American BBQ was originated in the south. From Tennessee to Texas and from Missouri to Alabama, southern restaurants offer excellent old-styled juicy BBQ.  But what to do if you are a big BBQ fan but you live in Salt Lake City? Good news! SLC has some amazing barbecue restaurants, so you don’t need to travel far to experience authentic yummy BBQ prepared in Southern style.

Check this list below with the best BBQ hidden gems in Salt Lake City Area. You will find tinder slow-cooked brisket, sausage and pork, cornbread, and homemade sides to satiate the pickiest BBQ lovers.  Make your taste buds dance by treating them with this classic delicious BBQ.

For more Salt Lake City restaurants, check the 801 area to find the best dining in Salt Lake City and Utah.

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Kaiser's Bar B-Q and General Store
Restaurant $$
962 S 300 W, Salt Lake City UT, 84101
Real Texas Barbecue! Fun iron yard art, western and southwest, unusual and unique gifts
Pat's BBQ
Restaurant $$
155 W Commonwealth Ave, Salt Lake City UT, 84115
Buzzy outfit serving slow-cooked BBQ & signature burnt ends in a simple space with live music.
Salt City Barbecue
Restaurant $$
3335 South, Salt Lake City UT, 84115
Bringing Championship BBQ to Utah. We believe good BBQ starts with quality meat and produce. We make everything from scratch and we are always striving to make our food the best around.
Smokin Bones BBQ
Restaurant $
364 S 200 W, Bountiful UT, 84010
Authentic BBQ cooked low and slow! Smokin’ Bones BBQ also serves up a wide selection of traditional sides and desserts.
Restaurant $$
307 West 600 South, Salt Lake City UT, 84101
Funky counter-serve shack dishing BBQ meats by the plate or pound, plus burgers, sides & beers.
Blatch's Backyard BBQ
Restaurant $$
186 I St, Salt Lake City UT, 84103
Serves meat, vegan options available. BBQ takeaway offers vegan options that are reported to be cooked on separate equipment, as well as any shared workspaces being cleaned between uses to avoid cross-contamination. Vegans can choose from slow-smoked jackfruit with a selection of sauce options, barbecue black beans, purple slaw, and wood-fired yeast rolls.
SugarHouse BBQ
Restaurant $$
880 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City UT, 84106
At Sugarhouse Barbeque Company, our signature style is Memphis Style Barbeque.
Joe Morley's BBQ
100 W Center St, Midvale UT, 84047
Utah's Original BBQ - Since 1984 100 West Center Street Midvale, UT
The NOMAD BBQ Smokehouse
Restaurant $
8545 W Magna Main St, Magna UT, 84044
Family owned smoked barbecue restaurant. We have ribs, brisket, pork, Grub Box Burgers, and homemade sides. Located inside the Magna Food Court.
Wallabys Smokehouse Sandy
Restaurant $$
9228 S Village Shop Dr, Sandy UT, 84094
Our menu features deliciously smoked meats, made from scratch sides, and rolls pulled fresh from the oven served with our cinnamon butter.