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Blue Rock BBQ

BBQ Joint$$$$
San Jose
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7.9/10
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  • Darker J.
    "Order the pulled pork or ribs, both are great value and delicious."(8 Tips)
    Aaron H.
    "Real Tennessee BBQ run by a great couple fro Tennessee."(2 Tips)
    Marinez G.
    "Best pulled chicken sandwich ever and love the fries."(2 Tips)
    Rhonda B.
    "The tri-tip, Cuban & baked beans were delicious."(3 Tips)
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  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MarksOctober 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The tri-tip sandwich with grilled onions and cheese is legendary. If you're feeling brave, tackle the club sandwich, but allow for a nap afterwards. Owner is 100% the nicest man in the world.
  • Cheapism
    CheapismJuly 11, 2011
    A great place to get BBQ in San Jose. They smoke everything on site, fresh and tasty. For $6.95 get a pulled pork sandwich with baked beans on the side. Big affordable portions. Read more
  • ʎǝnH ʞ.
    ʎǝnH ʞɔıN 🚗💨🚓October 7, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    One of the best BBQ joints in the bay area. Everything is excellent, but the BBQ club sandwich is a definite must try! Texas Pete hot sauce FTW!
  • Kimberly G.
    Kimberly GrahamFebruary 14, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're trying to eat a little lighter, order the sandwich in the"Joe's size". Still a good size sandwich.
  • Jacob T.
    Jacob T.March 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Wonderful, affordable BBQ, and the hush puppies are little bites of heaven.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MarksMarch 11, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    You can add 3 ribs to your order for the $4! Do it, they're delicious.
  • Codey S.
    Codey ShrinerNovember 11, 2013
    Both the food and service are outstanding. Anything you order is sure to please.
  • Dennis S.
    Dennis SteffaniJune 8, 2013
    And if you like Spicy, ask for the spicy sauce on the side. It's really tasty.
  • Ollie H.
    Ollie HerningMarch 23, 2011
    Live in the hood went there to feed my demo crew after hard day at new pad & Owen has had us coming back since great community involvmnt.
  • Rhonda B.
    Rhonda BarketJuly 22, 2016
    The tri-tip, Cuban & baked beans were delicious.
  • Steve H.
    Steve HartfordMarch 4, 2015
    Cuban sandwich awesome! Pulled pork bbq the best.
  • Venita M.
    People are not wrong. Pulled pork is the way to go and the baked beans are just like my grandma used to make.
  • Kyle F.
    Kyle FowlerJanuary 2, 2016
    The meats are great, the sides could use some work
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MarksAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Tri tip sandwich is packed with meat
  • Mike C.
    Mike CJuly 15, 2013
    Ribs were cold, flavour wasn't anything to write home about. Mac and cheese wasn't actually macaroni (ziti). Keep going a little further down hillsdale to Armadillo Willy's
  • Debbi C.
    Debbi CosentinoMay 11, 2016
    This place is awesome!! Love the tri tip and the brisket!
  • John L.
    John LeFebruary 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Nicest owners ever! Delicious BBQ chicken and the mac & cheese is awesome!
  • Gary M.
    Gary MerrillMay 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The ribs are fall of the bone delicious!!!
  • Dan P.
    Dan PritchettNovember 7, 2013
    Great BBQ run by a great family!
  • Alice
    AliceMarch 18, 2014
    Pulled pork sandwiches are great for grown ups and toddlers!!!
  • Blake G.
    Blake GuerreroAugust 29, 2010
    Pulled pork is great. Ribs are good. Mac & cheese is ok. Cornbread you can skip.
  • Sean B.
    Sean BurnsAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Just tried the new hot dog. Very satisfied!
  • kess g.
    kess g.June 4, 2013
    Get your ribs 'dry,' with Sweet Heat bbq sauce.
  • robin w.
    robin wolfgramMay 14, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Great BBQ, great staff!
  • Tori R.
    Tori RobertsFebruary 17, 2012
    Watch out for their potato salad. They don't keep it chilled or on ice. For those of you who don't know what that means...MAJOR food poisoning
  • Brenda K.
    Brenda KamrarOctober 1, 2010
    The pulled pork with lots of their BBQ sauce is awesome.
  • Marinez G.
    Marinez GarciaMay 30, 2012
    Best pulled chicken sandwich ever and love the fries.
  • Bryan M.
    Bryan MejiaJune 21, 2011
    Pulled chicken sandwich is delicious!! And their BBQ sauce!
  • James F.
    James FowlerSeptember 20, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Ask for "Sweet Heat" sauce for more kick without burning your taste buds to death.
  • Darker J.
    Darker JonaMay 26, 2010
    Order the pulled pork or ribs, both are great value and delicious.
  • Mike F.
    Mike FardAugust 23, 2011
    Some of the best bbq beans around! Read more
  • H M.
    H MApril 20, 2012
    Best Owners EVER! ;)
  • Rhonda B.
    Rhonda BarketJuly 17, 2016
    Mmmm tri-tip....
  • Aaron H.
    Aaron HurleySeptember 12, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    Real Tennessee BBQ run by a great couple fro Tennessee. Best BBQ joint in the Bay Area.
  • Greg L.
    Greg LoweJune 8
    Rbs, brisket
  • Albert K.
    Albert KaoDecember 24, 2010
    Get the pecan pie. Sooooo good!
  • Alphonse O.
    Recommended!
  • Craig O.
    Craig OSeptember 6, 2016
    Pretty Good,
  • Stephanie
    StephanieOctober 30, 2011
    Wicked good bbq
  • Ray K.
    Ray KrebsJanuary 5, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Eat a pulled pork sandwich at Blue Rock BBQ!
  • James F.
    James FowlerMarch 8, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    BlueRock BBQ is Great.
  • Dave G.
    Dave GabbettSeptember 23, 2016
    Meh... canned BBQ
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