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Blue Rock BBQ

3001 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-2455
+1 408-978-2583
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3001 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-2455
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

We have eaten here many times and also picked up large to-go orders for our family. Everything has always been good. The service is excellent and friendly.

Thank 80marciah
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a great family run restaurant, and it is really popular! The BBQ is awesome, the sandwiches are fabulous and even the sides are mouthwatering. Service is cafeteria style, and you don't wait long to sit down to eat. The owners are very cordial,...More

Thank PjWorldTravels
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is not my favorite BBQ place in the area, but our boys like it. I find that you need to add quite a bit of extra sauce to fight the dryness. The staff is very friendly, efficient, and helpful. Their side of grilled veggies...More

Thank kawiwebwatcher
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've been to a lot of BBQ restaurants and I don't know if I ever had "Tennessee Pulled Pork" before, but I didn't like it very much. I had a pull-pork sandwich w/o coleslaw, with 3 ribs and baked beans on the side. After taking...More

Thank MeAndTheLittleWoman
Reviewed 13 September 2016

In a town where every other restaurant is currently offering 'pulled pork', there is only one place, in my opinion, that is worth visiting...and that is the Blue Rock BBQ. A small neighborhood restaurant in a strip mall, it offers authentic Southeastern BBQ with all...More

Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended by an article in local publication so I thought I'd give it a try Quite disappointed! Ribs were dry and flavorless with very little smokiness Still looking for the 1970's Tony Roma's!

Thank CalifDoug
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places to go for a BBQ sandwich. There pulled pork I think is the best in the area. The owner and everyone there is helpful and very friendly. They make you feel very comfortable. Just writing this review is...More

Thank Artman23
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Food was very good and ribs were tender. Atmosphere was a bit cold and unfortunately the utensils were plastic. Pricing is a bit high for the offerings. More of a cafeteria environment and a bit noisy. You ordered either a plate meal or sandwich from...More

Thank hayescf
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I live nearby in Willow Glen, and had never tried this place before, although it has been here for a few years now. I hoped that my experience would be extraordinary, but it was merely average. Cleanliness: great (the empty table had been cleaned!) Atmosphere:...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I love BBQ and Blue Rock is the closest to my house. I have ordered from there several times and will continue to do so. Tri-tip: in my opinion the best item on the menu Brisket: Very good and smoky, but is usually chopped to...More

Thank raider781
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95124-2455
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-978-2583
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