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smoked ribeye cap steaks on a cutting board
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5 from 7 votes

Smoked Ribeye Cap Steaks

Meaty, fatty, juicy, and so tender, Smoked Ribeye Cap Steaks are the perfect steak and a kiss of smoke makes these mouthwateringly delicious! An easy smoker recipe, these steaks are terrific with all your favorite sides!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cap steak, pellet smoker, ribeye steak, smoked, smoked beef, smoked ribeye cap steaks, smoked steaks
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 525kcal


  • 2 pounds ribeye cap steaks 4 steaks, about 8 oz each
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons garlic butter optional


  • Preheat your Traeger smoker (or another pellet smoker) to 180-F.
  • Season the cap steaks really well on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Smoke the steaks at 180-F for 30 minutes to give them a good dose of smoke.
  • Increase the heat to 225-F and continue to smoke the steaks until they reach an internal temperature of 125-F for medium rare. About 45 minutes.
  • Top the steaks with garlic butter (optional) and let them rest for 10 minutes before serving.


Serving: 1steak | Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 745mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 0.01g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 4mg