Like many people in Colorado, I have a lot of opinions about barbecue food. I love barbecue food. However, I must confess, I suck at making it.

Barbecue dishes like pulled pork sandwiches, ribs, and brisket require precision and skill to cook perfectly.

For many restaurants and food trucks, barbecue is seen as an art form. I admire establishments that go the extra mile to craft unique and memorable experiences for their patrons.

There are a ton of great barbecue spots in Colorado. However, one restaurant is the best in the state and one of the best across the entire country.

The Best Barbecue in Colorado Revealed

Food and Wine recently unveiled their list of the best barbecue restaurants in every state. Post Oak Barbecue in Denver was given the crown for Colorado.

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This makes the barbecue spot one of the best in the country.

Food and Wine noted that Colorado is full of great barbecue and it was difficult for them to say which restaurant was the best.

Post Oak Barbecue has been open since 2019. They focus on Central Texas barbecue tradition. Their food is entirely wood-fired. This spot is passionate about bringing their traditions to Colorado. Post Oak also has an extensive whiskey list.

Post Oak Barbecue Wants Your Leftovers Made Right


While looking at their website, I saw something that was really cool and unique. Sometimes when you get leftovers, they taste bad. Most of the time it is because you are reheating your meal wrong.

Post Oak Barbecue has reheating instructions for nearly all of their menu items.

That is going above and beyond. I haven't been there yet, but I am incredibly excited to check it out.

Address:  4000 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212

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