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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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 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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134 reviews 134 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
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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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Versailles, Kentucky
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had the catfish with two sides for $13.95. Talk about more than enough food for one person. I brought half of it home and had it at night. Catfish had been prepared with cornmeal and was not greasy at all. Their baked beans were outstanding. My son loved his pulled pork sandwich and great beer. We would definitely return... More

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Longmont, Colorado
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have always had other places in Lyons that we eat at, but the flood closed our favorite. So we gave Smokin Dave's a try and it was great! This is not a five star place, it is a great BBQ place. Service was just ok, but the food was extremely good and well prepared. We will be back!

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The sauces were great, lots of flavor. Lots to choose from and the cheese fries are to die for. Worth the drive to this great town for some tasty BBQ.

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