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Reviewed July 25, 2021 via mobile

Had a great experience! We arrived a few minutes before closing after a bad experience at the grill next door. They seated and fed our family of five, and they stayed open while we ate (we offered to get our food to go, but they...declined). The food was really good. Everyone left full and happy.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Teri P, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2021

Thank you! My employees told me about your family, I am happy they were able to provide you with a satisfying meal.

Reviewed March 31, 2021

The older lady behind the counter is sooooo RUDE! Food was mediocre, nothing great. Go elsewhere if you expect to be treated with decency.....

Date of visit: March 2021
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Teri P, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2021

I am sorry you were treated so poorly.

Reviewed March 19, 2021

The food is awesome and so yummy. Coming from Texas, I can be a bbq snob. But this is delish! Teri and the staff are so friendly too!! Going back in July!!! =) Lanora

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 26, 2021 via mobile

I picked some brisket up to take home. I got sliced beef, chopped(it really wasn’t chopped more like shredded) I wanted pulled pork but they were out. Nice smoke ring on the brisket, tender and good flavor. My only complaint was the chopped beef wasn’t...chopped it was shredded. No biggy I just chopped it when I got home good flavor. Cole slaw was good, potato salad I really liked. Will definitely go back.. I’ve heard they have great salads and hand cut fries.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 5, 2021 via mobile

Best chop brisket sandwich in town, 10/10 will go again. Sweetest lady took our order. The hidden bbq gem of Pagosa

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 24, 2021

went here while in town for snowboarding at wolf creek. (lucked out before virus). both were great.nice people,great food. what more could you want. the portion was so big ,wife and I split a meal the second time.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 11, 2020

Wow...Great food and huge plates. We had a couple burgers...they were huge and very tasty! We also had a combo plate of brisket, ribs and chicken. Excellent! It also would have been enough to feed our family of 4. We called ahead with our order...and it was ready right as we arrived. Don't forget to tip...times are tough with covid and they are working hard to provide excellent service. Thanks for a great meal!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed March 4, 2020 via mobile

Very family friendly...wonderful customer service...excellent food. Definitely a place to check out.

Date of visit: March 2020
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TeriP181, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

Thanks Michaela! Hope to see you and your family again!

Reviewed February 22, 2020

This is a small restaurant with amazing food. I had the rib platter which came with 4 large ribs, coleslaw and handcut french fries. My husband had sausage and ribs with coleslaw and baked beans. We both agreed that the portions were generous and the...flavors as good as anywhere we've eaten BBQ. The coleslaw was the best we've ever had - a light dressing instead of a heavy "gloppy" mixture. The French fries are handcut and crispy on the outside but moist on the inside. The meat was smoked to perfection - not too heavy - just right. It's rare where you can brag on the side dishes as much as the meat. We were there early afternoon and the service was excellent. We live about 1.25 hours away, and look forward to a return visit.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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TeriP181, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2020

Thank you! We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed October 6, 2019

Stopped in after a day of adventure ! We shared a platter with extra sides. Everything was marvelous. Cooked just right. Very quick attentive service. Luckily not crowded. We definitely enjoyed 100% !

Date of visit: October 2019
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Teri P, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

The ribs were delicious - we're still craving them a week later, great smokiness and flavor. Everything we tried was so tasty - portions and price do not disappoint. If we were locals we'd be here every week!

Date of visit: August 2019
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TeriP181, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2019

Thank you! We are proud of our ribs at Smoken Moe’s. Hope to see you return to Pagosa and Smoken Moe’s!

Reviewed August 3, 2019

Stopped in for take out, but learned that if you want to purchase brisket by the pound, you must order day before - which is understandable. So we opted for barbequed pulled brisket by the pound, a rack of ribs and a platter of the...brisket just so we could all taste it. I see why people say the brisket is so good - it is. While not Texas Road House fall off the bone tender, the ribs had a good, very smokey flavor. Was not wild about the barbeque pulled brisket flavor. Since we went with a Brisket Platter in order to have a little of that for everyone to taste, we also were entitled to two sides. If we were eating in, would have chosen french fries, but no matter which restaurant I only like fries nice and hot, not for "take out." So, we chose the chipotle potato salad and beans. Beans were okay, but none of the 7 of us cared for the potato salad. I might add that we tried this restaurant directly due to the on-air reccomendation of Jimmy Lakey, conservative radio personality we listen to. We heard him say he had tried this little barbeque place - all he could remember was Moe's Barbeque in Pagosa - and that he thought it was really good. Didn't want to leave without giving a try!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Teri P, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2019

Thank you for your review. The restaurant has changed owners since Jimmy Lakey visited us...although I was invited to witness the filming he did for a possible new show. As I recall, Jimmy tried our Southwest Brisket Sandwich.

Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed brisket pulled pork sausage and all the trimmings. Sausage was a little spicy but very good.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

Plenty to eat, excellent BBQ, and friendly service. Husband had the brisket and ribs platter. Best BBQ he's had in a long time! I had the BBQ Brisket sandwich. It was delicious! We were so happy that we found this place. We ate around 2...PM and didn't need to eat any dinner. Would definitely revisit next time we're in Pagosa Springs!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Teri P, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed our food!

Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

Omg this place for the price is the best BBQ place ever,even better than my home state Florida!!! Excellent service!!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Teri P, Owner at Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2019

Thank you! We appreciate your review!

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Smoken MOES Un-Real BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4