Top Choice Mexican in Salt Lake City

Red Iguana

Mexico at its most authentic, aromatic and delicious – no wonder the line is usually snaking out the door at this family-run restaurant. Ask for samples of the mole to decide on one of seven chile- and chocolate-bas…
Top Choice International in Salt Lake City

Copper Onion

Locals keep the Copper Onion bustling at lunch (for $10 specials), at dinner, at weekend brunch, at Happy Hour in the bar… And for good reason: small plates like wagyu beef tartare and pasta carbonara call out to be…
Diner in Salt Lake City

Blue Plate Diner

A hip, retro diner that gets serious about bacon. With a soda fountain, colorful patio and postcards from around the country as decoration.
American in Salt Lake City

Lion House Pantry Restaurant

Down-home, carb-rich cookin' just like your Mormon grandmother used to make – only it's served cafeteria-style in the basement of an historic house. Several of Brigham Young's wives used to live here (including a pr…
Vegetarian in Salt Lake City

Sage's Cafe

A longtime Salt Lake institution serving creative, mostly vegan and organic meals (think carrot-butter pâté and magical wok curry) in a spacious setting with vinyl booths and wood accents.
Japanese in Salt Lake City


Who wouldn't be tempted by 'sex on rice'? The best of a number of surprisingly good sushi restaurants here in landlocked Salt Lake, and often packed. Even LA restaurant snobs rave about the innovative rolls at this …
in Salt Lake City

Les Madeleines Patisserie & Cafe

OMG! What was that? Crunchy, buttery, fluffy, caramelized. I've never had anything like it. And now I want another one. Yep, just another convert to the kouign amann pastry, originally from Brittany, and the house s…
Pub Food in Salt Lake City

Red Rock Brewing Company

Service is so-so, but this brewpub still attracts a crowd for its house beers.
American in Salt Lake City

Squatters Pub Brewery

Come for an Emigration Pale Ale, stay for the blackened tilapia salad. In addition to great microbrews, Squatters does a wide range of American casual dishes as well. The lively pub atmosphere is always fun.
Modern American in Salt Lake City

Wild Grape

Billing itself as a 'new West' bistro, Wild Grape creates modern versions of country classics. We like the weekend brunch dishes best.