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Kal's Bar-B-Q

425 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4222
+1 408-739-5271
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible0%
13 Jun 2017
“Kal's is a Sunnyvale institution”
6 Dec 2017
425 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4222
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Kal's is a Sunnyvale Institution. Absolutely great for breakfast or lunch. The breakfast is a well kept secret but it's good, quick and has the biggest eggs you ever saw.

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Kal's has been here for years -- almost back to the start of Silicon Valley. It probably couldn't be built today -- the grill exhausts directly to the environment and the sweet smell of smoke greets you before you enter the building. You know you...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The aroma that welcomed us when we opened the car door was great. The food was not as good as the smell. Potato salad was dry and the coleslaw was okay. Service was great. They did accommodate one gentleman who wanted breakfast after they were...More

Thank Stitcherjer
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Not a bad burger, but no much left to this place. I think once it was state of the art in burger making. Do not predict long-term survival.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I've passed this place on every single trip I've made to Sunnyvale and always said, "I gotta try it" to myself as I went to a business meal or meeting. Finally, I had the opportunity to stop in. It smelled wonderful from the outside and...More

1  Thank Damien D
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

I was really interested to try this "hole in the wall" place during my visit to Sunnyvale. However, I found it was really just mediocre. The gentleman who greeted me was very friendly but I was cashed out by an older man with no smile...More

1  Thank Josh A
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Kal's is no barbeque restaraunt. I was with a group of 6. We got a variety of burgers and barbeque sandwiches all with fries. The burgers and fries were nothing special. The barbeque seemed to have been some type of premade barbeque; definitely not made...More

Thank gator84
Reviewed 11 August 2012

I had a pork bbq sandwich. I expected pulled pork and my choice of sauces. I was served what I would call a pork sloppy joe. It was kind of stewed in the sauce. I think the ownership may have changed and the new owners...More

Thank daSVGrouch
Reviewed 18 October 2008

I had the Kal Burger which was cooked perfectly - and they had a nice little topping bar which I used to add pickles etc... Husband had pork sandwich. kids had foot long hotdog which they split. Everything was good, icy beer mugs are a...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2008

Great steak sandwiches.

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 N Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-739-5271
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