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Tiburon Fine Dining

4.7
1420 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Tiburon Fine Dining has quietly become one of Utah's premier restaurants. Tiburon is located in the south end of the Salt Lake valley in an unassuming building that formerly housed a fruit stand. But don't be fooled, Tiburon serves award-winning contemporary American cuisine ranging from pan-seared Beef Tenderloin with Foie Gras and Madiera syrup to Black Sesame-Crusted Ahi Tuna with Honey and Soy Marinated Carrots. The Crab Cakes consistently win best in the state and the salads are raved about by the locals. But it does not end with the food, service is always top-notch. Led by a staff that has been with owners since its opening in 1999, guests always feel welcomed in the warm and friendly atmosphere. And in the Summer with it's patio dining. Tiburon is the place to dine in the South Valley.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Wild Game
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(801) 255-1200
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Ken Rose
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Private party facilities
We have a private room available for a minimum charge that seats up to 40
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Private party contact
Ken Rose: (801) 255-1200
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Additional
Banquet, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1420 People Are Saying
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Kruzn (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

BEST SALT LAKE EXPERIENCE !!!

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KrisH 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

My wife is very particular when I comes to trying new places and not often do I hit a home run when I convince her to try a new place. This was our first visit and here I am three days later listening to her rave about how great it was. We will be back for sure.

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AlexisL 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Tiburon served by far the best food I have ever eaten. My friend and I came here specifically for the elk steak, but the salad was so good, I almost filled up on it instead. The sorbet had the consistency of ice cream and was soft and delicious. The elk steak practically melted in my mouth and was amazing. The mint lemonade was also extremely tasty. The ambiance was beautiful, I loved the low lighting and the table candle. My only complaint would be the chairs were mildly uncomfortable. Everything else, including the service, was amazing!

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Dorsum4 (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Our experience was absolutely outstanding. Our plates were pieces of art. The combination of savory and sweet and food appropriate for what we ordered was unique. Our waiter, Ryan, was terrific..cordial, professional, patient and very knowledgeable. Our drive was worth it . Fine dining is by far different than fast food. What we paid for our dinner was worth every penny. Ryan treated us like we were special. We are new to Utah with a background of owning restaurants ourselves from the Seattle area. Tiburon is a sweeeet little gem, and oh so delicious. Kudos to Chef Carlos in the kitchen....it was all amazing. I imagined the spirit of Julia Childs was present. Thank you. We personally know what it takes to achieve a team of perfection.

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FrequentDiner (Salt Lake City)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was awesome as usual, but boy is it loud. We got probably the worst seats in the house right next to the bar. Lots of traffic and noise. But hey, the food is worth it.

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The food here never disappoints.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was very good as usually, service was good as usually, but i had reserved the night asking to be seated in the inside Patio and when we got there right on time the Hostise stated that there were no four person table's in the back Patio, yet with my own eyes I saw two empty tables with four empty chairs. We come here quite a bit and this upset me greatly, I'll really considere coming back!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The food and service was awesome . Would rec this restaurant for any special occasion.

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chands 
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We went on a Tuesday (day before Valentine's Day), and the place was mostly filled with couples. The decor is 'meh', but from the moment we sat down, it was all about the service and the food.

From the crab cakes, to the elk and tuna we had for dinner, the food was to an excellent standard. The ingredients worked together, and while we are not big eaters, we ate a lot. The portions were so well thought out that we didn't leave hungry (French portions? No!) or were not stuffed.

One of our better meals, and we are global travelers.

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Tiburon is consistently good food. One of my favorite restaurants in Salt Lake

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JenniferK (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

excellent food and service. It was a little loud however. Difficult to visit

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Tiburon is our new "go-to" for special occasions. The scallop appetizers were perfect. We loved the house salad. Our entrees were all from the regular menu and included tenderloin, elk, and salmon. All were wonderful and included several small portions of creative sides. We especially enjoyed the spaghetti squash. Service was great.

The peak noise level in the main dining area on a busy Saturday night was a little distracting. In future we will ask to be seated in the back area or on the patio in good weather. The wine by the glass menu was limited. We took our own wine (corkage was $12) and it worked out well.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Great solo meal. Really enjoyed the elk!

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ChuckM (New Mexico)
2.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The food was not well portioned and had no flavor. Will never eat here again. Was not a good value for the money..wish we had gone to Texas roadhouse or longhorn steakhouse.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Denver)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Food came out cold. Pork belly Appetizer was not fresh cooked. Tasted like it had been pulled out of the fridge as a two day leftover.
Staff were eating their own dinner when we walked in. Service was slow.
Something a little creepy about he staff.
Metal chairs need to go.

They need a fresh approach to decor, food and staff. Place has gone down hill over the past 10 years.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Too much garlic!

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

There is no way to improve perfection. Every time we go, it's fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner (Jackson Hole)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

My husband and I were in SLC for the weekend so I suggested dinner here. I had previously been here twice with my daughter and both times were wonderful. I made reservations on Open Table a few hours before 5:00 which is the time we wanted and it was actually the only time slot still available. We arrived at 4:55 and were seated immediately on the enclosed patio. With the strategic placement of a few small space heaters it was a comfortable temperature. I ordered an appetizer and salad for myself because I knew the meal portions are large. My husband had the salmon which is on the regular menu. The food was wonderful, as usual, and we enjoyed the atmosphere and service as well. We will definitely be returning in the future.

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
4.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

The food was wonderful. We had the filet and lobster. It was quite frustrating because we we seated next to a group of 6 that were extremely loud. It was hard to converse with one another as a result.

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OpenTable Diner (Salt Lake City)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We have been to Tiburon many times over the years and have always enjoyed the food. We had been to their sister restaurant the week before, Wild Rose and experienced a much better meal overall than we have the following week at Tiburon.
My husband ordered the steak and lobster special. The lobster was overly seasoned with garlic to his taste. I ordered the ribeye which I had done the previous week, but this time it was flavored with too much of the rich sauce. Overall we enjoyed eating at Wild Rose much better than Tiburon.

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