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Estes Park

Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$30 - $30
American, Bar, Barbecue
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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Smokin' Rings
Homemade, crunchy and amazing. Served with our BBQ Ranch
Bubba-Que Wings
One full pound of our Cherry wood Smoked wings. Tossed with your choice of our Sweet Original BBQ, Seasoned Hot Sauce or our Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
Southern Catfish Tenders
"The Sushi of the South". Dusted with seasoned cornmeal and fried. Served with Tartar sauce
Stuffed Potato Skins
Filled with our hickory smoked pulled pork, bacon and cheddar cheese. Served with ranch
Hoggin' Combo
Get ready to get down and dirty! All of our favorites on one plate - sliders, skins, wings, tenders, rings and deep fried pickles
Pit Master Sliders
Two Carolina pork and two Texas beef brisket minis. Served with slaw
Mile High Cheese Fries
Our Natural cut fries topped with melted cheddar-jack blend and crispy bacon pieces. Served with BBQ Ranch dressing
Top with Smokin' Red Chili For1.25
Artichoke & Spinach Dip
A unique mixture of cheese, garlic, cream, spinach, roasted green chilies and artichoke hearts. Served with tortilla chips for dipping
Skillet' Shrooms
Portabella and Button mushrooms, Marsala wine and garlic. Topped with shaved Parmesan cheese and melted Swiss. Served with garlic crostinis for dipping
Deep Fried Pickles
Batter dipped kosher spears served with ranch dressing
Dressings: BBQ Ranch, Ranch, Bleu Cheese, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Smokin' Dave's Red
Ground Beef, black, pinto and kidney beans, tomatoes, pepper and spices. Our Stout beer puts it over the top. Topped with cheddar cheese and diced onions. Served with cornbread
Pork Green Chili
Tender pork, roasted green chili, tomato, cilantro and spices. Finished with masa. Served with cheddar cheese and house made tortilla chips
Ale & Cheese Soup
Blend of Smoked Cheddar, Swiss and pepper jack cheeses, our house ale and cream. A house favorite
Fresh Garden Salad or Caesar Salad
Cup of Soup or Chili and Garden or Caesar Salad
Pit Boss BBQ Chop Salad
Mixed greens, bacon, tomatoes, mushrooms and cheddar cheese, tossed with our BBQ ranch dressing
Topped with your Choice of Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket1
Topped with Pulled Chicken, or Wild Salmon4
Smoke Shack Caesar
Crispy romaine lettuce tossed with traditional Caesar dressing. Topped with shredded parmesan cheese and homemade croutons
Add Pulled Pork1
Add Grilled Chicken / Pulled Chicken or Brisket2
Add Seared Wild Salmon or Fried Catfish4
Southern Catfish Salad
Mixed greens, dried cranberries, cucumbers, tomatoes and mushrooms. Topped with fried catfish fingers and sweet onion straws. Choice of dressing
Spinach & Crispy Chicken Salad
Baby spinach, sliced mushrooms, cucumbers, tomatoes, pecans and dried cranberries. Topped with our hand breaded Chicken Strips and Apple wood smoked bacon. Choice of dressing
Southern Catfish
Lightly dusted with our seasoned cornmeal and fried. Served with our Jalapeño Hushpuppies, corn bread and choice of two sides. Served with house made tartar sauce
1 Fillet12.5
2 Fillets16.95
Fish 'n' Chips
Tempura battered cod served with natural cut fries or sweet fries, coleslaw, cornbread and tartar sauce
Pecan Crusted Trout
8oz. boneless trout, dredged with our sweet pecan flour. Fried and served with lemon-honey butter. Served with cornbread and choice of two sides (Estes Park Only)
Chicken Marsala
Two moist chicken breasts sautéed with portabella mushrooms. Topped with a rich Marsala reduction. Served with corn bread and choice of two sides
Aged Rib-Eye
12oz. handcut, choice beef aged 21 days. A favorite among steak-lovers. Served with cornbread and choice of two sides
Chicken Fried Steak
Hand-breaded New York strip steak, fried golden brown and topped with our sausage gravy. Substitute chicken upon request. Served with two sides
Ma's Macaroni & Cheese
A mixture of three different cheeses, green chili's and bacon, combined with cavatappi pasta. Dusted with buttery panko crumb topping. Servers with corn bread. (Not available in Estes Park)
Add Pork2
Add Chicken2
Add Brisket3
Add Sausage3
Smokin' Meatloaf
a traditional meatloaf enhanced with ground pork, sweet Italian sausage, porter beer and smoked cheddar. Served with portobello balsamic cream sauce. Servers with corn bread and two sides (Not available in Estes Park)
All served with a choice of two sides and cornbread. Dave's Single $14: Choice of one meat; Dave's Double $17: Choice of two meats; Dave's Triple $20: Choice of three meats
Roasted Half Chicken
Perfectly seasoned and juicy. Mopped with Dave's original BBQ sauce. (one serving per platter)
Carolina Pulled Pork
After being rubbed and mopped, we slow smoke our pork for 15 hours until it falls apart
Texas Beef Brisket
($1 extra) Hand trimmed, seasoned with our house made rub, then hickory smoked for 12 hours
Texas BBQ Sausage
Our own, traditionally inspired, house recipe of beef, pork, Wisconsin cheddar, fresh jalapeños and spices
St. Louis Pork Ribs
St. Louis cut, rubbed with our special seasonings, then cherrywood smoked, slow and low...One serving per platter
Smokin Buffalo Ribs
($2 extra) Bone-in, hickory smoked and lightly basted with our Blackberry BBQ Sauce. One serving per platter
All Sandwiches and burgers are served on fresh baked breads, with a choice of our natural cut fries or sweet potato fries and coleslaw
Carolina Pulled Pork
Slow smoked 'til it falls apart
Texas Beef Brisket
Hickory smoked and sliced, piled high on a bun
Carolina pulled pork, Texas beef brisket, and house made cheddar jalapeño sausage piled high on a fresh hoagie roll
Texas Blue
Smoked Beef Brisket tossed with sautéed onions and Cajun seasonings. Topped with crumbled Bleu Cheese and fried onion straws
Smokin' Philly
Hickory smoked brisket sautéed with red and green peppers and onion topped with your choice of cheese & roasted jalapeños
BBQ Wrap
Large chipotle flour tortilla, stuffed with red beans and rice, cheddar cheese, coleslaw and choice of pulled pork, or pulled chicken
Beef Brisket1
BBQ Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast basted with our sweet BBQ sauce. Served on a bun with lettuce, tomato and onion
Cajun Chicken Sandwich
Fresh chicken breast rubbed with our Cajun spices and grilled. Topped with melted pepper jack cheese and fried onion straws. Served on a bun with lettuce and tomato
Add Pulled Pork1
Beef Brisket2
Smoked Corned Beef Reuben
Slow-smoked with hickory, topped with fresh sauerkraut, melted Swiss, and thousand island dressing. Served on marble rye
Southern Catfish Sandwich
Fresh catfish, lightly dusted with our seasoned cornmeal and fried. Served with house made tartar sauce. Blackened upon request
St Louis Pork Ribs
Our St Louis Cut ribs are cooked low and slow then lightly baptized with our Sweet Original BBQ sauce. Choice of two sides and corn bread
Small (1/3 Slab)14
Medium (1/2 Slab)17
Large (Full Slab)26
Smoked Buffalo Ribs
Our bone-in Buffalo ribs are slow smoked with hickory and lightly basted with our Blackberry BBQ sauce. Choice of two sides and corn bread. (Rib portions are based on weight)
Small (1 Bone)16
Medium (2 Bones)21
Large (3 Bones)26
Smashed Potatoes
Red Beans & Rice
Potato Salad
Natural Cut Potato Fries
Sweet Potato Fries
Southern Corn Bake
Jalapeño Hushpuppies (6)
Sautéed Green Beans
Spiced Apples
12 and under only, please. Includes choice of one side and a small beverage
Brisket or Pulled Pork Sandwich
Mac & Cheese
(Estes Park Only)
Mac & Cheese Wedges
(Estes Park Only)
Chicken Tenders
Kids Burger
Grilled Cheese
Rib Dinner
Big Kahuna Belly Buster
Serves up to 5-7 people (depending on appetite). No Substitutions. Full Rack St. Louis Pork Ribs: Whole Chicken, 1/2 lb Brisket, 1/2 lb Pulled Pork, 4 large sides, 5 cornbread
Not So Teeny Wahine
Serves up to 2-4 people (depending on appetite). No Substitutions. Half Rack St. Louis Pork Ribs: 1/2 Chicken, 1/4 lb Brisket, 1/4 lb Pulled Pork, 4 small sides, 3 cornbread
Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie
Fresh butter, brown sugar, cream, eggs and pecans all made happy with a splash of Kentucky Bourbon. Baked to perfection
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Rich chocolate mousse, layered with peanut butter chiffon, topped with whipped cream, mixed with crushed Oreos. To die for!
Fudge Brownie
Fresh baked, served with caramel sauce and chocolate sauce. Topped with vanilla bean ice cream and sweetened blackberries
Homemade Apple Cobbler
Grandma would be proud. Served warm with whipped cream
Creole Bread Pudding
Baked fresh with French bread, bittersweet chocolate and pecans. Topped with whiskey cream sauce
A la Mode
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Banana Pudding Cheesecake
Rich mixture of cream cheese, banana pudding, eggs and vanilla wafers. Layered with sliced bananas. Baked to perfection in our graham cracker crust.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like comfortable places while on vacation. You don’t have to get dressed up to get a great meal. My husband had a platter with multiple meats, and I had the smoked brisket. The meats were slow smoked, just delicious. Generous portions. Can’t wait to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank aldanamreinke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food fast service. Our GPS took us to the golf course which was closed so we had to back track to after calling and getting the correct address. They were busy and for food reason but the wait wasnt long and they handled the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank BillyD66048
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at Smokin' Dave's is excellent. This is better than the name implies. Dave is a culinary master with smoked meats, great sides and fish & chips. The atmosphere is very relaxing with a great playlist of classics from a few decades and a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank underdog63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hav enjoyed this specific Smokin Dave’s in Estes. The staff was great and the food was great! As always, the Carolina pulled port was awesome and others had the ribs. Always a great meal and will be going back next time we are in...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Tvsalesman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere but I found the pulled pork to be just ‘okay’ and the brisket tasty but dry. Admittedly, I’ve eaten at some of the best bbq joints in the south so I’m a bit of a snob when it comes to reviewing it. Rest...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019 via mobile

We were advised to stop here as it was a local favorite. The food was good but go early or be prepared for a long wait. Especially if you go during high tourist season. We would definitely return. It was good location for an active...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank JVC73
Reviewed November 3, 2019 via mobile

This place is amazing. My husband and I visited every day while we were in town. I would recommend the artichoke dip, sweet potato fries and any meat choice! You can’t go wrong

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank alissag281
Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

Awesome food... gigantic salads! Love them! We always stop in when we visit Estes Park. Great service and fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 786kristinec
chelseaatsmokindaves, Public Relations Manager at Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2019

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed October 27, 2019

Stopped here on our way back from Rocky Mountain National Park. Pleasantly surprised by how great the food was. The BBQ was delicious. The atmosphere was outstanding. Service was great. We will be back next time we are in Estes.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank JLAND58
chelseaatsmokindaves, Guest Relations Manager at Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2019

Thank you for the great review! Make sure to check out one of our other locations if you live in the Denver Metro area!

Reviewed October 26, 2019 via mobile

First time there, tried the 3 meat platter. Chicken, beef brisket and pulled pork with a side of rice and beans. My pick would be the pulled pork and we had great service thanks to our waiter Cory. There were lots of Elk real close...More

Date of visit: October 2019
chelseaatsmokindaves, Guest Relations Manager at Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2019

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you back again soon!

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July 19, 2017|
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Response from Rgklever | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a banquet room.
Warren T
June 27, 2017|
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Response from S6305DJjimk | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a reservation, but had no problem getting in a little after the main lunch rush. If you can do a late lunch / early dinner I think you would be fine. I checked the website, but did not see an email address... More
April 27, 2017|
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Response from LINDA H | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of options which might be gluten-free, but you would have to ask to make sure.
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