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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wolf turds” (63 reviews)
“brisket” (104 reviews)
“burnt ends” (29 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delightful barbecue with a good variety of choices on the menu. The crowd seemed to be a good mix of regular and first time customers. Families, couples and business groups were all represented. We had the barbecue potato skins and the pulled pork dinner with...More

Thank Denise I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had the two meat combo. Pulled pork and beef brisket. It was fantastic and I recommend the classic bbq sauce. The restraunt seating is okay. The service was excellent. I highly recommend this place if you like bbq.

Thank coltren007
Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried most of the meats on the menu between my 3 meat combo and my wife's 2 meat combo. Every single one of them were delicious. On the flip side, I had maybe the worst potato salad of my life and my wife's mac...More

Thank DocShad
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a family style cafe, a little bit loud, tables close together. I like to get my items to go for this reason. The meat is outstanding, and the prices are very reasonable. I like the burnt ends the best.

Thank TrixieBelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More than 3/4 of my pulled pork Sammy was fat and connective tissue. Others at the table had the same issue. Don't order the mac n cheese it is terrible. The baked beans are good and have lots of the California Honey Sauce. Out of...More

Thank pennyw960
Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost – the service here is exceptionally awesome. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. They offer dine n or take out and you can call ahead. We opted for take out and they were relatively fast and the food was served hot....More

Thank JennyTDJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, it's rough around the edges but it's all about the 'que. Good selection of meats and sides. Bonuses are apps such as hot wings with choice of sauce and homestyle desserts such as banana pudding. Had a shopping errand in the neighborhood, and wound...More

Thank Anonymous1945
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In my 62 years I have never had better BBQ beans! Brisket was delicious as was the mac & cheese and the cornbread! Highly recommended and lived up to it! If in San Jose it is a must!

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Googled BBQ while I was in San Jose for a convention and decided on this place. Good choice! The smokers are right outside of the restaurant enticing customers to the aroma of great BBQ. I had the one meat platter with corn bread and slaw....More

Thank Leo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my son here for lunch. We both had the Tuesday special, a chopped meat Sammy with a side of mac and cheese. Everything was delicious at a reasonable price.

Thank RickThePick
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do you deliver? We are hosting a party for 16 people, would love to serve BBQ.
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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