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Smokin' Daves BBQ and Taphouse

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$$ - $$$
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228 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-7427
11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Smokin' Dave's is a great, reliable local BBQ joint. All the meats are yummy. Great sides-we like green beans sautéed with bacon and onions and the sweet potato fries. They also have a variety of good salads. A solid choice for any group. We had our rehearsal dinner here!!

Thank Mystie B
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

On a suggestion my girlfriend and I went to Dave's for a bite after a long day of travel to Estes Park and could not be more satisfied. Food was pretty darn good. I had the St. Louis pork ribs with a side of green beans, bbq beans, and corn bread. The place was crushed but the staff handled it... More 

Thank Steve A
Wellington, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Average amount of meat for $17. Brisket was cooked well with decent flavor but overall pretty tough. The pork was so fatty not much was edible. If we were served this at the restaurant we would have sent it back. I'm not sure since we got this to go, they gave us the scraps?

Thank David C
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

After a day in Estes Park, this is a place to go for great food. They serve a sweet variety of meat along with nice appetizers. We had an excellent beer from one of the local breweries. Though weer had to wait a bit longer for our order, we enjoyed the dinner!

Thank mareahpomstra
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a great home style BBQ joint. We had dessert, which we couldn't finish because there was sooo much of it, but the pecan pie was wonderful! We loved listening to Bill, Smooth Acoustic, play and sing tunes while we enjoyed our dessert and watched some families participate in dancing. Very family oriented! Our waiter was attentive and kind!

Thank Kory S
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal here!!! We both had BBQ and cleared our plates. Portions were huge and they also had a great beer selection.

Thank Chrissy K
Lyons, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and service as always This food is always fresh and tasty its nest when you can sit out on the patio Also the new street config allows easy parking out on the main drag 36

Thank Mike D
Denver, Colorado
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170 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stopped in here after a hike on Rabbit Mountain. The only disappointment was that I had been here before. Great staff, good tap menu, and AWESOME barbecue and sides. We learned that we'll have one close to home in Westminster, and I'm both excited and depressed. Depressed because I'm really going to have to start working out if a... More 

Thank Christian S
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306 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We hadn't been here before, but due to a detour up to Estes, here we are. We were glad we made the detour! This is a cool place with a very neat bar and even the décor in the restaurant is worth a look. The bar attracts a lot of people, so the atmosphere is was lively and fun. The... More 

Thank Mlbpafan
Lyons, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have the privilege to live in Lyons and Smokin' Daves is our FAVORITE place to eat. We have never had a bad meal and their staff is friendly and efficient. We have used them several times for catering and it's just as good. Their BBQ beans are the best I've ever had, all of the BBQ meats are really... More 

Thank Lori G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-7427

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