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All 21 Lyons Restaurants

Smokin' Daves BBQ and Taphouse

228 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
303-823-7427
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Ranked #2 of 21 Restaurants in Lyons
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
illinois, usa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stumbled on this place about 3 years ago, it's on my list of must-stop places. Love the atmosphere, bar is fabulous, huge variety, but the BBQ food is 2nd to none! The place has a great dining room (with overflow in the back area) and a nice outdoor shaded deck area. Parking is a bit limited, unless you know... More 

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Albany, New York
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121 reviews 121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were on our way to Estes Park from Denver. On the recommendation of our son a resident of the area we stopped in. Buffalo ribs? Yes. Sweet tea? Yes. Cole slaw? Yes. A unique dinning room? Yes. An old time feel? Yes. High priced No! By the way the wait staff is as friendly as could be. If your... More 

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Windsor, Colorado
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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We frequently go to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Instead of fighting the crowds at the Smokin' Dave's in Estes Park, we make the scenic drive along highway 7 through beautiful South St. Vrain Canyon to the Lyons location on our way home. If you take highway 36 from Estes Park, you can be at the Smokin' Dave's... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim and loved it! Tonya our waitress was so nice and they let our dog sit on the patio. We had the ribs with green beans and baked beans, and chicken platter with corn and mashed potatoes - the servings were huge and the food was fantastic. The sauces are great (my fav was tangy... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We elected to stop here on our return trip back from the Rocky Mountains that day. Lyons is a small unique community and Smokin Dave's is conveniently located on HWY 36. If you have ever been to a Famous Dave's or Corky's BBQ, expect a similar menu. At 5Pm, the restaurant was comfortably full. Service was good. Food was served... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Basic barbecue.Service was slow but it was Labor Day. My friend had the chicken fried steak dinner. Was not what he expected gravy had a flavor he was not familiar with. He said it was ok. I had pulled pork and ribs it was good. Basically we came away saying everything was pretty good.

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Parker
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Watch out Rudy [Colo Springs] this place has pulled pork that makes it impossible for me to decide who has the best in CO. If you are going anywhere near Lyons you have to stop and have some BBQ at Smokin Daves. This is my sixth time here, and I always have the pulled pork dish or sandwich. It is... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My wife and I stopped here en route to Estes Park, where the original restaurant is. We both ordered the Texas BBQ brisket and it was a revelation. When I was a kid on a fishing trip to the Ozarks, my dad and stopped at a country store selling home-made, smoked beef jerky. I had never been able to capture... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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189 reviews 189 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Joining a group of Gold Wingers staging for an evening ride up Trail Ridge Road, my wife and I were first timers at Smokin' Dave's. The darkness of the restaurant was a little unsettling at first, but once our eyes adjusted and we were greeted by our friends, we were in hog heaven. We love smoked meat and bar-b-q. This... More 

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Thornton, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I recently took a much needed day off to Ride the Peak to Peak hwy. We hadn't been to Lyons since before the floods and decided to stop in and see how the town had bounced back from the carnage. I sure am glad we decided to stop for lunch at Smokin Daves. Our lunch was awesome.... More 

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Additional Information about Smokin' Daves BBQ and Taphouse

Address: 228 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
Phone Number: 303-823-7427
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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