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Salt Lake City, UT

  (12 restaurants)    
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Salt Lake City"
  • Machine Gun
    lamb sausage sandwich served on a baguette roll, with Bruges' delicious sauce over top of our world-famous frites
4.5 out of 5
669 ratings
2
  • Kouing Aman
    house specialty; sweet & salty, buttery, & flaky pastry...a dessert-version of a croissant; looks good
4.5 out of 5
299 ratings
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Red Iguana: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Red Iguana
(2755 ratings)

736 W N Temple Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 322-1489
www.rediguana.com
  • Mole Negro
    "the king of moles"; dried chile mulato, negro pasilla, Mexican chocolate, raisins, peanuts, walnuts & plantains tossed w/ chicken or turkey; looks good
  • Tacos Don Ramon
    a favorite; three crisp corn tacos filled w/ tender top sirloin tips, grilled w/ pork chorizo, garnished w/ shredded lettuce and queso cotija, served w/ pico de gallo and a salsa de aguacate (Don Ramon is the the owner/chef's father); looks good
4.5 out of 5
2755 ratings
opened in 1985; awarded/recognized in numerous publications including Fodor's, Zagat's and UrbanSpoon ("Number One Restaurant in Salt Lake" - 2010)
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  • Lamb Tacos
    pulled lamb, horiatiki pico, mint, feta, in a tortilla; looks good
  • Oxtapodi (Octopus)
    tender charbroiled European octopus drizzled w/ Cretan extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon, mountain oregano; looks good
4.0 out of 5
306 ratings
opened in 2004; serving farm-to-table, well-curated & artisan Greek cuisine; multiple recognitions including The National Herald 100 Best Greek Restaurants (2011, 2012); Viet Pham (Iron Chef winner) made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Keftethes (Salmon Cakes)
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As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Salt Lake City"
  • Double Crown Burger
    pastrami-topped cheeseburger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
203 ratings
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Kobe Japanese Cuisine: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kobe Japanese Cuisine
(337 ratings)

3947 Wasatch Blvd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
(801) 277-2928
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Salt Lake City"
  • Hell Fire Challenge
    challenge: 6 pieces of level 7 sushi after 1 of each level 4, level 5 and level 6; Adam won
4.0 out of 5
337 ratings
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  • Carne Adovada Tacos
    soft-shelled tacos of sliced pork shoulder marinated overnight, braised, chopped & skillet seared topped w/ onion, cilantro & lime juice; looks good
  • Shrimp Burrito
    w/ rice, beans, cheese, sauteed shrimp in pepper-based sauce, cilantro, onions, tomatoes, sour cream & lime juice; looks good
4.0 out of 5
633 ratings
est. 1995; have run-down car & boots as art pieces; outdoor seating available
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  • Meatball Sandwich
    made from ground beef and pork sausage; w/ homemade marinara sauce & provolone cheese; looks good
  • Philly Cheesesteak
    Guy got it w/ onion, red & green bell peppers, mushrooms, American cheese; homemade marinara sauce is optional; looks good
4.0 out of 5
527 ratings
Philly native who opened a restaurant in her husband's pottery shop (Circle Pottery); Other Recipes: Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich
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Ruth's Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ruth's Diner
(611 ratings)

4160 Emigration Canyon Rd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 582-5807
www.ruthsdiner.com
  • Biscuits and Gravy
    cook has made biscuits for 16 years and made them blind-folded on show; looks good
  • Grama Claire's Baked Mac and Cheese
    "better than mama used to make" (on its menu); looks good
  • Pork Tenderloin
    marinated in orange juice, olive oil and seasoning
4.0 out of 5
611 ratings
local legend; opened in 1930; recommended by viewers
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  • Corned Beef Hash
    homemade corned beef; looks good
  • Pork Chili Verde Burrito
    looks good
  • Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich
    w/ peppered bacon & basil mayo
3.5 out of 5
497 ratings
"established sometime around the turn of the century...voted Salt Lake's Best Breakfast by City Weekly, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011" (from its website); recommended by fans
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  • Chicken Parmigiano
    lightly breaded & sautéed, topped w/ mozzarella, on bed of "Mom Mom's Gravy" served w/ side of fettuccini
  • Spaghetti & Meatball
    w/ "Mom Mom's Sauce" & 10-oz meatball (it's big); looks good
3.5 out of 5
328 ratings
opened in 2008; 4 blocks away from state capital; Other Recipes: Gnocchi
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Pat's Bar-B-Que: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pat's Bar-B-Que
(351 ratings)

155 W Commonwealth Ave Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 335-6645
www.patsbbq.com
  • Burnt Ends
    chunks of beef brisket double-rubbed and smoked twice; only served once per week; long lines form just for them; sells fast; looks good
  • Smoked Meatloaf
    smoked for 4 hours
3.5 out of 5
351 ratings
BBQ smoked out in trailer used to win in competitions
Salt Lake City, UT   (12 restaurants)    

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