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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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San Antonio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

After a day spent on a tour in Estes Park, I was excited to try this restaurant. I saw lots of great reviews here on TA, and the place did not disappoint. Generous portions (we ordered 2 meals for 3 people, and took home leftovers) and reasonable prices, along with friendly staff. Since we were there in the winter, we... More 

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed just south of Estes Park and was referred to Smokin' Daves by the proprietor of where we stayed. The drive from Estes Park area is scenic, curving along the river and canyon area. There is another Smokin' Daves in Estes Park but we were told that to avoid the crowds and waiting time (it was summer) it would... More 

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illinois, usa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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123 reviews 123 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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18 reviews 18 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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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
42 helpful votes 42 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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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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