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These are the 5 best barbecue restaurants in Northern Utah, according to Yelp
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These are the 5 best barbecue restaurants in Northern Utah, according to Yelp

Few things taste better on a warm summer day than some hot barbecue fresh off the grill. If you don’t have hours and hours to smoke your own, having someone else make it for you is a great option. 

So next time you’re craving some delicious ribs, burnt ends or brisket, these are the five best barbecue restaurants in Northern Utah, according to Yelp. 

Have a favorite barbecue restaurant that’s not on our list? Tell us why you love it in the comments below.

1. Smokin’ Bones BBQ

What: This Bountiful barbecue joint says it serves “authentic BBQ cooked low and slow.” Yelp reviewers suggest the three-meat plate. You can dine in or carry out.  

Address: 364 S. 200 West, Bountiful

Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 160 reviews

Review: “Great brisket. The Navajo taco is awesome, as is the steak burger. This place is probably the best BBQ I’ve ever had.” — Arne C. 

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2. Lost Texan BBQ

What: Husband-and-wife duo Marti and James Hammon love two different styles of barbecue — Texas and Carolina — so they opened a restaurant that serves both. If you want the best of both (barbecue) worlds, Lost Texan is the place to go. 

Address: 1144 W. 2700 North, Pleasant View

Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews

Review: “Very authentic, been to Texas and had some BBQ and got to say pretty spot on. Loved the pulled pork and hot sauces. Good spot if you want some good, old-fashion BBQ.” — Danny L. 

RELATED: Texas-style pit BBQ leaving a good taste in Pleasant View

3. Holy Smoke BBQ & Grill

What: The grill masters at Holy Smoke say they’re “just some folks who really love to cook and serve incredibly scrumptious BBQ.” Yelp reviewers say no matter what day you visit, you can’t go wrong with the daily lunch special.

Address: 855 Heritage Park Blvd., Suite 2, Layton

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 203 reviews

Review: “Loved the free peanuts and large selection of sauces. This place is a real hit! I had the brisket and the pork ribs. So juicy and tender with plenty of smoke.” — John C. 

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4. Smokey’s BBQ & Grill

What: With a big smoker out front, you’ll probably smell Smokey’s before you see it (in a good way). This Historic 25th Street restaurant is well-known for its delicious sauce — a secret family recipe from owner Tyrone Perry. 

Address: 207 25th St., Ogden

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; closed Sunday

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews

Review: “The BBQ sauce is hands down delicious — just the right amount of sweet and spicy — clearly house-made. Ribs were perfectly done, catfish rivaled my great grandpa’s recipe from the south, and the baked potato and all the sides, actually, were absolutely delightful.” — Mai Linh T.

RELATED: Open kitchen, smell of barbecue, brings customers to Smokey’s

5. Goodwood Barbecue Company

What: Goodwood has four locations across Utah and Idaho. No matter which one you choose, Yelp reviewers rave about the restaurant’s ribs and Pit Boss Burger. 

Address: 4237 S. Riverdale Road, Riverdale

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews

Review: “We love it here! Great atmosphere, great food and the bbq sauce is delish! This is a family favorite for us. We come here often. The smoked turkey is amazing and hubby loves the pit boss burger.” — Brittany A. 

Have a favorite barbecue restaurant that’s not on our list? Tell us why you love it in the comments below.

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