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Smoking Pig BBQ Company

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1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
+1 408-380-4784
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my husband here for lunch on his birthday. He ordered a full rack of ribs. the portion was huge! He said they were the best ribs he's had. The meat was juicy and just fell off the bone. We will be going back!

Thank Deb K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Smoking Pig! The food is great! I highly recommended this place if, you're a bbq lover!!!

Thank shonnal292
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food served in a restaurant with no frills. the first time we visited they had sold out of ribs so we had to go back and it was worth it. Great if you are a meat lover.

Thank Jo R
San Jose, California
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good smoky flavor, great sauce selection. Feels a little commercialized. Definitely better than Dickey's or Famous Dave's hands down.

Thank Anthony B
San Jose, CA
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the smoking pig 2 weeks ago. The food was pretty average but for a BBQ place. We had BBQ chicken, BBQ brisket and wolf turds (jalapeño, cream cheese& bacon). The turds were the best! There are about 6 or 8 different BBQ sauces on the table for you to try. I was excited about 1 or another, but... More 

Thank Natbob15
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awful! Went for lunch with my daughter as we heard great reviews. I am a Southern girl and I know good Southern food, it's not this! Meat wasn't cooked completely, Cole slaw was bitter, nothing good to drink, hate Pepsi and fake iced tea! The peanut butter pie had chocolate! Not true dish either. PLUS both of... More 

Thank M4006MDkims
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is spectacular, the service fantastic, and the atmosphere very fun. This is not a chain it is BBQ with single minded love. I recommend very highly. Oh and please get the peanut butter pie.

Thank Saw65
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time last week and shared the 3 meat plate of brisket, pulled pork and ribs with sides of mac n cheese, greens and bbq potato salad. Everything was very tasty, and they provide with 6 bottles different bbq sauce on the table. Plenty of food for two. Mac n cheese could have been hotter, I should have asked them... More 

Thank 54Traveler2014
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real bbq place-not just bbq sauce. It's a bit of a dive which just adds flavor to the great bbq meats and sides. The peanut butter pie measures up to the meat. Friendly service, only problem we have run into is during busy times, they can run out of the bbq that we were craving. This is... More 

Thank lilburro
San Francisco, California
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250 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here before watching an earthquake game nearby. Homey place with a biker edge, it was full with a short line at 6 pm. We had brisket (good), rib (great), chicken (good), fries (great), collard green (good), mashed potato (ok). I drizzled mine with their classic bbq sauce & spicy Kansas hot sauce. Wow, these homemade sauces packed some... More 

Thank Minnie Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $35
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-380-4784
We are a very casual BBQ "joint" in the traditional sense. The focus is on the food. Slow smoked meats, homemade sides, rubs, sauces and desserts. Friendly service, at home feel. Excellent beer and wine lists (no kidding). Genuine Southern BBQ. Everything made in-house. Our mission is your delight. We Cater too! 25 to 5000 people.

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