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Gloria Castellanos469 via google.com - May 25, 2020
We randomly searched "best BBQ around San Leandro" and stumbled upon Emil Villa's Hickory Pit. Being in lock-down we have been trying to vary our local cuisine. We were definitely pleased with what we found. Price was good. They had run out of chicken but the person on the phone swapped a half rack of ribs (slightly more expense) ... read more
Sean Munjal via google.com - May 15, 2020
My family has been coming here ...
My family has been coming here since the chain started, and I myself have been coming since I was a newborn.

It's been awhile but with covid decimating the restaurant industry I want to support local restaurants as much as I can.

I've always loved their burgers and this one did not disappoint! I see they've moved to shr
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Lauryn H. via yelp.com - Mar 26, 2020
Great atmosphere! Fantastic food in huge portions. Great staff...
Annette Whitworth via google.com - Mar 17, 2020
Good ... read more
Samantha Sherwood via google.com - Mar 17, 2020
I've been going to Emerald Villas ...
I've been going to Emerald Villas well over 40 years they had several different owners and I've been through them all and the latest owner who is Jared been doing a great job with the restaurant they got a newer cook name Ricardo the guys the best that I've eaten in a long time he makes clam chowder chicken noodle Shrimp Chowder he m ... read more
John M. via yelp.com - Mar 15, 2020
Great food. Great service ... read more
Bruce Ferrell via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
Had a good experience in here with my kids. The food came quick and the customer service is just fantastic. Prices are fair.
nhung trần via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
Had pork chops for breakfast, not something I'm used to. Served margarine instead of real butter. Service was very good though.
Patrick Ashley via google.com - Mar 6, 2020
Food is good.
n bowers via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
Food was delicious, got the family rib meal with salad & french fries. Ribs were meaty and perfect, fresh smoked, fried we prefect crispy, green salad was very cold and crisp. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive, excellent customer service! We have been coming here for over 20yrs, hope to continue to return for many more ... read more
Kimberly Moore via google.com - Mar 2, 2020
Esta rico un poco tarde pero valio la pena ... read more
Maria Cruz via google.com - Feb 24, 2020
This place is awesome! Convenient prices, big portions and the staff are constantly very friendly.
Garrett Mahoney via google.com - Feb 21, 2020
Good food!
William Carter via google.com - Feb 20, 2020
You gotta get the St.Lous Ribs ... read more
Lamaine Kitchen via google.com - Feb 17, 2020
This place has great ribs and steak ...
This place has great ribs and steak. My son loves the burgers. We always get good service everyone is friendly.  Breakfast is also great here. Definitely give it a try.
Lupe H. via yelp.com - Feb 14, 2020
This place is good when you want ...
This place is good when you want some to go ribs on a budget. My kid loves the ribs with their BBQ sauce, garlic tots and onion rings. The price is right when your always on the move and the pick up process was no problem.
marjorie m. via yelp.com - Feb 12, 2020
Absolutely recommended! The food ...
Absolutely recommended! The food is incredible especially if your into ribs, I went with a couple co-workers and we were beyond content with the service, food, easy access parking and no long wait for the food either. We are going back the next time we are in the area for sure!
Abby X. via yelp.com - Feb 11, 2020
One of my favorite places ... read more
Darla love via google.com - Feb 9, 2020
Bright and welcoming. Old school comfort and atmosphere. Exactly what you expect, exactly what you want.
Erick Wong via google.com - Feb 8, 2020
L WilsonMy husband and I come ...
L Wilson
My husband and I come here for breakfast at least 3 times a week.  The food is always good, cooked the way we like it and heat hot. The wait staff are courteous and continue to check on your food needs.  Waitress, Miss Theresa is one of the best!  
The diner is very old school, could use a little updating but we love
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Lloyce W. via yelp.com - Feb 3, 2020
Grilled pork chops with eggs breakfast, a short stack, & a fresh hot cup of Joe, my usual, I never stray.
NorCal BayArea via google.com - Jan 25, 2020
Most Awesome BBQ ... read more
Spencer Hartman via google.com - Jan 5, 2020
I had a great and enjoyable breakfast here with my friends. I got 2 eggs sunny side with links, hashbrowns, and toast. Absolutely delicious and serving size was generous for a very fair price. Coffee good too. Service great!
Jo-Anne Hyun via google.com - Dec 29, 2019
Friendly restaurant with some solid ...
Friendly restaurant with some solid choices. If you're hungry for American food and on a budget, this is a good place to eat ... read more
Karli Q. via yelp.com - Dec 26, 2019
Had a very good experience in this place with my kid. The food arrived quick and the customer service is just great. Prices are fair.
Steve Flores via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Great food and nice people and nice clean window ... read more
Jorge Mario Jerez Guerra via google.com - Nov 20, 2019
Food was very good and our waitree was great. I think her name Mison. I apologize if i got it wrong. She is the only reason we have co.e back. Owners have beed rude when we had several problems in the past. We like to give our business to local businesses. We do try.
Mark Patrick Ruiz via google.com - Nov 16, 2019
I've been coming here since i was a kid. Best ribs in San Leandro!! Get the brown and the red sauce!
Amber Leigh Melby via google.com - Nov 12, 2019
Great variety, good food and friendly service ... read more
chris hartmann via google.com - Nov 9, 2019
Good food good prices...people were friendly and the food was actually Good.
sterling bynum via google.com - Nov 3, 2019
Under new management !! Great service great food ... read more
Patricia A. Jackson via google.com - Oct 27, 2019
Good food, slightly on the expensive side.
dfp dfp via google.com - Oct 23, 2019
The food was great 😋 ... read more
Qiana Brooks via google.com - Oct 8, 2019
The BBQ here is great, especially ...
The BBQ here is great, especially the ribs! I feel it's a hidden gem unless your family knows about this place because it's been around since the 70s. The sandwiches are good too. I didn't like the fries. They just felt so heavy from oil. The staff was great! They help each other out, they communicate with customers, check in very of ... read more
Luseane V. via yelp.com - Oct 5, 2019
Great breakfast spot.
Scott Sherwood via google.com - Oct 3, 2019
My first time here! Every other ...
My first time here! Every other Sunday I take my two children to breakfast and this Sunday I drove for about 30 minutes before arriving to Emil Villa's, I really liked it here especially because they have a good breakfast variety and they weren't crowded something especially convenient for people with children, the best part was my S ... read more
Maricela T. via yelp.com - Oct 2, 2019
It was nice and the salad was good ... read more
Rose Sawyer via google.com - Sep 29, 2019
Really nice service ... read more
Jeffrey Wilkerson via google.com - Sep 26, 2019
The smoked chicken is excellent. A super lite smoke flavor. And our server Simret was very professional. Kept a smile , quick and energetic.
Roger Ashton ig:shear_confidence via google.com - Sep 24, 2019
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