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Armadillo Willy's

2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
+1 650-571-7427
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (6 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lived in Texas and really had a hard time finding decent BBQ in the Bay Area. Armadillo Willy's was a welcome find. Really like all of their meats, especially the ribs. We order the family rib pack and usually get three meals for two from...More

Thank kissatoad2
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Good B B Q with lots of TV's to watch. Quick service, but only drawback is plates seem to be different at different times when you order (one time it has some condiments on it and other times not)

Thank dbertell
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Armadillo Willy's is a terrific neighborhood style establishment with great food and they are outstanding at giving back to the community.

Thank kristifred
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Simply THE BEST baby back ribs! Delicious! I also enjoyed the Caesar salad & sweet potato fries! Lots of additional side dishes! My husband had the BBQ beef ribs & our friends had pulled pork! All four of us left very happy! Aside from the...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We go there weekly, half price burgers on Sat. but that is ending in Sept., ribs, brisket, great, you order then pick it up when ready at the counter, no tipping necessary, fast and good, can't beat it. They do have fresh vegetables on the...More

Thank micheletK8672TL
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I go regularly, and it is getting better. Great ribs, tremendous chicken, tasty fries, and now they have added healthy and tasty salads. Plus if you crave an evening unusual on-tap beer while watching any sport event, this is the place to go. It is...More

Thank CTPreview
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

When entering this place you get directly the smoke in Your stuff/so don't go there before you will have an important meeting pulled woman with long hair or man with his need to wash their hair as the pit smoke flavor is everywhere. Great Texas...More

Thank DocMeat
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were pleasantly surprised how good this food was. We ordered brisket sandwiches. Cole slaw was good. Good beers on tap. You order at counter and they deliver.

Thank Betsie49
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My lunch favorite is the Carolina chopped BBQ pork salad. It is so flavorful, with tender pulled pork and smoked bacon. All The ribs and Tri tip I have enjoyed are so tender, tasty, with good portions and reasonable prices. What make great BBQ? Slow...More

Thank saxasue
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Still average. Service was good. Parking was easy. Still like Ceila's in San Mateo for Mexican food. A little expensive when compared to others.

Thank dcs1755
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2260 Bridgepointe Pkwy, San Mateo, CA 94404-1569
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-571-7427
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