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Armadillo Willy's

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2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404
(650) 571-7427
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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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SF East Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Barbecue here is slow-smoked and never held over from one day to the next, so you get great smoke flavor and genuine color, not gray, reheated meats. (I’m looking at you, Smoking Pig and Famous Dave.) Great pork ribs — get the best value with the “Texas” (pork) ribs rather than the baby backs — and delicious, juicy beef brisket... More 

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Thank EastBayLenore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must visit!!! Great food and very reasonable. I had bbq ribs with a salad. Delicious and not too heavy Very close to Crowne Plaza Foster City

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Thank Vkshettry
Napa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Foster city, on a Friday night, you can wait 45 minutes for a table facing the kitchen door, sit at the bar and wait 30 minutes for your beer or walk across the street to Armadillo Willy's where you take matters into your hands. You are thirsty, gosh darn it you walk over to the soda machine and get... More 

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Thank onlinediva g
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Very good BBQ. Had pulled pork sandwich. Would definitely go back. Good value for the money. Service was very fast.

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California Desert, California
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Had some delicious BBQ here. The service was fast and the food was perfect. His is a place Inwill return to again.

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Thank Cece S
Foster City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Side dishes are OK, but main dishes, ribs, chicken, seem like they have been precooked way too long. Dry food and hard to eat.

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Thank Timothy G
Foster City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Armadillo Willy's is good for bbq - chicken and hamburgers - are my favorite. It is also family oriented.

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Thank Carolyn Sue W
San Mateo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

It is a typical casual dining american style restaurant. It was cool, order and serve yourself style. Food was mouth watering esp the steak.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

If you happen to be out for shopping in the Bridgepointe Mall in San Mateo then stop in at this restaurant if you like BBQ and meat as a part of your staple diet. It's order your food and wait about 10 minutes for the call to come and collect and take it to your table. It lets you know... More 

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Lisbon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Good barbecue ribs for a good price. If you happen to be at Hilton Garden Inn Armadillo is in walking distance. It's a good choice if you don't want to eat at the hotel. You can also do some shopping nearby at Target, Hallmark, Bed Bath and Beyond, Staples and a sports warehouse.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: (650) 571-7427

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