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Hog Wild BBQ

38 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5506
+1 530-622-3883
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (25 reviews)
“coleslaw” (5 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
38 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5506
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was there on a Tuesday night so they were offering Taco Tuesdays. Glad I did not get it, got the nicely portioned meal for two with brisket, sausage, and pulled pork and it was killer! The corn bread was great with gobs of butter! Recommend...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you like a small but great place for BBQ this is the place. Always fresh meat made daily and they have a sign saying that they do run out of meat that they cook. So get there early and enjoy. It's mouth watering.

Thank Thomas757278
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The beef brisket was spectacular. We picked up a "Texas Sampler" that was supposed to feed 8 - well let me tell you, we had plenty of food! The only thing I wish we would have grabbed was more sauce. As a BBQ snob from...More

Thank Jamie L
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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Very tasty BBQ pork sandwiches and potato salad. We plan on going back. About a ten minute wait for food delivery from when we ordered.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 June 2017

They smoke their meats for 8 hours!! Yes, 8? It's the best barbecue I've had and I'm over 70. They close at 8 or when they run out of three meats so go early. They were out of ribs our first night when we arrive...More

Thank bmac1260
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We liked everything we ate and it is all made on site daily. The potato salad and coleslaw were good. The pulled pork sandwiches were too.

Thank sndovale
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were there for lunch on a Sunday and it was busy, but they found a table for us and service was was very good. The restaurant is austere and businesslike but pleasant enough. I ordered St. Louis ribs. For me they were a little...More

Thank Jon V
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The sign reads a taste of Texas in California and it didn't lie - as a business traveler who loves BBQ I've heard that boast before but hog wild in placerville did not disapointed - the brisket was amazing and the ribs.... there isn't enough...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Best BBQ in placerville! In and outdoor seating. Great home town BBQ Texas style. My wife and I had them cater our wedding reception with brisket, chicken and some sides,YUM! If your coming through town and have a yearning for some BBQ this place is...More

Thank klamfear
Reviewed 21 March 2017

this was truly one of the highlights of our last trip to California! Unsuspecting, by the side of the road - who knew that Hog Wild would blow our BBQ minds! We turned up for dinner one evening and the waitress informed us that a...More

Thank sophiastovall
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11 April 2017|
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Response from bcwelsh | Reviewed this property |
No it's like a food truck.
11 April 2017|
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Response from Penny D | Reviewed this property |
bcwelsh is incorrect. This is a cozy, rustic, full service restaurant with a nice seating area and a fair sized bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5506
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Placerville
  • Phone Number: +1 530-622-3883
(530) 622-3883
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