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11027 US Highway 24, Divide, CO 80814-9241
+1 719-687-5800
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10:00 - 20:00
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Palatine, Illinois
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Small little place with big flavor. I tried both the pulled pork and the brisket. I always try my Q without sauce and the brisket was flavorful and moist. The pork had great flavor but was a little dry, so I tried the sauce and it enhanced the flavor. My son had an elk sausage (well ok he had 2)... More 

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Thank Fourth_T
Golden, Colorado
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

My wife and I have driven past this place many times and thought about trying it but we always timed it wrong. One day we found it open and dropped in around 11:30 for lunch. Smokin Q does mainly BarBque. The building looks large but when you go in the actual area is quite small. They have an order counter... More 

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Thank Robert C
Milwaukee, WI
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I've stopped here a handful of times when in that area of Colorado and every time I've been very pleased. Most recently I had a brisket sandwich was hearty and delicious and worth the money. I sat outside even though it was cold and windy - but with the glassed-in patio fencing it was actually very pleasant. I found the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2013

I have driven past this place countless times and it's either closed or I'm hauling a trailer and you simply can't park in their parking lot with a trailer. This time I was in Divide on business so my hubby and I decided to finally give it a try. Sadly, being a windy, cold day, we couldn't sit outside and... More 

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1 Thank DesertKoala
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

My husband and I were in Divide, CO last week, it was lunch time and we were hungry - happened upon The Smokin' Q and are we glad we did. It's a wonderfully cute, funky, very small place, there are a counter and some stools inside and a few picnic tables outside. We decided upon the lunch special, a pulled... More 

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1 Thank Christie B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2013 via mobile

This is a roadside joint. It small, the menu is limited but that's ok because it's mostly just a barbecue sandwich place. Their barbecue is outstanding and it is way better than Rudy's. I haven't noticed any political talk when I was there and never engage in that type of conversation myself. This is a good local place for barbecue.

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2 Thank Connoisseur1_11
Canyon Lake, Texas
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210 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We tried the smoked trout breakfast taco and the pulled pork breakfast taco, both were fresh and a very large portion for a great price. The trout was fresh and had a lot of flavor. It was worth the wait. The owner was the only one working and she was making your order as you were making it so it... More 

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1 Thank TheLoftins
TX
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2012

We're BBQ snobs, I won't say where from. We think this is a great place! Good value, good portions, good quality.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2012

We have been traveling to the Divide area for some time now. Finally decided to stop and give the Smokin Q a try. Glad we did. The Smoked Trout is wonderful. Finished our first portion and had to go back for a few more before heading home. Was lucky enough to talk to the owner. Very nice folks. Will be... More 

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1 Thank NebraskaTravelersx2
colorado springs, co
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2012

not sure what localpatroncolorado is talking about. i had a great experience and didn't here anything political. the food is top notch and would highly recommend the trout taco. service was a little slow but in their defense, they were busy and it was worth the wait. i'm a local and will tell everyone i know how great the little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11027 US Highway 24, Divide, CO 80814-9241
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Divide
  • Phone Number: +1 719-687-5800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?