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Smoking Pig BBQ Company

1114 N. 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 408-380-4784
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Ranked #16 of 1,924 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $12 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: 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). Live or recorded Blues all the time. Genuine Southern BBQ.
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San Francisco, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Smoking Pig BBQ is the real deal! If you go, be sure to be very very hungry. Meat: RIBS! It's the best food on the menu. he only thing to order are the ribs. Hot links - ok - nothing great. Brisket is a little dry. If you order it, order the fatty pieces as they will be more moist.... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

if you really want authentic, well crafted BBQ, this place is it! before you order, make sure you get a couple of chicken lollipops! bacon wrapped chicken legs. yup! smoked to perfection and very complex in flavor. their ribs, brisket and burnt ends are incredible. also their mac and cheese is to die for. and its not vegetarian! and if... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I ordered the pulled pork sandwich with a side of mac & cheese. I was uncomfortably full for the entire rest of the day and it was so worth it! The price is great for the amount of food you get - heaping sandwiches and huge sides! It's also right next to my office, so very convenient, with quick service.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Fantastic ribs! Everything else we tried was ok. The ribs and the beans were a great meal there. Would eat there again

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Thank you to the Garmin GPS. We found this restaurant near our hotel. The food plate were very big and tasted really well. It also had 4 assorted barbecue style sauce that made a very unique adaption to the dishes. Their were also surprises like how they gave us free French Fries for Christmas celebration. Although the French Fries were... More 

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Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

try the wold turds by all means. The brisket is excellent; you have a choice of lean or fatty - go for the fatty as they are much more flavorful. Pulled pork was excellent; ribs pretty good but nothing special. This is a great little bbq place; nothing fancy, food served on trays, etc. but friendly gracious service and certainly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The pulled pork is delish. You get 4 different bbq sauces to try. The bbq potato salad is very good also. If you dare...try the wolf turds. Wow are they hot. Very relaxed and comfortable place. Nothing fancy on the interior but thats ok its bbq.

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25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have been fortunate to spend a lot of time in Austin, Texas. As a result of getting exposed to some of the best brisket in the country, I ended up buying a Brinkman smoker and have become a real fan of this fabulous taste treat. I order brisket anytime I get an opportunity and there is no question that... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

When I saw the Wolf Turds, I knew that was jalapeno but its wrapped in in bacon! With that I was eager to try it and got a "kick" back instead. Woo.. it was good and really hits hard. The chicken lollipop was awesome and first time to try it. Man, it was so good. Great service with a smile.... More 

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United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My husband loves this place. In Oct 2014, he ate there every week about 2x! The food is not badly priced. The portions have gotten a bit smaller. Not as large as they used to be. We will continue to go back! The wolf turds are amazing. nom nom nom

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Additional Information about Smoking Pig BBQ Company

Address: 1114 N. 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Phone Number: +1 408-380-4784
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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