Downtown Restaurants

10 8 Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

Address: 275 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
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From their humble beginnings on Broad Street in New Orleans, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse became one of the world's largest fine dining companies. Ruth's Chris serves guests mouth-watering signature steaks. Seared to perfection at 1800 degrees, each steak is topped with fresh butter and comes out sizzle all the way to your table. In addition, Ruth's Chris offers other grilled options and fresh seafood that is a perfect match for any steak. Guests can pair their entrees with one of Ruth Chris's signature cocktails or wines. By doing so, guests can intensify their dining experience immensely to another level.

10 8 Benihana

Address: 165 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Benihana
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At Benihana, your eyes and stomach will be amazed by the spectacles at your dining area. At the heart of the Benihana experience is the teppanyaki table, which guests gather around to enjoy a meal expertly prepared and cooked on a steel grill by master teppanyaki chefs. They dice, saute, and chop entrees right in front of patrons, providing a show of culinary mastery. Each meal begins with a delicate onion soup, followed by a salad with ginger dressing which creates an experience that will tickle your palate. A specialized show featuring culinary techniques and a satisfied appetite are what ...

10 8 P.F. Chang's China Bistro

Address: 174 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
P.F. Chang's China Bistro
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P.F. Chang's China Bistro offers intensely flavorful, highly memorable culinary creations, prepared from fresh ingredients, including premium herbs and spices imported directly from China. The menu features traditional Chinese cuisine offering innovative dishes that illustrate the emerging influence of Southeast Asia on modern Chinese cuisine. A full service bar offering an extensive selection of wines, specialty drinks, Asian beers, sake, cappuccino, and espresso complements the menu at P.F. Chang's.

10 8 Market Street Grill

Address: 48 W Market St # 250, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2147
Market Street Grill
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Since 1980, Market Street Grill has been the unanimous favorite of locals and visitors. Located in the heart of downtown, in the historic 1906 New York Hotel, the restaurant is open daily, serving award-winning breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch menus that offer something for everyone. In addition, guests can enjoy a free shuttle to-and-from select sporting and art events when they dine. Market Street Grill strives to provide a memorable experience for all guests.

10 8 Last Samurai

Address: 214 West 600 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Last Samurai
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Located in Downtown Salt Lake, Last Samurai offers a delicious menu of Japanese cuisine, sushi, sashimi, and hibachi favorites. Guests can watch master Habachi Chefs chop and dice each entree right in front of their eyes, while rising flames erupt from the habachi grill. Last Samurai creates interesting and tasty specialty rolls that are both delicious and visually appealing. Not a sushi fan? Try one of the great steak, chicken, soup, or noodle options. Everyone will find something to truly enjoy.

10 8 Ahh Sushi

Address: 22 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-1938
Ahh Sushi
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Open your mouth and say, “ahhh.” Guests can utter no other sound when they visit Ahh Sushi. Located in Park City, Ahh Sushi creates delicious Japanese-inspired cuisine that is both visually appealing and stomach filling. Each entree is handmade fresh on the spot, and Ahh Sushi is no stranger to special deals. During Happy Hour Monday, all sushi rolls are half the original price, filling stomachs without emptying wallets.

10 8 Pagoda

Address: 26 E Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Pagoda
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Just like the towering edifices for which it is named, Pagoda is a sanctuary, rich in tradition, iconic in structure, and as alluring as a cup of congee. With the skilled guidance of Master Chef Marlene Noda, Pagoda carries on the legacy and classic cuisine created by founder Fujio Iwasaki over sixty years ago. They present an Asian restaurant and Chinese favorites including Pagoda's famous Egg Foo Young. Great food, loyal customers, and hard work made it possible for Pagoda to earn all the accolades they have achieved over the years.

10 8 Trofi Restaurant

Address: 255 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Trofi Restaurant
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Start the morning off in style at Trofi Restaurant located inside the Hilton Salt Lake City Center hotel. Here is the home of the famous and hearty Hilton Breakfast, the ultimate breakfast buffet that benefits off from a color-coded dietary guide to help to jump-start guest's day. Trofi offers a wide array of hot and cold dishes and delicious beverages to satisfy even the most demanding appetites that strikes anyone in the morning after a long day out in the wild. Full up at Trofi Restaurant before hitting the slopes and be energize for the whole day.

10 8 Spencer's For Steaks & Chops

Address: 255 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Spencer's For Steaks & Chops
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Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops is the ultimate steakhouse destination. Using only the highest quality steaks and chops that are aged for 21 to 28 days, Spencer’s offers a unique flair on steakhouse cuisine. Pair your steak with one or two of Spencer’s innovative side dishes that add a creative mix of flavor to your entrée. The steakhouse atmosphere and open-aired kitchen invites guests to soak in all the energy. In addition, cozy booths ensure guests a private dinner in Spencer’s atmosphere. A fully-stocked bar awaits guests to take advantage of several handcrafted cocktails and martinis.

10 8 Tucanos Brazilian Grill

Address: 162 S 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT 162 S 400 W
Tucanos Brazilian Grill
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Meat lovers heaven, Tucanos Brazilian Grill provides a dining experience that is rich in flavor and Brazilian heritage. Tucanos skillfully fuses South American and European cuisine and provides the freshest meats and vegetables. Seasoned and grilled over an open-flamed grill on a skewer, servers travel from table to table offering sizzling portions of meat that is carved right in from of you. A centralized open salad bar offers fresh produce and hot selections such as seasoned rice, pastas, potatoes, and stroganoff.

10 8 Bambara

Address: 202 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Bambara
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Centrally located at 202 South Main Street, Bambara occupies the historic Continental Bank Lobby, built in 1924. Now, instead of bank transactions, the focus is on the full exhibition kitchen, which fills the room with scintillating aromas of pan-roasted and grilled prime meats, fresh seafood, game, and house-baked breads.

10 8 Naked Fish Japanese Bistro

Address: 67 West 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Naked Fish Japanese Bistro
$$ Recommended
Naked Fish Japanese Bistro ideology is focused on unique flavor and serving the best seafood creations possible. World fisheries are fishing over capacity, not allowing fish to flourish, and as a result, seafood choices are impacted by what is readily available at the time. Naked Fish's recommendations do not hinge on any single issue. Instead, they are dedicated to incorporating a good variety of seafood and high quality ingredients that emphasize peak freshness and natural flavors.

10 8 The Paris

Address: 1500 South (Emerson), Salt Lake City, UT 84105
The Paris
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The Paris offers New American cuisine inspired by Italian, French and Mediterranean cultures. They boast an award winning wine list, in a classic bistro and lively zinc bar setting. The Paris serves dinner and take-out seven nights a week beginning at 5p.m.

10 8 ZY Restaurant

Address: 268 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
ZY Restaurant
$$ Recommended
Renewal of the classic American Restaurant, that is what ZY is. ZY redefines American cuisine and hospitality by mixing in a contemporary take and adding a dash of great service all in the historic landmark building they reside in. Winner of the Diner's Choice Award for the Salt Lake City region, ZY draws in guests not only for its great American entrees, but for its chic interior design, stunning atrium-seating, and breath-taking city view.

10 8 Panini

Address: 299 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Panini
$$ Editor's Pick
Panini is an Italian Seafood concept, focusing more on continental cuisine than true Italian roots. While not limited in cuisine choice, Italian flare seems to fit the space well.

10 8 Caffe Molise

Address: 55 West 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Caffe Molise
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Caffe Molise is a full service restaurant featuring fresh Italian cuisine inspired by the Molise region of Italy. Enjoy dinner surrounded by local art in the main dining room or choose a table on the delightful garden patio. Come in on a Friday evening and enjoy live jazz with the John Flander's Trio.

10 8 Cucina Toscana

Address: 307 West Pierpont Ave., Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Cucina Toscana
$$$ Top 10
CUCINA TOSCANA takes pride in its proven ability to serve authentic Tuscan fare in a visually dramatic atmosphere and maintain the highest levels of service and quality. The menu, while diverse, remains absolutely true to its Tuscan heritage in its freshness, simplicity and presentation. Essential to the concept is pricing that allows enjoyment often and regularly.

10 8 The Melting Pot

Address: 340 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2178
The Melting Pot
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The Melting Pot is a one-of-a-kind restaurant giving guests the opportunity to dip to their hearts’ content – in fondue, that is. Boasting an unbelievably decadent menu of cheese, broth, and chocolate-based fondue options, diners are armed with everything they need to satisfy that certain craving for something sweet or savory. Chic décor hearkens back to a golden era of opulence, while maintaining a contemporary air of casual elegance. Join family and friends around the Melting Pot table and partake in the joyous style of dining that is fondue.

10 8 Takashi

Address: 18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Takashi
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To get great sushi, guests don't need to travel to LA, San Francisco, or even Japan. Takashi, in downtown Salt Lake City, is equally as good as those famous sushi bars around the world. Chef-owner Takashi Gibo creates an authentic Japanese taste that sushi fans will enjoy. The main dining area is decorated with sleek furniture and design. Paper lanterns of multiple sizes hang over the minimalistic dining room and sushi bar. Guest will enjoy Chef Gobi's specialty rolls, which are made with innovative taste combinations, textures, and techniques.

10 8 The Copper Onion

Address: 111 E Broadway Ste 170, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
The Copper Onion
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The Copper Onion is a urban chic establishment providing a gastronomic view on contemporary cuisine. Utah native and former NYC chef Ryan Lowder brings his experience and know-how from the Concrete Jungle to the streets of downtown Salt Lake City, showing guests his personal take on New American cuisine. Right across the street from The Broadway Theatre, frequent theater goers head to Copper Onion's lively dining room or bar before or after the show. Four different menus are offered at Copper Onion depending on the time: brunch, lunch, late afternoon, and dinner, which provides a different taste at anytime of ...