7 Best BBQ Joints in Utah!

Barbecue is a distinct American classic, with nothing comparing to biting into some smoky, slow-cooked, meaty goodness. Fortunately for those in Utah, you’ll find some seriously good eats with an authentic Southern barbecue taste or a unique Utah flair. Get your taste buds in gear at one of these 7 great barbecue joints in Utah.

Bam Bam’s BBQ, Orem, UT

With barbecue brisket, ribs, pulled pork, sausage link, turkey, and chopped beef all under $10, there’s no wonder Bam Bam’s BBQ is such a hit for college students and young professionals. If you time it right, you might even catch a live musical performance.

R&R BBQ, Salt Lake City, UT

R&R BBQ is more than a restaurant: It’s a community of meat lovers and barbecue connoisseurs. If you seek catering, the chance to take a “Pit Master Class,” or awesome grub with a stunning mountain view, R&R BBQ is for you.

SugarHouse BBQ, Salt Lake City, UT

SugarHouse BBQ is a jack of all trades and a master of all. Try any one of their Memphis-style or Cajun-style plates and you’ll come back the next time to find their sandwiches are equally delectable.

The Smoking Apple, Lindon, UT

With huge portions, dangerously crispy sweet potato fries, and smoked barbecue, the Smoking Apple is one of those places whose food you crave after a long week of exhausting work.

Lonny Boy’s BBQ, Multiple locations

There’s no kind of cuisine you want more when you come to a Southern Utah town than barbecue. The founders of Lonny Boy’s BBQ pride themselves on having sought to bring the very best barbecue the United States has to offer to the humble state of Utah. One of their most unexpected yet delicious offerings? The fried cauliflower.

Five Star BBQ Company, Orem, UT

Claiming to be the best barbecue in Utah, Five Star BBQ Company has amassed an incredible following over the years. With a semi-remote location and all the classic barbecue options that you could possibly imagine, this down-home restaurant seems to teleport you to the American South.

DUB'S BBQ Restaurant & Catering, St. George, UT

DUB'S BBQ Restaurant & Catering is filling, addicting, and affordable. In fact, most people who visit DUB'S are surprised by its quality. How could something in the unsuspecting town of St. George deliver so much Southern flavor? Whether or not you think it’s comparable, at least DUB'S BBQ Restaurant & Catering won’t leave your appetite wanting.

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