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Serious Texas Barbeque

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3535 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301
970-247-2240
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 197
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  • 138
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 12
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tuhmbs up always for Serious Texas

the good thing, it's just up the street from me, nightly specials, great home made bbq sauce, tasty meats...always have scraps for my pittie :-)

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
felipe714
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Durango, CO
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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419 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Durango, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

the good thing, it's just up the street from me, nightly specials, great home made bbq sauce, tasty meats...always have scraps for my pittie :-)

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Flower Mound, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

On a recommendation from a stranger I tried this place. Being from Texas I do know Bar B Que and Mexican food. I ordered a rack of ribs and two sides.....one potatoe salad, and the other Cole slaw and took the order back to the motel. The ribs........OK by Durango standards I guess....still had the membrane on the back so... More 

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Bayfield
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've become addicted to their cherry chipolte salsa. I love the pulled pork sandwich. I have a habit of taking home the sausage, turkey, brisket and ribs too. Food for the entire week. My only negative comment is they've stopped giving out dog scraps. Something my dogs looked forward to after a hike.

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Taos, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wow what can I say about the food and location of this place. You don't expect much w/a tin looking building but the patio in the back is beautiful overlooking the river. Sometimes they have entertainment outside when its warm. Food is to die for. Must visit place. Can't say enough.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The Texas tacos are outstanding. Would go back for those for sure. I love their outdoor seating as well.

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Gillette, WY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Tasty brisket and pulled pork, served in a fun space. A bit overpriced IMO for the portion sizes. No kids' meals but kid-friendly. Convenient location coming back from skiing.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Altho the menu is limited, what was on offer was great value for money. The staff were very friendly

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Durango, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Awful food. Not much bvq available in this area and this restaurant could do much better if they really knew how to make bbq.

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Round Rock, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Would have eaten here 3 times but they closed early on New Year's Eve! The BBQ is excellent, beer is cold and where else can you get authentic Texas BBQ in Colorado? :-) Our family of 4 ate here for under $50 and that included beer and dessert. A definite must try if you are in the area!

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Farmington, New Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We love this place! It has consistently great BBQ and the staff are always friendly. The Texas taco is our favorite menu item. Good prices, great food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3535 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: 970-247-2240

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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