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Sam's Barbeque

1110 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128-3507
+1 408-297-9151
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good46%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (16 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
“cole slaw” (2 reviews)
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1110 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128-3507
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So I continue to try and find decent BBQ in the same areas with hospitals which need my services.... This time, San Jose's highest-rated BBQ is this place. Nice feel. Rustic, cozy, cliche decorations. They do offer 2x2 which is rare outside the South. At...More

Thank BleeVA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For Father's Day, my children treated me to my favourite BBQ ribs at this well-known restaurant. I was not disappointed with the ribs which were hot, meaty and tasty. However, the ambience left much to be desired. It reminded me so much of a fast...More

Thank sateeshl2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The prime rib was delicious. I had a bit of a challenge getting creamed horseradish for my prime rib and fixings for my baked potato. The wine was a good pour. The food portions were ample.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The ribs were great. Meal was served with sides of beans and potato salad. Service was great. Fun atmosphere

Thank chsouthward
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We were looking for something different last night and spotted this restaurant with parking and looked crowded. We tried one sampler dish of BBQ back ribs, BBQ Chicken, and beef slices with garlic bread, fires, and cole slaw. It was plenty; with top marks for...More

Thank joepaulsenngoro2
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Sam's BBQ Sam’s is one of two places that I go to for BBQ in San Jose. The ribs are done just right fall off the bones good. So good that I often forget the sauce. Their sides are ok but I do not go...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I had been to Sam’s perhaps 3 or 4 other times in the past few years, and it was as good as I remembered it. We ordered a barbecue pork sandwich and a barbecue beef sandwich. Both meats are cooked with the same barbecue flavors,...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I had a couple of sandwiches, but my colleagues were having ribs. Everything was delicious. Fast ordering at the counter, the place looks a bit dark at night if you eat on the patio, but we had no problems. We booked for 12 people in...More

Thank Napolux80
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

My husband is from the Deep South so we're well acquainted with amazing BBQ. For suburban California Sam's was a great meal at decent prices and the laid back setting and ample parking added to the experience. The servers were also friendly and attentive. (You...More

Thank shinyonne
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Quick stop for ribs and a drink, was all good. Nothing fancy but well cooked and marinated meat and fresh salad.

Thank Tempsdor
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1110 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95128-3507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-297-9151
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