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Andy's BBQ

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2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, San Jose, CA 95050
(408) 249-8158
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Monday Special!

Andy's does amazing beef short ribs on a Monday. My companion had those whereas I had a rack of pork ribs. Both were far too large to finish and the trimmings were excellent. I especially loved the hot BBQ sauce! Highly recommended!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2016
David B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Andy's does amazing beef short ribs on a Monday. My companion had those whereas I had a rack of pork ribs. Both were far too large to finish and the trimmings were excellent. I especially loved the hot BBQ sauce! Highly recommended!!

Thank David B
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Was visiting my son and he wanted to go here. It's one of his favorite places, and close to home. Amount of food was huge - couldn't eat it all. Took half home and it was lunch the next day. Endless supply of delicious bread. Food was wonderful. Wait staff good as well.

Thank elrobo47
Monza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had the New York Steak and it was amazing, soft, tender, juicy, perfectly cooked on the charcoil BBQ. And excellent beer too. The staff was very friendly and welcomed me to stay few minutes more and quietly finish my dinner even if it was already 9pm and they were supposed to shut down. I went there for two consecutive... More 

Thank AGall0
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a burger restaurant and we got here. There was one choice of burger so we choose it, I don't remember the name of the meal, the girl said it was the only burger choice. Finally it was not a burger but just the meat with fries and it was not so good:-(

Thank Benoit R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We started going to Andy's in 2006 and it was great oversized meals that you could not finish, the combo meals of ribs, brisket and sausage were so good, but each time that we have gone back over the last few years the food has got very average, this time the ribs did not fall of the bone and the... More 

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

For every one who knows me, they know i know what BBQ means! I am recognized a pit master. So whileon business in the area, driving back to my hotel, saw this Andy's BBQ,and though not hungry (dinner time), decided to give it a try. No ambiance. No atmosphere. Looks like any fast food chain, but with very very old... More 

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San Jose, California
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126 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I like the barbecue here, but I like Sam's Barbeque better. I just like good barbecue period. If you can't go to Sam's, go here.

Thank Ata_Homa_Ina_Roma
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Atmosphere is nothing exciting, but you're coming there for the food. Excellent BBQ, especially the chicken, in my opinion. Really good (and free with the meals) garlic bread as well. Place is clean, service is prompt, food was great!

Thank Mark H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Went out with friends from work place. Great place if you like your meat BBQ'd. The garlic bread that come complementary had a wood smoky flavour to it. It was excellent. The ribs are their specialty. I had the brisket and pork shoulder. Great dishes. The price was reasonable, and the service was great. It even has a parking lot.... More 

Thank WalkKD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Went with a coworker over lunch, was not dissapointed,great big cowboy boots great you on entrance, and then its the usual american style booths. Having never been to a bbq restaurant, I was slightly hesitant, started off with garlic bread, loaf even and that with the bbq sauce and melted cheese sauce it was devine. Having saved myself for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, San Jose, CA 95050
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: (408) 249-8158

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 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 - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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