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Where to get Chicago Italian Beef sandwiches in SLC

Ever since Hulu’s The Bear was released, we’ve been fielding this question over and over – where can I get *that* sandwich here in SLC. With that in mind, here’s a list of all the restaurants we know of in Utah that offer the Italian Beef sandwich.

Bewilder Brewing

Chef Justin Field crafts much of his menu from scratch in house. His take on the Italian Beef comes with hot roast beef topped with giardiniera, pickle, and grilled red pepper. Served on baguette. $16,

445 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(385) 528-3840

Bricks Corner

The owner and chef of this SLC pizza parlor hails from Detroit and crafts up a sandwich known as The Italian Dip. It comes with slow braised beef shoulder, four hour caramelized onions, roasted bell peppers, melted mozzarella, crusty bread, aus jus, giardiniera on the side. $14.

1465 700 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 953-0636

Beltex Meats

It’s not always on the menus, but keep an eye on this Liberty Park butcher. Thursdays sees a rotating seasonal special sandwich – and an Italian Beef has been spotted more than once.

511 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 532-2641


This Utah group crafts a sandwich known as the Mr Beef. It comes with thin slices of seasoned roast beef, homemade giardiniera on a French style roll, dipped into Cubby’s Famous Secret Sauce. It can be ordered mild, medium or hot as well as dry, wet or dipped.

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Use this link and get $15 of your first order over $50 at Goldbelly (affiliate link, we get a small fee if you do). Goldbelly features a range of Chicago based restaurants, some of the best in the business, that will ship the most authentic Italian Beef to your door. Prices start from $69.95 and include well known Chicago names like Al’s and Buona.

What is an Italian Beef sandwich then?

This is a sandwich popularized in Chicago and essentially comprises thinly sliced roast beef, simmered in au jus. The meat is served on a French roll along with that jus. It’s common for the sandwich to be finished with Chicago-style giardiniera or sweet peppers. Naturally, with such simpler ingredients, the quality of each one is of utmost importance.

A few variations of the sandwich exist such as hot dipped which sees the completed final sandwich dipped in the au just again for good measure.

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