3.0 stars 3.0 out of 5 5 ratings

859 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

(801) 524-0853
$ Under $10 per entree
Gluten-Free Features

Gluten-Free Menu


Fast Food, Mexican, Local Chain

GiG trained
50% of 4 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    5 ratingJuly 24, 2014

    I have been to this location twice and have loved it both times! I'm a very picky eater on top of being Celiac, so I got the hard shell tacos with chicken, cheese and sour cream. At other restaurants similar to this, the workers don't use tongs and I get sick from cross contamination. At Barbacoa, they've use the tongs on at least the people before me, my order, and after me. I haven't had any symptoms and will definitely be going to them more often!

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    1 ratingApril 24, 2014

    Everything is cross-contaminated. When they load up the flour tortillas the spoons touched them every time. We asked if the chips were gluten free but they said no. We asked how they are gluten free and they said they wash their hands. That doesn't clean the gluten out of the food!

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    1 ratingJanuary 28, 2014

    No corn tortillas. only hard taco shells. when we said gluten free the girl at the counter picked up the small flour tortillas. when we asked that she change her gloves she was rude about it. we love barbacoa but this location is terrible.

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    4 ratingOctober 01, 2012

    Good food and they're careful.

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    5 ratingNovember 18, 2014

    272 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020

    This is my go-to place when not feeling up to cooking my own. They change gloves for me [happily]. They do have flour tortillas, but are trained not to cross contaminate. The nachos and soup are great. I usually get chicken or sweet pork [which is really sweet], the spicy pork is just a little too spicy for my wussiness. No extra charge for sour cream and guac. Lots of food for the money and rarely anyone in line ahead of me. Honestly surprised they don't get a lot more business.

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    5 ratingSeptember 09, 2014

    272 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020

    I have never been sick from this place. All of there food is gluten free except for the four tortillas. you can ask for them to change their gloves in case they have touched the tortillas. super friendly! I go here all the time.

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    2 ratingJune 17, 2014

    272 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020

    We ordered two burrito bowls (one mango chicken, one steak), the queso and chips and two tacos (one honey sweet pork, one chicken). It was prepared quickly which is the best thing I can say about Barbacoa. I asked for no beans and there were a couple beans in my bowl which raises cross-contamination concerns. It tasted like real food, not processed prepackaged junk, except for the queso, which according to their website is a blend of three cheeses with salsa and fresh tomatoes. In reality is was a gritty cheese-like substance with no flavor and a weird texture and definitely didn't have salsa or fresh tomatoes in it. The honey pork was crazy sweet, the steak was dry and had a strangely fishy flavor, the mango chicken was the consistency of cheap canned tuna, mushy and flavorless. The salads were small for the price and each one had a good 1/4 cup of watery liquid in the bottom. In a word, it was gross. We ate roughly half the food and regretted it all night. I don't know if we were glutened but we certainly got sick. We won't be going back. Note: Be forewarned that the Chipotle Ranch Dressing is VERY spicy and your only other option is Cilantro Lime Dressing so if you don't like cilantro you're out of luck.

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    5 ratingJune 16, 2014

    10662 S River Front Pkwy, South Jordan, UT 84095

    I have Celiac disease and they do an excellent job of keeping me safe everytime!

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    5 ratingMay 06, 2014

    1717 W 7800 S, West Jordan, UT 84084

    Awesome food, full of taste. Very friendly staff.

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    1 ratingApril 08, 2014

    3927 S Wasatch Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT 84124

    Worst experience. rude staff.

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    5 ratingMarch 11, 2014

    272 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020

    Good food. Just say gluten free, and they're very careful. Rice bowls are great!

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    4 ratingMarch 07, 2014

    5406 W 11000 N, Highland, UT 84003

    the burrito bowl is a great option.

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    3 ratingOctober 16, 2013

    5406 W 11000 N, Highland, UT 84003

    Good gf option in Highland

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    1 ratingApril 25, 2013

    280 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    When there on 4/25/13 and none of the employees even knew what gluten was:(

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    5 ratingApril 15, 2013

    273 W 500 S, Bountiful, UT 84010

    I love how willing they are to cook mine in the back. I call ahead or am willing to wait if I don't give them a heads up. They do a great job. My kids favorite place by far.

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