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2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 571-7427
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good when you're famished

Big Servings that can be shared by 2-3 persons except the drinks. Yummy yummy food! Garlic Parmesan Fries, Cajun Fires and their 18 hour roasted beef..that is the best, the ribs were tasty. Lots of seats. The GPS will throw you off and I had to go around for a good 5-10 mins but it's in the strip... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
jazzygirl49
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Norwalk, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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Norwalk, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Big Servings that can be shared by 2-3 persons except the drinks. Yummy yummy food! Garlic Parmesan Fries, Cajun Fires and their 18 hour roasted beef..that is the best, the ribs were tasty. Lots of seats. The GPS will throw you off and I had to go around for a good 5-10 mins but it's in the strip mall.

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Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Armadillo Willy's is a barbque chain. You place your order, take a number, pick up your food and find a table. I like their ribs, but the other offerings not so much. It can get crowded and noisy.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Love their cornbread with the special honey butter and chicken fingers! Ribs are delicious and they have something on special every single day.

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Salinas, California
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you like BBQ, this is the place to eat. The food was very delicious, and the service was friendly and efficient. I would go out of my way to eat here again whenever I am in the area.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

this is an awesome place for Ham lovers who want to eat authentic Texas barbecue. I am not a ham fan so I opted to each smoked chicken, it was awesome and lovely food. quantity is too much for an Indian to finish ;) Only thing that I disliked was there is not much of option for a person who... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I was in San Francisco for a cultural event on Sunday (1/18/15) and was in the mood for some good barbecue. Armadillo Willy's was near my San Mateo hotel and after reading the reviews here on TripAdvisor I decided to try the restaurant out. I got to the restaurant around 7:00 p.m. and the place was crowded. Upon entry, people... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Bar scene
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

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