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Best Denver Barbecue Restaurants

From smokehouse to hoghouse and roadhouse, we've rounded up the best in barbecue. Sure, preferences abound when it comes to matters of the grill. So maybe it's a pulled pork sandwich on squishy white bread you crave or Texas brisket with a side of coleslaw and sweet tea. One day you might like your ribs slathered and glazed in tomato sauce; the next day rubbed with special spices; and the next marinated and drenched in tangy vinegar. Whatever your pleasure, try these smokin' spots for the best barbecue around in Denver.


Bennett's Bar-B-Que Barbecue
3700 Peoria St.
Denver, CO 80239
Texas-style barbecue --- pulled pork, beef brisket and baby-back ribs --- comprises the menu at this local shrine to ’cue. More...

Breckenridge Brewery & BBQ Barbecue
Quick Bite
471 Kalamath St.
Denver, CO 80204
Adjoining a bottling plant, this pub serves up killer barbecue to match the brews. More...

Brothers BBQ Barbecue
Quick Bite
6499 E. Leetsdale Dr.
Denver, CO 80224
Darn-good, authentic-tasting barbecue from all over, cooked up by a couple of British-born brothers. More...

Russell's Smoke House Barbecue
Dining Room at Russell 1422 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80202
Chef Frank Bonanno heats up Larimer Square with a modern smoke house. More...

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