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Zacks Barbecue

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721 E Bridge St, Hotchkiss, CO
+1 970-872-3199
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going down the main street in Hotchkiss, dining options look very limited. Then turning a corner to see Zacks Barbeque gives hope - the place is busy, and the smells coming from the front door are heavenly. The decor is rustic but clean, and the wait staff is friendly. Portions are large (at least they were at weekend lunchtime) and... More 

Thank Carole5453
Conifer, Colorado
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment the Hostess brings water to the last piece of pie this place is wonderful. We find ourselves there nearly every week and I just had to tell everyone how we have come to love it!

Thank ColoradoSam1
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent three nights in Hotchkiss for the Ela Family Farms and had four meals prepared by Zachs. Their breakfasts are excellent. We ordered both menu and ala carte, and eggs were cooked perfectly, biscuits were light and delicious, biscuits and gravy made with beef instead of pork (this is cattle country, after all). We had barbecue for dinner. JOHN... More 

Thank Elisabeth S
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Loved Zacks!! We were visiting the area earlier this month and decided to drop in for some BBQ. Immediately we were greeted by the owner, Zack,and felt right at home. The place is nothing fancy,but the food is mighty tasty,and goes great with a delicious mug of locally brewed Paonia beer! Highly recommend!

Thank BronBeee
Paonia, Colorado
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is one for the memories. It serves great BBQ and has old photos of early days in the North Fork Valley to gaze at. The staff is great and a nice feeling when you walk in.

Thank Rene A
Crawford, Colorado
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant is consistently good quality for bbq and burgers. The prime rib on Sundays is smoked so know what you are asking for. I love the chef salad.

Thank Pagechp
Elwood, Nebraska
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Pork ribs were a little on the dry side but you got a lot of food for the money. It's nice to see a small town patronize a off the road place.

Thank jlakemonter
Montrose, Colorado
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We ate here for the first time for breakfast and it was awesome! Breakfast was so good that we will make another trip and include this restaurant for breakfast as well as dinner.

Thank Jeff G
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We come to Hotchkiss about once a year and we have to go to Zack's! Great family atmosphere. Staff is friendly, service is quick, food is delicious. Pies are wonderful, too!

Thank dykstraclan
Watervliet, Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Zacks first for supper and all of us (4) had excellent meals. The bbq was great as was the service. We liked it so much we went back the next morning for breakfast. The sausage gravy is the best!

Thank jerrynocam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 E Bridge St, Hotchkiss, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Hotchkiss
  • Phone Number: +1 970-872-3199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?