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Emil Villa's Hickory Pit

24047 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544-1016
+1 510-537-0734
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“coleslaw” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (21 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
24047 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544-1016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came with my parents whilst where in the area. After a lot of ‘ oh and ah ‘ and undecided on Meals. I decided to pick for the team. I picked chicken and ribs My server ruby ( I think ) came over to check...More

Thank Little_Kay32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spotted this place on the drive to our hotel, after a quick search I New this was going to be our dinner. Looks nothing special from the outside but walk through the door and get greeted with a big smile and a wave. Seated at...More

Thank John A
Reviewed November 8, 2017

I've been going here for years and the quality, and quantity of the food.... not to mention cheerful service, make it something to look forward to. Take out is a perfect solution for any occasion and always a crowd pleaser. Salads are delicious......for a quick...More

Thank Truth And R
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We went to Emil Villa's Hickory Pit for Sunday night dinner. We both had ribs. They let you order two sides with your entree. We chose cole slaw and baked potatoe. They also serve beens and bread. Food was very good and serving size large...More

Thank mini
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a place to have lunch before going to a blues festival in Hayward and saw this listing. I have a commercial size offset smoker in my backyard that is used regularly to smoke food. That makes me very particular about the...More

2  Thank TheBlum
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Excellent, meat of the highest quality in all meals. I come back thinking about the bacon or the Dutch apple pie and they do not specialize in either one. It is if you are jus wanting a sweet crumple topping on your apple pie, you...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

We spent a week in Hayward Hampton. Each day we ate different meals. My family's favorites are Turkey Sandwiches, Yummy Meat soup, burgers, & especially the Baby Back Ribs smothered in their famous bbq red sauce! Delicious doesn't even describe the satisfaction we had from...More

2  Thank V4978EBroba
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Great BBQ and their coleslaw and other accouterments are good too--biggest serving of coleslaw I've ever had. Ambiance is tired, seems like they haven't upgraded the decor for a few decades. Service excellent on my most recent visit, and prices are in line.

Thank FD B
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I was staying in Hayward the night before flying home from San Francisco and this place was within walking distance of my hotel. It was late and there were only a couple of other diners so it seemed quite quiet inside, but there was still...More

Thank drjudo
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Comfortable at the counter for one. Or take the family and sit in a booth. The service is excellent at either place.

Thank givemeabreak41
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24047 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544-1016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-537-0734
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