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Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Tap House

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820 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8005
970-577-7427
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Heard about this place from other visitors in estes park. They were raving about the bbq, food. We tried it...5:30 on a Saturday night, expect at least an hour wait. Small dining room, parking lot, waiting area for a place this popular. Food was absolutely wonderful. Bbq was moist and fork tender. Green beans were crisp, sauteed in bacon and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is just ok, it's definitely not the best BBQ ever ..... or great food. They are always busy and there is no place to park in the tiny, tight parking lot, so this year we ordered takeout to avoid the slow service. It was ready 40 minutes after the order was placed. The BBQ itself is mediocre, and... More 

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Newark, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate here after someone we met at Yellowstone had suggested it. We did have about a 45 min wait but it was worth it. We like the location because we didn't have to fight all of the traffic in town plus it was close to our B&B. Enjoyed the ribs!

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Thank Patfin68
Pasco, Washington
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the food at Smokin's Daves. We were staying nearby and noticed that this place was always busy so decided to try it. The food was great. The tables area a bit cramped but we enjoyed our meal.

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Thank Startchr
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm going to be honest, I don't really care for BBQ; however, this is the best BBQ ever. I had the sausage and brisket platter and my husband had the brisket and ribs platter, both were wonderful. The sausage has a little kick that is really nice, the remainder of the meat doesn't really require any additional BBQ sauce. Even... More 

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Thank Thobble
Waterloo, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Here on a Wednesday at 5:00 and already a wait, we were told 35-40 minutes but we were seated in 25. Hearty portions of meat, one of us had pulled pork and the other brisket, both platters with corn muffin and choice of two sides. Both meats were tender and lean. Southern corn bake, sautéed green beans and smashed potatoes... More 

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Thank Carol1020
Gillespie, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a short wait (15 min) we had some of the best BBQ anywhere. Service was awesome. I had pulled pork that was cooked perfectly. Desert was great and reasonable pricing.

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Thank Ron P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Too crowded! Too long of a wait for mediocre food! Use to be really good...not this time! Service was awful! Not going back!

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Thank Sarah4501
Eufaula, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and Beer, service great wish we would found it sooner!!!! Get there early gets busy , it on the way towards Beaver entrance!!

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Thank erismith
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Come here every time we visit Estes. Never disappointed. Love the pork and brisket. Excellent variety of beer and cider on tap!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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 - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8005
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: 970-577-7427

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?