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Hog Wild Pig Crazy Bar-BQ

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401 Love's Drive, Sparta, KY
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Covington, Kentucky
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136 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked between a large truck stop and a truck repair facility, the view is not grand from outside - but what BBQ shack needs or wants a great setting? The interior is clean, neat, and slightly more decorated than a bare bones shack. See photo. Had the pulled pork sandwich, which is served without sauce - three sauces provided at... More 

Thank SteveHereNow
Ghent, Kentucky
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We love bbq and this being somewhat close to the house we had to check it out. The service was fine and we had a really nice day to sit outside and enjoy the food. The ribs were pretty fatty. The pulled pork was good. This is not a cheap BBQ joint so keep that in mind when going.

Thank RJory
Greensboro, North Carolina
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920 reviews
563 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Cute little place, right next to a truck stop. Food is fair, but have to get there early, because they don't cook very much, and when it's out, then it's out. Order at the counter, then grab a picnic table, eat in your car, or take it home. Just fair.

Thank rryan313131
Sunbury, Ohio
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132 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

After a day at the speedway everyone recommended eating here for lunch. So we figured give it a shot. The BBQ is alright, not much flavor and the price is a little high, the carrot cake is what bumped this 3 star to a 4.

Thank PoliSciGuy24
Cincinnati, Ohio
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131 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This place is right next to a truck stop off of I71. We originally stopped to go to McDonald's but then found this place and visited there instead. It's like a trailer with an added on front. You were greeted quickly and served fast. The food was great including all the sides. Worth the visit.

Thank Ellestar
Northern California
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

My husband eats meat not me. But he said it was pretty good. Pulled pork sandwhich. W chips. He said it was mild warm. Seems other reviews say the same.

Thank danilla3comet
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

We stopped for lunch, and decided to try this instead of eating at the chain restaurants. The best thing we had was the Mac & cheese and it reminded you of elementary school. The sausage was ok, the brisket was awful ( no flavor ).

Thank Mickey1101
Concord, North Carolina
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127 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

$6.00 for a sandwich and 8.00 for a half chicken. You can't get out of McBag for $6.00 for garbage food. We had takeout brought to us so by the time I actually got a break to get to my chicken it was cold, but still good. Nice smoke flavor, moist and the seasoning was mild and savory. We had... More 

Thank fred b
Columbia, Missouri
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We were not met with the rudeness an earlier reviewer experienced. Exited the interstate expecting a nearby fast food joint and were pleasantly surprised to see this place. Pulled pork sandwich and "bones" (ribs) were very good. Ribs were very meaty and tender, but lack of smokiness precluded higher rating. Three different sauces available, we tried all three but preferred... More 

Thank OldAntarcticExplorer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

The girls working were very courteous and polite to everyone in there. Our food was outstanding. I do not even like barbecue but my husband wanted to stop here. I even enjoyed the barbecue.

Thank Shauna A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Love's Drive, Sparta, KY
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Sparta
  • Phone Number: 859-935-2045

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