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Thick crust with a sweet twist: Beau Jo's is a distinctly Colorado pizza joint

Posted at 9:29 AM, Oct 24, 2019

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — You can't drive through Idaho Springs without making a stop at Beau Jo's.

The Colorado-style pizzeria is known for its thick, hand-rolled crusts made with honey, with extra honey at the table for drizzling on top.

Founded in 1973, the pizza joint now has a loyal following and a handful of locations around Colorado. It’s a Mile High Must!

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