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The Hunger Trailer

10520 Highway 50 and 285, Poncha Springs, CO 81242
+1 806-570-2982
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (15 reviews)
“burrito” (14 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
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Barbecue, American, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
10520 Highway 50 and 285, Poncha Springs, CO 81242
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Amazing bbq! My husband has his favorite places, so whenever we try a new place, he always compares it to those places he loves. This was initially a rough sell, thinking it was just another food truck. It's an awesome place! We have been here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dbbronkema
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Staying next door at Poncha Lodge, walked over after a day of sightseeing in the area. Ordered the special, which was delicious smokey brisket piled high on an awesome burger - all on a buttery bun! Wonderful tastes, accompanied with ranch beans! Food trailer with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kevin G
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

I had seen the reviews so I shouldn't have been surprised but I still was. The food is very good. As the name indicates it's really a permanent food truck. The main fare is BBQ and related items like burritos and sandwiches. It's a treat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bob C
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We were staying here at the lodge, so we got to eat here twice. The smoked meat platter was so good, my husband got it both nights. I had the chicken and waffles and it was better than any had ever tasted. The 2nd night,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kim19662014
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We worked up an appetite hiking through soft and shifting sands at a certain National Park before continuing northward, driving through town after tiny town where we couldn't find an open filling station, let alone food. Thus, when we got to Poncha Springs and suddenly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ABQRaz
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Saw this place on TripAdvisor and had to stop! Nice pink smoke color on the ribs! Man we will be back next time through! You gotta stop here! Brisket was tender and moist!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We shared a 1/2 rack of ribs, came with slaw and beans. The other option is potatoe salad. Drinks out or a cooler. A cute little place off hwy50. Ribs were great, had thee sauces on table to choose from. Had a cone for desert...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Vegas T
Reviewed July 29, 2018

My wife and I tried The Hunger Trailer for breakfast as it was the only place nearby Poncha Lodge were we stayed the night before. We were not impressed at all with what they had to offer. It was either a loaded omelet or a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Larry T
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

I just realized there is a Hinger Trailer and a Hunger Shack. I believe went to the “shack” because the menu was VERY limited with really burgers and dogs only. Though the smoked chicken sandwich was tasty, really nothing amazing. Fries were great, onion rings—not...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank gypsygirl2028
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We have stopped here several times for dinner and everything has always been great. Friendly service and fun laid back atmosphere. Today we stopped by for breakfast and the breakfast burrito was amazing. Probably best I have ever had!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FunFam4all
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10520 Highway 50 and 285, Poncha Springs, CO 81242
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Chaffee County  >  Poncha Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 806-570-2982
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