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Kal's Bar-B-Q

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425 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4222
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Not a bad burger, but no much left to this place. I think once it was state of the art in burger making. Do not predict long-term survival.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I've passed this place on every single trip I've made to Sunnyvale and always said, "I gotta try it" to myself as I went to a business meal or meeting. Finally, I had the opportunity to stop in. It smelled wonderful from the outside and I was really looking forward to an awesome BBQ (Pulled Pork, Ribs, or Smoked Brisket).... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

I was really interested to try this "hole in the wall" place during my visit to Sunnyvale. However, I found it was really just mediocre. The gentleman who greeted me was very friendly but I was cashed out by an older man with no smile and not even a thank you. As for my meal, the pulled pork was good,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Kal's is no barbeque restaraunt. I was with a group of 6. We got a variety of burgers and barbeque sandwiches all with fries. The burgers and fries were nothing special. The barbeque seemed to have been some type of premade barbeque; definitely not made on site. The condiment bar was nice. I also felt the prices were high for... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I had a pork bbq sandwich. I expected pulled pork and my choice of sauces. I was served what I would call a pork sloppy joe. It was kind of stewed in the sauce. I think the ownership may have changed and the new owners may be better off at burgers. Service is minimal.

Thank daSVGrouch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2008

I had the Kal Burger which was cooked perfectly - and they had a nice little topping bar which I used to add pickles etc... Husband had pork sandwich. kids had foot long hotdog which they split. Everything was good, icy beer mugs are a nice touch. This is not the best place - but it was good and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2008

Great steak sandwiches.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2008

Great Steak Sandwiches

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2008

Excellent steak sandwiches. Get the special for salad and fries.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-739-5271

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?