Restaurants

Barbecue in Grand Teton National Park

Dornan's Chuckwagon

At this family favorite, breakfast means sourdough pancakes and eggs off the griddle while lunchtime offers light fare and sandwiches. Come dinner, Dutch ovens are steaming. There's beef, ribs or trout, along with a…
Barbecue in Denver

Wolfe's Barbeque

Owner Louis Wolfe sunk his life savings into building a custom smoker near Capitol Hill and his hickory-smoked platters of ribs have stained the oxfords of Denver's power brokers for two decades. After ordering at t…
Barbecue in Denver

Vesta Dipping Grill

Pick your cut of meat, then choose from 30 different sauces to dip it into. It’s a simple concept that works exceedingly well. The melt-in-your-mouth quality of the creative dishes – many Asian-inspired – makes Vest…
Barbecue in Minturn

Kirby Cosmo's

This casual Carolina BBQ spot is located at (fittingly) the south end of town, toward Leadville. It's the best choice for a tasty affordable meal, with stalwarts like pulled pork sandwiches, jalapeño poppers, short …
Barbecue in Grand Teton National Park

Blue Heron

An outdoor casual grill attached to an attractive cocktail lounge, with a caffeination station that serves lattes and espressos from 6am and alcohol and appetizers from 11am to midnight. Occasionally you'll hit on l…
Barbecue in Estes Park

Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ & Tap House

Half-assed BBQ joints are all too common in Colorado’s mountain towns, but Dave’s, situated in a spare dining room, fully delivers. The buffalo ribs and pulled pork come dressed in a slightly sweet, smoky, tangy sau…
Barbecue in Jackson

Bar J Chuckwagon

We know it’s corny, but all who visit rave about the sing-along chuck-wagon suppers, featuring BBQ beef, biscuits and beans. Pork ribs or steak cost a bit more. Dinner is followed by an hour of stories and songs fro…
Barbecue in Telluride

Oak

You can pick something off the chalkboard or just take what the other guy has his face in – a cheap and messy delight. Go for the pulled-pork sandwich with coleslaw on top. Do it right by siding it with a bowl of cr…
Barbecue in Morrison

Willy’s Wings

Frills? Forget about it. Situated in what looks like the mobile home of a displaced Texan auntie, this place has some good wings. Stay away if you’re watching your waistline – just about everything on the menu is de…
Barbecue in Yellowstone National Park

Old West Cookout

The Roosevelt Lodge activities center offers this fun cookout, with steak, beans and the kind of cowboy coffee you have to filter through your teeth. Kids will love it. Swap the wagon ride for a horse ride for $20. …