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Holy Smoke

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855 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT 84041
801-614-5011
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 33
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  • 10
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  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Barbecue in Layton

This place has the same kind of informal atmosphere of the best barbecue places in Texas.The ribs, chicken, beans, & slaw are all first rate. The brisket is OK but doesn't have the masters touch (it may be cooked a little too hot in acquiescence to the health department). They have a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert P
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Layton, Utah
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Layton, Utah
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has the same kind of informal atmosphere of the best barbecue places in Texas.The ribs, chicken, beans, & slaw are all first rate. The brisket is OK but doesn't have the masters touch (it may be cooked a little too hot in acquiescence to the health department). They have a good selection of sauces from sweet to hot.

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Thank Robert P
Butler, Tennessee
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252 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on weekday (no one there) went back on a weekend (crowded). Had brisket one night and combo next both very good. (brisket was the better buy) , They serve no beer/hard liquor which doesn't slow them down on weekend. very good bbq and sides

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Thank wataugaman
Salt Lake City, Utah
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Holy Smoke has a great menu for lunch and offers specials Mon-Fri. The best dish might be the burnt ends on Friday. Come hungry and try something new. I always enjoy visiting.

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Thank ingraef2
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I really enjoyed the family atmosphere this place has. Barbecue is delicious and the pasta was fresh and tasteful. Enjoy the game while you eat and also the roasted peanuts are an added bonus. Clean facility. Take the whole family!!

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Thank Cassandra B
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of some friends, and ultimately were a little disappointed. It is a cafeteria style, you order your food up front and they bring it out to you, and you bus your own tray. The sides are standard BBQ sides, and while good, none blew me away. And with the meat. I had pretty good... More 

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Thank James F
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Drive by Holy Smoke BBQ just before 11 on Friday's and you will see a line of hungry people out the door! What are they waiting for? Burnt ends - and they are well worth the wait! Smokey, crisp edges surrounding moist tasty meat. Every meal comes with a side dish, green Jell-O and a famous corn muffin. Of course... More 

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Thank lurcherm
Swindon, Wiltshire.
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

The service was terrible, the food was expensive considering it was just chucked in the microwave. I had the pulled pork which was dry, the mashed sweet potato was barely warm and had obviously been microwaved along with everything else that was brought out on a plastic plate with a plastic napkin and plastic knives and forks. Rubbish.

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1 Thank BassettGirlies
Layton, Utah
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

People there are super friendly and the food is great. They have a bunch of different sauces to try as well.

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Thank Heather W
BOISE
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch with the family on summer vacation. The atmosphere led us to believe it would be an affordable casual lunch spot. Unfortunately, our lunch was $50 for the four of us.... Now, at that price point, I expect a waitress, good sized portions (should have some left to box up), excellent flavor (want to box up),... More 

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1 Thank Ann B
Indianapolis
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Food was great! Staff were great! Easy to get to! Think I liked this place? Had the rib platter and okra with potato salad and sweet tea. The place was clean and the staff attentive. The only minor thing I could find was that some of the fried okra had clumped together. The potato salad was very good and unique.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 855 Heritage Park Blvd, Layton, UT 84041
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Davis County  >  Layton
  • Phone Number: 801-614-5011

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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