Hog Heaven Bar-B-Que

63658 Highway 285
Bailey, CO 80470
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  • Monday, Wednesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • $, $$
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
On a nice day, the crowds spill out into the dusty parking lot, perching at picnic tables or wandering around by a barbecue trailer -- the original home of Hog Heaven. The barbecue is a mutt, Kansas City-gone-Southern style with a little coastal twist. The ribs are big, deeply smoked, almost black at the edges and pink at the bone; the beef brisket sliced and served wet; the chopped pork shoulder a standout, combining the tender inside bits with beautiful, chewy-crackly shreds of outside meat. Just remember to ask them to hold the sauce.

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    Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 4 a.m. by Jason Sheehan

    We saw Hog Heaven Bar-B-Que coming from a distance. Laura and I had been out wandering -- ostensibly making a quick, up-and-back run over Guanella Pass to see the aspens changing like good Coloradans, to ooh and aah over the foliage...


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