Salt Lake City – From the Grill to Gourmet

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If you’re looking for great places to eat in Salt Lake City, look no further than this quick, comprehensive guide. We include fine dining, casual dining, and even some “unique” options that are off the beaten path. Don’t forget that you can look for cheap airport and city parking with On Air Parking, who offers reservations for third-party lots and spots across the United States.

Fine Dining

Here are a few “fine dining” options, which rank financially from $$$-$$$$, and all have more than 4 stars on Google Reviews.

Valter’s Osteria

Rating: 4.6 stars, with 1,486 reviews

Price tag: $$$$

Menu items include things like Caesar salad for two, chopped agnelli salad per vittorio, zuppa cotta, ravioli 4 formaggi, pizza carne, and their risotto of the day. The menu is available online. They ask that you call for reservations, so no online booking is available, unfortunately. You can reach them at 801-521-4563.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Rating: 4.7 stars, with 3,296 reviews

Price tag: $$$$

Dinner menu appetizers include calamari, mushrooms stuffed with crabmeat, and shrimp cocktails, soups and salad include fresh mozzarella and heirloom tomato salad, Ruth’s chop salad, and lettuce wedge salad, with a soup of the day and their lobster bisque. Steaks and chops include filet, t-bone, New York strips, and petite filets, while specialty cuts include tomahawk ribeyes, bone-in New York strips, and bone-in filets. Seafood and specialties include stuffed chicken breasts, barbecued shrimp entree, and sizzling blue crab cakes. Sides include lobster mac and cheese, potatoes au gratin, mashed potatoes, and even cremini mushrooms. There’s also a chef’s features menu, which are wonderful options if you’re looking for food directly recommended by the chefs themselves. Reservations and menus are available online.

Bambara Salt Lake City

Rating: 4.4 stars, with 897 stars.

Price tag: $$$

This is a great spot for dinner, lunch, or even brunch. They also have great desserts. Brunch menu options include their Bambara breakfast, biscuits and gravy, and croque madame. Lunch includes a New England lobster roll, The Beast burger, and a mushroom-quinoa wrap. Dinner menus include a grilled watermelon salad, scallop crudo, house made brioche, prosciutto beignets, and Wagyu fat roasted new potatoes. All of their menus are available online, along with reservations.

More Casual Dining

Those are three great fine dining options, but now we’re taking a look at options that have a slightly lower price tag ($$-$$$), but still have 4+ stars on Google Reviews.

Spitz Restaurant

Rating: 4.5 stars, with 2,790 reviews.

Price tag: $$

Spitz includes menu options like wraps, street cart fries, doquitos, gyros, and they have a full vegan menu as well. You can make your order online, and if you’ve got an event in Salt Lake City, you can also have them catered.

Red Iguana

Rating: 4.6 stars, with 8,568 reviews.

Price tag: $$

You can make your reservations online for Red Iguana, so you can be guaranteed a spot. Menus options include appetizers like killer nachos, encurtidos, and shrimp quesadillas, while mole dishes include mole negro, mole poblano, and mole verde. Their specialties include carnitas, fajitas, and chile Colorado. There’s a ton of options on their menu, making it a perfect place to take a group of friends or take all your family.

The Dodo Restaurant

Rating: 4.4 stars, with 3,236 reviews.

Price tag: $$

The Dodo Restaurant is the place to go in Salt Lake City if you’re looking for delicious desserts. Their dessert options include toll house pie, key lime pie, banana cream cheese pie, peanut butter cream cheese pie, caramel coconut coffee cake, chocolate almond mousse pie, and six freshly made, special desserts. They also have lunch, dinner, and brunch menus, along with a host of wines, drafts, and spirits.
There are a lot of great options for dining in Salt Lake City – any one of these restaurants is a great place to start if you’re looking to sip and eat your way through SLC. Feel free to reach out to On Air Parking if you have any questions concerning airport or city parking.