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Andy's BBQ

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2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, San Jose, CA 95050-4060
(408) 249-8158
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Aalborg, Denmark
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is a traditional bbq restaurant and it is ok but I would recommend outback instead. I was there for a dinner. The menu card is so easy to understand

Thank poulsene
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I don't think this brisket was smoked. And the cut was super thick, so very chewy. I expected it to be thinly sliced and uniformly cut, rather than thick chewy chunks. Far from a tender smoked great taste that I have had at other bbq restaurants.

Thank John T
Rochester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Andy's does amazing beef short ribs on a Monday. My companion had those whereas I had a rack of pork ribs. Both were far too large to finish and the trimmings were excellent. I especially loved the hot BBQ sauce! Highly recommended!!

Thank David B
Tucson, Arizona
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194 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2015

Was visiting my son and he wanted to go here. It's one of his favorite places, and close to home. Amount of food was huge - couldn't eat it all. Took half home and it was lunch the next day. Endless supply of delicious bread. Food was wonderful. Wait staff good as well.

Thank elrobo47
Monza, Italy
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206 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2014

I had the New York Steak and it was amazing, soft, tender, juicy, perfectly cooked on the charcoil BBQ. And excellent beer too. The staff was very friendly and welcomed me to stay few minutes more and quietly finish my dinner even if it was already 9pm and they were supposed to shut down. I went there for two consecutive... More 

1 Thank AGall0
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a burger restaurant and we got here. There was one choice of burger so we choose it, I don't remember the name of the meal, the girl said it was the only burger choice. Finally it was not a burger but just the meat with fries and it was not so good:-(

Thank Benoit R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2014

We started going to Andy's in 2006 and it was great oversized meals that you could not finish, the combo meals of ribs, brisket and sausage were so good, but each time that we have gone back over the last few years the food has got very average, this time the ribs did not fall of the bone and the... More 

Thank acquirer
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014

For every one who knows me, they know i know what BBQ means! I am recognized a pit master. So whileon business in the area, driving back to my hotel, saw this Andy's BBQ,and though not hungry (dinner time), decided to give it a try. No ambiance. No atmosphere. Looks like any fast food chain, but with very very old... More 

1 Thank Eric L
San Jose, California
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136 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

I like the barbecue here, but I like Sam's Barbeque better. I just like good barbecue period. If you can't go to Sam's, go here.

Thank Ata_Homa_Ina_Roma
Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2013

Atmosphere is nothing exciting, but you're coming there for the food. Excellent BBQ, especially the chicken, in my opinion. Really good (and free with the meals) garlic bread as well. Place is clean, service is prompt, food was great!

Thank Mark H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 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 - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2367 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, San Jose, CA 95050-4060
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: (408) 249-8158

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