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the smokeshack - CLOSED

Johnson Village, Buena Vista, CO
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
30 Jun 2014
30 Jul 2013
“Good food, friendly owner, much to like here!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Barbecue, American
Johnson Village, Buena Vista, CO
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Sorry--this business is gone. Please don't make this so hard-+100 characters is way too many when there is nothing to say. I'm trying to help you

1  Thank cruisermimi
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Almost a "hole in the wall", not readily visible from the highway, this little BBQ is great fun, great vacation-type atmosphere, great food. We stop here for our annual trek to the mountains, been coming here a few years now. Found it kind of by...More

Thank John_crudeoil
Reviewed 25 July 2013

This is NOT a "Five Star Restaurant" but a great little casual spot with fresh smoked meats behind a service station in the "Johnson Village" section of Buena Vista. They get 5 stars for being a great place for what they are. I would definitely...More

Thank DineRight4
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I had the pleasure of discovering this place while traveling back to Denver. I have often filled up at the gas station but never eaten in the restaurant. I decided to give it a try and what a treat. I had the pulled pork sandwich,...More

Thank FoodLuvr420
Reviewed 8 June 2013

i'm pretty picky about BBQ as its not my fav and my husband doesn't eat meat but we had little time and stopped here. and boy, were we glad! i don;t eat BBQ sauce but the meat was so tender and flavorful it didn't matter....More

1  Thank 1441ab
Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

Normally a restaurant that's attached to a gas station wouldn't seem like a great place to eat, but wow! I had their daily special of smoked chicken philly with sweet potato fries and it was scrumptious!! The staff was very friendly, the restaurant was clean,...More

Thank dangajewell
Reviewed 9 April 2013

When I think of BBQ, I think of explosive flavor, fun easy going atmospher, and knowledgeable staff. When visiting the Smokeshack that's exactly what you get. Ask any of the staff and they will tell you where, how, when, and who there food came from...More

Thank P1o2n3y
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We go to Buena Vista a few times a year and are always looking for somewhere new to eat. The reviews for the Smoke Shack seemed pretty good, so we gave it a shot. I was not very impressed. I got the brisket sandwich and...More

Thank ShellSch
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Good food, excellent service, the place gives the impression of cleanliness, which is a breath of fresh air in this area. The food was good, straightforward all-American fare at a reasonable price, served up quickly and efficiently. This is a great place for a quick...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Just love this restaurant for breakfast. Haven't had lunch or dinner here but should try! Really like the smoked prime rib and eggs and the chicken-fried steak & eggs! The breakfast burrito I saw being served to others was huge - it looked wonderful. Great...More

Thank brendafpe
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  • Address: Johnson Village, Buena Vista, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
Finally, An Alternative To Bar Food (which I Love, But Not Always The Gritty Bar). This Place Has Great Food - Even For A Veggie. Fab Mac 'n Cheese, Other Sides. My Husband And I Split 2 Sides Mac 'n Cheese, 1 Frenech Fies (fresh Cut!!!) And Aside Of Ribs - Great Stuff And Affordable! Prompt Service, Conventient.
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