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Jabo's Bar-Be-Q

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9682 E Arapahoe Rd, Greenwood Village, CO 80112-3758
+1 303-799-4432
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! We were greeted at the door by Jabo himself. After a handshake and a tour of the in house made BBQ sauces we ordered the beef brisket sandwich and the Jabo link. We also tried the macaroni and cheese. Absolutely delicious. So much food. 1/2 lb of meat on each sandwich is no exaggeration! Our only... More 

Thank 414barbs
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed this place!! We had the ribs and chopped brisket sandwich.... Plenty of food and then some.... My wife and I actually split a plate of ribs and still could not finish it all! The sconuts were a great dessert! Highly recommend!!

Thank steven2015a
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

What a pro. The owner is interactive and down to earth. They show you personal sauces before you even order what you want. They can mix and match to make your palet happy. The owner is right there with you in a no pressure situation all while suggesting different flavors and a small round about history lesson on the restaurant... More 

Thank Bomberro05
Mesa, Arizona
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

I tell ya - I really hate what I'm about to write...but if the people who gave Jabo's anything more than three green circles...then they do not know what real BBQ is. I come from Chicago - so I was raised on good BBQ. I've traveled Memphis, the Carolinas, K.C., St. Louis, and all over Texas. I LOVE BBQ -... More 

Thank Bradford T
Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

Love this family owned and run restaurant. Smoky great bbq and Louisiana sausage. My son gets the Jabo's Dog - chopped brisket on top of the smoked hot link. Great brisket and pulled pork. Do not miss the onion rings, sweet potato fries and order Sconuts. If driving through Denver - it is a short stop from I-25 and Arapahoe... More 

Thank Carolyn Swartz S
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

We had a pulled pork sandwich and 1/2 slab of ribs. Both platters were huge! Tons of sauces to choose from and the beer battered fries were very tasty. Our server was so friendly and we got to meet the chef who is very knowledgable on how to cook ribs. The only reason I didn't rate it a 5 is... More 

Thank KandK99
Aurora, Colorado
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198 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015

Got the pulled pork sandwich to go. Got it Carolina style with coleslaw on top. It was really good. The beans were also very good. service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Kenny Z
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

OMGosh!!!! This is by far, the best BBQ have had in a long time. Small,clean, cheerful, storefront restaurant. Dine-in or carry out. Friendly and attentive staff. They start you off with a sampler platter of sauces and then you choose your favorite and let them know how much heat you like (mild to habinero). Huge, delicious portions (all sandwiches are... More 

Thank Susann S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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215 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015

I've tried BBQ from almost everywhere (Cali, Louisiana, Texas, KC, Memphis, Carolinas) and always seek it out when I travel. You never know when you'll find a new twist on it. Located off I-25 near the Tech Center, Jabo's is an unassuming strip mall near Target. We walked in shortly before 5:30 for an early dinner and the owner shook... More 

1 Thank Shane M
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Jabo's is literally the best barbecue restaurant I've ever eaten at. Not only is it a small, quaint family owned place, but they have the best food in Denver. Jabo himself personally comes to your table to greet you and brings you a selection of 6(ish) barbecue sauces to try and choose from. The pulled pork sandwiches are absolutely gigantic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9682 E Arapahoe Rd, Greenwood Village, CO 80112-3758
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greenwood Village
  • Phone Number: +1 303-799-4432

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