Boney's Smokehouse BBQ

1543 Champa St.
Denver, CO 80202
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Boney's Smokehouse BBQ +

Ariel Fried


  • Monday through Wednesday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • $, $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Order Online, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Metered Parking, Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Nothing more profoundly scents a room than the char of smoke-impregnated animal flesh -- especially when that flesh has been smoked low and slow over hickory, which is the wood of choice at Boney's Smokehouse, Lamont and Trina Lynch's downtown, down-home temple of barbecue. From long before noon to long into the afternoon, pit worshippers pile in to stuff themselves with deliciously fatty, black-crusted brisket that pulls apart easily; potently spicy sausage links; beautifully seasoned ribs that are quickly stripped clean; and pulled pork, usually slapped between a soft bun and served Carolina style. And such side dishes as the fumed baked beans and creamy potato salad are solid sidekicks.

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