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Red Smoke Grill

American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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4501 Hopyard Rd, Ste 3, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
925-734-0307
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Exeter, California
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best little secret eatery delivers every time. We can arrive half hour before closing and be served the same delicious food as early evening. My favorite is the half chicken combo plate. Save room for a cookie. The best feature is that the taste of the food is enhanced by smoke not overwhelmed by it. We visit at least... More 

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Thank gunnysmom
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Red Smoke several times. The pulled pork sandwiches and the salads are very good. We frequently get food to go as it's close to a work location for us. The chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies are fantastic and can definitely be shared. Recommended.

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Thank ngcda911
Pleasanton, California
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I have eaten here many times and it is very satisfying to the taste buds. I love their tri tips plate with mash potatoes!

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Thank Skip M
Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Went there for a late lunch and got their version of a chicken Caesar salad. It was very big and very good. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Heath H
Anoka
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Food was good. You order at the counter and then pick it up. Plenty of room to eat in the restaurant. I had the combination platter with three meats. It was $19.99 and comes with a choice of two sides. I chose the coleslaw and the baked beans. They were both good. The Tri Tip was very good and had... More 

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Thank John R
Fremont, California
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134 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Average strip mall restaurant. Staff not very knowledgable about what they were serving. Order and pickup from counter. Burger meat not listed or priced as grass fed but staff after asking around finally claimed it was. When asked if they had a smoker, several of the staff had no idea or didn't know what one was. Finally claimed they did... More 

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Thank GymAW
Pleasanton, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice salads and platters. Sit down or take out. Good side dish selections. Decent portions. My guys love their ribs.

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Thank Kathleen W
Pleasanton, California
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112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have read many reviews of this small Ptown deli/restuarant, and was disappointed. The BBQ tritip sandwich was more well done then medium rare, MR is what I prefer. My business associate suggested I say something, so I went back to the counter. I will admit that I had taken 3-4 bites on the sandwich. The person behind the counter... More 

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Thank kemrich1
Cleveland, Ohio
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175 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

5 of us went in one evening for dinner because the restaurant next door (Sweet Tomatoes) that we planned to go in was so packed we could not wait that long. This place had many empty tables and just a few customers. This was a concern for us right off that bat. You order at the counter and then sit... More 

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Thank Roger K
San Francisco, California
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place makes fabulous tri tip. I usually get their tri tip platter and a side of rolls, make a sandwich of them. Their bbq is very good too. It's a nice place to go to for a quick grub.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4501 Hopyard Rd, Ste 3, Pleasanton, CA 94588-2726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasanton
  • Phone Number: 925-734-0307

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?