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“Not up to expectations”
Review of Hickory House

Hickory House
Ranked #5 of 160 Restaurants in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$12
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Average at best. The ribs which they promote as the best in Colorado are only average. Good smoke flavor, but nothing outstanding. Their sauces contain strange amounts of cloves or nutmeg. Not very good. My wife's steak was a nice piece of meat, but way over done (ordered med rare, got well done). The beans were good, but not outstanding. Good service.

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Thank happycamper690
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

Being from Okla. we like our BBQ, so when on vacation we have to try out the BBQ places. This place had pretty good ratings so we gave it a try. Hubbs and I both had the half slab of ribs with sides. Very good, tender ribs and the sauce was excellent! We would eat there again!

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Thank JoAnndin
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Best ribs in Colorado? I think not! I can buy way better tasting ribs from City Market! The food is ok..... but their ribs aren't that great, there's barely any meat on the bones and there's not enough sauce on them, making the flavor bland. We went there to have lunch and our waitress was some Latino girl who was very disrespectful and didn't know ANYTHING about the menu and got frustrated with us when we asked questions about the menu. I would not recommend eating here; you'd be better off getting food at City Market.

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Thank Husky B
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Reviewed 28 August 2013 via mobile

I've eaten here (or gotten takeout here) multiple times over the last 8 years. The meat is very good--ribs, chicken, pulled pork. The sides are about what you'd expect for a BBQ place-- hit or miss. Price is very reasonable for Aspen. Service is OK. Go early, as it gets crowded. The place does need some attention- fresh furniture, new water glasses-- and it could be cleaner, as well.

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Thank denverista
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We really enjoyed our trip to Hickory House. While busy, we were able to get a seat quickly and the wait staff was great. We had our food quickly and the service continued to be top-notch. Our server made sure our glasses were full and that we had everything we needed to enjoy our meal. As others have said, the portion sizes really are as big as the menu says, so come with a big appetite or be ready to share. Coming from the South, I have a lot of BBQ experience. Hickory House didn't disappoint! I would recommend this to anyone looking for great food at a great value (especially for Aspen)!

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Thank Chris Y
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