Denver is a town starved for good barbecue, so when CJ Johnson opened Kings BBQ, Gretchen Kurtz was eager to try it -- especially because since this modest spot in northwest Denver was getting good word of mouth from barbecue fans. And while Kings wasn't the barbecue joint of her dreams, she found a lot to like there. See also: Kings BBQ is pleased to meat you
So did Shay1981:
Through word of mouth this was the place to try. I came in from Nebraska was advised to try this place and I'm glad I stopped. I'm going back again before I leave!
But while Kings might satisfy someone from Nebraska -- or Oklahoma, Gretchen Kurtz's home state -- another reader is loyal to Texas. Says Joshua:
Sad is when you live in a place that the freshest and best BBQ and Mexican food in town has to be flown in from Texas.
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Where do you find the best BBQ in Denver? And don't tell us in a package sent from Texas...after all, Johnson is from Texas, and he's cooking 'cue right here in town.