Best downtown Salt Lake City restaurants

If you’re visiting Salt Lake City on business or pleasure, you’ll probably find yourself downtown at some point; and no doubt looking for something really great to eat while in the city.

The following list of restaurants are all within walking distance, no matter where you might be downtown – SLC isn’t that big of a city. Check out our full list of the best downtown Salt Lake City restaurants:

Alamexo Cantina menu chorizo flautas at cantina de alamexoAlamexo Cantina is the second outing for chef Matt Lake and his refined take on regional Mexican classics. The Cantina in the 9th and 9th area is a more casual concept. Drop by for a light brunch, a late support snack or bring the family for a feast any night ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Alamexo menu Alamexo - table side guacamoleAlamexo isn’t just one of the best Mexican restaurants in Utah, it’s one of the best Utah restaurants full stop. Chef and owner Matt Lake takes regional specialties and crafts each one with loving care and elegance. The result is a chic, refined and grown up restaurant that’s just as ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Alibi menu Alibi - bar areaAlibi is a new bar in downtown SLC for 2018. Opened by a group of seasoned SLC bar tenders, Alibi is set to become an instant favorite among SLC’s service industry pros. Alibi menu The following Alibi menu is dated September 2018: The above Alibi menu was provided by local Instgrammer Salt Plate ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Apollo Burger menu One of Salt Lake City’s best options for fast food with a Greek infusion. That means you can find everything from classic burgers through to pastrami laden mammoths and great gyro and souvlaki. Apollo Burger is also one of the only Greek fast food businesses open on seven days a ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Bambara Sunday Brunch Menu bambara sunday brunch wagyu burgerOne of Salt Lake City’s finest restaurants also offers a killer brunch. A personal highlight is the amazingly juicy Wagyu burger – cooked to your specified temperature and topped with a fried geg on request. The following pictures of the Bambara Sunday brunch menu were taken March 2014, ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Bar George menu Bar George - cheeseburger egg rollsBar George opened up within the downtown SLC restaurant Finca, after liquor laws changed in 2018. The new wine bar focuses on natural wines, something unique to SLC. Selections include everything from California to Slovenian, with a small plates menu to match. Also check out ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Beer Bar Menu beer bar exterior30 beers on draft, more than a 100 by the bottle and food devised by local celeb-chefs Viet Pham and Frody Volgger – the result is beer bar. This beer bar menu was taken on March 20th 2014. Beer bar reprints their menu three times a week to ensure their ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Bolt Cutter menu Boltcutter - BBQ tacos. Credit, PurefoodBolt Cutter in Salt Lake City is a vegan restaurant from the folks behind the popular Buds sandwich shop. In the words of the business itself, “The time has finally come for us to announce our new dual-concept project that has been in the works for over a year ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Bourbon House menu Bourbon House - Juicy Lucy. Credit Bourbon HouseBourbon House was the first outing from the same group that went on to found Whiskey Street and White Horse. All three follow the same template: great food, great space, great drinks; and all remain massively popular with Salt Lakers. At weekends expect all three to be hopping ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Bruges Waffles And Frites menu bruges waffles and frites - frites Who doesn’t love a good French fry? That’s right, no one. Which is no doubt why this business – that started life in a mini downtown SLC spot – has blossomed into a local mini chain of four bricks and mortaar locations plus a food truck. The growth ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

BTG wine bar menu BTG Wine Bar - rose wine flightBTG Wine Bar in downtown Salt Lake City is hands down the best wine bar in SLC and Utah. With more than 75 selections available by the glass, you can spend night after night working your way through interesting and boutique selections. BTG Wine Bar food menu The following ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Campos Roastery And Kitchen menu Campos iced coffee (Martin S)This downtown Salt Lake City coffee shop is the first Utah location for the famous Campos brand. The coffee shop offers Downtown cafe speciality coffees and modern Australian breakfast and lunch options. Open seven days a week and from 7 a.m. each day too! Campos Roastery And Kitchen menu The ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Chile Tepin | Menu | Hours I Delivery Chile-Tepin: Carnitas with rice, beans and saladMoving into the Crane building space left vacant by Cafe Trang (and Xiao Li further ago) is this new downtown Salt Lake Mexican restaurant. The menu takes in plenty of accessible and familiar fare such as tacos, burrito and chimichangas; for the more adventuresome there is also a range ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Christopher’s Steak House menu Christophers - steakChristopher’s Prime Steak House & Grill in downtown Salt Lake City is one of Utah’s finest steak houses. A stalwart of the dining scene for many a year, their specialty is unsurprisingly great steaks and chops – provided with all the classic steak house fixings. For a great ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Copper Common food and drinks menu Copper Common - SRF coulotte steak, fries, kimchi, gochujang aioli, cilantro. Credit CCCopper Common replaced the much loved pan-Asian eatery Plum Alley in early 2014. Gone are the myriad of twinkling lamps and soft wood effects; in their place a more upscale restrained design with a dash of European class. Copper Common is first and foremost a bar, as such you ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Copper Onion menu Copper Onion - Copper Onion burgerHands down one of the best restaurants in all of Utah, and one of our personal favorites. The Copper Onion is the work of chef and owner Ryan Lowder, and an impeccable team. The New American menu is always being tweaked and changed but favorites such as sautéed ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Curry Fried Chicken menu Curry Fried Chicken - fried chicken plate. Credit FacebookYou like curry? You like fried chicken? Why not mix the two together right? Well that’s the main staple at Curry Fried Chicken – fabulously crunchy and delicious juicy fried chicken, with a hint of sweetness and spice from curry spices. In addition to the CFC there’s ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Doki Doki menu Doki Doki - rolled ice cream (Doki Doki)Doki Doki is an ice cream shop in downtown Salt Lake City, albeit one with an exotic twist. The Asian inspired menu at Doki Doki offers a completely unique way to enjoy crepes, ice cream and tea. Doki Doki menu The following Doki Doki menu is dated August 2018: The above Doki ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Este Deli menu este deli logoEste Deli was founded by the same folks who original created Este Pizza. Serving up a range of solid classics like hot and cold hoagies, pickles, burgers, dogs and more – the cuisine is more traditional than trendy. Don’t expect a hipster hoagie with kale and shishito peppers ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Eva’s Bakery menu Eva's Bakery - fresh bread (Eva's)Eva’s Bakery in downtown Salt Lake City is styled on a classic European boulangerie. The cafe/bakery is the second business from chef and owner, Charlie Perry, whose first effort’s in SLC was the popular small plates eatery – Eva. Open early every day of the week its a ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Even Stevens Sandwiches menu Even Stevens Sandwiches - PBLT specialOne of our favorite sandwich shops in Utah is Even Stevens. And it’s not just because for every sandwich purchased, another is donated to charity; it’s also because these are darned fine good sandwiches in their own right. There’s a fun focus on local and seasonal too. The following Even ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Fat Jack’s menu Fat Jack's - burgerBased in Salt Lake City’s Holiday Inn Express, Fat Jack’s opened in early 2017 to serve guests and city dwellers alike. The menu is based around 100% Niman Ranch beef and chicken plus also taps a range of local purveyors where possible including: Heber Valley Artisan Cheese, Stoneground Bakery, Uinta ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

George restaurant menu George restaurant exteriorIn late 2018 Finca slowly transitioned into a new restaurant: George. The name is a reference to owner Scott Evans’ father, and relays the warm, familial experience the restaurant hopes to give guests. On the diverse menu you’ll find favorites from the older Spanish inspired Finca menu plus plenty of ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Gourmandise The Bakery menu Gourmandise - wonderful dessertsGourmandise in downtown Salt Lake City is one of the city’s most beloved dining destinations. Breakfast, lunch, brunch dinner, you name it – Gourmadnise is open seven days a week with something for everyone. And of course, it goes without saying, you’ll want to order at least ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Green Pig Pub menu Generic bar photo (Freepik)After the famous Port O Call closed its doors many years ago, the various staff members went there own ways. Invariably they started their own businesses, hoping to recapture some of the fun from one of SLC’s favorite watering holes. The Green Pig Pub is one of those ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Hamachi Pescatarian Grill And Sushi Bar menu Hamachi - white dragon roll (Hamachi)Hamachi Pescatarian Grill And Sushi Bar – or just Hamachi to you and me – opened in the spot left vacant in downtown SLC by Asian Tao and Chef Gao before that. The Japanese restaurant has a particular focus on sushi, creative maki rolls through more traditional sashimi and ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Hatch Family Chocolates menu Hatch Family Chocolates - chocolatesThis Salt Lake city Avenues chocolate shop opened in storefront was opened in 2003 but the families history with making artisan sweets goes back to 1917; that means one thing – quality. Locals flock here to grab a bagful of their hand dipped chocolates, of which you’ll find flavors ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Hires Big H menu Hires Big H - burger andr rings. Credit HiresWhat’s more to say about Hires Big H, that’s not already been said? Hires is an iconic Utah institution. Dating back to 1959, the SLC location still offers classic car hop service right to your window. Utahns hold a special place in their hearts for Hires’ traditional burgers, fries, ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Hong Kong Tea House menu Honk Kong Tea House - dim sum (Hong Kong Tea House)Hong Kong Tea House in downtown SLC is a classic Cantonese style restaurant. Of particular note at the restaurant is the daily dim sum service. Dim sum is served every day of the week at Hong Kong Tea House – before 3 p.m. Hong Kong Tea House dim ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City room service menu Ahi tuna at the Vault at Hotel MonacoHotel Monaco is a high end hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. The following menu is the room service menu for guests of the hotel. Most of the items come from the Bambara restaurant on the ground floor of the hotel. Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City room service menu The ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Johnny Slice menu johnny slice pizzaPizza by the slice is the name of the game at Johnny Slice in downtown Salt Lake City – starting from just three bucks a slice. Equally perfect for a grab and go lunch on the run or a longer lingering dinner – the restaurant opens till at least ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Kiraaak menu Kiraak - chicken chettinad from buffet. Credit KiraakKiraaak is a new Indian restaurant for 2018 in downtown SLC. Replacing the former Copper Bowl restaurant this new eatery specialises in dishes from Southern India; moreover there’s also a contemporary take on the classics you might already know and love. Worthy of note is their lunch time buffet ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Lake Effect menu Lake Effect - tacos and cocktails (Lake Effect)Lake Effect in downtown Salt Lake City is one of the trendiest bars in the city – and offers a menu fir for every occasion. Lunch and dinner are offered daily, as is a late night menu that runs until 1 a.m, each and every day of the week. ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

London Belle menu London Belle - miso fried chickenLondon Belle is a new upscale bar/restaurant for downtown SLC in 2018. Owned and operated by the same guys behind nearby Pleiku, the menu here is a dish mash of world flavors. Everything from British inspired plate through to South American and Asian. London Belle menu The following ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

McDonald’s | Menu | Prices | Delivery McDonalds Hot N Spicy McChickenMcDonald’s is one of the most successful fast food businesses in America If you need to quickly check what’s on the McDonald’s menu and its price, check out the following page. Diners are advised by McDonald’s that promotional pricing might be lower than advertised combo meal prices. All ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Monkeywrench menu Monkeywrench - vegan ice creamThis sister restaurant to next door Bolt Cutter, Monkeywrench offers a similar 100% vegan friendly menu. Here you’ll find a vegan ice cream and coffee shop replete with various house made ice creams in a variety of formats. The restaurant is also open late most days of the ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Murphy’s Bar And Grill menu Murphy's Bar And Grill burger (Murphys)Murphy’s Bar And Grill has been a staple of the downtown SLC bar scene for more than two decades. The self styled ‘step down in social clubs’ has a food menu that is anything but loaded with great pub grub including plenty of Irish themed items such as bangers ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Nomad Eatery menu Nomad Eatery - vegan pizza, credit Amanda RockLocated next to Salt Lake City International Airport, this casual and chic American restaurant is perfect to grab a bit at before or after a flight. The menu features plenty of classy comfort food with local twists. Think pulled pork with the spicy bite of kimchi and wines and ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Ombu Grill menu Ombu Grill - sleek and chic interiorA popular cuisine nationwide, SLC has been a little slow to really embrace Korean BBQ in general. This new Korean BBQ spot on State Street opening in late 2017, seeks to rectify that. Of particular note at Ombu Grill is the upscale and sleek ambiance. The following Ombu ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Post Office Place menu Post Office Place hamachi - (Stephanie S)Post Office Place replaces the space left vacant by the former Kristauf’s Martini Bar in downtown SLC. This new bar is owned and operated by the adjacent Takashi and as such was eagerly awaited by many. Stop by for a drink before dinner next door, or stay for ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Pretty Bird menu Pretty Bird - chicken sandwich - credit Pretty BirdPretty Bird is a restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City. Pretty Bird is the sophomore effort from Viet Pham, who first made his name locally with Bowman Brown at Communal before later going on to launch the much vaunted Forage. Following a stint as a TV personality for ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Ramen Bar menu Ramen Bar in downtown SLCAs the ramen craze continues, more and more noodley restaurants open apace. This new restaurant in downtown SLC opened in 2018 between Eva and London Belle; the restaurants replaces the now defunct SoCo. The succinct menu focuses on big bowls of ramen, plus a few other Japanese pub ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Rib And Chop House menu Rib And Chop House - prime rib, credit Rib And CHop HouseRib And Chop House in downtown Salt Lake City is the local outlet of this modest regional steak house chain that spans Wyoming, Montana and now Utah. The menu offers all your favorite steak house dishes from ribs to chops – and of course, steaks of all shapes and ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Settebello menu Settebello pizza special (Settebello)This chic pizza restaurant in downtown SLC is one of the best in the state for good reason; Settebello focuses on Pizza Napoletana – a thin crust style pizza made with soft dough cooked rapidly in a wood-burning oven. Moreover, to ensure the very best product Settebello also ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Siegfried’s Delicatessen menu Siegfried's Deli - Credit, Heather L KingSiegfried’s Delicatessen is an institution, keeping downtown workers and visitors alike well feed since 1971; the business has a restaurant, deli and small market of goods to go. Amongst the many traditional German dishes the most popular item is the wiener schnitzel, which is breaded and deep-fried lean ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Squatters brew pub menu Squatters - bison burger. Credit SquattersSquatters brew pub in downtown Salt Lake City is an institution. This relaxed micro pub is always bustling and busy due to its award winning mix of craft beer and satisfying pub grub. From pizza to burgers, brunch to late night eats, Squatters has a menu that offers ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Stanza Italian Bistro menu Stanza - polentaStanza in downtown Salt Lake City isn’t just a great Italian restaurant, it’s one of SLC’s finest destination restaurant’s full stop. The modern take on Italian cuisine in a chic space is perfect for every occasion. A working business lunch, date night, celebrations – you name it. ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Taco Taco menu tacos from taco taco in salt lake cityTaco Taco in downtown Salt Lake City comes from the same folks behind the popular Camella’s Italian restaurant, in fact it’s right next door. The concept, taco cart style dining, in a more upscale sit down restaurant. For the full scoop on Taco Taco though check out Heartbeat Nosh’s ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Tacos Don Rafa menu Tacos Don Rafa - tacosSince 1998, Tacos Don Rafa has wowed locals, many hailing it as the very best taco in Salt Lake City hands down. Often found in the popular Sears parking lot area, you’ll find hungry workers queuing on their lunch hour for killer taco deals. If wallet friendly $1 ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Takashi restaurant menu Sushi at Takashi (Antonio Rivera)Easily one of the best Japanese restaurants in Utah, Takashi Gibo’s masterpiece can be considered one of the SLC’s best restaurants full stop. Offering a range of modern Japanese selections, the focus here is on sushi – with the creative and musically inspired specialty rolls being a stand out favorite ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Taqueria 27 menu Taqueria 27 Grilled Beef Tenderloin over T27 Slaw topped with Jalapeño-Cilantro Crema & Fresh Garden Salsa on Flour. Credit, Taqueria 27Salt Laker’s just love tacos. Want proof? How about the rapid expansion of Todd and Kristin Gardiner’s upscale taco joint. The business now has four locations all offering the Gardiner’s creative take on this popular dish. Worthy of note are daily GODs, TODs and FODs – guacamole, taco ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Thai Siam menu Thai Siam - beautiful wok fried dishes. Credit, Thai SiamThai Siam is a classic Thai restaurant with two location in the Salt Lake valley, one close to downtown and one in Draper. The menu is stocked with all your favorite Norther Thai dishes from rich curries to vibrant stir fries. For 45% off the Draper location of Thai Siam ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

The Daily menu Chicken and rice (The Daily)The Daily is the latest project from the team behind Copper Onion, Copper Kitchen etc. Opening in the Fall of 2018 the restaurant moves into the space vacated by Bistro 222. The restaurant seeks to offer downtown workers and visitors a quick and delicious way to enjoy breakfast and ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

The Other Place restaurant menu Chef's breakfast The Other Place restaurantOne of the best breakfast spots in Salt Lake City hands down. Friendly, affordable and fast – oh – and a menu that covers all the American and Greek comfort food classics Pictured above, the Chef’s Breakfast; why choose from your choice of sausage or bacon or ham or gyro meat ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

The Pie Hole menu The Pie Hole pizza slicesPizza by the slice is the name of the game here. The quirky downtown pizza joint has way more than that up it’s sleeves though. Want to pay by bitcoin? No problem. Need a vegan slice? They got you covered too. Open seven days a week until 2 a.m ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

The Robin’s Nest menu The Robins Nest - sadwiches galore. Credit Robins NestIf you’re looking for lunch in downtown Salt Lake City, The Robin’s Nest should be at the top of your list. This wallet friendly sandwich, soup and salad shop has been winning awards, not to mention SLC lunch workers dollars for years and years. The menu is packed with ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Valter’s Osteria menu Generic pasta photo (Freepik) Valter’s Osteria is a fine dining Italian restaurant located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. The restaurant is famous for its owner and host Valter Nassi, who warmly greets guests and leads proceedings for the whole restaurant. The restaurant opens for dinner only six days a week. Valter’s ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Whiskey Street menu Whiskey Street - brunchWhiskey Street in downtown Salt Lake City is one of the most popular bar/restaurant combos around; as are their sister restaurants Bourbon House and White Horse too. Stop by seven days a week for all three meals, and a full bar menu. The following Whiskey Street menu (dinner, breakfast, brunch ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

White Horse Spirits and Kitchen menu First came Bourbon House, then quickly after, the fantastically popular Whiskey Street. Now, in the Summer of 2017, the third gastropub outing from the same folks: White Horse Spirits and Kitchen menu. Much like it’s older siblings, the centerpiece is a well stocked bar, and a pub grub menu ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...

Yoko Ramen menu Yoko Ramen - cuban sandwichA new Salt Lake City ramen bar with a short and sweet menu. Ramen, gyoza, a handful of sandwiches, sides and drinks. Pictured above, their cubano sandwich with pork belly, trotters, house made pickles, mustard and Swiss cheese priced $9. The following Yoko Ramen menu was spotted on their Facebook ... Read the full menu for this restaurant...