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Grand Ole Bbq y Asado

$$ - $$$American, Barbecue,
3302 32nd St, Thorn North Park, San Diego, CA 92104-4738
+1 619-213-3765
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brisket” (11 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (4 reviews)
“smoked meat” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
3302 32nd St, Thorn North Park, San Diego, CA 92104-4738
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This family style BBQ "joint" has outstanding BBQ, especially for San Diego. I lived in Memphis and grew up in Texas, so I know good BBQ. They're open from 12 til. Till they run out of food. There's no real restaurant, just picnick tables with...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across Grand Ole bbq by accident and then looked it up on Facebook and Trip Advisor and saw the great reviews. The reviews were spot on! The brisket, pulled pork and turkey were incredibly good. The sides were plentiful and really good (potato...More

Thank iluvred
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This place was the best BBQ I have had in San Diego so far. The food was great, bringing in your own beer was fun, and the atmosphere with the live band made it an even better experience. The only reason I give this place...More

Thank S L
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

While talking with a friend over lunch at UTC, going over our recent trip to Austin and the great BBQ that we always have when there. The gentleman sitting next to me apologized as he interrupted and said there are a couple great places here...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Smoked Texas BBQ in San Diego. As a native Texan, now living in San Diego, I have longed for Texas style BBQ without having to fly back to Texas. I found it! This place offers the best BBQ, smoked to perfection. Yes, the lines can...More

Thank Robkeepsitreal
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

I am not a fan of standing in line only to reach the counter and told they just ran out of turkey. The place had only been open for 45 minutes. Not the best first impression. However base on the lines and the reviews I’m...More

Thank lindadattilo
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I came here the other day and it was amazing. Very simple and informal but does an amazing pulled pork and BBQ.

Thank harryrosen36
Reviewed March 7, 2018

If you love pure BBQ delight, this is the place! Simply delicious and everything you could want in BBQ. We went on a Saturday, just after they opened and the line was not too long, the food was absolutely the best BBQ I have found...More

Thank BretR30
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Being a BBQ addict and traveled to TX, TN,SC, KC, & OK too find the “goods” , I might have found it. Not in an obvious location and at 1:15 just 1&1/4 hours after opening they were out of 2/3 of their meat choices. I...More

Thank bbahama
Reviewed February 18, 2018

We went on a Sunday, which is Argentina day. The place is pretty informal: picnic tables on concrete surrounded by a chain-link fence. Didn’t look very special until I smelled the air – what a wonderful smoked meat smell! I was hooked after the first...More

Thank Jay P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3302 32nd St, Thorn North Park, San Diego, CA 92104-4738
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-213-3765
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