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Cripple Creek Bar-B-Q - CLOSED

500 S Palestine St, Athens, TX 75751-3321
+1 903-677-4226
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible25%
8 May 2015
“Out of business”
8 Jan 2015
“Frequent visitor”
Restaurant Hours Closed
500 S Palestine St, Athens, TX 75751-3321
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Reviewed 9 May 2015

They appeared to be out of business as of last weekend. There were boards on the windows. Looks like it is remodeling or changing to something else.

Thank NorthTexas62
Reviewed 9 January 2015

It's hard to say what months I've been there, it's more like what months have I NOT been there? The food is always really good, try the hog wings, you won't be disappointed. They have a really nice gift shop that has hand-crafted items that's...More

Thank nagginwitch
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I used to look forward to coming here...my last visit until now had been a year ago. Yesterday we went and the service was bad....had to remind the waitress to bring us our drinks, had to ask for straws...she was busy in the kitchen talking...More

1  Thank ontheroadsince1979
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

I only ate the food one time and that was enough! I ordered a bison burger and fries! When I got home, the burger tasted like barbecue and fries were soggy. I never went there again!

1  Thank Nuthead
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We absolutely love Texas BBQ and this restaurant does not meet the excellence of so many others. The beef was good with a lovely smokey flavor but totally dry. The bbq sauces are way too vinegary, the mild I couldn't even eat. The scalloped potatoes...More

Thank MaryJo49
Reviewed 4 February 2014

Cripple Creek made the Texas Monthly Top 50 back in 2008 (they publish every 5-6 years), but was snubbed by the current 2013 list. Even if it was no longer top shelf, I was sure to find some fairly tasty meat here no matter what....More

Thank TheBarbecueFiend
Reviewed 19 March 2013

I was in the area with the family and read some decent reviews of this restaurant so we decided to give it a try for dinner. There were 6 of us so we had a variety of food not just 1 item. It was all...More

Thank Stagalv_10
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Everytime I come into Athens I have to have their hot wings. Im from the east coast so we dont have anything like this in my area. The place is casual and the staff has always been very nice. Love the sauce!!.

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Menu states a buffalo burger. I only tried the BBQ. Didn't care for the sauce, too spicy for me, even the mild one.

Thank AdventuresWithLiz
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Have to try the Hog Wings.. and chopped beef sandwich.. reasonable prices!

Thank momlikes2Travel
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S Palestine St, Athens, TX 75751-3321
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 903-677-4226
http://www.texasmonthly.com/preview/2008-06-01/feature10 Listed as one of Texas Monthly's top 50 Barbecue. Hog Wings - the specialty! Delicious!
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