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Smoking Pig BBQ Company

1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
+1 408-380-4784
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“wolf turds” (70 reviews)
“brisket” (111 reviews)
“burnt ends” (34 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I got the BBQ pork sandwich and a side of mac & cheese. Both were good, but mac & cheese was incredible. The building was kinda run down, but the food was good.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in San Jose for business and decided to try this placed based on its Trip Advisor rating. Good choice. The food was great. All 4 of us enjoyed our meals. From the brisket nachos to the pulled pork sammies, everything was good. I...More

Thank JCB0812
Reviewed 1 week ago

One does not normally associate cali with BBQ and very good BBQ at that. I'm talking about real wood smoked finger licking good q. This is the spot for it. There is hope for this place. Lol.

Thank Maurice S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please make my post 3 stars and fix your site. We ate here and after a bit of a wait were all quite disappointed with our meals. The quality and flavour of the food was marginal. We were all hungry and took our leftovers, but...More

Thank JayDingler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away in a commercial section just north of downtown San Jose, you can find some of the BEST BBQ in the Bay Area...hands down, without a doubt. Our family tried a large number of items on the menu and, without exception, all were superb...More

Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kimberly, our server, is extremely knowledgeable on the dishes and their preparation. Her enthusiasm started our early dinner off on a great note, and it only got better from there!! The three mixed slider plate allowed me to try pulled pork, brisket and chicken, each...More

Thank EdWhitby8981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't think you could get southern quality BBQ in North California. I am so happy I stopped in. I got the Cajun fried (which were actually spicy) burnt ends, and brisket. Everything was great, but what made this 5 star for me were the BBQ...More

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love BBQ and I try ribs, Brisket and Pulled pork every where I go. This place can keep up with all the competition. The Pulled pork is amazing the rest is OK too but the specialty is Pulled Pork.

Thank Izak K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely fantastic!! I asked about the cornbread muffins & the waitress said they were very good. I asked if they were moist or dry, (as I don't care for dry muffins) her reply was "they're moist & very good. Well, all I...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual barbecue with great ribs with meat that falls off the bone. Nice servings of beer. Friendly and efficient staff. Reasonably priced.

Thank marilynw897
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4 June 2015|
Response from adimer | Reviewed this property |
They do catering and you can have a custom menu prepared for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-380-4784
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We are a very casual BBQ "joint" in the traditional sense. The focus is on the food. Slow smoked meats, homemade sides, rubs, sauces and desserts. Friendly service, at home feel. Excellent beer and wine lists (no kidding). Genuine Southern BBQ. Everything made in-house. Our mission is your delight. We Cater too! 25 to 5000 people.
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