Best Barbecue Restaurants in Denver

Handpicked Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Denver, Colorado. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!


2150 Broadway, Denver, CO 80205

Since 2001

Chicken Deluxe, Crispy Coleslaw, BBQ Fried Rice, Brisket, Beans, Pork, Pit Plates Burgers, Chili Nachos and Pulled Chicken Cheesesteak, Bacon Deluxe, Harlem Potato Salad, Fresh Fries, Chopped Salad, Homemade Sides, Chicken Wings, Fried Green Tomatoes, Fresh Fruit Salad, Drinks, Sauce, Salads & Pork Porto sandwich

Specializes in Great Memphis Style BBQ dishes ● Serves 2 locations within Colorado ● Offers ribs and more with sauces, in small digs with outdoor picnic tables ● Taste the Smoked Beans, Green Beans, Potato Salad, Creamy Cole Slaw, Yazoo Chicken Wings and Single Rib ● Buy the Brisket Upcharge 1/4 Lb $0.50, Brisket Upcharge 1/2 Lb $0.50, Rib Tip Special (With 2 Sides) $8.75 and Rib Tip $6.75 ● Delivery services, take-out options, happy hours, outdoor seating & free wi-fi available

Westword's Best BBQ 2009 - Voted Top BBQ Ribs 2004 by the Rocky Mountain News

Price: Starts from $3.50


Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat & Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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7557 East 36th Avenue, Denver, CO 80238

Since 1994

Southside Rib Tips, Nachos, Chicken and American Feast, Smoked Salmon Spread, Shack Shrimp Basket, Country-Roasted Chicken, Chicken Caesar Salad, Boneless Wings, Chicken Chopped Salad, Burnt Ends, Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders, Sweetwater Catfish Fingers, Texas Beef Brisket, St. Louis-Style Spareribs, Georgia Chopped Pork & Onion Strings

Offers delivery services, free wifi, gift cards, take-out options and catering services ● Buy the St. Louis-Style Spareribs 4 Bones for $14.99 and 2 meat combo plate for $16.29 ● Specializes in Slow Smoked Meats and Award Winning Barbecue Sauces ● Buy the Signature Sandwich Hickory Chicken $11.99, The Manhandler $11.99, Pulled Chicken $10.99, Smoked Turkey $12.99, Buddies $11.99 and Tacos $10.99 & Cajun Chicken $11.99

Best BBQ 2012 to 2010 by Denver's A-List Contest

Price: Starts from $3.90


Mon - Thu & Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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2387 South Downing Street, Denver, CO 80210

Since 2015

Beef Brisket, Colorado Bison Back Ribs, Chopped Brisket, Chopped Pork, Colorado Lamb Shank, Pulled Colorado Lamb Shoulder, Bison Green Chile Sausage, Turkey Breast, Smoked Chicken Wings, Lamb Shoulder, Piggy Pile, BBQ Sour Cream, Molasses Ham, Redneck Reuben, White Sauce, Honey Pickled Jalapeños, Smoked Cheddar, Smoked Cabbage & Crispy Onions

Taste the Smoked Poblano Cheddar Mac, Cilantro Lime Cole Slaw, Red Eye Cowboy Beans, Smoked Sweet Potato with Pecan Butter, Smoked Andouille, Roasted Corn Grits, Southwest Potato Salad and Collard Greens ● Offers the Signature Meat Options includes Lamb Shoulder, Beef Brisket, Bison Back Ribs and Venison Sausage, Classic Meat Choices includes Pork Ribs, Wings, Chopped Pork, Bison Green Chile Sausage and Turkey ● Specializes in Co's Original BBQ Traditional dishes

Best BBQ by Westword Editor’s Choice 2016, 2017 and Reader’s Choice 2018 - Food and Wine Pick Colorado’s Best BBQ 2018 - MSN Bucket List BBQ – Colorado’s Best 2019

Price: Starts from $3

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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - Sold Out
Mon Closed

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