Restaurants in Utah
Restaurants in Utah are as diverse as the dramatic landscape and depending on where you visit there is usually a number of local and international cuisines to choose from.
Salt Lake City has developed into somewhat of a foodie destination in recent years and now houses some of the best restaurants in Utah with Bambara, Metropolitan and Takashi all offering exciting menus. Similarly, the dining options in Park City offer an array of elaborate cuisines to those looking to dig in after a day on the slopes or mountain trails. From Chimayo, which dishes out forest favorites like broiled elk to the swanky surroundings of Bar Boheme, there’s plenty to excite and delight the traveling foodie.
In the South, there are numerous Utah restaurants to indulge in after a long hard day exploring the dramatic landscape. From hearty Tex-Mex to family friendly western favorites there is plenty of restaurants in Utah’s south to indulge in.
Springdale comes alive in the evenings when residents gather here for sweet-potato tamales and fresh tilapia. The restaurant, located at the entrance to Zion National Park, also hosts rotating art exhibits and live music from the likes of Willie Waldman Project, a local favorite.
The hidden restaurant is worth finding, even on the darkest nights when you’ll have to watch for wildlife crossing the road. The Western-saloon exterior is a somewhat incongruous prelude to the cooking of Hungarian chef Imi Kun, whose goat-cheese spaetzle is out of this world.
Tokyo-quality sushi in Utah.
Located at the entrance of the park, this eatery serves huge portions of food, like a massive Cowboy Ribeye. Try something local, like the Honey Pecan Utah Mountain Trout with lemon honey butter.