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“Delish. Awesome BBQ”

Smoking Pig BBQ Company
Ranked #3 of 2,209 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: 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.
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Stopped by with the family on our way to the Winchester House and itt was a great decision. The spare ribs were tender and delish. The brisket was great. The building didn't look like much from outside but the wonderful aroma of yummy BBQ grabbed you by the nose and pulled you in ad soon as you got out of the car. A little more expensive than I'd hoped but I definitely don't regret the stop, so good! Family of five equaled ten thumbs up.

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3  Thank DianaD510
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Paul R, Owner at Smoking Pig BBQ Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2014

Hey, thanks for the great review. Yeah, prices are nuts right now. There's a ton of stuff happening to all food which is raising the prices very rapidly. It will probably continue thru the summer, unfortunately, before we see some relief later in the year (hopefully). We're working as hard as possible with our vendors to keep the prices down, but it's going to be impossible to avoid this thing affecting us all. Thanks for coming in and "keep the faith"!

Paul

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Visited this on recommendation: very nice, friendly staff, tasty food, spicy wolf turds, great choice of beers, recommended!

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

It's typical American BBQ place. Very friendly service. Pork Spare Ribs were fantastic and Beef brisket was good. Knocking down one star for not having draft beer.

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1  Thank Vitali108
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Paul R, Owner at Smoking Pig BBQ Company, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2014

Thanks for the nice review! We really appreciate it. The only reason we don't have beer on tap is that at this current location we have no room for kegs. Our location in Fremont has 16 beers on tap and a full bar. Hope to see you again soon!

Paul

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

I have been to the Smoking Pig several times for lunch and it's always packed. The "Wolf Turds" are incredible as well as the pulled pork & mac and cheese. They have 3 completely different types of BBQ sauce are of which are fantastic. I have tried several other BBQ places in the South Bay, but this one is THE BEST.

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Thank mark d
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

Okay; any place with the nerve to serve "WolfeTurds" is on my fine BBQ list. Right after you finish the "Turds" have the "Tips" and the the "Brisket Sammy" with the Mac-n-Cheese side and a cornbread muff. Yeah that's what I'm taken about. Finger and forearm lick'n gooood!

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