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starkrazi Jun 10, 2008 09:53 AM

any good eats in Ogden. the most i have heard is go to SLC but i would like to try to save some gas money lol. Any help would be appreciated.

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    amandakims Jun 20, 2009 12:27 PM

    My boyfriend is from Utah and deployed to Iraq right now. He raves about turkey steaks. What are they?? Are they something I can order and/or prepare for him when he gets home?

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    1. re: amandakims
      enbell Jun 20, 2009 04:55 PM

      Maddox is known for them. My understanding is that they are a form ground turkey patties ( think). My aunt used to buy them at some of the local markets in the freezer section.

      According to their website, the turkey steak is an "original"
      http://www.maddoxfinefood.com/

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        amandakims Jun 28, 2009 12:24 AM

        Thanks, enbell!

    2. wasabi Sep 11, 2008 03:30 PM

      Can't say I would recommend Roosters, Union Grill or Maddox. Slim pickings in Ogden, sorry to say. One place though that hasn't been bad is a little Japanese place called Temari. They have weird hours, open for lunch and dinner.

      Good udon and tempura. Sushi is homestyle, so don't expect something from a sushi bar. But I read about their specialty which is grilled mackerel filet. Pretty good stuff. No booze list.

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        starkrazi Sep 12, 2008 04:54 PM

        Union Grill was very good IMO. Despite it being busy we were served fast and with courtesy and the food was very good.

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        newhart Sep 6, 2008 04:29 PM

        As an Ogden transplant from the east coast, I can say that no foodie would ever list Rooster's or the Greenery as a "good eat".

        1. starkrazi Jun 16, 2008 09:40 AM

          thanks for the help. I might go to the Maddox Ranch House. I will def let you guys know, I might also go to Finn's Cafe. I am visiting my FIL who is swedish so I think Finn's would be cool

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            juniorworm Jun 17, 2008 01:58 PM

            I like the Union Grill but Rooster's is just barely passable as a brewpub. I like the taco cart at the east end of the 25th street strip. I haven't eaten at Maddox but my wife went and detested it.

          2. enbell Jun 13, 2008 04:17 PM

            Roosters is GREAT as is Union Grill (same owners I think). The Greenery Restaurant, and Melina's {actually in Brigham City just one exit north on the freeway TRY THE DESSERT NACHOS (definitely not authentic, but very good)}. Maddox ranch house is known for their chicken and turkey steaks - pretty popular as well. Hope this helps. Enjoy your trip and DO report back :)

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              starkrazi Jul 5, 2008 09:21 PM

              So I went to Timbermines had the ground steak with mushrooms. I liked the food but i loved the decor even more. The Union Grill was really good, I had the artichoke chicken which was delicious and the strawberry lemonade, yummy. Prairie Schooners was okay, had the ranch steak with mushrooms, it was very good andagain loved the decor. I also went to the Village Inn had the Ultimate skillet w/pancakes, Village Inn is kind of like a Denny's or Carrows. The breakfast there wasn't bad at all so-so IMO.

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                enbell Jul 6, 2008 04:12 PM

                Thanks so much for reporting back! I know I have eaten at Prarie Schooners but can't for the life of me remember what I ate. I don't live there myself anymore, but Union Grill was almost a weekly stop for me :) You're exactly right about Village Inn, they're all over the place in Utah, and yep, Denny's is a good analogy. Did you ever venture in to Salt Lake? If so, where did you eat? I hope the rest of your trip went well. Thanks again for posting :)

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                  starkrazi Jul 6, 2008 06:12 PM

                  I didn't venture in to SLC but next time I will for sure.

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              renshiwo Jun 13, 2008 03:24 PM

              We thought the Bombay Grill was delicious - 3035 Washington Blvd
              The Kaffee Mercantile had yummy coffee and sweets - 26th and Harrison

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