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“I like it! Not the best of the best but well known and predictable!”

Emil Villa's Hickory Pit
Ranked #30 of 301 Restaurants in Hayward
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hayward, California
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“I like it! Not the best of the best but well known and predictable!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

I like the ribs. Can be ordered without any sauce which is important to me. Very helpful when asking for substitutions such as salad instead of ....
Service is always good. Comfortable and comforting!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank ramblinroze_12
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English first
Hayward ca
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“FUNKY GOOD!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great food, wonderful service...funky fun! Breakfast is fantastic! Try the French Dip it is out of this world! Pies are............... well sinfully delicious!

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank BooblaJean
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Vacaville, CA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent barbeque!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

I have eaten at Emil Villa's for years and it is always good! You just have to try everything to choose your favorite meat, dish and sauce!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Wonatrip
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Shingle Springs
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good Food, Grubby Interior”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

Based primarily on positive TripAdvisor reviews, some friends and I visited Emil Villa's Hickory Pit for dinner. While the food was quite tasty, and the house Merlot surprisingly good, the restaurant's interior was a bit grubby.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank TRS1955
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Merced, California
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Friendly Service & Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

My daughter and I ate here for lunch. I had the BBQ beef (closed) sandwich on a hamburger bun with fries, and my daughter had the BBQ ham (closed) sandwich on a roll with fries. They were generous with the meat and each sandwich cost $9.00, which seemed a little high priced. However, the atmosphere and employees were friendly and quick to serve. This is a casual, sit-down place.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank LindaJB2
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