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Smoking Pig BBQ

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
530 Newhall Drive, San Jose, CA 95110
+1 408-289-1510
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Wine Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
530 Newhall Drive, San Jose, CA 95110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a 2nd in two weeks in order to fix some cravings before going back to Australia and we weren’t disappointed. Burnt ends and the baked beans were also of note.

Thank Askani
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

What did San Jose do to deserve an authentic family-owned Michelin recommended down home BBQ place? This is located near the airport and the soccer stadium. It counts members of the 49ers and the San Jose soccer team as loyal customers. You'll occasionally find a...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Authentic BBQ are not easy to find. Here's one. Simple seating. Full parking lot is always a good sign. I chose a 3-meat combo. The ribs were good, but not fantastic. Burnt ends very delicious tender and jucy. Brisket was absolutely fantastic, exactly as it...More

Thank Casper D
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to grab something to take on my flight. Order some burnt ends and four pork ribs. I had a slice of Key Lime pie while I waited it was delicious. The BBQ was also top notch the ribs were meaty juicy and had...More

Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I am originally from tennessee, so I am a bit picky about my bbq. Because of that, I can't stand most places which claim to be "homemade" but are simply chains churning out mass produced food. Smoking Pig is not that at all. The Wolf...More

Thank Ben J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've been to this newest of the Smoking Pig BBQ locations several times now, and it never disappoints. I've had most of their menus between all 3 of their restaurants, but the burnt ends are my absolute favorite thing. It's the best BBQ I've found...More

Thank Marian W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We've eaten at the Fremont location several times, so we stopped here for lunch. It's in the shopping center next to Avaya Stadium. The food was very good--Sampler Plate, Stew and Nachos. Everything was tasty, the service was very good. Our server, Mike, was friendly,...More

Thank CWSJ
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great family owned bbq restaurant. My favorite is the ribs, Mac and cheese, and the greens! The brisket is tender and smoked perfectly. They have a full bar with lots of fantastic craft beers, most of which are local. The staff is...More

Thank Gennesis O
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area of Avaya stadium and Coleman Ave. , There is good bbq available in small family restaurant . The Smoking Pig shows it means BUSINESS with its two big smokers in business's rear. The menu is straightforward. Genne ,my server, is...More

Thank David O
Paul R, Owner at Smoking Pig BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Hey, thanks for the great review, David! We've just opened the location and still working out the kinks, so it's especially great to get such good feedback so early on. Hope we see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Ok when I go to a barbecue place I expect to see some ribs on the menu except when I am in North Carolina. A very nice young lady told us when we entered what was not on the menu. The food and the service...More

Thank A_V_Wedding_Lady
Paul R, Owner at Smoking Pig BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

Hi AV, Thanks for your review. I noticed you visited in October. We had only been open one week at that time, in this location. We had signs and probably should have better explained upon your ordering that we were doing a 'soft opening' with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 19
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Newhall Drive, San Jose, CA 95110
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-289-1510
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We are a very casual BBQ "joint" in the traditional sense. The focus is on the food. Slow smoked meats, homemade sides, rubs, sauces and desserts. Friendly service, at home feel. Excellent beer and wine lists (no kidding). Genuine Southern BBQ. Everything made in-house. Our mission is your delight. We Cater too! 25 to 5000++ people.
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