We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pokeys BBQ & Smokehouse

408 S Douglas Hwy, Gillette, WY 82716-4049
+1 307-687-7653
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (30 reviews)
“baked beans” (7 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
408 S Douglas Hwy, Gillette, WY 82716-4049
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (174)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won't find a better BBQ place. Moist and delicious, pork, turkey and beef. Also offers exotic meats and a salad bar with homemade soup.

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Stopped In for a quick lunch. Overall our service was excellent. Drinks and food delivered fast. The food was very tasty and a good value. We had a "non meat eater" with us who enjoyed his meal as well.

Thank 364lewisr
Looking for a great restaurant?Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Pokeys is one of our favorite restaurants in Gillette. We can count on speedy and friendly service, and best of all the quality of food is always consistent. If you are adventurous try the “Tracy Nachos”. An odd combo of ingredients.... but it is delicious...More

Thank BikerDeluxe
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I had the ribs and brisket. Both had a very nice smoke.The brisket was delicious, well marbled and juicy but the ribs were a bit disappointing--dry and overcooked. The meal came with rolls, a trip to the well stocked salad bar and two sides. A...More

Thank Candy O
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The food was great. BUT, could you put the buns in a basket instead of leaving them in the plastic bags. (tacky) The $4.00 for a glass of boxed wine (not good) was not a good experience. No Coke, only Pepsi. Go to Walmart, but...More

Thank davidhL1973AY
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere (love the Christmas Story lamp on the bar), food, and service! A welcome treat after a long day of traveling

Thank Arlene M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Husband and I ate here on a trip to Montana. He ordered a full rack of baby back ribs (to have some leftovers for the next day). I wasn't very hungry so I ordered a kid's chopped beef sandwich that came with choice of one...More

Thank mauilover09
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A couple of us had chicken fried steak and one had ribs. The CFS was ok but not a lot of flavor, it came with mashed potatoes and gravy and 1 trip to the salad bar. The waitress kept promising to bring bread but that...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very good salad bar with several choices. We had a party of 6 with 4 very large people and I asked for table seating and they accommodated very quickly and gave us ample room. Everyone was very happy with their meals and cleaned their plates!...More

Thank Padookahead
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I'd picked up my daughter at the airport and we were excited to have a great meal. It just didn't happen. My daughter never received half of her sides; we had to send back the drink special because it was so sweet we couldn't drink...More

Thank Christina N
Nearby HotelsSee all 25 hotels in Gillette
Rodeway Inn
37 reviews
.18 km away
Mustang Motel
9 reviews
.43 km away
Arrowhead Motel
29 reviews
.49 km away
Howard Johnson Inn Gillette
171 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Coop
191 reviews
.99 km away
The Prime Rib Restaurant & Wine Cellar
375 reviews
.85 km away
Pizza Carrello
154 reviews
.22 km away
Fiesta Tequila Mexican Resturant
95 reviews
.73 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gillette Brewing Company
29 reviews
.73 km away
Campbell County Convention & Visitors Bureau
15 reviews
1.50 km away
Big Lost Meadery
13 reviews
.85 km away
Frontier Auto Museum
9 reviews
.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pokeys BBQ & Smokehouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
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: +1 307-687-7653
  • E-mail
We are a family friendly restaurant. We were named Wyoming's Best Barbeque, and offer full service catering, carry out, and of course dine in. We have a great selection of tap beers along with a full bar.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing