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Bird Dog BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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5984 Stetson Hills Blvd, Ste 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80923-3570
+1 719-573-7671
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always a great place to go for lunch or dinner! The aroma of the restaurant as you enter is almost my favorite part of dining here... That wonderful smokey smell always makes my mouth water. All the meats they offer are really tasty and it gets better from there. Bird Dog offers three different BBQ sauces and a dry rub... More 

Thank Vinnie924
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to chose menu! Everything is smoked. Worth a dedicated trip to this place if you're in the area. The beans were excellent. Ribs and brisket were favorites, as was the turkey. Enjoy!

Thank Andrew S
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a carry-out dinner. Ordered the quarter-pound brisket and polish sausage. The brisket was shredded and the sausage cut into bite-size pieces. I also ordered a side of potato salad. All tasted great. They offered a Texas toast, but I didn't want that. They also offered BBQ sauce - mild and/or hot, and I took one of each... More 

Thank HuskerCob
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is great! I usually get a pulled pork sandwich. My husband likes to get a meat plate. I love the okra!

Thank kajikay
United States
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Brisket and pulled pork completely lacked flavor and smokey goodness. They were so bland and dry that I had to douse them in sauce just to be edible. The 3 sauces at the table all tasted the same and the side offerings were pathetic - essentially multiple potato sides with okra or beans. I will give props to the guys... More 

Thank Whiskeydill
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Husband and I had a great meal. We both had the brisket which was shredded rather than sliced. It was tender, flavorful, and NOT fatty. The portion size was generous. We had sides of cole slaw, beans, and fries, all good. Casual place with good food. We would definitely return!

Thank MarysueDenver
United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I am by no means a barbecue purist, but this had to be some of the least flavorful smoked meat I've ever had. The restaurant smelled smoky enough, so you'd think they would have gotten some of that smell into the meat. Nope. Our pulled pork, brisket, and hot link were totally smokeless, flavorless, and somewhat dry. They had 3... More 

Thank BanMoBit
grand junction
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very friendly servers, and a good value. My wife, daughter and I got the family pack and have enough for another meal. Lots of real good BBQ. The turkey is moist and very flavorful, and the brisket is tender and juicy. All three of us were impressed.

Thank brendashubby
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very good BBQ with basic selections. Food is great! Family, open type dining; nothing fancy, but, hey, you want good food; then it doesn't matter. Nicw, laid-back atmosphere. I'll go back

Thank Bob H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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320 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I decided to go to this restaurant tonight as we had a hankering for BBQ and we had never been to Bird Dog. The floor of the restaurant was dirty with napkins and other trash from previous patrons on the floor as we walked in, but we were greeted by staff. The employees were friendly and patient... More 

Thank craigkordic
Brad C, Owner at Bird Dog BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. Sounds like we need to tidy the place up a bit. I apologize for the conditions you witnessed. We'll get things up to snuff. Thanks again :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5984 Stetson Hills Blvd, Ste 200, Colorado Springs, CO 80923-3570
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-573-7671
Oklahoma Style BBQ...Perfected in Colorado. We have been voted Best BBQ in Colorado Springs every year since 2007! A true Colorado original, Bird Dog can be described using one word...different. Be it our cooking techniques, our house-made gluten-free sauces, our facilities, or even our name, we've taken every opportunity to zig where others zag. The result is a truly incomparable BBQ experience centered on the "BBQ un-snob". Bird Dog BBQ...what makes YOU different? *Just a FYI, we are sorry for the inconvenience but we do not take phone in orders, as we do not want to stop our line of patiently waiting customers to take an order and then again each time someone shows up to pay and pick up their order. Thank you for understanding:)

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