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Best Barbecue Restaurants in Los Gatos


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A photo of The Cats restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • Los Gatos
Welcome to The Cats, Los Gatos, home of smokin' good BBQ, craft cocktails, and lively music. At The Cats, we’re passionate about bringing people together over shared experiences: slow-smoked, BBQ with loved ones, a night out with friends, or a special event celebrating life’s milestones. We believe that food is more than just sustenance—it’s a way to express creativity, culture, and hospitality. We relaunched under a new owner in 2023, and we invite you to come and try some of our customer favorites and slow-smoked BBQ meats from our talented chefs. And don’t forget our tradition of live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Whether you’re in the mood for a casual dinner, a private event, or some good old-fashioned BBQ, The Cats has got you covered!History since 1896: The Cats Roadhouse, a former stage line stop, served as a weigh station for horse-drawn lumber wagons en route to San Jose. In 1967, the restaurant was established, becoming one of the few remaining Roadhouses in the US.
A photo of Gyu-Kaku - Cupertino, CA restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • Cupertino
Booked 30 times today
Gyu-Kaku in Cupertino, CA, consistently receives glowing reviews for its authentic Japanese cuisine. With the similarity of its dining experience to that of Tokyo, this restaurant is highly recommended for its delicious and generously seasoned meats, alongside excellent service. According to numerous reviews, the quality of food and service is consistent, and the unique cooking style, reminiscent of an authentic Japanese barbecue called yakiniku, enhances the dining experience. Customers highlighted the importance of taking time to enjoy the flavors, as is traditionally done in Japan. Various reviews also praise the eatery for its friendly and helpful servers alongside a spacious and safe location with easy parking. The restaurant is a favorite among locals, with some customers visiting on a weekly basis, signifying the restaurant's popularity and the quality of its offerings.
A photo of Dry Creek Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Barbecue • San Jose
Booked 18 times today
Dry Creek Grill brings undeniably exceptional American cuisine to its location in a seemingly unassuming strip mall. The restaurant has been highly praised for consistently delivering great food, impressive presentation, and top-notch service. Their grilled salmon, steak frites, and beef stroganoff have all been rated as 5-star dishes, with one patron even heralding their hamburgers as "the best in America". Their cocktails, like the mezcal-based drink and Manhattan, are also acclaimed by visitors. The ambiance is highly appealing, with a beautiful custom wood bar and comfortably spacious layout. Dry Creek Grill's commitment to quality extends to their service, with attentive staff managing both small and large parties effectively. The restaurant is recognized for offering a refined and intimate dining experience reminiscent of dining in Washington DC or Manhattan.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - San Jose restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • San Jose
Booked 7 times today
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in San Jose presents a brilliant example of top-notch American cuisine. Customers rave about the eatery's accommodating staff, who are known for their speedy, friendly service, and their ability to handle last-minute reservations. This restaurant doesn't only offer fantastic service, but also a diverse menu that successfully caters to everyone's taste buds. Reviewers laud the consistent quality of their dining experience over the years, appreciating the amazing food, attentive servers with a great sense of humor, and the reasonable prices. Even during peak hours, the restaurant manages to seat customers promptly, serving up a heartening American dining experience.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Cupertino restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • Cupertino
Booked 9 times today
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Cupertino is a well-regarded hotspot for great American cuisine. With its lively sports bar atmosphere and a comfortably appointed dining area, it offers a setting that blends excitement and relaxation. The restaurant has been praised for its good value and large portions, with one reviewer noting that they could only finish half of their steak. It is also a popular choice for special occasions, proving a great experience for birthdays and gatherings. Guests commend the outstanding service, timely food delivery, even with larger parties, and the delicious food. It's a perfect place for a pleasant lunch with friends while enjoying good food and service.
A photo of BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - San Jose Marketcenter restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Barbecue • San Jose
Booked 4 times today
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse in San Jose Marketcenter comes highly recommended in American cuisine. As reviewed by numerous patrons, their carefully crafted meals, ranging from mouthwatering hamburgers to the delicious Cherry Chipotle salmon, have often been described as "the best", and their slow-roasted tri-tip special as "very tender and tasty". The establishment excels not only in food but also in service, with many applauding the staff's attentiveness, friendliness, and professionalism. Unique offerings such as Pizookies also contribute to the overall dining experience. Whether going for dinner on a Saturday night or lunch on a weekday, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse guarantees a satisfying American dining experience.
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