch. Glad to see they don’t have the crazy long lines as they did in the past. Delicious bbq and sides. Prices are ok, but a little high for take out only. I had the brisket sandwich today which was tender, had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

On our way back to SF from Half Moon Bay, we passed by Gorilla bbq. Line wasn’t that long so finally tried it. Really good bbq especially their brisket. Not dry. We had the Mac and cheese and corn for our sides.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BPenuliar2015
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped on our way to San Fran and took it down to the beach, was yummy delicious. Hubby had brisket & I had pulled porked, both really good and the sauce is the bomb!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 91jenniferk
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have been here a few times, and it has always been outstanding. I even brought a friend from North Carolina who stated that they have excellent BBQ. After eating here, he thought that it was the best BBQ he has had. Only one draw...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Shane S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Good place to pick up food to go. And eat outside. However lines can be long sometimes. So try to come in off peak hours. Parking lot is small

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JPBayArea2016
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I was given a 2 combo meal that was huge. Great smoked ribs and 1/2 chicken. Generous portion more than I could eat. Suggest you come hungry. Line took 15 min but was worth the wait. Will return in future....

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jardinepinto
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing BBQ!! Make sure you try this When in the Bay Area! The brisket and the Mac and cheese are the best options!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank djhammack
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious barbeque meat, very moist and flavourful. Great to grab and go to the beach or for an after surf munchie attack

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank inirua
Reviewed 26 April 2018

I came all the way here because I wanted good BBQ and the reviews were good, but I honestly think its overrated. It wasnt bad, I enjoyed it, but nothing special at all. Ive had way better BBQ. And theres literally nowhere to eat it,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ColtRich
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1 September 2015|
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Response from Badq45t | Reviewed this property |
That is a good time to go, however, on a very sunny weekend day the line is always pretty long. As Janet said, there is no place on the patio to eat so have a game plan and lots of napkins and wet wipes.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2145 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044-3040
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: 650-359-RIBS
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