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Armadillo Willy's

American, Barbecue, Southwestern
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10100 S de Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014-2127
(408) 252-7427
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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silicon valley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The selection is great. The tri-tip is perfect every time. It is realitively quick and a great place to meet up with friends or take the kids. Very casual and comfortable.

Thank travel4fun111
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend had the ribs and brisket special with macaroni and cheese. She said it was great. The meat was very tender. I had the blackened salmon burger with a small salad. It was delicious.

Thank Sybil N
Cupertino, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a place that you want to enjoy real BBQ dish, very good flavor and good potion for the price, I especially like ribs, they are cook perfectly, the best thing is no tone of sauce on top of it, very satisfying place for dinner.

Thank 220fran
Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Fab food, especially the brisket, large portions, I shared a meal with my wife and was still full. Reasonable price, mains about 17 dollars

Thank patrick028
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Went with coworkers and loved it. They give you a lot of food and my 110 pound self ate it all. Got the pulled pork with potato salad and the corn muffin. My coworkers got the baby back ribs, brisket (juicy) and a variety platter. Everyone stuffed themselves. It's very casual which was nice after a long day of hard... More 

Thank Toby M
Los Altos, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

BBQ meat cooked to perfection. Every dish is a hit. No misses. Superb brisket. Succulent pulled pork. Excellent ribs. Great sides - I especially like the peanut-slaw and corn salad (cilantro alert). Puffy cornbread muffins, served warm and fresh. I could eat here every day.

Thank Ran H
Upstate NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Only reason I didn't give them 5 stars was the Side BBQ Beans were not sweet, BBQ or have any flavor but celery!. This is a MUST HIT for BBQ when in the area. Staff are great, I was able to try the Firestone Draft Beer and it was winner. I had the Trinity BBQ Plate with Excellent & Taste... More 

Thank scubasam
Verderio, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I went there for a quick dinner and something to drink. Pleased by the nice staff and the help to chose the food (I am not a Tex folk :-) ), good beer. It is a simple restaurant, but if you look for tasty and juicy food this is the place to go.

Thank Ricc57
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Go for the brisket (juicy). Tritip is good too. Have a couple of beers on tap and let me sample the ones that were of interest.

Thank LiangShanBo
Cupertino, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Armadillo Willy's was literally born in Cupertino. Their original place was across the street from the current location. They are headquartered now in Los Altos. The place has been consistently good.. I have even had them cater over the years for a events of public service organizations. If you like beef, you will like their BBQ. They even serve prime... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10100 S de Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014-2127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cupertino
  • Phone Number: (408) 252-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?