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Smoking Pig BBQ Company

1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
+1 408-380-4784
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place seemed to be popular by locals. Ok service. Not a nice restaurant, more looks like a cheap restauran but the bbq food is very good. Will go again, now when I know what to expect.

Thank SakuKim
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Barbeque compares to some I've had in Memphis. Easy to order, quick, lots of options. Yummy sides. Very good prices. Easy parking.

Thank LydiaK313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You know you chose well when the place is packed with locals. Delicious pulled pork, recommend the beans for the side dish. 4 BBQ sauces, all on the side so you can add as much or as little as you like.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good and quick. The sauce choices there at the table were really good, but the food itself was just so-so. In fact I was there only a week ago and had a hard time remembering what I had.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about this place and being lovers of bbq had to go. The menu is crazy cool with all sorts of awesome things. The only reason I don't give this place a five is because it is sadly hit and miss. Example: they...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're in San Jose, it's a must. I had the parmesan bacon sausage burger (amazing) and my friend got ribs (also amazing). Staff was nice, food was delicious; so in total 5 stars!

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The smoking pig BBQ is worth a visit. They have a wide selection og BBQ meats and sides. I had the 3 Meat combo which was good but I found the hotline and ribs a little on the dry side. The brisket was great. Its...More

Thank Henrik N
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Picked up visitors from Tucson and brought 'em straight here. They loved the stew, sliders, and cornbread. Service good too. One criticism: coffee not hot enough, but staff heated it up & all was good again.

Thank rmromandia
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Had various BBQ and sides from the Smoking Pig quite awhile ago and just didn't get around to posting until now. Sorry for the delay! Had the food at a small catered lunch and found the BBQ excellent and the sides really good.

Thank GE3-95037
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Dinner before a Sharks game - where to go? It's a BBQ joint, so the dive is fine! Great music on the jukebox; TV on without the sound (perfect for sports); food that's really tasty; and a friendly staff. Oh, and a pretty good selection...More

Thank Michael W
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4 June 2015|
Response from adimer | Reviewed this property |
They do catering and you can have a custom menu prepared for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-380-4784
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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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