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Trail Dust BBQ

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17240 Monterey St, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-3640
+1 408-776-9072
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a loud fast paced place. small and not many tables but always worth the wait. friendly staff and true BBQ not meat with a bunch of sauce. great fast service with reasonable prices. we go there often.

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Thank David T
Gilroy
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A friend of mind took me to Trail Dust BBQ last year. Trail Dust is located in the downtown area of Morgan Hill, CA. The atmosphere is casual dining with very friendly and cordial attendants. The service is very good. We felt comfortable to ask any questions. Parking is not plentiful but mostly you end up parking on the back... More 

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Thank judithg990
Morgan Hill
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The smell of the smoker in the morning is hard to resist. The amount of food is ample, tender and always well prepared. The menu is full enough that there's something for everyone. It sometimes gets a little noisy but that is part of the ambience in an informal barbecue place. There is a small bar and a variety of... More 

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Thank Mitsi S
Morgan Hill, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Traildust never disappoints. Their beef and chicken are flavorful and tender. Good beer selection and nice servers. Takeout is awesome also.

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Thank H2675VQlindas
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Small BBQ joint serving up the real deal. I hail from Texas and this is authentic BBQ that is smoked out back. Tri-tip and pulled pork are high on my list. Everything, include Entre salads are fantastic.

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Thank Marka66
Carlsbad, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Seriously great food! Sides were not my favorite but who cares when the meat tastes as amazing as it does....and the beer menu is top notch!

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Thank 898brantb
Morgan Hill, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We love Trail Dust BBQ. The food is great. The ambiance is perfect for a BBQ restaurant. The service is always good. The beer menu is extensive. We dine at Trail Dust frequently and we've also ordered take out for our family and when guests are over. If you love BBQ and a small town experience...Trail Dust BBQ is your... More 

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Thank JoyPeaceLove
Hollister, California
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We met friends here and the waiting line was out the door. It took us a half hour to be seated, but having cold beers in our hands (wine for the women) made the wait tolerable. I ordered the ribs and brisket and found them tender and not overly smothered in BBQ sauce. You can add as much as you... More 

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Thank Martin K
Morgan Hill, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is our very favorite restaurant in Morgan Hill. Great tri-tip, informal western atmosphere, and live music some nights. I usually order the tri-tip salad and my wife orders ribs.

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Thank tomelliott2015
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I am a BBQ fanatic and BBQ/smoker builder and cook, and this place is somewhere I would eat again. The service was excellent and fun. The meat had the right amount of smoke and it was cooked correctly. The beer selection is pretty good and the prices are fair. I will be going back.

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Thank Josh A

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17240 Monterey St, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-3640
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Morgan Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 408-776-9072

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