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Hog Wild BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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38 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5506
+1 530-622-3883
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 few of the items had sold out already (everything is made fresh and when it... More 

Thank sophiastovall
Woodstock, Georgia
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Being from the south, my husband and I have been generally disappointed in BBQ out here, but this place rivals what we were used to in Georgia. NO complaints! We've been here twice. Our first visit, we intended to order pulled pork, but they were out of it, so we got brisket instead. So good! Next visit, brisket again. I'm... More 

Thank Penny D
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Mouth-watering pulled pork, brisket and ribs, but was also very impressed by the quality of the sides! Reasonable prices and friendly service. This is a must if you're stopping through Placerville!

Thank Leah S
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Need I say more? OK 2 dollar brisket tacos with BBQ sauce regular or spicy sour cream and mango salsa. All condiments are on the side and at request. They are tasty and price is right. I smoke a lot of meat and BBQ a lot at home so I usually don't do BBQ places because I prefer mine over... More 

Thank Chris F
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This was the 2nd year in a row that we had a large group meet @ Hog Wild BBQ before we attended the Christmas musical @ Green Valley Community Church. The food is excellent, and the staff was so accommodating in reserving a couple of tables for our group of 18 and getting us all fed and on our way... More 

Thank Lynne M
San Antonio, Texas
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Being a resident of Texas, we didn't have high hopes. But, it was well rated, so we dropped in for lunch. There was no reason for pause! Really good BBQ, even on the ceasar salad that was topped with smoked chicken. Sometimes, BBQ is too smoky for my stomach, but this had great bar-b-que flavor without being overpowering. My husband... More 

Thank CherK528
Placerville, California
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Have been here many times. Food is pretty good and service is great. Beer/wine prices are ok but a little high but then most places charge a lot for alcohol because- they can! Hey, they make more on alcohol at all restaurants than their food. Ribs are ok. Eat something else.

Thank bcwelsh
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Family ordered Ribs, brisket, pulled pork and everything was very good. The meat had a great smoke flavor, good bark and was well seasoned and juicy. The sides were also excellent and my favorite being the pinto beans. The fresh baked muffin with honey butter was unfortunately just a little bit dry but really not enough to tarnish the lunch... More 

Thank Sierra N
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The BBQ is really strong here. The servers are very friendly and food is done in in like 3 minutes. You must go here!

Thank ElliottPorter
San Francisco, California
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161 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I really like Texas style barbeque and this places does the lone star state proud. Had lunch with my cousin and we tried a variety of meats, all were good. I had the two meat plate with potato salad and the small green salad. The brisket was trimmed a little on the fatty side, but dang it was tasty, and... More 

Thank Mark H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?