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Fat Alley BBQ

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122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-3985
11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Menu had a decent selection of food. It is a very casual setting. Good place for families after along day of skiing.

Thank Jack W
Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I'm vegetarian so it was a great surprise to see an entire meatless section on the menu at a BBQ place. The black beans and spinach were kind of a soup and delicious! My boyfriend got pulled chicken and said it was the best meal he'd had in Telluride.

Thank Cindy H
Telluride, Colorado
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I'm a long time local and have been eating here for over 2 decades so I know that it's consistently great! Outdoor seating, apres ski, large bar, and easy location make this great for lunch or dinner or just having drinks! Ask Robbie for the Sloppy Chicken sandwich!

Thank Paul Z
Wausau, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Ate at Fat Alley on this trip to town. As always the food was excellent. Great variety, and a good value.

Thank Tom Y
New York
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

My family and I have been coming to this place for years, in all their various locations in town. They have good BBQ and a really good mixed salad (the dressing is unreal). It's a real local spot (at least it used to be) and big communal tables.

Thank Alexa W
Holywood, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

First class service service and food! And that was in the walk in bar. Steaks to die for cooked black and blue ...perfect.

Thank davidcrowe2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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238 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

I've eaten at Fat Alley about 10 times, partly because I like Cajun food. It's never great, but it's always pretty solid. Their gumbo is my favorite. If I want a BBQ chicken sandwich, I won't hesitate to order it though my last one had a dry bun, which put a damper on my somewhat decadent eating experience. (I typically... More 

Thank Jay M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

We had a variety of food for lunch, salad, gumbo, sliders, fries, everything was good, quick service.

Thank Susan G
Boca Raton
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161 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

So it was raining and we just walked in for lunch . The chef must be from New Orleans because the menu consisted of Gumbo and foods from the south. The French fries had a seasoning that did not appeal to me, very salty . The same seasoning was on the chips they served with the spinach dip. Would I... More 

Thank karen B
Albany, NY
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193 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

The restaurant and the staff were certainly pleasant enough but food was not distinguished at all. I had a cup of gumbo and salad both of which were fine but nothing special. My wife had a pulled pork sandwich which was not very tasty and the accompanying barbecue sauce was very vinegary, not sweet at all. She also ordered a... More 

Thank Michael K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-3985

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