Colorado Road Trips February 14, 2023
by Annie The Most Delicious Colorado Road Trip Takes You To 6 Hole-In-The-Wall BBQ Restaurants
Are you ready for some mouthwatering BBQ? (If you are like us, the answer is always an enthusiastic yes!) While one may think you have to travel east for stellar BBQ, we are here to tell you this is a myth, which you will discover firsthand when you take this delicious road trip to 6 of the best hole-in-the-wall BBQ restaurants in Colorado:
1. Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q (Colorado Springs)
It's a country store! It's a BBQ joint! It's one of the best places to eat in Colorado! Whether you're in the mood for ribs, brisket, or other savory meat, you will find it (and much more) at
Rudy's Country Store & Bar-B-Q.
(While you're there, be sure to also check out the shop for an array of fun and unique finds.)
Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q, 315 S 31st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, USA
2. GQue Championship BBQ (Westminster)
When you receive accolades as one of the best BBQ joints in the country, you better believe that you will be a stop on our BBQ Road trip! Named National Barbecue News' "Best of the Best Barbecue Restaurants in America,"
was rightfully called one of the best, as it offers mouthwatering meats that cannot be beaten!
GQue BBQ - Westminster, 5160 W 120th Ave UNIT K, Westminster, CO 80020, USA
3. Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew (Estes Park)
Let's just say there's a reason
is both popular and award-winning! In this case, it isn't just the meat (though, trust us, it is good!) but also the sauce that has garnered so much acclaim.
Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew, 820 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA
Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew, 1551 Cortez St, Denver, CO 80221, USA
Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew, 230 Main St, Longmont, CO 80501, USA
Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew, 228 Main St, Lyons, CO 80540, USA
4. Whiskey Star (Breckenridge)
For the best "True Texas Style BBQ" outside of - well, Texas - there is no place quite like
which serves all of its tasty fare by the 1/2 pound. Even better? Whiskey Star is smoked with post oak wood at an elevation of a whopping 9,600 feet.
Whiskey Star Smokehouse, 231 S Main St, Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
5. Smoke Modern Barbeque (Glenwood Springs)
Quite possibly the coolest and most modern BBQ joint on our list is the aptly-named
, which specializes in mac and cheese, giant smoked plates, and sandwiches. While one can always get their food to go, we recommend eating there for both the ambiance and the impressive drink menu.
Smoke Modern BBQ, 713 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, USA
6. Slow Groovin' BBQ (Marble)
You know Marble as the home of the world-famous Crystal Mill, but did you know that it is also home to some of the best BBQ in the region?! Welcome to
Slow Groovin' BBQ
: A family-owned and operated venture serving all of your favorites in arguably the most beautiful setting in the world! (Not sure what to get? We recommend any of the BBQ sandwiches...Yum!)
Slow Groovin BBQ, 101 W 1st St, Marble, CO 81623, USA
For even more road trip fun, check out these
10 Unforgettable Road Trips To Take In Colorado Before You Die.
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