Salt Lake Region drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Pub in Salt Lake City

Beer Bar

With shared wooden tables and over 140 beers and 13 sausage styles, Beer Bar is a little slice of Bavaria in Salt Lake City. The crowd is diverse and far more casual than at Bar X next door (a linked venue). A great…
Top Choice Coffee in Salt Lake City

Jack Mormon Coffee Co

Utah's finest roaster also serves mean espresso drinks. When the temps rise, locals binge on a Jack Frost.
Cafe in Salt Lake City

Epic Brewing Company

Utah's first full-strength beer brewery. You have to have at least something small to eat (Utah law), but then they pour small tastes (40¢ to $1) or full glasses of their 30 ales, IPAs, lagers and stouts.
Cocktail Bar in Salt Lake City

Bar X

So low-lit and funky, it's hard to believe you're down the street from Temple Sq. Cozy up to the crowded bar with a Moscow Mule and listen to Motown or funk (or the guy at the next table saying to his date, 'Your vo…
Coffee in Salt Lake City


Grow a beard and don your beanie and flannels to join Salt Lake's coolest sipping nitro cold brew at this warehouse-cum-cafe. Publik is a small-batch roaster; it also serves some mean avocado toast.
Cocktail Bar in Salt Lake City

The Rest

This low-lit novelty is worth the stumbling around it might take to find it if you are looking for something different. Go downstairs from Bodega, a convenience store/tavern to get to the cool speakeasy part. Strong…
Microbrewery in Salt Lake City

Wasatch Brew Pub

Excellent microbrews and appetizers at the Sugarhouse, a shopping-center structure (in the neighborhood of the same name) that screams warehouse-chic. It's convenient for locals, but a distance from downtown.
Brewery in Salt Lake City

Uinta Brewing Co

Riding the wave of rustic cool, this warehouse houses a pretty good brewpub with organic and gluten-free beer options. The session ale with peach notes goes down nicely with an order of wings.
Bar in Salt Lake City


Even with two levels and four bars, Gracie's trendy bar-restaurant still gets crowded. The two sprawling patios are the best place to kick back. Live music or DJs most nights.
Pub in Salt Lake City


Known almost as much for its Cajun specialties and pub grub as for its vast selection of beer. By day office workers dine here, by night they party. Live jazz on weekends.