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Moe's Original BBQ

616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5226
+1 970-479-7888
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (78 reviews)
“cornbread” (48 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Grill
616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5226
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We went on a Tuesday evening around 6:45 pm and there was a small line that went fast. We'd looked at the menu online and were looking forward to the smoked turkey and cornbread - which did not disappoint as both were great. A nice...More

Thank maggie p
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Who would think that Vail would have a great BBQ place?. The pork sandwich and ribs were excellent. Get there early as they make their dishes fresh each day and once it's gone, you have to wait until the next day. The prices were very...More

Thank CAP9820
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We're from California and thought that this Moe's was the same as the BBQ place by the same name in San Luis O. And Pismo Beach. That Mo's was awesome. This one was good too-- like other reviewers, the prices were very reasonable (esp. for...More

Thank Two_from_San_Rafael
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Feeling like some good BBQ at a reasonable price whilst in Vail? Look no further than Moe's, it is our "go to" spot for at least one meal whenever we are in Vail (not often enough) and we have never been disappointed. Can't really say...More

Thank johnandbabette
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Can't beat the price, variety and Southern atmosphere. Owner is from Alabama which explains the photos on the wall. First you get a choice of a sandwich or a platter. For $10 you get a platter of meat + 2 sides + 2 hush puppies...More

Thank kansasrod
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Good barbecue with lots of options for sides and a kids menu with a nice price. Counter service. Indoor/outdoor seating.

Thank KatTexas_8
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

WOW, stopped for a quick bite. The special: brisket and two sides. I had greens and fried tomatoes, it came with cornbread... Tender, delicious in every way! Perfect flavor on the collard greens and tomatoes. Great lunch! Ps, the brisket is not always in the...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This BBQ place is great for the casual, family lunch or dinner. We love the brisket and pulled pork sandwhich. Lots of people get the food to go and take back to condo's or eat outside. The food is delicious, cooked to order and the...More

Thank MAL58
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I guess coming from Texas I expect a lot from BBQ. They don't even offer sliced beef. No beef at all. Didn't like the sauce on the pulled pork sandwich. Got the Mac n cheese everyone raved about but it was mac with no cheese....More

Thank clr1966
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We were on vacation with family and decided to eat at Moe's based on the reviews. We were not disappointed. The pulled pork sandwich was delicious and there was a big variety of sides which also include a dessert option. The melon cucumber salad was...More

Thank TxMelindaS
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Linda A
7 July 2017|
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Response from Div M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can do that for you.
28 April 2017|
Response from Lorrie D | Property representative |
We cater for rehearsal dinners all of the time. Our Vail location will not hold 60 people but Eagle is a possibility if you need a venue. Please call 970-306-6674 for more information.
7 April 2015|
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Response from Lorrie D | Property representative |
Moe's has lots of vegetarian options. The Southern sides rotate daily and you can get a three veggie only meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5226
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-7888
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Moe's Original BBQ is a Southern soul food revival with food prepared fresh daily with recipes passed down for generations.
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