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“Best ribs we've ever had on the West coast!”

Depot Cafe and Smokehouse
Ranked #107 of 455 Restaurants in Everett
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: 425-257-3140
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Description: 425-257-3140
Reviewed May 13, 2014

A friend said to be sure to stop here if we were ever visiting the area. One of the best decisions of our trip was trying it! We love ribs and these are just as good as the best ones we've had on the East coast in South Carolina. Their BBQ sauce is just amazing! They provide generous portions and have great homemade side dishes as well. We had the Cole Slaw--which had some horseradish in it to give it great character--and the Southwestern Salad, made with corn & black beans. Yum! Be sure to call when you're planning to go since they are sometimes closed during their regular business hours, since they do catering. Also on the day we visited for lunch, they ran out of ribs soon after we got ours...lucky us!!!

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Thank msmarmot
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great barbecue and sauce. Any of the meats are excellent. The chicken and ribs plate is my common staple.

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Thank Nate K
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Reviewed November 16, 2013

I'm somewhat obsessed with chili and this is the best I've found in the Seattle area. It's out of the way, they don't stay open late, and they aren't open on the days that I'd like to go. But I still try to find every opportunity to eat that chili. When I go I eat the chili and get several orders to take home for later. I'm no expert or special fan of BBQ so I won't bother judging that, but I definitely recommend the chili.

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Thank ChaniDoggett
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

I don't know where these other people have eaten but it surely couldn't have been the same place I did! I ordered the Rib and Brisket combo with sides of potato salad and baked beans. The meat was like leather! This type of meat usually never requires a knife but one piece of brisket I couldn't even stab with my fork! The potato salad was dry leaving you to drink plenty of fluids. The baked beans were with black beans and they tasted like they had been sitting for weeks! I would not recommend this place to anyone! I ate one piece of brisket and one rib told the waitress that this was not good and all she could say was, "wow!" Run as far away from this place as you can. There are tons of places I would reccommend over this place! I really don't know where these other people have eaten! Oh, the bad reviews are probably being erased just like this one will.

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Thank fit1guy
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

I lived in WA from 2004 - 2012 when I moved to Louisiana. From 2005 through 2012 I ate here as often as possible!! My favorite dish at the Depot will always be the Kick 'Butt' Chili. The beans + the meat + the spices and seasonings= DELICIOUS! The pulled pork is awesome, too. Actually, (NO JOKE), I love the ENTIRE menu at this establishment. The owner is friendly and courteous and will spice up your chili if you ask him to! Someday, my husband and his daughter and I will make it up there to enjoy my favorite barbeque together. I CAN'T WAIT!!
For the record, I did NOT visit in July 2012 but I was not given the option to choose a correct date.

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Thank GLynchard
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