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Pokeys BBQ & Smokehouse

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408 S Douglas Hwy, Gillette, WY 82716-4049
11:00 - 22:00
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Reno, Nevada
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Gillette on business and keeping to a Adkins diet, I decided to give Pokey's a try. Results are as follows: • I order 1 pound of sliced brisket (no BBQ sauce). Cooked perfectly; I'm from Texas, got a good feel for great BBQ. Enjoyed the next day for lunch • Enjoyed a trip to the complete "help yourself"... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Fifteen minutes of being ignored after being sat at a booth was enough to convince us to go somewhere else.

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Ric S, Owner at Pokeys BBQ & Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this review. Its so helpful More 

Gillette, Wyoming
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Pokeys BBQ is as Great AND Legit as any BBQ joint anywhere in the US.The menu is widely varied,yet has all the BBQ classics.Prices are quite reasonable.The owner is a University of Hard Knocks grad who has paid his dues and become very accomplished in the restaurant jungle.Cool thing about him is he really supports local charities and other hard... More 

Thank j2onthego
Gillette, Wyoming
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

if you are looking for authentic barbeque, this is the place to go. Rick does all his own smoking. We have had him do some of our Alaska halibut and salmon. We eat it sparingly cause it's so good. highly recommend you eat here.

Thank Joan B
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We have been eating at Pokeys since they opened. Some of our favorites are the awesome salad bar, the brisket, the corn nuggets, smoked prime rib, the chicken fried steak. The smoked pork chop is right in there as well as the St Louis ribs. The service is good and we always feel well taken care of. Don't forget to... More 

Thank stevefromwyoming
Lafayette, Louisiana
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Been there twice. First time had the wings, which were pretty good. The second time I had the smoked brisket. The brisket was tasty but lukewarm. The fried okra tasted like it was frozen and was also lukewarm. The roasted corn was good. The salad bar was also good. The service at the bar was spotty both times. There are... More 

Thank easyeric601
fort worth
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I got the brisket which was great all on it's own but I couldn't get enough of the fried okra and fried potatoes!

Thank Vicki W
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great atmosphere with friendly staff. I had the briskette sandwich but found the meat a little too smoked for my liking. Not to take away from the food. It's great just that one for me was less meaty and more smokey

Thank ael31462
Gillette, Wyoming
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for lunch or dinner. They have one of the best or maybe the best salad bar in town. There are a lot of veggies to choose as well as a goos selection of pasta salads. The ribs are really good and my favorite appetizer (or sometimes my only meal along with the salad) are the... More 

Thank tdives307
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I don't know why anyone would not give this place 5 stars. GREAT SERVICE, GREAT FOOD, GREAT ATMOSPHERE. We enjoyed the brisket dinner and the pulled pork dinner. Each dinner came with 2 sides and the best salad bar ever. I highly recommend this great treasure. It is handicap accessible as well.

Thank Della S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 S Douglas Hwy, Gillette, WY 82716-4049
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Gillette
  • Phone Number: 13076877653

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