Park City and Heber Valley’s
Craving smoky, tangy, smothered in sauce ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and chicken? Some Park City
and Heber Valley restaurants offer delicious options in the barbecue department.
Desperado Margaritas from Bandits’ Grill and Bar in Park City enhance barbecue selections like Baby Back Ribs and BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad. This Main Street eatery offers many kid-friendly selections and would love to cater your private event.
Bandits’ Grill and Bar, 440 Main, Park City 435-649-7337.
Good Thymes Bistro’s Ilese Jaffa offers Down South Nachos made with pulled pork and black beans as a possible starter for Ancho-Cherry BBQ Ribs with blue cheese slaw and fried corn. Or maybe try Fried Green Tomatoes with the Southern Pulled Pork Sandwich. Dessert should be Banana Cream Pie.
Good Thymes Bistro, 1456 Newpark Blvd., #15, Park City, 435-615-7090 goodthymes.net.
Diners seeking barbecue gather at Zoom in Park City for a bottle of Deloach-Sundance Redford Cuvee and the mesquite- smoked, Zoom Baby Back Ribs or Ancho Chile BBQ Pulled Pork Quesadilla. A Grilled Pineapple BBQ Smoked Chicken Breast Sandwich served with house honey chipotle slaw is also a hit.
Zoom, 660 Main, Park City, 435-649-9108 zoomparkcity.com.
Grub Steak Lager sets the tone for tasty barbecue at Park City’s Grub Steak Restaurant. Try the BBQ Wings and Baby Back Pork Ribs slow-cooked with soy, beer and garlic joined by steak fries. Take home a bottle of their barbecue sauce.
Grub Steak Restaurant, 2093 Sidewinder Dr., Park City, 435-649-8060 grubsteakrestaurant.com.
Mustang’s Fried Utah Shepherd’s Goat Cheese Salad on mixed baby greens in balsamic vinagrette can set the stage for their Chipotle BBQ Baby Back Ribs. Their ribs are served with watermelon and jicama salad and Monterrey Jack cheese quesadilla. Owner/Chef Bill Hufferd recommends a bottle of Acacia, 2010, Carneros Pinot Noir and their signature dessert, Raspberry Crème Brulee, with its caramelized crust and candied violet petals.
Mustang, 890 Lower Main Street, Park City, 435-658-3975 mustangparkcity.com.
Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwiches and hickory-smoked, spice-rubbed, St. Louis Cut Pork Spare Ribs are crowd pleasers at the Spin Café in Heber. Smitty’s Texas Brisket, Alabama Smoked Chicken, Over-the-Top Barbecue Beef Sandwich, and Sweet and Spicy Smoked Wings display this chef ’s versatility. Please try their Memphis Bar-B-Q Spaghetti (beef and pork!) and homemade Gelato.
Spin Café, 220 N. Main, Heber, 435-654-0251 spincafe.net.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, a national chain recently opened in Heber, has “Lip Smackin’” Southern Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Texas-style Chopped Beef Brisket as top sellers. A huge, hickory smoker out back produces Fall Off the Bones Pork Ribs, ham, turkey, chicken, and sausages.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 595 S. Main, Heber, 435-657-2278 dickeys.com.