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Tiburon Fine Dining

4.7
1450 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 1450 People Are Saying
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4.8
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4.5
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Easily top 3 steaks I've ever had! No wait even on mother's day was able to make reservation. All the food was great, even got a surprise mid meal pallet cleanser (pineapple sorbet) very nice touch! However i ordered the chocolate mousse for desert wasn't very impressed, seemed like it was made days before and refrigerated, possibly frozen. Atmosphere was incredible. Wish they advertised more I'd have been there several times already. Highly recomend this place...

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

As always, food and service were amazing!

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4.0Dined on May 9, 2018

The only thing I would improve is the comfort of the chairs. The food was great the service was great!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Lovely evening at Tiburon. We had the surf and turf and lamb tenderloin. Both meals were tasty and high quality. Our waiter was attentive, providing excellent service. We thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Awesome as always! Been going often for the last 10 years and its by far my favorite reataurant ever!!! Always perfect!
Thanks for always making me look good, take all my friends and family to Tiburon and always guarentee a excellent experience and you always deliver that!!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

The food was AMAZING! We also had a wonderful and knowledgeable server name Taylor, he made our experience perfect. It was a great anniversary dinner!!

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Elk was great, special crusted Halibut also very good. Love the added touch of salad included with the meal, and sorbet before the main course.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Tiburon is an outstanding restaurant, service, food all amazing. Chef special cashew crusted fresh Alaskan halibut was fantastic! Seared scallop appetizer was perfect. Love this place.

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

I always love the food at Tiburon. I wish the interior was more inviting and updated. The chairs are not very comfortable. The food was delicious and the beef filet was buttery and dreamy.
I appreciate getting bread, salad and sorbet included with the price of the meal. Great value.

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

For this particular occasion service was not on point but would return with no question. Food is always great and service usually is as well.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

This was my second visit to Tiburon and the first time to have their house specialty, Elk Tenderloin. everything about this place is amazing. Food, service, wine, cocktails, oh, and dessert!
I could go on and on, but just go. don't miss a chance to eat here. I just wish it was located in Oregon, near my home so I could go all the time.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Wife’s Birthday. We eat here off and on.
Wonderful place!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Right away you enter the restaurant it has a nice calm ambiance, we were seated right away (must make reservations) and the waiter came to us promptly. He was friendly, we got bread and salad with our meals and they tasted amazing, we also got our meals right when we wanted them and there was no long wait in between portions. It is a little pricey but worth it.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Food was exceptional, especially the lamb and elk.
Service started slow, but improved through the meal.
Ambiance is average to poor.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Sunday for lunch. Excellent meal.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

I just love going to this restaurant. So relaxing and the quality of the good is excellent. We got to sit out on the patio; the first diners of the season. The temperature was good. They lit the heaters just in case it got chilly. The service was excellent as was the food.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

This was our first time dining here and will not be our last. The staff was absolutely wonderful! Our waitress was very polite and gave excellent recommendations! The food and presentation was outstanding beginning to end. We ordered the crab cakes, beef tenderloin, salmon, and creme brûlée. It was perfection! We were very impressed by our experience and cannot wait to return!

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Our dinner at Tiburon was as great as usual! Both service & food are excellent.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Always a consistent dining experience (e.g. the bread/homemade butter, delicious salad, sorbet, etc.). The service is always excellent. The lobster was a bit too garlicky for me this evening, but the filet was it's usual fabulous self. This restaurant is truly one of the icons of Salt Lake, a must try and you'll be hooked.

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We found the menu limited and the food not as fresh as we like. The greens were not crisp, the garlic/parsley sauce was heavy handed. So was the salad dressing. The pineapple rice was terrific, but not enough of a treat to draw us back.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

The Elk and Lamb Tenderloins were excellent. I had one and my wife had the other. I was completely awe struck with each bite. It's a bit pricy but worth the experience even it it's just once in a while especially for those special occasions.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Tiburon is our favorite restaurant in Salt Lake City. We make a point of taking out of town friends to dinner there and those that return request it. The food and service are outstanding.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Excellent in every way.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Tiburon has done it again. Great food, great service, and great environment!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We thouroghly enjoyed ourselves and the food also, nice!

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Delicious pork belly appetizer and Elk Tenderloin entree. Great place.

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4.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Been here 5 times now Love the quaint atmosphere here, service is always professional. Not enough words to describe the food. Out of this world. Can't wait for my next visit.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Wonderful food and atmosphere. I had the elk steak and it was the best steak i have ever had.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

I think this is my favorite restaurant in the valley.
If I had a criticism it would be that the menu remains relatively the same for years

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

BEST SALT LAKE EXPERIENCE !!!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

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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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

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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5.0Dined 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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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

I went with my wife for Valentine's and we enjoyed the place and the food. Everything was perfect, including the service.

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4.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The food here never disappoints.

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4.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

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

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5.0Dined 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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5.0Dined on February 12, 2018

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

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