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Emergency BBQ

765 Old County Rd, San Carlos, CA 94070 · East San Carlos
(650) 592-9117 · $$$ · Deli
Rating: 4.0 out of 5"121 Yelp reviews ·


  • Mon - Wed11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Thu - Fri11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
  • Sat12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Good for

Deli Foods

Popular menu items

EMT · Paramedic · 4 Cheese Mac & Cheese

General info

Casual · Family Friendly



Latest reviews

  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jul 15, 2014 · by Alex G. from YelpStellar BBQ.Small place in an industrial area. Come for the great BBQ and not the atmosphere. Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jun 30, 2014 · by C. W. from YelpI was driving on Old County Road one day and noticed this BBQ place.It has been on my "To Do" list for months.We finally got a chance to go and I am so glad.This BBQ restaurant has some tasty meats!We had the trip tip sandwiches.Tri tip was flavorful and it made a great sandwich.Then, I decided to … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Jun 27, 2014 · by JP T. from YelpBased on catered order.Phenomenal bbq! Much, much better than the chains (A. Willy's, Dick's bbq), and far above average than other bbq places i've tried in the south bay.Ribs, slide of the bone, lots of meet per rib.Mac and cheese was good.Pulled pork was a bit smokey for my taste.Corn black bean salsa … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jun 16, 2014 · by Stephanie Z. from YelpBest BBQ in town!!! The food is always perfect and the service friendly. Just wish they were open a bit later Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jun 08, 2014 · by Leanne B. from YelpUsed Emergency BBQ to cater my daughter's Graduation party yesterday.We had so many compliments.Everyone was seriously raving about it.Almost everyone took seconds and some 3rds! We had trip tip, chicken, coal slaw, fruit, This is where a mishap happenswe ordered 1/2 garlic bread … Full review
  • Rating: 5.0 out of 5"Jun 08, 2014 · by Ryan M. from YelpThe tri tip here is amazing, and the Medic 88 was life changing! Fast friendly service, good location. If you eat meat, eat here. Full review
  • Rating: 1.0 out of 5"Jun 02, 2014 · by Rich E. from YelpNice work guys, you just lost a long time customer. Usually service here is good and the older chaps working here are nice enough...but this lunch time was not so cool. Myself and the fella in front of me stood waiting for 10 minutes while the order guy chatted it up with a Bro Dude. The 2 college girls behind the … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"May 09, 2014 · by Matt M. from YelpNot horrible but not great. The tri tip is ok. Pulled pork is dry. Sides are nothing to talk about. The restraunt itself is funky. Skip it. Bbq at home its cheaper. Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"May 01, 2014 · by DD M. from YelpOnly go here if its an actual emergency. We were really not impressed with the food - I am really shocked that this has a 4 star overall on here. Pulled pork sandwhich was pretty standard vs stand out. The mac n cheese was boring. White cheddar and shells with more of a pasty cream sauce than a cheese … Full review
  • Rating: 2.0 out of 5"Apr 17, 2014 · by Erik L. from YelpI'm really not sure why this place has 4 stars.Maybe decent BBQ in this area is hard to find, but that's no excuse for the many things this place does which I consider mediocre.I showed up around 530 pm on a weekday with 4 people in front of me in line.One guy behind the counter was taking each … Full review
  • Rating: 4.0 out of 5"Mar 24, 2014 · by Karla C. from YelpWe are big BBQ fans hailing from places like Texas and the South so we know BBQ, we like BBQ, and we care about BBQ. Heck, our wedding reception was centered around BBQ but that's another story.Emergency BBQ is our first foray into BBQ in the Bay Area and we were very pleasantly surprised. We … Full review

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