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Hickory House

730 W Main St, Aspen, CO 81611-1622
+1 970-925-2313
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (300 reviews)
“beans” (42 reviews)
“pulled pork” (38 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
730 W Main St, Aspen, CO 81611-1622
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Reviewed 6 days ago

$15 for a full slab of baby back ribs, probably less than you would find in a grocery store. It comes with garlic toast, fries, and baked beans but only the fries were at all worthwhile. Still so good I came back the next day...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the rack of ribs (even though I ordered a half rack....) and they did taste great, but I'm afraid my pig was on a diet, because there wasn't that much meat on the bones Other than that it tasted good. Too bad mine...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year we ate here and were very happy. This year I ordered a bourbon rocks. The drink came in a rocks glass smaller than moist sot glasses and it was about 1 oz of booze for $8 I asked the bar tender and she...More

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just can't believe this place has so many positive reviews when the food is awful. It seemed like most of it was from Sysco's budget line, just heated and served. Ribs were tough. Potatoes were microwaved and underdone. Chicken was baked, not bbq'ed and...More

Thank willtravel4food100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hickory House has been in Aspen for decades and it shows. (I've been eating there for decades.) The ambience and menu are dated and tired. It seems as though they just quit trying. I went there recently for lunch and was disappointed with most...More

Thank mtnhiguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ribs and brisket were great as we're the onion rings. Other sides we tried were baked beans, slaw and potato salad.

Thank Claudette S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing thru Aspen enroute to climb mountains we stopped for a burger. Service was great, atmosphere was rustic mountain vibe. Burger was good and onion rings were outstanding and the beer was cold. If you want something on the fly and don't want to go...More

Thank ReallyNiceClark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Aspen with friends, we stopped in the Hickory House on a Thursday afternoon for a late lunch. Tuesdays and Thursdays being the "Ribs Special" days, we all opted for the ribs and a starter of onion rings. Both were excellent. The wait staff...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here when I'm aspen Breakfast lunch or dinner we are never disappointed Great BBQ and excellent service

Thank Swamo7836
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty ribs and pulled beef, but definitely not the best in Colorado. Portions were a bit small, especially the ribs. The size of the veggies for nearly 6 $ was tiny. Service was friendly, but confused a bit our orders.

Thank jamessmithnyc
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Questions & Answers
Jane H
31 March 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
i believe they are open. i dont own the place
5 January 2017|
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Response from marlosbenedini2015 | Reviewed this property |
NO question was asked !
Helen P
2 January 2017|
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Response from FIbrahim | Reviewed this property |
Waffles , Ribs , Steaks , Eggs .... American Style Breakfast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 730 W Main St, Aspen, CO 81611-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-2313
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