Please note: This restaurant has closed.
This little joint in Athens is known for "Hog Wings", and they are incredible. Petite pork shanks cut to resemble chicken legs are rubbed and smoked to a perfect tenderness and served with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce. Other meats are offered including the standard brisket, ribs, and hot links. These links have no resemblance to the hot dog like versions found so often elsewhere. The coarsely ground meat has a deep red line below the casing, and a good black pepper kick. Sides offered include: baked potatoes, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, Texas beans, corn on the cob, green beans, and more!
Don’t forget to check out the desserts, too. Cripple Creek offers homemade pies, cobbler, bread pudding, and apple dumplings. Yummm!
Cripple Creek BBQ has a banquet room that can accommodate groups of 45-50 people.
Tue: 11:00 AM 8:00 PM
Wed: 11:00 AM 8:00 PM
Thu: 11:00 AM 8:00 PM
Fri: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
Sat: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
500 S. Palestine
Athens, TX, 75751
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The drive through Christmas Park will be open November 10, 2015 to January 3, 2016.
Come on out to the Henderson County Regional Fair Park for a 2-day team roping event with free admission!
This is a Texas Barrel Racing Association 2 - day event. Come on out and enjoy the fun! No admission charge.
The new hotel is close to a variety of local attractions and recreational activities as well as many corporate locations in A...
A fitness center with its many exercise areas and civic center with rooms available for a wide variety of functions.
A guide to local retail shops & galleries
Stay appreciated. Stay Picky. Stay Smart. Stay Impressed. Stay Invigorated. Stay Holiday Inn.
America's Best Value Inn offers a central location from which to begin your Athens exploration.
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A guide to local eating establishments
Tara Vineyard and Winery is the oldest winery in Henderson County, established in 2004.
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General tourism brochure for Athens, Texas.