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Pokeys BBQ & Smokehouse

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408 S Douglas Hwy, Gillette, WY 82716-4049
+1 307-687-7653
11:00 - 22:00
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Topeka, Kansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought I would try something off the beaten path on my way home from Montana. Looked and sounded good on the website. The baked sweet potato was maybe half a potato and black on one end. The pulled pork was blah. The smoked turkey and ribs were okay but not outstanding. Nothing to write home about. The meal was... More 

Thank raymondd824
Gillette, Wyoming
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to go in there one day, and of course they may have been having a bad day, But the service was like we were bothering them and I am telling you the BBQ was dry, really dry!!! Needless to say I have not been back.

Thank wshaw2017
Thomasville, Georgia
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193 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is little wonder why there are so many cars in the parking lot lunch or dinner. The brisket is amazing. That's what I would recommend.

Thank Steve C
Midvale, Utah
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 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 

Thank BagbyHotspringsTrail
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

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

Thank gjghal
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 14 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 13 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 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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 5 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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: +1 307-687-7653

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?