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Hickory House

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730 W Main St, Aspen, CO 81611-1622
+1 970-925-2313
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08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of the least expensive places in town to grab lunch as a working guy. Parking can be slim picking but look on the side road

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Thank Steven T
Doha, Qatar
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121 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best ribs here and wings for dessert. Football watching and beer drinking. Great staff and good for kids too

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Thank Raymond K
Natchez, Mississippi, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the ribs and catfish, my husband had the brisket, neither of us was impressed. The brisket was soggy and mushy, the ribs had no smoked flavor and the catfish was under cooked. Had a server, any server, came by to check on us, they would have had the opportunity to correct, but no one came. Very disappointed. Most... More 

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Thank Lori F
Aspen, Colorado
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hickory House has been a restaurant in that location since the early 50's. For many years it was an early morning gathering place for all the early risers. The big round table often had a mix of Doctors and laborers dining together. It has been "The Rib Place" for 25 years. They also serve a great Rib Eye steak... More 

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Thank James W
Muscat, Oman
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289 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This rustic and old fashioned eatery was the last mean we had in Aspen and it was a literal nice icing on the cake. I ordered short ribs . steam and eggs and they all were just perfect. We wanted to try the pancakes and boy were they just a large and satisfying portion.

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Thank FIbrahim
Cazenovia, New York
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good pulled pork and brisket, and my husband also enjoyed the fried catfish. Large enough portions that we took some back to our hotel. The onion rings are pretty darn good, as they claim, and the coleslaw was just the way I like it - a little sweet. Good, friendly service.

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Thank Therese A
Toms River, New Jersey
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164 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good BBQ and large portions. They have various combos with a half-rack of ribs-pork, beef, chicken, sausage and even catfish. You also get 3 sides with your dinner. You can get a soft drink in a 32oz souvenir cup.

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Thank 622eagle
Columbus, Indiana, United States
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had dinner there as it was well rated in Tripadvisor... make me think again about Tripadvisor 's review. Well it is just another burger shack sorry rib shack. Nothing to be proud of. Standart ribs with average frozen fries and cheap room decoration. Quick service though for a Saturday night: maybe because if was after 7:00 but the place... More 

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Thank Evelyne H
Atlanta, Georgia
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were looking for a lunch spot and this place caught our eyes. Great BBQ - though claims to be best in Colorado, not sure I would agree with that. The reason I only gave a 4 not 5 was the blah service. The waiters were perfectly polite but didn't seem to be enjoying their job. They did what they... More 

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Thank SDP40
Monument, Colorado
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were going to be in town for a large hockey tournament, and the team wanted to plan a group dinner. Several parents suggested the Hickory House, so we called. We had approx 80 people, about 1/3 of which was 13 & 14 yo hockey players. This restaurant had no concern over the number of people at all. We simplified... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?