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Armadillo Willy's

2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 571-7427
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Convenient to Hilton garden Inn. Excellent BBQ menu. Service was great. Simple décor. If you like BBQ you won't be disappointed.

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Tucson, AZ
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295 reviews 295 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Been there several times with family. You can get a quick meal and I find prices reasonable. You can get a plate of met with 2sides for about $12.95. I've had the pulled pork mostly and it is always tasty with barbecue sauce. This last time there were some overdone pieces but all in all good. Onion rings are good... More 

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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We have always loved this place, but lately it seems they forgot they are a BBQ joint. I went in on Saturday at about 6:00pm just to be told they had run out of Babyback Ribs! Really, it's only Saturday early evening. Food taste great, portions are on the small side. Cornbread muffins are delicious.

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Foster City, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Their ribs are tender and their choices of sauces are good. When you pick your sides you should be full if finishing. The cornbread with honey is great.

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San Mateo, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Armadillo Willy's has some tasty BBQ. I used to really enjoy going there. What has frustrated me over the last year or so is their pricing. It seems in an effort to keep entree prices roughly the same despite the rising costs of food, they are slowly whittling away at the amount of food on the plate. First to go... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Ribs, chicken, and pulled pork are tastiest in the area. Carolina pulled pork salad is a great salad choice. I'm here almost every week.

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Vancouver, Washington
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34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Came here with my mother and sister in law; the spicy peanut slaw was so bland and tasteless, the only reason I ate it was to get my veggies. The fries were decent, and I loved the brisket! I got the juicy version, which was delicious and full of flavor. I loved the different bbq sauces also!

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San Mateo, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Armadillo Willy's has a large choice of terrific barbequed meals for a very reasonable price. All the food is so tasty, and they are very nice about customizing meals (for example, no cheese, oat bun, no onions, etc.) We eat there almost weekly for dinner. It's friendly, clean, not too noisy, has sports on TVs (with no sound - yeah!),... More 

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San Francisco, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Great food reasonably priced. Great for lunches as people can get what they want and pay separately. For families with kids no worries here as there is lots of space and everyone is friendly. Also sometimes I get dinners to go which are great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012 via mobile

Just outside san francisco by a few miles located in a shopping center. Late lunch about 2:30 pm found the big restaurant almost empty. Inexpensive but good food. Seems like it would be great at night with a few beers and any of their food. Not fancy but clean. Ribs were very tender and tasty. No table service...place order at... More 

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Additional Information about Armadillo Willy's

Address: 2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404
Phone Number: (650) 571-7427
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
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
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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