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.
Soak up expansive views of the valley and dine on hearty southwestern fare while atop a red-rock promontory inside historic Goulding’s Lodge. In the dining room, check out the knickknacks related to old western movies that were shot in the area.
The high, arched ceilings hark back to the days when the building was the home of the Utah Power & Light Company.
The chic bistro has live music on weekends. Order the succulent seared elk carpaccio.
Kids will love the authentic western woodsy décor complete with mounted elk and deer, antler chandeliers, and a great view of the surrounding pine forest. Locals swear by the perfectly cooked petite fillet.
This laid-back spot has been around for more than 20 years. Don’t miss the slow-cooked-pork burritos—and make sure to eat them on the patio, which has views of the red rocks and mountain peaks.