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Utah restaurants and Coronavirus

By now you’ve probably seen a deluge of emails from local Salt Lake City restaurants explaining what they’re doing amidst the current Covid-19 outbreak. It goes without saying many of our locally independently restaurants will inevitably face increased difficulties during this concerning period. Sadly, many businesses won’t be able to survive the drop in business.

Already from our own data here at SLC Menu, we were seeing a 20% drop in website traffic for Utah restaurant menus. As of Wednesday 11th and the presidential address and NBA closure – we subsequently saw the decrease in traffic surge to over 30% by Thursday 12th. This number is similar to what we’re seeing reported in other markets too.

With all this in mind we’re going to start detailing any special offers, deals, services or updates from the local restaurant community on this page. For now it’s safe to assume your favorite restaurant is open – and eager – for your business!

Special offers and news

We’re now moving this coverage to Gastronomic SLC here.

Curbside service

Want to grab food from your favorite local restaurant but delivery services overloaded? Unless you hear otherwise most local businesses will be happy to provide a to go order – the following have even started to offer curbside service – your pickup order handed to you without ever leaving your car.

As this list hs started to close we now moved this list to Gastronomic SLC, check it out here. We’re updating this on a daily basis.

Delivery news

As the list of delivery options grows each day we’ve moved this list to Gastronomic SLC as well. You can read it here.

Temporary business closures

Summit County – all Summit County restaurants are to close to dine in guests. Only curbside pickup to be allowed. More info.

Alterra Mountain Group – all resorts including food operations to close March 15th. This includes Solitude and Deer Valley Resort in Utah.

Cake Studio by the Mighty Baker. More info.

The Garden – closed until further notice. More info.

Grid City Beerworks – putting their opening on indefinite hold. More info.

La Caille – closed until further notice. More info.

RIME Raw Bar – confirmed an early close for the season on March 15th. More info.

Seasons Plant Based Bistro – announced at least a one day closure. More info.

Snowbasin and Sun Valley resorts set to completely closes of March 16th.

Tin Angel Cafe @ Eccles Theatre – announced their temporary closure until further notice. More info.

Waterpocket Distillery – the business has decided to temporarily close their tasting room in an effort to encourage social distancing. More info.

Covid-19 dining around the nation

To get a feel for what you might start to see in Salt Lake City, here’s what’s happening around the country. Forewarned is forearmed!

French restaurants close – The French PM ordered the closure of all restaurants, cafes, bars and more as of March 14th. More info.

NYC orders 50% capacity drop – NYC major Andrew Cuomo has ordered bars and restaurants to drop their capacity of guests served by 50% or risk being closed down full stop. More info.