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Downtown Salt Lake City Restaurants

The RestThe Rest
521 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

amazing food and service as always! More

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Cafe Trio DowntownCafe Trio Downtown
103 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

You need to offer vegetarian and vegan options that are hearty and homemade with Cafe Trio's own flair. It is nice to be able to order something that is vegan without taking everything off of it, ie: the cheese/meat/dairy dressings ect. There are so many vegan protein recipes out there now there is really no reason to exclude plant based eaters from the menu. More

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Current Fish & OysterCurrent Fish & Oyster
1124 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Best fish I've ever eaten. Super fresh and the complimentary sides were excellent as well More

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TraditionTradition
158 reviews
$$$$
American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

If you haven't eaten here yet... go! The food is consistently delicious. I'm not a fried chicken kind of girl, but I crave the fried chicken sandwich with Asian slaw. My husband says the trout is the best he's ever eaten and will order again the next time he goes. The gnocchi is pan-fried, served over spaghetti squash and is the most perfectly seasoned mix of flavors you could hope to place on your tongue. The berry-ginger pie is made in-house and bursts with fresh berry flavor. Don't hesitate to order your pie with ice-cream as the ice-cream is also made in-house. Just writing this review makes my mouth water and yearn to return. Incredibly good food for a very reasonable price. More

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VENETOVENETO
235 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Little Italy in downtown SLC. We did not indulge as much as I wanted to as we were there for more of a simple date together and talk. Alas, we were really surprised at how authentic Veneto is. Truly authentic Veneto is amazing. The menu and the wine list is excellent. We will go back again and this time we will indulge in this gem of a restaurant. So cozy and an excellent date or anniversary venue. More

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Stoneground KitchenStoneground Kitchen
533 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great dinner options, wine selection and patio sitting. Would totally recommend! More

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PalletPallet
1401 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Fabulous would be an understatement. Fantastic cocktails, brilliant food and service to beat the band. Absolutely going back! More

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SLC EaterySLC Eatery
71 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

The food is SO good and really different. I love this place! More

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BTG Wine BarBTG Wine Bar
311 reviews
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Wine Bar | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Fantastic wine and drink selections. Wonderful range of food options and very well prepared with fresh ingredients. Everyone in our party was delighted with the choice. More

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BambaraBambara
2251 reviews
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American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

The food not only looked divine but tasted even better. Amazing service and one of the best dinner experiences we've had. More

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Squatters Pub - Salt Lake CitySquatters Pub - Salt Lake City
79 reviews
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Pub | Downtown, Salt Lake City

They have amazing food and beer, if you're on slc definitely put this on a list to go to. More

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Avenues Proper Restaurant & Publick HouseAvenues Proper Restaurant & Publick House
351 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great food, great drinks, great service! More

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Stanza Italian Bistro & Wine BarStanza Italian Bistro & Wine Bar
526 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Excellent lunch in a beautiful space. More

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Trestle TavernTrestle Tavern
103 reviews
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American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Can’t believe we’ve missed this little hide away. New favorite spot. The appetizers were so good, we tried 4 and were too full for an entree and so split a salad. Really excellent and we will definitely be back More

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Caffe MoliseCaffe Molise
1773 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

These guys were AMAZING. Food was wonderful. Lots of space upstairs to feel “not crammed” with all of the other guests. Will DEFINITELY be headed back. Home run. More

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MeditrinaMeditrina
234 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

We really enjoyed the variety of tapas, great for sharing with a group. We were lucky to have a room to ourselves for our group of 6. More

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Texas De Brazil - Salt Lake CityTexas De Brazil - Salt Lake City
695 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Service was super great! Our server Joseph went above and beyond to make sure we had a great meal. Loved that the managers checked in as well. Food was delicious. More

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Martine CafeMartine Cafe
905 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great setting for a meal. Outstanding entrées and desert. Will be back. More

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Tucci's Cucina Italiana - Salt Lake CityTucci's Cucina Italiana - Salt Lake City
175 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

I've had much better Italian food elsewhere. I was disappointed. More

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The Garden RestaurantThe Garden Restaurant
834 reviews
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American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Wonderful atmosphere, delicious food, well presented, excellent service. We had a group of 8 and I loved that we were at a big square table. Much easier for conversation than a rectangle table. More

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Fireside on RegentFireside on Regent
93 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

So many good items on the menu, and ever one we got was excellent. Will need to return to try more. More

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Spencer's For Steaks and ChopsSpencer's For Steaks and Chops
825 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great place for a business dinner. More

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Twist Bar, Bistro, SocialTwist Bar, Bistro, Social
48 reviews
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Bistro | Downtown, Salt Lake City

We had a great time and the ambience was nice and the service was fun. We really liked the scene only major problem was that it took a long time to get the food. The order was served in piece meal as some people were served quickly and other orders took a long time and some items were served almost when we were ready to go. More

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Christopher's Prime TavernChristopher's Prime Tavern
1549 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Salt Lake City

We had a great meal and solid service! More

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Red Rock Brewing CompanyRed Rock Brewing Company
6 reviews
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American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Super loud. Table were very close. Offset by amazing food. Bacon wrapped dates were some of the best tasting apps I have ever had More

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J Wongs Thai & Chinese BistroJ Wongs Thai & Chinese Bistro
142 reviews
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Chinese | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great food and cozy atmosphere. Nice place for a date or with friends. More

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Sonoma GrillSonoma Grill
61 reviews
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American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

What a pleasant surprise. Delicious!! More

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Blue Iguana - Salt Lake CityBlue Iguana - Salt Lake City
12 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Salt Lake City

The food was wonderful the service was great and they really went the extra mile to take care of us mothers More

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P.F. Chang's - Salt Lake CityP.F. Chang's - Salt Lake City
23 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

We were seated as soon as we arrived. The service was awesome, and the food has spoiled me for any other Chinese food. Our server, Ryan, even answered our question about the writing on the wine glasses@ More

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Aristo'sAristo's
815 reviews
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Greek | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Sadly, we enjoyed our last Aristo meal, since they're closing. So sad to see such a gem and Hall-of-fame worthy restaurant leave the dining scene because of the alcohol licensing bureaucracy. More

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GeorgeGeorge
569 reviews
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American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

The food was outstanding. The gumbo has such incredible flavor and consistency. The shrimp and grits were one of the best I’ve had in my life. I will be returning again and again. THANK YOU!! More

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Bourbon House Cocktail Emporium & Craft KitchenBourbon House Cocktail Emporium & Craft Kitchen
144 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great spot with good food and drinks. Drinks were a little expensive but not abnormal for Utah. Will go back again. More

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Button Down Sports Bar & NightclubButton Down Sports Bar & Nightclub
3 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Downtown, Salt Lake City

We got there very early because we had to get to a concert, so the place was empty. They knew nothing about a reservation from Open Table, so that whole system doesn't work at all. Luckily it was no problem getting a table right away. The food was very good. We didn't have much time to stay, only about an hour and 15 minutes total which they were very good at accommodating our need to rush. Sometimes places take offense when you tell them you are in a hurry. But everyone was very nice. We would go again. More

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Peery Hotel - Carnegie's Public HousePeery Hotel - Carnegie's Public House
34 reviews
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American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

The restaurant in the Peery Hotel has changed. It is now Christopher's. It is very expensive but good. More

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Campos Coffee- Salt Lake CityCampos Coffee- Salt Lake City
Reviews Coming Soon
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Café | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Our love for specialty coffee is never-ending. With over 365 days a year at origin working with the best growers on the planet, only the best beans make the grade. Countless hours tasting and testing our roasts means consistently amazing coffee, so your morning starts right every time.
We start serving breakfast daily at 8 am; rather than 7 am. Our kitchen closes at 4 pm daily; reopening Thursday-Saturday at 5 pm. More

Kathmandu 2100Kathmandu 2100
Reviews Coming Soon
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Indian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Our endeavor would always be to win the heart of our valued customers through our service. Therefore, our commitment to overall quality and value is built everyday through our valued customers. We invite you to set your feet once at the doorstep of our restaurant and experience and feel the difference about the culinary products we offer. Our management team has over 10 years of sales, distribution and culinary expertise. In addition to the extensive knowledge of the products we present, our experience in preparing foods enables us to offer specialty items from a Chef’s point of view. As taste continues to grow, it continually evaluates emerging products globally, ensuring our success and unique portfolio for years to come.More

Downtown Salt Lake City Diners' Choice Winners

Downtown Salt Lake City's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The RestThe Rest
521 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

amazing food and service as always! More

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PalletPallet
1401 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Fabulous would be an understatement. Fantastic cocktails, brilliant food and service to beat the band. Absolutely going back! More

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Current Fish & OysterCurrent Fish & Oyster
1124 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Best fish I've ever eaten. Super fresh and the complimentary sides were excellent as well More

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Stoneground KitchenStoneground Kitchen
533 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great dinner options, wine selection and patio sitting. Would totally recommend! More

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TraditionTradition
158 reviews
$$$$
American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

If you haven't eaten here yet... go! The food is consistently delicious. I'm not a fried chicken kind of girl, but I crave the fried chicken sandwich with Asian slaw. My husband says the trout is the best he's ever eaten and will order again the next time he goes. The gnocchi is pan-fried, served over spaghetti squash and is the most perfectly seasoned mix of flavors you could hope to place on your tongue. The berry-ginger pie is made in-house and bursts with fresh berry flavor. Don't hesitate to order your pie with ice-cream as the ice-cream is also made in-house. Just writing this review makes my mouth water and yearn to return. Incredibly good food for a very reasonable price. More

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VENETOVENETO
235 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Little Italy in downtown SLC. We did not indulge as much as I wanted to as we were there for more of a simple date together and talk. Alas, we were really surprised at how authentic Veneto is. Truly authentic Veneto is amazing. The menu and the wine list is excellent. We will go back again and this time we will indulge in this gem of a restaurant. So cozy and an excellent date or anniversary venue. More

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SLC EaterySLC Eatery
71 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

The food is SO good and really different. I love this place! More

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BambaraBambara
2251 reviews
$$$$
American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

The food not only looked divine but tasted even better. Amazing service and one of the best dinner experiences we've had. More

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Cafe Trio DowntownCafe Trio Downtown
103 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Salt Lake City

You need to offer vegetarian and vegan options that are hearty and homemade with Cafe Trio's own flair. It is nice to be able to order something that is vegan without taking everything off of it, ie: the cheese/meat/dairy dressings ect. There are so many vegan protein recipes out there now there is really no reason to exclude plant based eaters from the menu. More

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Avenues Proper Restaurant & Publick HouseAvenues Proper Restaurant & Publick House
351 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Salt Lake City

Great food, great drinks, great service! More

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Discover Downtown

Cradled by the Wasatch Mountains to the east and north, Salt Lake City offers a vibrant nightlife and ample opportunities to ski, hike, bike, explore canyons and enjoy annual festivals. Eat heartily to keep up your energy for all these activities by making your way downtown to sample American classics, bar-and-grill favorites, vegetarian dishes and culinary offerings from all corners of the globe. Treat yourself to high-end Japanese or Mexican cuisine or grab a few scoops of Aggie blue mint ice cream after seeing a show. Misconceptions abound about Utah's liquor laws; in reality, it's easy to enjoy a drink in Salt Lake City as more microbreweries and independent bars are opening all the time. Public transportation is available downtown if you don't want to deal with parking.

Discover Downtown

Cradled by the Wasatch Mountains to the east and north, Salt Lake City offers a vibrant nightlife and ample opportunities to ski, hike, bike, explore canyons and enjoy annual festivals. Eat heartily to keep up your energy for all these activities by making your way downtown to sample American classics, bar-and-grill favorites, vegetarian dishes and culinary offerings from all corners of the globe. Treat yourself to high-end Japanese or Mexican cuisine or grab a few scoops of Aggie blue mint ice cream after seeing a show. Misconceptions abound about Utah's liquor laws; in reality, it's easy to enjoy a drink in Salt Lake City as more microbreweries and independent bars are opening all the time. Public transportation is available downtown if you don't want to deal with parking.