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J C's Bar-B-Q

) #581 of 1,895 Restaurants in San Jose $$ - $$$ Barbecue
1080 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3431
+1 408-246-2146
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (3 reviews)
“hot links” (2 reviews)
“sauce” (3 reviews)
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Barbecue
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$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1080 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3431
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We were very happy to find this place for lunch. It's an unassuming strip mall front with generous portions of barbecue meat and sides. We had the third of a rack of pork ribs with potato salad, garlic bread, and green salad. The sauce was...More

Thank maven
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

An old favorite - been coming here since early 80's when we lived locally; now, a "must" anytime we visit the area. Their ribs - beef or pork - are tremendous; great, hearty BBQ sauces, nice sides - especially their potato salad - a usual...More

2  Thank GrodTzu
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I've visited JC's for over 25 years and have found them to be consistently excellent, serving the best barbecue in the western U.S. They don't try to be all things to all people and focus on maintaining the taste and quality which has been their...More

Thank Alpine147
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I spent 30 years in San Jose and I visited all of the local BBQ places. They are all better than any national chain. JC's stands out as the very best. It's a locally owned place in a small strip mall that is easily 50...More

Thank Rick W
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  • Address: 1080 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129-3431
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-246-2146
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