Powder – Waldorf Astoria Park City Utah

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366 reviews
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Contemporary American
Elevated mountain cuisine with contemporary European influence.
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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing staff and the most memorable experience! Would absolutely come back!

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S
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

I was most impressed by the service we received from Martin the manager at the restaurant . I would not hesitate to return while he is working there.

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FE
Baltimore
37 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Powder is delicious! Fine dining in a beautiful location. Service impeccable. Amazing wine list. Highly recommend!

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FE
Baltimore
38 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Highly recommend. Staying at the Waldorf, dined here the past 2 nights. Both meals were fab. And lucky us, we had Christopher taking care of us. Everything was superb. Waldorf Caesar salad shared to start. Amaz, 2 nights 4 dishes. All great. Bolognese, sea bass, short rib special and scallop/rabbit. All perfect. Such careful and purposeful preparation. Would actually expect the prices to be higher for the quality of the food.
Wine menu has plenty of options in all price ranges. Ambience super cool.
We are big food snobs and we loved it!

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RJ
Salt Lake City
25 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing meal as always. Martin, Max and Aaron made a special night even better. Epic meal and service. Thank you, Ron

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AC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

The waitress had no idea what was gluten free on the menu. That’s a pretty common request these days and I would hope the Waldorf has experienced wait staff. I ended up with tuna and some lettuce. Flavorless and not at all filling. I went home and had a protein bar. The Alpine old fashioned tasted funny. Our waitress forgot we were there and when she finally saw us waiting for the check you could tell. She also asked if we wanted another bottle of champagne when half was left in the one at the table. Very pricey disappointment. Not at all what I expected.

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BP
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Main courses were delectable, beautiful plating, appetizers were good but nothing to write home about, and wine selection was amazing but other than that my dinner experience left a bit to be desired. We waited almost 10 mins for a hostess to come up to the stand and seat us when we go there, wait and bar staff walked by but we were not acknowledged. After we finally sat down, it took forever to have a member of the wait staff come to our table, and when he did he offered us a water selection but then never took our other drink orders. We had to ask for them ourselves when he asked for our food order. I want to stress that he was super nice and hardworking, just could use more fine dining training. The restaurant itself is a little small; tables close together, casual bar area with hotel guests drinking right next to dinner tables...so its not overly intimate or quiet (not very romantic if that's is what you want). I would return because the food was good, but would probably stick with a main course and wine. The vibe and service just did not match the menu ( high end, well thought out dishes and they offer a tasting selection with wine pairings) and prices, which is unfortunate.

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TF
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Disappointing food. Good service.
Soup was a very weak link. Very sweet and not complex at all. Not as good as canned soup and certainly nothing you would expect of a restaurant of this level. Then the entrees were served...cold. Both the salmon and the duck were cold and so we told the server. The manager came over and said that they would prepare the dishes from scratch (not just reheat, which was appreciated). When they were served they were warmer and better. Although the salmon was good, the duck was tough and neither entree was exceptional. Without asking, the manager comped the entrees, which was the class way to handle the situation. The desserts were quite good but they were out of two different desserts.
Overall, the service was good and the presentations excellent. Desserts were the highlight of the meal (creme brulee 3 ways and tiramisu). The entrees were weak; the menu itself was not what we would have expected for this restaurant.

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OT
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simply amazing! The food, the service, and the snowstorm made for a perfect afternoon.

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MT
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 5

This is fine for Park City but I would expect more from the Waldorf. Menu from new executive chef is perfectly average - nothing horribly inventive. The bartenders failed at execution an old fashioned - the most basic of drinks - with a failure to adequately chill it (even though they use mixing glasses), a sad orange twist with too much pith, and no nose to the cocktail because they either didn’t twist it or didn’t rub the rim. Cocktail menu in general lacks range.

Even the kids menu pasta with tomato sauce was bland - somehow that is also worse than last year.

This is fine for convenience if you are staying here but I would not come here as a destination.

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OT
Detroit
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Service a bit off. Waiter very nice, chris I believe but bar staff and hostess a bit aloof. Just basic things like acknowledging you are waiting and they will egt

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Overpriced for the quality of food. Very hit or miss, certain items were good and others were sub par.

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J
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service, distinct delicious menu and good location away from busy downtown Park City.

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B
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What an unreal evening at Powder! We were dining to celebrate my birthday and Steven took such unbelievable care of us. Having dined extensively in NY I didn’t know what to expect coming to Powder, but this meal was easily one of the best I’ve had. I ordered the buffalo bolognese, which tasted as divine as it was plated. Steven was also kind enough to make some excellent wine suggestions, offering expertise and knowledge that absolutely made the meal. Definitely will be back anytime I am in Park City.

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JW
North Scotland
3 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and amazing service! The chef came out to hand deliver our desserts! Highly recommend you visit this restaurant for dinner during your stay!

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BB
Boise
7 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Powder is horribly overpriced in my estimation. We had a simple lunch with wine (a single glass each) and the total ended up over $160. Dessert added a bit to it, but the prices were a little too rich for my blood. The lunch we had was a lunch steak and fries...the plates were cold so the perfectly cooked steak was cold before we could eat it. The fries were served in their own container so they were hot enough...but the steak was cold. A warm plate would have held the steak temperature much better. The bread, while tasty was served cold with hard butter. Just little touches that might make the prices more tolerable...but it just fell short of a perfect meal. If I had not had a gift certificate I would never have gone there. Even the $30 hamburger at the ski resort would be better than this. It was quiet in there in the middle of the afternoon as that was the only time we could get a reservation. The earlier attempt to make a dinner reservation failed because my phone call - message left - was never returned. They apparently did not bother so after 4 days or so I made a reservation on Open Table. While there were slim pickings on times, I was able to make something work for our schedule around ski days.

All said...the Creme Brulee was some of the best in the world..and the Tiramisu presentation was excellent. Maybe the only things worth going there for!

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PG
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Chef Hermann was a wonderful host and took great interest in the diners' experience. The food was creative and well executed.

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OT
Orlando
13 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Small portions. Expected the dessert menu to be phenomenal given they say they have a French trained chef. They were average.

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LE
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

My duck was burnt to charcoal and my wife’s bison was so salty it was inedible - sent both entrees back. My soup was bland. My wife loved her foie grad pate. The GM was very solicitous, comped our food and offered to buy 2 new entrees for us, but we were done at that point. Our waiter, Steve did his best to make it right.

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P
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and service. Max the manager goes above and beyond to make everything go perfect I will definitely go again

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OT
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best culinary experience of our trip! Service was off the charts ! This was true fine dining! You must go while in Park City.

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TR
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious and very healthy, accommodating gluten free, the waiter Christopher “Chris” was excellent and the managers were very attentive and super nice.
5 STARS FOR SURE!!!

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D
Salt Lake City
4 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, the food and service were fantastic!

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PH
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chef Herman was great! Martin is doing a terrific job running the room. Steve was a very professional server. An amazing meal!!!!

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JL
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

What you’d expect for a WF restaurant. Greatness. Server was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, entertaining and added to the experience. Food was excellent, inventive. We will be back, many times.

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OT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

excellent service and food, great cocktails and very friendly

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NB
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One on if not the best places to eat in the Park City area. Food, ambiance and service are all excellent. Great drinks too! Will go back on every visit to Park City

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BR
Salt Lake City
30 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They have just revised the Menu and are working in an outstanding new Chef. Everything about the restaurant was wonderful. High end on the corkage when they use to offer free corkage on occasion. Otherwise a wonderful experience.

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CK
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious. The service was amazing. We were lucky to get Steven as our server. He made excellent recommendations and perfect wine pairings! It made for a perfect anniversary celebration. Thank you Steven. Thank you Powder. Thank you Waldorf Astoria.

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OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and top shelf service! Highly Recommend!!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner was delicious shared the elk and the salmon dinner. Both were equally amazing. Peach dessert left a bit to be desired

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E
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

We are long time residents of Park City and have enjoyed Powder over the years. The change in menu is a big mistake. Not much to choose from so we ended up ordering from the bar menu which was fair at best. Food was improperly prepared. It was clear the chef is in way over his head. We do not plan to return anytime soon, unless they dramatically improve the menu choices and find a new chef.

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MB
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My family and I had a great experience dining at Powder while vacationing in Utah. We were great nicely upon our arrival. The food was delicious and our waiter did a great job.

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l
Miami
26 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

It was not the servers fault. It was a staffing problem. Our service was poor, but our server was overwhelmed.

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PC
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this place. The new chef and menu are fantastic . Service is always outstanding at Powder. Some interesting and super creative items on the new menu worth checking out. The Pork Belly and the Corn Chowder were both outstanding. Really enjoyed the Swordfish Prosciutto. Can’t wait for our next trip back.

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EB
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The food was good, but for the price and atmosphere I expected to be a bit more "wow-ed". There were also very few gluten-free and dairy-free options.

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D
Salt Lake City
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were fantastic as usual. The new Chef's menu selections have elevated the food to a whole new level.

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J
Dallas
21 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We always make Powder a dinner stop every time we come to Park City. The menu is always imaginative and tasty. The quality and value is outstanding.

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Salt Lake City
5 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The new Chef's food is fabulous. The management is attentive. My waiter, Steven, gave great recommendations and phenomenal service.

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SC
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Always a great place for a drink and dinner when in Park City.

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