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Smokin Yard's BBQ

2736 Colorado Blvd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
+1 303-567-9273
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (113 reviews)
“burnt ends” (30 reviews)
“fried pickles” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2736 Colorado Blvd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
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1 - 10 of 468 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pulled up and saw a line out the door and assumed the wait would take forever and almost left...but ever determined to try it, we got in line and our order was taken and we were seated within 10-15 min. Food was outstanding and...More

Thank C1726ARrachelc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has been a staple in the community for years now. Great food, great staff, and always consistent. Burnt ends sandwich and the carolina style pulled pork are my favorite. Great beers and southern style sweet tea. A must have in Idaho Springs!

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I first had their BBQ at an HOA picnic - and was hooked. I'll now go (a little) out of my way to Idaho Springs if I want BBQ. The place is casual, but clean and friendly, and you order up at the counter. There...More

Thank LRaeFisher
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Stopped for lunch on the way through and was glad I did! The food is great, the portions are good. Ordered the 3 meat and 2 sides meal to split with my daughter (brisket, pulled pork and pulled chicken) with mashed potatoes and cream corn,...More

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We stopped in for lunch on our way to Breckenridge. The place was packed so we waited a few minutes for a table (the hostess very accurately predicted how long our wait would be). We ordered the three meat combo (roasted chicken, brisket and pork)...More

Thank JHugener
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Dinner was amazing. Prices were great. $40 for dinner and a drink each. Got the chicken and burnt ends both were amazing. Free pickles and onions and boiled peanuts. My favorite was the fried pickles, baked beans and sweet potato fries. Skip the mc n...More

Thank UMgirl
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Now this is a place you've got to drop into. Staff are brilliant, super polite and friendly. But the food, Mamma Mia. Magically delicious jumps to mind. There is nothing nore to say except go here.

Thank afootandahalf
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Passing this gem the first time I might thought twice about going in, and I'm open to trying just about anything. I hadn't imagined the supreme delight of the food inside. Upon entering you're not allowed a table until you order, ordering is not an...More

Thank Celloista
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Stopped in here after a drive up Mt. Evans. Online reviews were very good and we were not disappointed. Staff was very friendly and helpful and the food was great. Weather allowed us to enjoy the deck with a nice view over Clear Creek. Would...More

Thank Bambam99801
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We drove from Golden just to have their barbecue. It was excellent! I had a barbecue sandwich . It was piled high and it came with a side order. I ordered the collared greens which had a smokey taste. That was not to my liking....More

Thank SMQ23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2736 Colorado Blvd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Idaho Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 303-567-9273
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I was shocked that this place isn't in Trip Advisor yet. It truly is a diamond in the rough!
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