About Christopher's Prime Steak House & Grill

Locally owned and operated, Christopher's is the Recipient of the prestigious “Best of State” award and the “People’s Choice” designation from opentable.com, with an “Excellent” rating from Zagat; Christopher’s Prime Steak House has been a fixture in the Salt Lake City dining scene since 1995. We’ve built our reputation on the belief that the finest ingredients yield the finest dishes; 21-day aged USDA Prime beef and the Freshest Seafood Flown in Daily from around the world and Organic Locally Sourced Produce, are the building blocks of our award winning menus. From our mouth watering hand-cut USDA Prime Filet Mignon to our Giant Steamed Alaskan King Crab Legs, Christopher’s is sure to please any palate. We offer an extensive Wine list and full Liquor bar. For the budget conscious, check out our famous 3 course early evening specials starting at $15.99.

134 West Pierpont Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Available for private parties, weddings and business meetings. Call for details



Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
260 S. 150 W.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(801) 519-8515

Website:
http://www.christophersutah.com/

Catering:
We offer a variety of on and off-site catering options for all occasions. Please contact Melissa Hofhine at 801-519-8515 for further details.

Parking Details:
Public Pay lots and metered street parking is available . We also offer Valet services from 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

Public Transit:
UTA trax stops just a few blocks from the restaurant. Get off at Gallivan Station ( 250 S. Main St.).

Executive Chef:
Anthony Bonomini

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Christopher's Prime Steak House & Grill has played host to over 3,000 events since 1995; weddings, corporate events, private dinners, business meetings and working breakfasts. We can accommodate up to 300 guests. Please Call Melissa Hofhine 801-519-8515

Private Dining

Locally owned and operated, Christopher's is the recipient of the prestigious "Best of State" award and the "Diners Choice" designation from OpenTable.com, with an "Excellent" rating from Zagat; Christopher's Prime Steak House & Grill

Christopher's Prime Steak House & Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.3

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4.4

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3.7

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80% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (32)
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Romantic (27)
Quiet Conversation (24)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Cozy (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Authentic (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Business Meals (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Healthy (6)
Bar Seating (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Seasonal (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Fun (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Casual (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
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Kid-friendly (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great Beer (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Do not miss the brussels sprouts! I like them without the sauce. They are absolutely amazing!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 3 days ago

Food for the most part was very good. Wait staff was a little slow, not a big issue. Enjoyable evening overall.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined 3 days ago

I have eaten here several times. It is always really good. The atmosphere is relaxing, friendly and romantic.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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·Dined 3 days ago

The food was very good, although it took quite a while for us to receive the main course. The servers were very attentive. We did enjoy our meal.

Tags: Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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·Dined 4 days ago

We were staying at the Peery Hotel for the night and decided to go to Christopher's. We went to Christopher's ten years ago at their previous location and enjoyed the experience. We knew how much higher the menu prices were than the normal restaurants we frequent often. The quality of the food lived up to the higher price level we were expecting. Our appetizers (spare ribs and donut-sized onion rings), our salads, our main entrees (Filet Mignon 8oz, Butternut Squash Ravioli's) and even the desert (creme-brulee) was the best we have ever tasted. Though the menu prices will limit us returning often, the food was incredible. The only small complaint I would have is that the server was busy with many tables, so at times it seems we were waiting longer than expected, yet our food courses did come out promptly, fresh and hot.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined 5 days ago

we were in slc for a convention, very casual clothes, we usually share a meal when we dine out, especially when staying at a hotel.(can't take left overs home) I asked for one meal he looks at my hooded sweater are you using a coupon? I said yes he said we have to buy 2 meals, it went down hill from there, he didn't offer to bag up our food like the other service staff was doing, the manager took care of our coupon, I asked for a bag and they just walked by the table and tossed it there. Didn't bag it up or wish us a good night. Being snotty does not count as good customer service, I am a business owner myself and will not recommend this place to any of my clients, being nice doesn't depend on how much money you think we have. We should have went to Ruth's they get great reviews from my middle class friends and clients.

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·Dined 6 days ago

We have been here several times and love Christopher’s. Great food, and awesome service!!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was fantastic.

The service, however, was really underwhelming. It was 20 minutes after we were seated before anyone came by to take our order (other than drinks). Once we did order, it took 45 minutes to get our food. The bus boys who hand out rolls and top off drinks just kept skipping the 3 tables in our section. Even when I flagged them down to ask for something, and got a "I'll be right back with that" response, they forgot about us and didn't come back. Again, the food was fantastic, but they even struggled there. I asked for one of their complementary side sauces to go with my steak, it didn't come out with my meal. When I asked our waiter about it, he said he'd be right back with it. After 10 minutes of waiting I gave up and ate my meal without it. Our waiter came back with it when I had two bites left. Then, we told him we needed to get going to make it to another event and asked for our desert to-go. I also asked him to bring our check asap so I could get it taken care of. He again disappeared and didn't come back until the desert was done. He handed me the check with the desert and I told him to hold on as I had my card ready to go. I stuck the card in with the check and went to hand it to him and he was already gone. 15 minutes later he came back to get the check. By this time I was pretty irritated as we were about to be late to our next stop. Now, to be fair, we went on a very busy night where they had two large Christmas parties going on in half the restaurant, but there were 3 couples that came in after, ate and left before we even got our check. For what we payed for our meal, I would think service would be an emphasis.

Next time we'll go to Spencer's.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Ambiance is wonderful, food exceptional and wine list extensive!

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Ordered the bone in rib eye. It’s a $58 steak. Tough, over cooked. Not tasty. Filet was better but not great. Brussels sprouts were excellent but the au gratin potatoes were dry. Just not a good meal.

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·Dined on November 29, 2017

My fiancee and I were very pleased with our experience! The food was delicious, our service was impeccable and it was a romantic and delightful evening. I will highly recommend Christopher's to friends and family!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Really enjoyed this restaurant. It’s a little more than I usually like to spend but my daughter and I were in town for some mother-daughter time and I felt like we deserved a treat. Very nice ambiance. Elegant but the restrooms didn’t continue the flow. They definitely need updating (fix stall locks, broken seat liner holders, clean and fresh paint-may help) Food was amazing! Staff was awesome.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Wonderful service and food. Appreciate the consistency of each visit.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Very good food and a great ambiance to the area. Waiters are friendly and knowledgeable, but I must say the value is tough to justify. They make good food - but the total bill less Groupon was still close to $100.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The service was excellent and we enjoyed our filet mignon steaks they were prepared just perfectly the special that we ordered was well worth the value we finished with that ice cream dessert which was also excellent we could suggest they have some nice mints at the door when checking out

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was great and the service was excellent! I loved this restaurant

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food is always very good, service is excellent. A very relaxing atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We loved our dinner here. We went for our anniversary. It was a Friday night and we went right as they opened and had the place almost completely to ourselves. The service was great and so was the food.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Good cuts great sides clean and spacious

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The steak was amazing , the mashed potatoes were really good but everything else was just ok but when your paying 70 a person I feel everything that touches your mouth should be heaven.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

My boyfriend and I hadn't been out of the house and away from the kids in weeks. This was the best date we have had in quite some time. The food was amazing. A steakhouse very well done. It is quiet, you're not having to yell over music to speak to each other across the table. It's not so dark that you can't see anything around you either. We had the shrimp cocktail to start, I had a flight of white wine and he had a specialty cocktail. They were lovely and paired well with the food. I then left the choice of my red up to our server and was thrilled with the meal. I wanted to take another order of brussel sprouts home in my purse with me. By far the best meal I have had in some time. Wonderful experience that I will definitely be doing again.

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

NOT WORTH IT! Food is way overpriced, service was okay, ambience not great and the manager is aloof.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Halloween is a quiet night for restaurants. For the first hour we had the place to ourselves. We pretened we had great wealth and bought our Christopher’s for our private anniversary dinner.

When we checked directions with the iPhone, Siri told us they were pricey. That made us laugh. She was right they are pricey, but we were prepared for it armed with a GroupOn coupon.

The filet mignon was wonderfu.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

This a quiet and relaxing place. Our wait staff was awesome. The manager checked on us a few times.

Tags: Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Live Music, Afternoon Coffee, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Live Sports, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Organic, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

We had a wonderful time! We purchased a Groupon and had problems getting the barcode printed, management was very understanding, and helpful. The service and ambiance were phenomenal, and the food was delish! I'd recommend this place to everyone.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 26, 2017

My negative review has nothing to do with the quality of the food or service at Christophers. Both were first rate and it would have been a delightful evening except for the fact I got a parking ticket by ABM Parking services who apparently own the lot where the restaurant is located. I would have gladly paid the parking fee but I never saw the sign that specified a parking fee for the lot. Nor did I notice the sign in the restaurant tucked into a dark corner of the hostess desk (where no hostess ever was while I was there 2 X in one night). (There is an 8.5X11 inch framed small print note that the restaurant recommended patrons pay for parking as they were not responsible for it or any damage to your car. I saw it only when I returned to complain. There was still no hostess at the desk. )
So, a $5 parking fee turned into a $50 parking ticket because I did not see the sign off to the side of the entrance. I only saw it and the sign on the hostess desk when I returned to the restaurant to complain about the ticket after I had left the first time and I was looking for both this time. There also appeared to be a parking attendant who skulked around in the dark, apparently waiting for miscreants to not pay their parking fee so he could stick the parking violation ticket on the car. I only noticed him when I returned the second time to complain about the parking ticket. I think he was getting ready to write me a second violation but I drove off too soon the second time. The whole affair smelled like a scam to me. This ruined what would have been a perfectly good experience at the restaurant. Other local high end restaurants also charge for parking but it is clearly marked at the entrance and there is usually valet parking there as well. They also validate with discounts for parking fees. Not so at Christophers. Given the price of the meal combined with the parking ticket, I was left with a very bad taste in my mouth.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Delicious food. Great unobtrusive service

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Hard to get to, the service was amazing, the food was brought out wrong for both of us. I doubt we would go back. The pricing was not worth the food that was presented. There are much better options.

Tags: Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 19, 2017

This is an old-school steakhouse, and you pay dearly for the environment. The meat, a dry-aged, bone-in ribeye was excellent, and prepared perfectly. The sides were decent, but markedly unspectacular: grilled asparagus tasty but over cooked, wedge salad crisp but bland, dinner rolls unremarkable and accompanied by distractingly sweet honey butter. The service was attentive and friendly, but not particularly knowledgeable. Along with the meat, what is noteworthy is the quiet stake house vibe, with high backed booths, low lighting, and a hushed reverence for aged meat. It is locally owned, and in every way superior to the big-chain steakhouse around the corner, but don’t go looking for a bargain. This is the place to take your date before the prom, or for your 30th anniversary, but take a pass if you are looking for creativity or for a bargain.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This may be an odd thing to review considering this is a steak house and don't get me wrong the steak was fantastic. However, the Key Lime Pie nearly put me into a state of Euphoric bliss!!

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Beautiful, quiet atmosphere. We’ve been twice now and really love it! I prefer Christopher’s to Ruth’s Chris any day of the week. It is so much more intimate. If you are looking for a special evening out, I highly recommend Christopher’s!

Tags: Romantic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Always love to go to Christopher's. Their steaks are amazing and never disappoint. Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

For the most part everything was good. Service impeccable. I was a disappointed in the food and this for the second time. For the price, which I think is way overpriced, I expected much better. I have had better steaks elsewhere for a lot less. Also the ambiance is nice but it reminds me of a gentleman's club. The kind you'd get together at and drink brandy and smoke a cigar. If you want to spend a lot of money on dinner, here's the restaurant to do that.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Staying downtown Salt Lake City and have a business dinner - eat here. The service was perfect and the food was nearly as good. The three of us something different and we all enjoyed - don't believe you can go wrong.

Tags: Authentic
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

The steak was to die for, quite literally! The asparagus was cooked and seasoned perfectly and I was extremely impressed with the staff. Crème Brule was yummy and the water tasted great! My husband and I went here on a special night out "date" and it was wonderful, quiet and best of all, we arrived a bit late for our reservation, and the staff was still so hospitable and kind! 5 out of 5 stars!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Hostess forgot we were waiting at the bar for out table, and we had to remind her after 30 minutes, despite multiple tables open.
Steak quality was only good, and expected outstanding.
Service at table was outstanding.
Wine prices 2.5x retail, is high.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Flew in from Dallas. Found the wedding dress & brides maid dresses. Successful 2 days

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

The food was delicious, but the service was excruciatingly slow, which unfortunately took much of the pleasure out of what would have been a special evening

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Food was great! Our server was less than helpful. We asked about a promotion going on, and he said he thought it was going on but didn't give us much more information than that. Our water was never refilled. Was not worth the price paid. We've had much better steak for less money.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 28, 2017

We waited for our meal for over an hour. Where other tables came in after us got served. Our steaks were over done. Not sure I would recommend going back

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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