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Big Hoss Bar-B-Q - Closed

3961 Tennyson St. Denver, CO 80212 | Northwest Denver | 720-855-3061

Location Description:

This is the kind of neighborhood joint that everyone ought to have in his neighborhood, a place that's both casually friendly and aggressively social, that serves both PBR on tap and super-call whiskey, and that offers the menus of both a champion barbecue restaurant and a decent locals-only steakhouse. Carolina pork shoulder, closed-pit Texas brisket, fried cheese and half-chickens in Alabama white sauce -- what are you waiting for? Big Hoss Bar-B-Q is one of the best all-around spots in town.

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  • Cuisine(s): Barbecue
  • Hours: Daily 11am-12am
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended for Large Parties
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Extra Info: Happy hour 3-6 p.m. and 10-11 p.m. Daily
  • Features: Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout

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    The woman sitting in the booth behind us was beside herself: "We kept telling city council that we needed a barbecue place out here. We've been to every single barbecue place in Denver and...
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    It's been a long fall for the businesses along Tennyson Street, already bumping along in a bad economy -- and then suffering through a major construction project that had the road in front...
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    Like all purveyors of great barbecue, Hoss Orwat is a renaissance man, a fine storyteller and a little bit goofy in the head. I've never known a good pit man who didn't come to barbecue...

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