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Smoke Modern BBQ

241 Harris St, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
+1 970-927-5158
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (29 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
241 Harris St, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at Smoke on Tuesday night in October and it was full of customers (a good sign) ... our food was very good and food cost was above average too. My wife had had the mac and cheese and chose the 2 bbq meat option....More

Thank Chuck2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has some good bbq but because of the area it's a little pricey. The service this time around was not very good. Maybe the server was too busy or to new but twice someone else refilled our drinks and once I went to...More

Thank Lewis8904
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The BBQ would have been great IF it had not been COLD. We both ordered the pulled pork plate, and on both plates the pork was cold. Not even luke warm, but cold. I never send food back to the kitchen, so we just ate...More

Thank pamelajs2018
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

So good. The mac and cheese with burnt ends is the best. Leave room dessert and order the banana pudding. The banana slices are caramelized. Suggest to eat alfresco since the interior smoke smell is strong.

Thank ObedF
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We were here mid afternoon on a Saturday. Nice environment and good server, but the bbq was average. We had a brisket plate and a ribs/combo plate, with queso for a starter. Brisket was a tad fatty. Overall, an average meal.

Thank ddillinger
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I was staying around the corner in the Elevate Westin, and heard that Smoke was definitely a place to visit .... Mid week, and fairly late as a sit down, about 8 PM, and the place was fairly busy, which was heartening .... But I...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Always a good stop here, but super sad about their new restrictive happy hour :( No more burnt end nachos on happy hour, and only 1 happy hour appetizer special allowed per table...? Lamesauce. Still yummy tho, just bummer. And felt it was alot slower...More

Thank dsds123
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We ordered take out and picked it up, paid by credit card and brought the food home. Food was good as usual. A few days later checking my credit card they added an unauthorized tip onto my credit card. I called and spoke to the...More

Thank RichardS156
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great BBQ of all sorts - and big salads for the veg members of your party! OUtdoor seating provides spectacular view of the mountains. Quality very high, prices very reasonable, service very prompt

Thank elisabethallison
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Had the beef brisket here with the Mac & Cheese. Both were excellent! The portions were generous and could probably be shared if you werent too famished.

Thank ljcraftcrazy
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Nancy R
14 January 2016|
Response from 431timothyb | Reviewed this property |
While I did not specifically note the availability of gluten free options, Aspen and down-valley restaurants, like those in El Jebel, are usually aware of dietary preferences for their customers. Have you looked for online... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Harris St, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Basalt
  • Phone Number: +1 970-927-5158
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We are a neighborhood-oriented, made from scratch, casual restaurant. The feel is young, hip transcending the perception of BBQ restaurants past. Serving a variety of draft and bottled microbrews representing local breweries and popular brews from great BBQ regions (Texas, the Carolinas, Memphis/Arkansas and Kansas City) we feature an approachable wine list and a full line of spirits. The menu is driven by the chefs and their Southern roots, the Great American BBQ traditions as well as seasonal and regional products.
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