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Gorilla Barbeque

2145 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044-3040
650-359-RIBS
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (44 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (21 reviews)
“hot links” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2145 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044-3040
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Well Its just about some of the best BBQ available in the bay area. All house made , Family owned , and some really good food. the three meat combo was enough for two people and i dont usually like the links , but these...More

Thank Terrence M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

While this may not be the best barbecue in the world it’s actually pretty good and the prices are reasonable and it’s cool to find something like this there

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Gorillas has the best bbq on the coast. Always a long line but worth it. Opens at 12 so get there before to get in line. No place to eat. Purely take out. But can take with you to the beach down the street. Ribs,...More

Thank AnnetteLH
Reviewed 6 January 2018

What's there to say? Great BBQ in a train! Not an eat-in place, but really tasty takeout. There are tables and benhces outside for those that want to brave the crisp air.

Thank evie22eive
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We noticed a big line outside of this restaurant several times and decided to give it a try. We are uncertain how it got all of these great reviews ~ we found the food to be OK at best. The people were nice but the...More

Thank kimnoreen
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Hmm, well, been here a few times on the way to the coast and I have to say the food is just ok at best and there is nothing overly exciting about this place except the novelty of selling fast food out of a boxcar....More

Thank branewash
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This place has been reviewed extensively and has been on DDD. I concur that the food is excellent..moist and full of flavor. I had the 2 item combo of brisket and pork ribs. The portions are huge. The meats were excellent and the slaw was...More

Thank Blouie888
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great ribs, corn bread, fried mac and cheese. Great pull pork, Cole slaw and brisket. Line is long but wait is worth it.

Thank janinej192
Reviewed 27 September 2017

A matter of taste and experience with far better BBQ joints. Heavy handed, unoriginal goop in an area with few choices for toxic beef.

Thank ps s
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Saw this on DDD and had to go, It was as good as shown on TV. Definitely will go again when near the area or when a day trip is in order!

Thank Ihv4boys
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drivingqueen
2 September 2015|
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Response from Badq45t | Reviewed this property |
That is a good time to go, however, on a very sunny weekend day the line is always pretty long. As Janet said, there is no place on the patio to eat so have a game plan and lots of napkins and wet wipes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2145 Coast Hwy, Pacifica, CA 94044-3040
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pacifica
  • Phone Number: 650-359-RIBS
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