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Kal's Bar-B-Q

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425 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4222
408-739-5271
Today
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It's very good, just not BBQ

I've passed this place on every single trip I've made to Sunnyvale and always said, "I gotta try it" to myself as I went to a business meal or meeting. Finally, I had the opportunity to stop in. It smelled wonderful from the outside and I was really looking forward to an awesome BBQ (Pulled Pork... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I've passed this place on every single trip I've made to Sunnyvale and always said, "I gotta try it" to myself as I went to a business meal or meeting. Finally, I had the opportunity to stop in. It smelled wonderful from the outside and I was really looking forward to an awesome BBQ (Pulled Pork, Ribs, or Smoked Brisket).... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I was really interested to try this "hole in the wall" place during my visit to Sunnyvale. However, I found it was really just mediocre. The gentleman who greeted me was very friendly but I was cashed out by an older man with no smile and not even a thank you. As for my meal, the pulled pork was good,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Kal's is no barbeque restaraunt. I was with a group of 6. We got a variety of burgers and barbeque sandwiches all with fries. The burgers and fries were nothing special. The barbeque seemed to have been some type of premade barbeque; definitely not made on site. The condiment bar was nice. I also felt the prices were high for... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I had a pork bbq sandwich. I expected pulled pork and my choice of sauces. I was served what I would call a pork sloppy joe. It was kind of stewed in the sauce. I think the ownership may have changed and the new owners may be better off at burgers. Service is minimal.

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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2008

I had the Kal Burger which was cooked perfectly - and they had a nice little topping bar which I used to add pickles etc... Husband had pork sandwich. kids had foot long hotdog which they split. Everything was good, icy beer mugs are a nice touch. This is not the best place - but it was good and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2008

Great steak sandwiches.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2008

Great Steak Sandwiches

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2008

Excellent steak sandwiches. Get the special for salad and fries.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 425 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-739-5271

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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