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980 East Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008-2303
(408)371-2400
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love Barbecue but here not so much.

They used to serve large Barbecue sandwiches but not any longer. Ordered and was still hungry after I ate. Lots of bread small amount of meat. Looking for a great barbecue place. It seems like restrants are cutting back on amounts they give you but rising the cost. If any one knows a great... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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Campbell, California
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Campbell, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They used to serve large Barbecue sandwiches but not any longer. Ordered and was still hungry after I ate. Lots of bread small amount of meat. Looking for a great barbecue place. It seems like restrants are cutting back on amounts they give you but rising the cost. If any one knows a great place let me know.

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Elk Grove, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Went there to be with friends for a Christmas get-together. It's the Christmas Season so the only time available was for Brunch. It worked out wonderfully. The food was very good and plentiful, good serving size. The waitress took good care of us. She was able to handle the large group, served us timely and knew when to join in... More 

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Campbell, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My family has been eating Sunday breakfast at least twice a month here for the last five years. They have a large area in the back with movable tables and chairs that can accommodate parties up to 60 guests. The omelets are large and delicious. They make a chili verde omelet that I love. Their biscuits and gravy and chicken... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Good ribs and BBQ sauce. I like to try different meats with the sauce and great to dip french fries into. Sides are OK as well. Service though is lacking.

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San Francisco
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279 reviews 279 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Full slab of ribs was ultra-meaty and not drowned in BBQ sauce. Ribs have a great smoked taste. Some might not like the lack of BBQ sauce on the ribs, but I'd rather dip my my own. These ribs are served dry with a side of sauce. Kid's-size ribs order is perfect for an 11-year-old. The six-year-old loved the cheese... More 

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Sunnyvale, CA
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235 reviews 235 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
965 helpful votes 965 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We had a reunion with some of my wife's relatives at this restaurant on busy Campbell ave. This is a stand alone restaurant near the Pruneyard shopping center, but all by itself. Faded exterior painted wooden surfaces, that had been weathered for too long -perhaps since the 1950s! Entering the restaurant is like going back in time -way back to... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I ordered the Original Ribs, junior portion. They were on the dry side, and the sides were just okay. The cole slaw enough for two.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner at the Hick'ry last night and was truly disappointed. I went for the rib combo. The Original ribs were almost a greenish shade of grey. Edible but barely. The St Louis ribs were much better but still got to just about average. Really liked the Slaw, but the beans and corn left a lot to be desired. The... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I mostly get breakfast here and that's bacon and eggs. The bacon is thick cut and very tasty. They give you a huge amount of hash browns. I can also recommend the biscuits and gravy, the French dip (although I'm not crazy about the Dutch crunch roll) and their pork chops! Most of the meats are smoked and you can... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I was disappointed in the beef ribs, slaw, etc for a BBQ place, but whoa!, their breakfasts are great. Good value, good food, great service. The pies look REALLY inviting, but I'm resisting temptation - so far.....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 980 East Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008-2303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Campbell
  • Phone Number: (408)371-2400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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