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Smokin' Daves BBQ and Taphouse

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$$ - $$$
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228 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
+1 303-823-7427
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Windsor, Colorado
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Took my family to Smokin' Daves in Lyons as it was a longer haul to go up to Estes Park where we are most familiar with the restaurant. Food was hot, and served in a reasonable amount of time for my party of seven. We wanted to take new son in law as he's a huge Carolina pulled pork fan... More 

Thank Tvsalesman
Longmont, Colorado
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We took our family, who was visiting from out of state, to Smokin Daves. It was a first for all of us. We each ordered something different, and we each loved our food! Thank you, Smokin Daves for creating a great experience for us! We will be back!

Thank Jenny B
Boulder, Colorado
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163 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Don't get me wrong, their barbecue is quite tasty. However, the last few times I've been here, they've messed up some part of our order. I ordered a large platter of BBQ for a party, and when I arrived, I was told they were out of chicken, and they'd happily replace my half chicken with an extra order of fries.... More 

Thank Sarah W
Cizur Menor, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Unquestionably the best food in Lyons. Outstanding BBQ (and I've spent 16 years in Texas), plenty of other menu items and a great selection of craft beers. If you only have time for one dinner in Lyons, stop here.

Thank jlambert2016
Grayling, Michigan
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232 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Came in for dinner and had a few great beers. Then ordered dinners. I had Texas brisket and my friend had a steak. Both done perfectly. Finished it off with another beer. Was a great spot in Lyons. Can't wait to go back

Thank Pete K
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The food here is excellent. The green beans are a specialty, even if you don't usually like them, you will like theirs. Sliced brisket, ribs, chicken all are excellent quality meats, flavor and portions. Nice seating areas for couples, foursomes or groups. Kids liked it. It is excellent local Colorado barbeque.

Thank iowaland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Their meat is so juicy and their cornbread is exceptional. Adding a nice cup of sweet tea with that is also a good idea. We typically go for the 6 ribs and it's plenty for a petite lady and a bulky dude. Their service is outstanding -- oh, and Smokin' Daves makes me feel really american. In a strangely comforting... More 

Thank ligiabatista
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Good BBQ. Always crowded, almost always a line out the door. Both good signs. Our favorite is the family sized, NOT-SO-TEENY WAHINE. Choice of 4 meats and 4 sides and 3 cornbread muffins. Plenty of food for 4, maybe 6, adults. Ribs and pulled pork and chicken are very good. The brisket is good but it needs more flavor. The... More 

Thank Maggie W
Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The food was great, with the service fast and friendly. The choice of local beers is extensive, Would return if I was ever back in the area - would recommend. The only negative was that the food was a bit more expensive compared to other similar restaurants we visited.

Thank Alan W
Parker, Colorado, United States
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The Restaurant is nicely laid out for BBQ. I had a burger instead of BBQ and it was fine but did not stand out. All of the food tasted good and they have a large selection of beers on tap.

Thank Mark S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 303-823-7427

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