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Armadillo Willy's

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$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
10100 S de Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014-2127
+1 408-252-7427
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (19 reviews)
“peanut slaw” (5 reviews)
“tri tip” (5 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
10100 S de Anza Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014-2127
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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.

1  Thank LiangShanBo
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...More

1  Thank Eaglepipeclub
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Excellent BBQ. Rich full flavored. Fast efficient service. Tastes Great, and is filling. Worth going out forl.

1  Thank Vivian A
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Always a tasty experience there. Great brisket and ribs for lunch or dinner. Good decor and friendly counter people.

1  Thank Jerry T
Reviewed March 22, 2016

I was recently traveling in Cupertino and met my friends at Armadillo Willy's for lunch! The food was wonderful and the staff were really friendly and fun. We told them about deep fried pickles and while we ate our lunch, they were back in the...More

1  Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Basics are smoked meats and for this they are wonderful. Service can be spotty at ordering or at pick-up. Most times everything is wonderful, but a rough edge can pop up without warning.

1  Thank Snoopydad1
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Their version of cole slaw has peanuts and it is one of the best things about Armadillo Willy's. They let you put your own choice of sauce on the meats which are generally juicy and tender. The corn bread muffins are good also.

1  Thank eric95014
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Love Willy's. The Cupertino and Sunnyvale location are very good. They are quick and the food is good. Sometimes the ribs can be a tad on the cool side, but they fix that right away. I've never had to wait longer than 5 minutes to...More

1  Thank Peter E
Reviewed January 24, 2016

counter staff excellent, knowledgable about beer and food selections. clean, well-lit. unusually good bbq for a place in the middle of Cupertino

Thank spenta
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Armadillo Willy's has a standard of excellence that whets the appetite of diners. The menu changes, the specials are advertised, the pricing is very fair....have used them for family and business gatherings, always satisfied with quality and quantity of servings. Try their side dishes of...More

Thank Susan B
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July 18, 2016|
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Response from Snoopydad1 | Reviewed this property |
I hope he called the locations directly as interior layouts are different at each location. I don't believe the Cupertino or Sunnyvale locations could accommodate a group of 50. Mountain View "might".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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: +1 408-252-7427
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