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Moe's Original BBQ

616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5226
+1 970-479-7888
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (77 reviews)
“cornbread” (65 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Grill
616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5226
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a fabulous lunch ! This "hole in the wall" produces some of the best bar-b-que that you have ever had dribble down your chin. We had a pulled pork sandwich with great BBQ beans . Even had peanut butter pie and drink included in...More

Thank kfransom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Never thought I would find a bbq place in Vail at such reasonable prices. We came as a family of five for dinner and ordered one of the family meals (smoked pork, beans, cole slaw, potato salad) as well as a rib (St. Louis, they...More

Thank RedwoodShores305
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here for lunch - a great value restaurant. Cornbread was excellent and as well several of the barbecues we had ordered. Compares favorably with some of the higher priced restaurants in Vail.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gonna do something crazy here... this little joint is "as good" as the best Texas bbq (yes Pecan Lodge Dallas, Cadillac Dallas, Franklins Austin, etc) I know it's a chain from AL (what?!! I know!!). We tried pulled pork, smoked turkey - oh my, get...More

Thank Bsb1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Tuesday evening around 6:45 pm and there was a small line that went fast. We'd looked at the menu online and were looking forward to the smoked turkey and cornbread - which did not disappoint as both were great. A nice...More

Thank maggie p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who would think that Vail would have a great BBQ place?. The pork sandwich and ribs were excellent. Get there early as they make their dishes fresh each day and once it's gone, you have to wait until the next day. The prices were very...More

Thank CAP9820
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're from California and thought that this Moe's was the same as the BBQ place by the same name in San Luis O. And Pismo Beach. That Mo's was awesome. This one was good too-- like other reviewers, the prices were very reasonable (esp. for...More

Thank Two_from_San_Rafael
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Feeling like some good BBQ at a reasonable price whilst in Vail? Look no further than Moe's, it is our "go to" spot for at least one meal whenever we are in Vail (not often enough) and we have never been disappointed. Can't really say...More

Thank johnandbabette
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Can't beat the price, variety and Southern atmosphere. Owner is from Alabama which explains the photos on the wall. First you get a choice of a sandwich or a platter. For $10 you get a platter of meat + 2 sides + 2 hush puppies...More

Thank kansasrod
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Good barbecue with lots of options for sides and a kids menu with a nice price. Counter service. Indoor/outdoor seating.

Thank KatTexas_8
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Linda A
7 July 2017|
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Response from Div M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can do that for you.
29 April 2017|
Response from Lorrie D | Property representative |
We cater for rehearsal dinners all of the time. Our Vail location will not hold 60 people but Eagle is a possibility if you need a venue. Please call 970-306-6674 for more information.
7 April 2015|
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Response from Lorrie D | Property representative |
Moe's has lots of vegetarian options. The Southern sides rotate daily and you can get a three veggie only meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5226
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-7888
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Moe's Original BBQ is a Southern soul food revival with food prepared fresh daily with recipes passed down for generations.
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