Gastronomic Salt Lake City has been covering the Utah food scene for over fifteen years; during that time we sampled hundreds of restaurants, maybe even thousands if we’re being honest. With all of this in-depth knowledge, we’ve put together the following guides to restaurants in and around Salt Lake City. We recommend starting with our best of the best guide and then digging into these detailed lists.
Salt Lake City by the Kitchen
Salt Lake City has a very eclectic food scene, home to many nationalities of varying dishes. Check out our comprehensive roundup of all the international flavors you can find in the state here.
These, of course, are just the most popular main culinary traditions at SLC. For a full and fun description of the diversity and wide range of restaurants in the city, check out our guide to SLC cuisines here.
Best depending on time of day
If you’re on time, we’ve got you covered. The following guides all focus on specific times of the day.
The best of Utah, dish by dish
Or maybe you crave a specific dish, and nothing else will reach the spot. Here are all of our guides to the best of the best when it comes to specific plates:
Best SLC Restaurants by Location
We’ve also created the following guides for SLC districts and zones:
Utah is well known for its majestic mountains, and among them you will not only find spectacular world-class views, but also superb restaurants. If you’re looking for a special place to dine amidst trees and nature, check out our full list here.
Best by specific need
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- Foodie Gift Guide – Our general guide to awesome gifts for that foodie in your life. All of the companies listed here will ship nationwide and are amazing choices. Or if you are looking for something local…
- Utah Food Gift Guide – Same as above, but with a focus on Utah. The companies listed here are all located in Utah and are guaranteed to put a smile on your foodie friends’ faces.
- Things to do in Salt Lake City – Looking for inspiration for a day of fun in Salt Lake City, check out our guide to what to do in SLC organized by interest. And yes, each of our organized outings includes themed breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
- Utah Industry Resources – For industry workers and restaurateurs, this section of our site features everything from where to find the best wholesale food suppliers, to maintaining food processing equipment. cooking, restaurant marketing and more. If you need it for your restaurant, you’ll find it here.