Get your smoke on, smoked meats and BBQ that is, when you next visit Estes Park and dine in at Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ. This local BBQ joint offers award-winning smoked BBQ for a delicious meal you have to taste to believe. Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ started out 25 years ago in Estes Park and has grown into a locally owned chain found across Colorado. Inside you will find a rustic setting with friendly staff and delicious food.
BBQ Platters and More
The name says it all at Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ. Expect to find slow smoked meats that practically fall off the bone. All BBQ entrees are served with sides and cornbread for an authentic BBQ meal. The protein selection has plenty to offer including chicken, pulled pork, beef brisket, pork ribs, and buffalo ribs. Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ has won awards year after year for their incredible BBQ selection that is smoked fresh every day.
More Than Just BBQ
Of course, a BBQ joint like Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ needs to offer more than just smoked meats to satisfy its customers. Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ does just that with an incredible selection that offers something for everyone. Starting with the appetizers, you can choose from catfish tenders, potato skins, onion rings, and BBQ nachos. Fresh green salads are a great way to save a few calories without losing any flavor; try the Southern Catfish Salad and BBQ Chop Salad. Smokin’ Dave’s favorite entrees include fish and chips, pecan crusted trout, chicken marsala, and a vast selection of freshly grilled burgers.
Find Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ
Come see why the meat at Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ wins award after award each year. You can find the restaurant at 1480 Golf Course Road in Estes Park. The Estes Park location is open seasonally during the months of April through October. Call ahead with any questions by dialing 970-586-8146 ext. 3. If you like what you eat, you can bring home a mason jar full of their signature BBQ sauce that brings out the flavor in every BBQ dish.
Estes Park Attractions
After you’ve fueled up with a meal at Smokin’ Dave’s, you’ll have plenty of energy for enjoying the many attractions and activities in Estes Park!
Smokin’ Dave’s is right down the road from the Estes Park Aerial Tramway (it is currently closed for 2020). The Estes Park Aerial Tramway has been a mainstay in Estes Park for approximately 65 years, carrying more than three million people to the summit of Prospect Mountain to enjoy the views. Still owned and operated by the original designer, the Estes Park Aerial Tramway is not only a popular sightseeing destination, but also a noted piece of Estes Park history. Perfect those who want the reward of sweeping views that you’d get from hiking, but without the exertion, the Aerial Tramway can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages. Taking riders high above the treetops, the tram boasts unparalleled views throughout the ride, as well as at the top. Be sure to bring along your camera to capture panoramic vistas of Estes Park and the surrounding mountain ranges!
Also situated along Moraine Avenue are opportunities for beer and wine tasting at Estes Park Brewery and Snowy Peaks Winery. Enjoy the flavors of locally crafted beer at Estes Park Brewery, where a full restaurant and beer garden are also onsite. The knowledgeable staff at Estes Park Brewery can walk you through their process of each of the steps of the brewing process, including the mashing, boiling, fermenting, and aging processes. While avid beer drinkers may know exactly which drinks they’d like to try, others may want to experiment with free samples before making a final selection. Estes Park Brewery even has some award-winning beers such as their Longs Peak Raspberry Wheat, Estes Park Renegade IPA, Estes Park Gold, and Samson Stout.
If your palate is more suited for wine, the Snowy Peaks Winery is just a few doors down. They are open daily with both indoor and outdoor seating. Snowy Peaks Winery is a happening place on Friday evenings when they feature live music with local artists. They are open daily and offer wine, wine tastings, and food. Observe some of their behind the scenes work with a tour of the winery, or purchase a tasting flight of 5 wines to find your favorite. Using only Colorado grown grapes, the wine options at Snowy Peaks Winery truly give you a taste of the Centennial State.
Get Ready for Estes Park
You will be licking your fingers after trying out the incredible food at Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ. Get ready for your trip to Estes Park by reserving one of our exclusive vacation rentals in the area. We offer privately owned cabins with comfortable amenities to host your next stay.