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Smoke Modern BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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241 Harris St, Basalt, CO 81621
+1 970-927-5158
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly service. Food is tasty and smokey as described. Had plenty of leftovers to bring home for lunch. Great ribs and pulled pork!

Thank JRuby1992
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite place for barbecue. I love the pulled park. My husband always goes for the ribs. My other favorite is the pork/green chili macaroni - its "to die for".

Thank Lynne U
Basalt, Colorado
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Reasonably priced and nice atmosphere. It is a bit cold but if you sit at a booth, it is okay. Great food, especially the coleslaw. They should put up a plastic barrier at the front door for the winter

Thank haggsBasalt_Colorado
Basalt, Colorado
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I love going to Smoke. The food is diverse lusciously tasty. Multiple types of BBQ sauce and a very full menu. The atmosphere is friendly and lively and the owners are extraordinarily community minded.

Thank BasaltChamber
Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We just picked this restaurant based on reviews of other customers, and the ratings were accurate. The food was great with generous portions and the pricing was reasonable. If I had to do it over, I would have made a reservation. We arrived at 5:45 and had to wait 45 minutes for a table. It was worth the wait, thought... More 

Thank Steve S
Columbus, Georgia
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794 reviews
552 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Upscale setting for good old smoked/roasted meat. Menu has some variety as well. Sandwiches have imagination if you need some glitz with your roasted meat. Various sauces at the table - Carolina vinegar, Georgia mustard, sweet, smoky, spicy, you name it. Nice venue with excellent service. Beer and wine available too. They even have their own label on some California... More 

Thank Ge0rgiaPil0t
Haslett, Michigan
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Choice of BBQ sauce at table. Lunch was filling and delicious. Well worth a return trip. A must.

Thank sue4fun
South Pole
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240 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I stayed at the Element Hotel across the parking lot from here, and was really glad to stay close and eat here. The BBQ sandwiches were excellent and well proportioned.

Thank Viking94708
Boulder, Colorado
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584 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Not sure exactly what makes it modern, maybe it is the real plates and silverware with cocktails instead of paper plates, who knows. The cocktails were good with one margarita complaint. They were out of potatoes so we all went for mac'n'cheese. Ribs were good with not too much spice.

1 Thank David B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Smoke Modern BBQ catered our fall wedding in Aspen and we couldn't have been happier with the service and the food! Suzy and her staff (going to give heartfelt thank yous to Matt, Angie, Amy & Paula) worked so hard to make sure everything was just perfect for our special day! Suzy went out of her way to email back... More 

Thank Katherine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Harris St, Basalt, CO 81621
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Basalt
  • Phone Number: +1 970-927-5158
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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