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Barbacoa Mexican Grill

859 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-1362
+1 801-524-0853
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
12 Oct 2017
“Get the soup”
23 Jul 2017
“Good as always ”
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
859 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-1362
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We stopped for dinner and were pleasantly surprised with the burrito soup. My 2 year old loved the kids quesadilla meal.

Thank papasn0w
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This time I got the barbacoa pork bowl and my wife had a chicken burrito. The only thing that kept it from a 5 was the brown rice. Not up to par. The rest was great. This location is interesting in the 9th and 9th...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Attractive clean restaurant. Fun, interesting concept. Good food. Barbacoa Pork Bowl was really good. Brown rice, pinto beans. meat, cheese and green salsa. I had a 1/2 Steak Soup. Pretty much the same ingredients except in a vegetable broth. Never had that option in similar...More

Thank bdrothschild
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Quick service where the staff will customize your burritos and tacos. Quality ingredients and great flavor.

Thank Marc13510
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had just finished a tough outdoor soccer game nearby and I was famished. My wife suggested eating at the Barbacoa Mexican Grill and I agreed. It was near closing time, and I know the staff was interested in closing up and going home to...More

Thank rand0mvisits
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places. All the food is good, and I think it's better than Chipotle. Staff very nice too. Favorite is chicken burrito or sweet pork tacos. They also have really great queso.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Chipotle style restaurant, but not that good. The place was clean and had good service, but the food just wasn't all that great.

Thank Stetsen d
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Great burritos with many meat choices. Big burritos with lime rice, choice of about 8 meats, cheese if you want -- I skip it -- 3 types of salsas -- I get all three -- lettuce, tomato and sour cream sauce. The salads are also...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Some dismiss this as a "wanna be" of a major trendy chain that serves fresh Mexican. That chain can learn a few things from Barbacoa. Their prices are very reasonable, ingredients are quite fresh, what is cooked looks - and tastes good- and the serving...More

Thank green_chile_warrior
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Since we got Into town - we had our eye on this place hoping it would be very similar to qdoba or Chipotle. Boy were we wrong!!!! We split a burrito bowl and got the chips and queso. Everything about the burrito bowl was cold....More

Thank Oh_lordy29
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 859 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-1362
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-524-0853
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