Richard’s Hawgwild opened its doors in April 2003 and we’ve been running strong since! Just a short drive from Springfield or Joplin, we’ve been serving Southwest Missouri’s finest BBQ for almost a decade! If you're hungry for Memphis pit-style barbecue, then there's only one place to go - Richard's Hawgwild Barbecue in downtown Aurora, Mo. "You haven'tt experienced barbecue until you've visited ours," says Richard Helgerson, who owns the restaurant with his wife, Donna. "We're the finest barbecue this side of Memphis, and we serve only the finest quality of meats." Enjoy the award winning beans, famous nachos and the meatiest ribs around in a family-friendly, smoke-free and alcohol-free atmosphere with unique decor.