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Smoke Modern BBQ

241 Harris St, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
+1 970-927-5158
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (34 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
241 Harris St, Basalt, CO 81621-8408
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We tried the ribs, brisket and pulled pork. All were delicious but especially the brisket. The coleslaw was chunky and tasty. The mac and cheese was good. It is a little pricey but the portions were huge. We had a second meal the next evening!...More

Thank Lexidove
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit SMOKE 8 to 10 times a year and it's always awesome!. The service is great as well. Every single working soul has a smile in their face. And for Valentine's day it's a MUST !!!!! Thanks SMOKE !!!!

Thank Nacharona
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I eat here about once-a-month and the service & food quality are consistently great. Obviously, one must try any of their smoked meat offerings - I return for the brisket. The bar is small, but more than adequate. And the sides are a nice mix...More

Thank travelin-hoosier
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The food at this restaurant, and the service, are absolutely awsome! It was so good that I provided gift cards to employees for Christmas so they and their spouses could enjoy it. They were extatic! I have not tried everything on the menu but my...More

Thank Gayle G
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoy having dinner at this restaurant. The service is always excellent and their brisket is delicious.

Thank Nadia K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Usually pretty busy, somewhat loud, service is so so considering how busy it is, not much of a personal touch. Nice atmosphere, plenty of room, food is good, a little pricey for what your buying

Thank Thomas P D
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in the Willits Town Center. Everything's delicious. Our favorite app is the bacon wrapped shrimp. We love the salads with salmon. You can't make a bad choice here!!

Thank swirkler
Reviewed 28 September 2017

And they didn't disappoint! We got two platters - 3 meat and 2 meat and all of it was wonderful and filled up our group of 5 - with 4 of them being teenagers who can EAT! It was more upscale than I expected of...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Solid barbecue in Willits. We enjoyed brisket (choice of lean or fatty, or both), ribs, and pulled pork. Try the fried pickles appetizer. Saw a review about gourmet cuisine and I would only say that this is barbecue, not French fusion cuisine. Arrive with the...More

Thank NedZeppelin
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Whenever we are in this part of the State, this is our "go to" restaurant. The prices are reasonable, portions are good size, service is friendly and attentive. The brisket and mac n' cheese are a must. Comfortable environment. We always look forward to our...More

Thank Michelle T
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Nancy R
14 January 2016|
Response from Timothy B | 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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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