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9682 E Arapahoe Rd, Greenwood Village, CO 80112
(303) 799-4432
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Louisiana Style BBQ

Jabo's Bar Be Q is very nice with a variety of vinegar based sauces. Large portions and a delightful desert roll called a sconut. Located east of I 25 on Arapahoe Road. Very handy to the Denver Tech Center. Jabo's does take-out and has a small eat in dining area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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Centennial, Colorado, United States
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Centennial, Colorado, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Jabo's Bar Be Q is very nice with a variety of vinegar based sauces. Large portions and a delightful desert roll called a sconut. Located east of I 25 on Arapahoe Road. Very handy to the Denver Tech Center. Jabo's does take-out and has a small eat in dining area.

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Whitehorse, Canada
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153 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Read great reviews and popped in to try it. Due to time constraints, I had to do take away. Still got a great level of service. Since it was my first time, they give you 6 sauces to sample - you can increase the spiciness level of them - 5 were vinegar based which I wasn't fond of. I chose... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Jabo's would fit my definition of a "hole in the wall" BBQ joint and does not disappoint. If you're looking for fancy, this is not your place. If you're looking for great BBQ and great people, then you're in the right place. Jabo spent lots of time explaining his sauces but would not budge when I asked him for his... More 

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Torrance, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My wife and I were intending to eat at a burger place, but decided to go into Jabo's just to check out the menu. When we walked we were very warmly greeted by the staff. After talking to them, we decided to stay for lunch. We asked about Sconuts, not knowing what they were. 2 of them were placed on... More 

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Fraser, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I had wanted to try this last time I was in Greenwood Village, but they are closed on Sunday.So my friend headed down early before the Kool concert. All the sauces were great, and the meat was fantastic. The rolls they come on are light and fresh ( like right out of the oven). and I only could eat half... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

As we were seated, the waitperson asked if this was our first visit. We acknowledged this and very soon, we were greeted by the owner/chef. He brought out a plate with samples of the various sauces and asked us to try each. When finished, he asked for our favorites and then asked our preferred heat levels. He tailored our meals... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Jabo is a hidden gem a few blocks from Arapahoe and I-25. As first time customers they brought us a sample tray of sauces. They make 22 or more sauces from scratch right there. My husband ordered the brisket plate lunch with the almond sauce. It melted in his mouth. Coleslaw was delicious too -- house made and not over... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a place that can easily be missed if you don't know where to go. Jabo himself came out to ensure we liked the sauce that you select. With 25 handcrafted sauces your sure to find something you like. If you order a sandwich you better have an appetite because they are huge. This is definitely a place to... More 

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is the real deal! Perfectly smoked meats, tender and delicious...a collection of homemade sauces to choose from...wonderful warm, friendly service!! A taste of Louisiana in suburban Denver!! Do not miss out on this!! This is it!!

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Edgewood, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Unique and tasty BBQ. Tried the brisket one time, BBQ sandwich another trip. Both top notch. They have a nice selection of house-made sauces. Good service too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9682 E Arapahoe Rd, Greenwood Village, CO 80112
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greenwood Village
  • Phone Number: (303) 799-4432
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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