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The 4 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Sunnyvale

Updated: October 6, 2021

Why not let Sunnyvale’s pitmasters delight you with BBQ styles from West Texas, Kansas City, or South Carolina? After scrutinizing millions of critic and diner reviews from top sites we give you the list of Sunnyvale’s best BBQ. Visit any of the shops on this list for spectacular pulled pork, baby back ribs, and a side of collard greens.

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Armadillo Willy's BBQ

American, $$, SunnyvaleAmerican, $$Sunnyvale, Ponderosa
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Three Best Rated

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    Three Best Rated

Kal's Bar-B-Q

American, $, SunnyvaleAmerican, $Sunnyvale, West Murphy
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Barbecue Restaurants in Sunnyvale

    Three Best Rated

If you travel further

El Camino Mongolian BBQ

Mongolian, $, Santa ClaraMongolian, $Santa Clara
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip

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    CultureTrip

Andy's Bar-B-Que

American, $$, Santa ClaraAmerican, $$Santa Clara
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Sunnyvale. We analyzed 28808 Sunnyvale restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 Sunnyvale restaurant reviews, and 1901 lists and articles – looking closely at what CultureTrip, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and Three Best Rated had to say – and applied our boam magic. These spots have been featured in CultureTrip - The 9 Best Restaurants In Santa Clara, Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best Barbecue Restaurants in San Jose Area and Three Best Rated - Best Barbecue Restaurants in Sunnyvale. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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