Great food with a cool atmosphere always makes for a great date night.
On special nights, give romance a chance at these upscale spots.
Find a sweet treat or a place to have a drink with your paramour.
With 3 locations along the Wasatch Front and delicious and healthy options, CoreLife Eatery is our favorite new casual dining experience.
Ready to indulge in a sweet treat? Don't ask for the dessert menu... get in the car and check out this spot that has reinvented the ordinary brownie into a diverse, creative and delicious dessert.
This delicious, authentic and fun Italian restaurant will make you feel like you are visiting family in Italy. Try the carbonara and prepare to be entertained with a table-side flambé preparation.
Our favorite items at this spot at the bottom of big cottonwood canyon are the nachos and the ahi salad.
This upscale Mexican eatery in the heart of downtown has all the flavors and spices you'd expect.
Utah's premier beer bar and Cajun restaurant... and their french fries are *delish*.
The menu has so much variety, but check out my personal favorites: the warm shrimp salad and goat cheese bruschetta.
Full of healthy flavors and ingredients. This place is a great place to eat a light meal.
With a great bar area and eclectic menu, this spot perched up on the bench in Draper has an awesome outdoor dining area and often has live music playing.
Voted the best burgers in slc... just make sure that you BOTH order the garlic burger (the resulting garlic breath is no joke).
Their carbonara is made table-side... where they pour noodles and sauce into a giant cheese wheel bowl that is flambed until everything melts together. Everything we've eaten here has been unbelievable good. The ambience is kinda casual, but the food is definitely fine dining quality. And everyone who works there treated us like we were family. I highly recommend this place!
This restaurant pays homage to artist Frida Kahlo, and I think she's honored to have such a creative and delicious namesake.
This place feels like it was transported directly from the hippest part of Nashville, TN. Lots of delicious comfort food and cocktails, with a cool, laid-back atmosphere.
One of the best BBQ joints in SLC with lots of locations. Try the brisket nachos and thank us later.
SLC craft brewery and restaurant located at 8th Ave and E Street. Really creative menu!
This awesome newer restaurant brings you classic cuts of farm raised beef, chicken, pork and seafood with modern twits and a cool atmosphere.
There's a reason this place is one of the most beloved mexican restaurants in SLC, and that so many celebs stop there when they come into town. Mole!
This downtown SLC restaurant is consistently at the top of local foodie's "favorites" lists.
This sister-restaurant to The Copper Onion offers it's own distinct and delicious menu.
They've got legendary punches, craft beverages – with and without booze – as well as food fit for foodies and endless gaming options... including mini bowling lanes, darts, classic arcade games, ping-pong, board games, and private karaoke.
A personal favorite of mine, this BBQ joint is a hidden gem. It has the best "burnt tips" on Fridays, and their live music and patio make this dining experience truly memorable.
This local, legendary restaurant has been around for 90 years, making it the second oldest restaurant in Utah. Delicious food and a funky atmosphere, this landmark is a favorite. (especially in the summer- with music on the back patio).
Steak that melts in your mouth, a huge wine and cocktail menu, and side dishes that are just as good... this fine dining establishment is a personal favorite.
We love the ambiance of this place so much that we had our wedding photos taken there! And their food is fantastic. They have a seasonal menu, so there is always something new and fresh to try.
A beautiful Italian fine-dining restaurant. The food is exquisite and mouth-watering. An excellent spot for a romantic night out or a special event.
Named 'Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in the U.S.' by USA Today and America's Most Scenic Restaurants by Forbes. The food and atmosphere are worthy of both acknowledgements.
"Cook with the nose, buy fresh, cook together, respect the preparation, find your “voice” in your cuisine, dine together, and dine without electronics — food will taste better! " This perfectly embodies Valter's approach to cooking, and his Tuscan menu has earn it's place at the top of SLC's culinary scene.
Known as one of the best sushi joints in SLC, the fancy interior design makes this restaurant a great spot for a romantic night out.
One of the oldest and most distinguished restaurants on Park City's historic main street, this is another local foodie favorite.
This restaurant is such a surprise. I had heard it was good, but the food was more than good... it was truly amazing. There is a reason it's been around for 18 years!!
This Italian bistro and wine bar has the coolest ambience.... and some killer events. I'm talking silk-line and aerial performers hanging from the ceiling. Can't wait until they do their next special event!
Dine in an atmosphere as exquisite and unique as the menu itself. Tucked away in the trees of Holladay, and surrounded by charm and ambiance, sits 65 seats that are waiting to share one of the most thought-provoking and satisfying dining experiences in the Salt Lake valley.
HSL evolved from Handle, located in Park City, Utah. The owners have carefully curated a dining experience that combines the best of Handle with new offerings that complement this downtown SLC location.
Located in Sugarhouse, Kimi's is the chic neighborhood restaurant you’ve always wanted in SLC. With both a restaurant and oyster bar lounge, you might want to stay here awhile.
Located in Sandy, Handel's has been recognized as one of the best ice creams in the world and makes ice cream fresh every day, using only the finest ingredients.
This delicious spot offers rolled ice cream and japanese crepes.
Their pancakes and omelets are the things legends are made of.
This local , favorite Thai restaurant serves delicious and creative brunch dishes.
Try their biscuits and gravy and hot cakes. Or... really anything on the menu! You can't go wrong. Located in SLC, Draper, and Taylorsville.
Pig is a uniquely Southern influenced diner — brunch driven, serving breakfast and lunch all day. Locations in Holladay, SLC, and Ogden.
Don't let the small menu fool you... this spot is worth visiting.
Check out the HOSS (biscuit, fried chicken breast, egg, bacon, cheddar, sausage gravy, green onion garnish).
Sadly, brunch is limited to the weekend.. so catch it while you can.
Another weekend only brunch spot, Provisions is an American craft kitchen offering modern cuisine in a neighborhood setting.
Bar X serves craft cocktails and other drinks.... Beer Bar is the "sibling" located right next door with a robust menu and lots of options on tap.
This bar is a drinking hole with lawn games, mischief, and musical vibes.
Lake Effect is a craft cocktail bar that excels in every beverage genre with nearly 100 different wines, over 150 beers and the largest spirit selection in the state.
Their rooftop patio was voted Best Patio in SLC. With great music or events, most nights of the week you'll find something fun going on.
This wine bar is an awesome grown-up place to relax, and enjoy excellent wines and cocktails... for novices and wine snobs alike.
Whiskey Street is a friendly but stylish establishment with knowledgeable bartenders and great music.
With location at The Gateway and in Draper, this cool spot offers craft cocktails + craft beer + vinyl.
This downtown SLC spot has an emphasis on craft martinis and classic & specialty cocktails
Located by Fashion Place Mall, this is a hidden gem. Food is amazing, drinks are plentiful and, depending on what night you are there, the entertainment is sexy (but in a classy way). Their mixologists are highly trained in the art of Craft Cocktail Creation, they serve 16 draught beers that are all local, 40+ bottled beers, a large wine selection, and while their back bar consists of mostly Whiskey's and Bourbons, they've got a little bit of everything for everyone.