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Fat Alley BBQ

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122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
970 728 3985
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm vegetarian so it was a great surprise to see an entire meatless section on the menu at a BBQ place. The black beans and spinach were kind of a soup and delicious! My boyfriend got pulled chicken and said it was the best meal he'd had in Telluride.

Thank Cindy H
Telluride, Colorado
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a long time local and have been eating here for over 2 decades so I know that it's consistently great! Outdoor seating, apres ski, large bar, and easy location make this great for lunch or dinner or just having drinks! Ask Robbie for the Sloppy Chicken sandwich!

Thank Paul Z
Wausau, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Ate at Fat Alley on this trip to town. As always the food was excellent. Great variety, and a good value.

Thank Tom Y
New York
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My family and I have been coming to this place for years, in all their various locations in town. They have good BBQ and a really good mixed salad (the dressing is unreal). It's a real local spot (at least it used to be) and big communal tables.

Thank Alexa W
Holywood, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

First class service service and food! And that was in the walk in bar. Steaks to die for cooked black and blue ...perfect.

Thank davidcrowe2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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221 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I've eaten at Fat Alley about 10 times, partly because I like Cajun food. It's never great, but it's always pretty solid. Their gumbo is my favorite. If I want a BBQ chicken sandwich, I won't hesitate to order it though my last one had a dry bun, which put a damper on my somewhat decadent eating experience. (I typically... More 

Thank Jay M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had a variety of food for lunch, salad, gumbo, sliders, fries, everything was good, quick service.

Thank Susan G
Boca Raton
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151 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

So it was raining and we just walked in for lunch . The chef must be from New Orleans because the menu consisted of Gumbo and foods from the south. The French fries had a seasoning that did not appeal to me, very salty . The same seasoning was on the chips they served with the spinach dip. Would I... More 

Thank karen B
Albany, NY
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173 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The restaurant and the staff were certainly pleasant enough but food was not distinguished at all. I had a cup of gumbo and salad both of which were fine but nothing special. My wife had a pulled pork sandwich which was not very tasty and the accompanying barbecue sauce was very vinegary, not sweet at all. She also ordered a... More 

Thank michaelkatzer
North Oaks, Minnesota
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174 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We ate here for dinner while passing through Telluride on our vacation in October. It was a couple blocks from our lodging and at the base of the gondola so it was convenient. This is pretty much the off season so not too many people dining but the owner said it was definitely packed when the snow flies. My wife... More 

Thank Rich J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: 970 728 3985

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?