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Smoking Pig BBQ Company

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1114 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112-4944
+1 408-380-4784
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed the Smoking Pig. We were in the area and you could smell it down the street. The prices were very reasonable and the quantity of food impressive. My husband and I shared the combo platter. What I loved was they had no problem with sharing as some diners do. They even brought me a second plate. If... More 

Thank Kelly S
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff was super friendly and food was delicious! Parking lot is a little funky...not much room to maneuver so if staying at a near-by hotel, I'd walk over.

Thank tiggerDee
San Jose
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It doesn't look like much from the outside. You'll have to park on the street. It's not near anything else. BUT the BBQ is THE BEST! The Chicken Lollipops are deep in flavor. Any of the meat combos are a safe bet. And the sides! Garlic Mash Potatoes! Mac N Cheese! Southern Greens! It's hard to pick!

Thank eirekay
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was amazing!!! We quickly had to find somewhere to eat and Google barbecue restaurants, came up with this one, and absolutely loved it!! I had the Sammy chicken sandwich with a side of delicious mouth watering baked beans. The chicken just melted in your mouth. It was very moist and had the perfect balance of the smoky flavor.... More 

Thank Darlene A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting the area we found this restaurant list on here and thought we would give it a try are we glad we did. What a great place food is fantastic service was good some of the best brisket I have ever had. I am in my sixties I have tried a lot. Highly recommend Smoking Pig BBQ Company. Little... More 

Thank Brian L
Coral, Michigan
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144 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Got your attention, didn't I?!?!?! Must get the wolf turds here. Theyre Bacon wrapped Jalepenos with some type of sauce in them. Very Good! I had the brisket and chicken with the beans (excellent) and both were great. Don't let the area or the looks of this place scare you off. The food is great. Finished it off with the... More 

Thank sweetbuckhunter
Boise, Idaho
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! I am a bbq snob but this place was a jewel. The waiters and staff were so down home and friendly and the food was excellent. I had the beef brisket and enjoyed every fork full. The portions are good and the value is great.

Thank opdr444
Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I receive my plate of short ribs and brisket and I'm disappointed at the portion size. I chose the fatty brisket aside from the lean brisket and decided to start there. Omfg, $17.95 for this plate is worth it. Still disappointed at the portion size since it is so good. The brisket melted in my mouth. There are 4 different... More 

Thank takao10
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us and not one comment that was "this is ok". To sum it up "this was awesome". The food was excellent as was the service, even with a line to the door. I cannot recommend Smoking Pig highly enough. I do not eat red meat but consensus from the rest of the table - you must order Burnt... More 

Thank crsmssbps
Boise, Idaho
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a smallish BBQ restaurant just a few miles from the San Jose Airport. Well worth the stop if you have a layover or are just craving BBQ. They have a decent menu of you want a sampler, Ala care, or a good meal. A wife variety of sides and the BBQ beans do not disappoint. They have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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
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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