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Armadillo Willy's

$$ - $$$Barbecue, American,
878 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123-2725
+1 408-224-7427
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Proven Wrong”
24 Apr 2017
“We ordered our meal to go and it was very good.”
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Barbecue, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
878 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123-2725
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother in law uses this place for her 4th of July parties but my husband and I had never really enjoyed it. Having never eaten at an Armadillo Willys, we realized once we gave it a try that she might have just been ordering...More

Thank ChristineStaszko
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We were at the restaurant with the early dinner crowd. The person that took our order was very friendly. It was prepared fairly quickly, was boxed up and given to us in a large bag, ready to carry out.

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were headed to a different restaurant, which was closed. It wasn't crowded when we got there. By the time we left the line was out the door and most tables were full. We had enjoyable sandwiches and very good service.

Thank Bay-Area-Grandma
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The peanut slaw had a good flavor and nice texture. I had the Pull Pork sandwich on the west bun. The was quite tasty but it would have ben more appealing with additional meat.

Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you have a longing for Texas Steak or ribs, this is the place for you. In addition to good food and beer, they have maintained a Western Ambiance dating back to the '50s. Reasonably priced.

Thank sateeshl2016
Reviewed 16 July 2016

While I really like the BBQ at Armadillo Willy's, I more often come on a Saturday lunch when they offer the 1/2 Burger special. You can order any burger and a side for 50% off the normal cost. They have beef, turkey, vegan and salmon...More

Thank Ono O
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Armadilo Willy's offers the usual Texas BBQ fare in both Texas-sized and small-sized dishes as well as burgers and sandwiches. You choose your plate and sides, then sit down and wait for your oder. Food is good especially their half-chicken which I like very much;...More

Thank vicbruin
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I ordered online and picked up here. The online ordering system is great, just grab and go. I usually order the ultimate pig sandwich with texas tots. Very generous portions, especially on the tots. The sandwich is usually good (there was once the meat was...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 16 September 2015

food was just OK and, in most cases, not reasonably priced. For example, three ribs (and a side) cost $11 - and they were just "OK." My chicken salad had too little chicken so I sent it back. The staff told me they only put...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Here's the compact summary of the positives and negatives: • Order at a counter; get a pager • Pick up your food from a window when ready + Save on tipping • Good food; not great + Three different BBQ sauces to chose from; extra...More

Thank Steve H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Barbecue, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 878 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123-2725
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-224-7427
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