Mariposa (Deer Valley Resort)

4.5
319 reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary American

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The Mariposa, rated #1 for food and service in Utah by the "Zagat Restaurant Guide", features an intimate setting with crackling fireplaces that sets the mood for an elegant dinner at Deer Valley's premier evening restaurant. Savor a variety of dishes and explore the world of flavors from our creative menu.

Vegetarian specialties and gluten-free options are available. To complement your meal, pair one of the many wines from our award-winning wine list.

For larger groups, the Caribou Room accommodates private parties of 10 or more and features The Mariposa menu.
Free underground evening parking is available for guests of The Mariposa. Click here to view the Deer Valley Resort Evening Restaurant Map.u.

Free underground parking is available for guests of The Mariposa.


Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Mon 5:45 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(435) 645-6632
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chris Gibson
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Private party contact
Catherine Bradley: (435) 645-6624
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
The Mariposa is located in the Silver Lake Lodge at Deer Valley Resort
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Wine
What 319 People Are Saying
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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j
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The chef is a culinary genius, this was the best meal I’ve had in a very long time! Try the bone marrow

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DL
Chicago
255 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

EXCEPTIONAL. Above and beyond your standard 5 star place. Perfect food, cool mixology, beautiful interior design, amazing service. We are foodies, and the Mariposa stood out for us on our week in PC.

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JE
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Food was missing a step from previous visits , and we’ve eaten here 15 or so times. Wine list is well-balanced but overpriced

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F
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Just a very nice restaurant. We were greeted and seated by the lovely women at the door. Our waitress was helpful and unpretentious. Just an enjoyable evening. The food is some of the best in Deer Valley

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New England
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food

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B
Pittsburgh
47 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mariposa is one of the top restaurants in Park City. From the moment we were greeted by the hostess to leaving, the experience was superb- food was excellent, the atmosphere warm and elegant with the crackling fire and the service an 11.

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RW
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food, service and atmosphere! Well done!

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B
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food. Our favorite meal on a one week trip to Deer Valley. So good that we ate there again and were happy we made that choice

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BS
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was wonderful and the food was excellent. Other staff were very friendly and helpful. We were easily able to enjoy conversation at our table without much background noise or "overflow" noise from other guests.

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C
New England
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This dinner was a perfect evening for both generations: my husband and me/our 27 year old son and his girlfriend. Food was excellent and a good value, service was spot on, and the quiet but not silent ambiance provided perfect background for good conversation. Several appealing menu selections for both the carnivores and the vegetarian girlfriend.

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S
Salt Lake City
19 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We needed a quiet night out as we’ve had a ton of guests. It was just what we needed, the chefs tasting menu was excellent.

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our engagement! It was fantastic! Thank you! Truly a memorable night!

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WS
New England
10 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

The ambiance was great but overpriced for the value. We had a 5 oz 45 day aged steak for $50 and I ordered it medium. It was well done. Even Capital Grill - it would be larger and they always get the temp right. Is that good value. Good wine selection but overpriced. I saw in a park city restaurant magazine that Mariposa had King Salmon and I went for that not some Hawaiian snapper that people play games with.

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SL
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I have been to a lot of elite gourmet restaurants, but Mariposa is right up there. My 5th visit in 20 years, and its very, very, solid. Quality of food was outstanding, and for such quality, very fairly priced. The fois gras was particularily tasty, cooked perfectly (as good as any in France), and a very generous portion. The lamb was lights out. The service was perfect, just right. We genuinly enjoyed our server, Garrett, and talking to the manager, Scott. We had the little 2-top table in the corner of the restaurant, recessed into the wall, which is definitely something to request for a quite romantic dinner. It's hard for me to beleive anyone would Mariposa anything less than all 5 stars. Cheers.

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GX
Portland
8 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

What a disappointment. This was chateau plonk dressed up with a Petrus label! Apart from the meat from the main course, it looked and tasted as though everything else had been prepared way in advance - the whole meal was underwhelming despite an initially attractive menu. Serious sediment in one of the wine glasses was the final straw, which was a shame because the wine selection was actually excellent. The waiter was attentive and helpful but nothing could make up for the really disappointing food. When we last visited a few years ago, it was a pleasant experience. The same could not be said of this visit. Definitely one to avoid in the future.

Mariposa (Deer Valley Resort)
Responded on March 6, 2019

Thank you for the feedback. Management will take the time to evaluate the execution of the Mariposa and will work closely with the staff to ensure we do not disappoint in this area again. We hope that you will choose to visit us again in the future.

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LY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

I had a hair my my vegetables. Note: I personally don't have any hair, so that rules me out. I shouldn't have to pay almost $50 for an entree and have a hair in it. I didn't point it out at the time because I didn't want to do it in front of our guests. I did write it on the credit card receipt. I still gave a decent tip. I never heard back from management. I think this is an example of what happens at a ski town...they don't really care because people are just there on a ski trip. I, however, am a local. It was my third time there this season, but probably not any more, sadly. A hair in a meal is often a symptom of poor sanitary conditions throughout.

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G
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our visit to Mariposa was once again the best dinner out in the week we were in Deer Valley. Julia is a fantastic server and makes you feel welcome. Favorites were the Bison filet and duck.

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JD
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service are excellent and the ambiance was so lovely. Erin was our server and she was fantastic. Highly recommend the Bison!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 3

Food was way below par

Mariposa (Deer Valley Resort)
Responded on February 21, 2019

Our goal has always been to provide the best possible product for our guests and we appreciate your feedback. Please be assured that your feedback has been shared with our management team as we do take guest input to heart. We try to offer a guest experience that goes above and beyond guest expectations and without feedback like yours we cannot improve upon these situations. Thank you again for sharing.

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EP
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mariposa exceeded our expectations. Food, service, ambiance was outstanding. We will be back. Thank you for a wonderful date night experience!

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k
Houston
14 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a lovely evening, cozy atmosphere. Very limited menu but we liked what we ordered. Chef was not flexible about substitutions- we wanted one of the courses from the tasting menu as an a al carte but chef declined. We would not highly recommend this restaurant if you want options and a fuller menu.
We love being able to bring our own wine to Park City restaurants!

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New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Although the decor seems mostly unchanged since the restaurant opened (this is NOT a negative) the food is incredibly modern, yet still wholesome and filling as needed following a day on the slopes. The tables are comfortably spaced, keeping the noise level down. The service was great - our server had great knowledge of the food and the wine menu as well. Little extras like the amuse bouche the after dinner chocolates really make the dining experience even more special. This would be a great restaurant for a romantic dinner, but the dining style and portion sizes work well for groups as well.

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s
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

place seems to have slipped. Narrow eclectic menu. not good place for those without that type of palate.
too many better places to eat for better value with more diverse menu

Mariposa (Deer Valley Resort)
Responded on February 22, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. The management team is in the discovery process to ensure the Mariposa is meeting the demands of our variety of guests. We do hope you will return once we have made our improvements in the 19/20 winter season.

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J
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic food and service! A bit pricey but sooo worth it!

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OT
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quiet, cozy setting. Unique, delicious food. Loved it!

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G
Salt Lake City
23 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Un lugar muy bonito y toda la comida espectacular, con sabores muy originales

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Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

The woman at front desk was very rude and condescending . On arrival we were told table wasn’t ready but we could wait by fire “if we wanted’ . After about 15 minutes another group of 4 arrived and they were greeted and shown right through so I asked how much longer our table would be and was answered very curtly a few minutes . When we were finally shown our table the same woman said very condescendingly “sorry you had to wait 10 minutes” . It was not 10 minutes !
If I were to judge this restaurant purely on our first impression I would give it a 1 star if that .
After that the service and food was great .
First impressions always count this place should remember . I actually felt like leaving while waiting as I felt so uncomfortable .

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Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chantal was an amazing server. Passionate, smart and very sweet.

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E
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always impeccable service and wonderful food!

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R
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

The food was delicious. The atmosphere was dampened a bit by the dirty tables next to us that were empty, yet were not bussed. We had to look at dirty dishes, crumbs and wine stains throughout our dinner. There were other tables near us that were left in the same condition after the diners left. I don’t understand why they would leave tables like that

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C
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

The service was excellent. The menu and wine list was limited. The food was well prepared and tasty. The atmosphere was inviting.

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CB
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Bathroom should be installed closer to the restaurant

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Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Both fish and duck over cooked. The matre dee gave away our table to another couple even thou we had checked in and just went to the bathroom. Wine list overpriced. Our main waiter was excellent.

Mariposa (Deer Valley Resort)
Responded on February 21, 2019

Thank you for the feedback and alerting us to your issues. We will research this situation to ensure that we do not repeat this unexplainable miscommunication. We sincerely apologize that your experience was not a good one. Please be assured that your feedback has been shared with our management team as we do take guest input to heart. And, we hope you will choose to remain a loyal and greatly valued guest now and in the future.

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CL
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really, really good. Delicious, quiet and away from the hubbub of Main Street

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CR
Denver
69 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

The steak tartar was a bit sour, the bison was OK but not great and the Wagu was excellent. The prices were very high but the service was outstanding

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing meal! Wonderful food, fantastic service, cozy ambience.

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LK
Singapore
13 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous food and knowledgeable skilled service

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T
Charleston
13 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We made a reservation for my birthday with another couple in Park City on a ski vacation from Houston, TX. We haven’t had a meal this good since a 3-Michelin star restaurant in Paris last year. Every dish we tried was wonderful and interesting. Our server, John, was friendly, attentive and knowledgeable about the food and the wine list. The Beggar’s Purse, wild mushrooms in a puff pastry, was probably my favorite along with the fish main course and the scallop. The chocolate tray for dessert was to die for if you are a chocolate-lover. We come the Park City every year, and this is our new favorite restaurant.

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JS
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

Warm and cozy, but the food was not up to par.

Mariposa (Deer Valley Resort)
Responded on January 31, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback from your visit. Our goal has always been to provide the best possible experience for all of our guests and we appreciate your feedback. Please be assured that your feedback has been shared with our management team as we do take guest input to heart. And, we hope you will choose to remain a loyal and greatly valued guest now and in the future.

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was fantastic!!

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