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American, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Live Music
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All reviews burnt ends cornbread ribs pulled pork meat combo mac cheese salad great bbq great sides diners drive ins and dives portions are huge pats slc tender
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Reviewed February 3, 2020 via mobile

The place is in a nondescript neighborhood, picnic bench style interior, and so much food you can’t even finish it. Food quality is good plenty of barbecue sauces to douse the ribs with. Waitress and waiters are friendly. This is a place to go where...you want to eat massive amounts of good barbecue. I ordered the full rack and it would’ve fed a family of four. There is also a live band room next door if you want a little more action.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely can not go wrong here. Some of the best BBQ I have eaten. A definite must for a great dinner.

Date of visit: January 2020
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J185BProbertn, Owner at Pat's Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2020

Thank you for the kind words, I will be sure to express your satisfaction to my staff as they are the ones who deserve the response. Robert

Reviewed January 4, 2020

It is simple....SLC isn't a town many think of for BBQ. PAT'S is unique and has attitude. The servers are real, happy, and add to the place. If you want fast food bbq....there are low level places you can find. If you want to TASTE...real REAL smoke BBQ, you head over and enjoy.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

She has very poor customer service skills i normally leave a great tip but she was very rude she will be the reason i will not come back to pats the have great food but no one deserves to be treated the way she treated...me and my company never againMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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J185BProbertn, Owner at Pat's Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2020

I am sorry that you had a bad experience, we strive to provide a complete dining experience. I am unable to erase what has happened however I would hope you would allow us another opportunity to show you that although we fall short we will...More

Reviewed December 9, 2019 via mobile

Group had smoked pork loin (Thursday special), chicken bbq sandwich and 2 meat lunch, brisket and smoked sausage. All entrees were very tasty. Two bbq sauces were available at the table. Service was efficient while during a busy lunch rush. Next time will go on...Friday Burnt Ends day!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2019

This is my second visit (four years ago) to Pat's and it's just as good as I remembered it! I was there for lunch and it was pretty busy, but my server Lori (she's great!) was right there taking my drink order and once that...came she got my food order and it was out in no time at all. All of the food was great and their Brisket Chili is off the hook wonderful! I know the next time that I'm in town, I'll be over to Pat's for some great BBQ!!! :)More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2019

I haven't been here for years but recently took some out of town guest there. The food was really good. The offerings of different sauces are great and we enjoyed playing around with the different flavors. The portions are HUGE and one dish could feed...2. The ambiance is very relaxed and has a good vibe.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019

We did the 3-meat plate; chicken, ribs, sausage. The ribs were tender and good with the House Mild sauce. The mac & cheese had garlic in it, which is not my favorite. But the cornbread was really good. Got extra pieces, which made it better....Really like their sticker/logo, but don't think we'll be returning.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Great bbq in SLC, from someone who's lived in KY, TX and VA and sampled some of the best. Portions are huge, and the food is terrific. I had the pulled pork and brisket platter, and tried all four sauces on the table. But to...be frank, the meat is so good you don't need any sauce. Go for it!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

We went here because we saw it on Diners Drive Ins and Dives. It does have the atmosphere of a BBQ joint. It is a fun place. I had the 2 meat combo, sausage and chicken with Mac and cheese and fries. My husband had...smoked meatloaf with mashed potatoes. Everything was fine. Was it the best BBQ? No, not in our opinion. It was fine, but after having Big John's BBQ in Page, it was a let down. I am happy we went, but we wouldn't go back.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Robert N, Owner at Pat's Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2019

Thank you for your feedback, sorry we did not live up to your expectations, we strive to provide a complete BBQ experience however sometimes we fall short. Robert

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