Salt Lake City, UT

  (19 restaurants)    
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Arempa'sSee Arempa's Video ($$)
(293 ratings)

350 S State St Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(385) 301-8905
  • Pabellon Arepa
    shredded beef w/ sofrito, black beans, sweet plantains, mozzarella & cotija, in a homemade arepa; looks good
  • Pulled Pork Patacon
    roasted pork butt w/ sofrito, fried plantains, garlic sauce, tomato, lettuce, cheese, ketchup; "right on point!" -Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
293 ratings
est. 2019; Venezuelan restaurant offering street food favorites plus vegetarian, vegan & gluten free options
Bruges Waffles & FritesSee Bruges Waffles & Frites Video ($)
(913 ratings)

336 W 300th S Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 363-4444
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Salt Lake City"
  • Machine Gun
    lamb sausage sandwich served on a baguette roll, with Bruges' delicious sauce over top of our world-famous frites
4.5 out of 5
913 ratings
Curry Fried ChickenSee Curry Fried Chicken Video ($$)
(502 ratings)

660 S State St Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 924-9188
  • Garam Masala Chicken
    fried chicken, lentil curry, basmati rice, vegetable curry, house salad, chili sambal & pita; "real deal!" -Guy Fieri
  • Samosas
    turnover w/ potato, pea & onion filling, wrapped in tortilla & fried, served w/ mint chutney & plum tamarind sauce; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
502 ratings
family owned & operated restaurant known for halal fried chicken, shawarma, kebabs & more
Hruska's KolachesSee Hruska's Kolaches Video ($)
(245 ratings)

2030 S 900th E Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 623-3578
4.5 out of 5
245 ratings
Czech family-owned & operated bakery started by 3 Texan siblings; w/ a secret recipe from their grandmother, they make everything fresh from scratch every day
Les Madeleines Cafe [CLOSED]See Les Madeleines Cafe Video ($$)
(441 ratings)

216 E 500 S Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 673-8340
  • Kouing Aman
    house specialty; sweet & salty, buttery, & flaky pastry...a dessert-version of a croissant; looks good
4.5 out of 5
441 ratings
PurgatorySee Purgatory Video ($$)
(1118 ratings)

62 E 700th S Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 596-2294
  • Pork Belly Nigiri
    thinly sliced pork belly over a ball of rice, mustard seeds, leeks, chives & house chili oil; looks good
  • Short Rib Grilled Cheese
    short rib, crema, cheese, chives & pickled onions; served on rustic sourdough bread; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1118 ratings
serving Asian-American fusion bar food
Red Iguana ($$)
(4810 ratings)

736 W N Temple Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 322-1489
  • Mole Negro
    "the king of moles"; dried chile mulato, negro pasilla, Mexican chocolate, raisins, peanuts, walnuts & plantains tossed w/ chicken or turkey; looks good
  • Tacos Don Ramon
    a favorite; three crisp corn tacos filled w/ tender top sirloin tips, grilled w/ pork chorizo, garnished w/ shredded lettuce and queso cotija, served w/ pico de gallo and a salsa de aguacate (Don Ramon is the the owner/chef's father); looks good
  • Mole Amarillo
    golden raisins, yellow tomato & bell pepper, yellow zucchini, guajillo, aji & habanero, onion, garlic & herbs, all cooked, spiced & blended; tossed w/ chicken
  • Pistachio Mole
    chili poblano, onion, tomato, garlic, jalapeno, epazote, white wine, herbs & spices; cooked in vegetable stock w/ pistachios & blended; poured over dishes like chicken then topped w/ pistachios; served w/ spanish rice, refried beans & tortillas
  • Pork Carnitas
    pork pieces cooked in juices w/ spices & orange pulp; fried w/ Mexican beer & evaporated milk; served w/ refried beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, jalapeno & tortillas
4.5 out of 5
4810 ratings
opened in 1985; Mexican restaurant awarded/recognized in numerous publications including Fodor's, Zagat's and UrbanSpoon ("Number One Restaurant in Salt Lake" - 2010); 2nd location on 866 W South Temple
Santo Taco ($)
(259 ratings)

910 N 900th W Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 893-4000
  • Tacos Al Pastor
    marinated pork, tortilla, salsa roja, pineapple, avocado sauce, cilantro, onion; "really delicious taco!" -Guy Fieri
  • Tacos de Birria con Consome
    2 beef stew tacos, fat fried tortilla, Monterrey Jack w/ side of consume for dipping; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
259 ratings
opened in 2018; traditional Mexican taqueria, started as a taco truck
Aristo's Greek Cuisine [CLOSED]See Aristo's Greek Cuisine Video ($$)
(365 ratings)

224 S 1300th E Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 581-0888
  • Lamb Tacos
    pulled lamb, horiatiki pico, mint, feta, in a tortilla; looks good
  • Oxtapodi (Octopus)
    tender charbroiled European octopus drizzled w/ Cretan extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon, mountain oregano; looks good
4.0 out of 5
365 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2004; serving farm-to-table, well-curated & artisan Greek cuisine; multiple recognitions including The National Herald 100 Best Greek Restaurants (2011, 2012); Viet Pham (Iron Chef winner) made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Keftethes (Salmon Cakes)
Crown Burgers ($)
(315 ratings)

377 E 200th S Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 532-1155
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Salt Lake City"
  • Double Crown Burger
    pastrami-topped cheeseburger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
315 ratings
FinnsSee Finns Video ($$)
(406 ratings)

1624 S 1100th E Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 467-4000
  • Jule Kake French Toast
    Norwegian Christmas bread w/ raisins, citron & cardamom, dipped in a cinnamon cream batter; served w/ syrup & berries; "light & pillowy" -Guy Fieri
  • Wienerschnitzel
    tenderized beef lightly floured & served w/ brown sauce, garnished w/ lemon & capers; available lunch or breakfast style; "so delicate & so tender" -Guy Fieri
4.0 out of 5
406 ratings
est. 1952; American diner & family restaurant w/ Scandinavian flair & breads baked in house
Kobe Japanese CuisineSee Kobe Japanese Cuisine Video ($$)
(485 ratings)

3947 Wasatch Blvd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
(801) 277-2928
  • Hiyashi Chuka Ramen
    cold ramen dish w/ warm chashu pork belly, asparagus, eggs, pickled bean sprouts, cucumbers & spicy mustard
  • Temporo Shoyu Ramen
    pork belly chashu, soy sauce broth, spinach, noodles, topped w/ bok choy, onion oil & traditional toppings
  • Hell Fire Challenge
    challenge: 6 pieces of level 7 sushi after 1 of each level 4, level 5 and level 6; Adam won
4.0 out of 5
485 ratings
est. w/ new ownership in 2014; chef-owned Japanese ramen & sushi bar; chef went to Japan to specialize in ramen cooking
Lone Star TaqueriaSee Lone Star Taqueria Video ($)
(1041 ratings)

2265 E Fort Union Blvd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(801) 944-2300
  • Carne Adovada Tacos
    soft-shelled tacos of sliced pork shoulder marinated overnight, braised, chopped & skillet seared topped w/ onion, cilantro & lime juice; looks good
  • Shrimp Burrito
    w/ rice, beans, cheese, sauteed shrimp in pepper-based sauce, cilantro, onions, tomatoes, sour cream & lime juice; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1041 ratings
est. 1995; have run-down car & boots as art pieces; outdoor seating available
Moochie's Meatballs & MoreSee Moochie's Meatballs & More Video ($)
(715 ratings)

232 E 800th S Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 596-1350
  • Meatball Sandwich
    made from ground beef and pork sausage; w/ homemade marinara sauce & provolone cheese; looks good
  • Philly Cheesesteak
    Guy got it w/ onion, red & green bell peppers, mushrooms, American cheese; homemade marinara sauce is optional; looks good
4.0 out of 5
715 ratings
Philly native who opened a restaurant in her husband's pottery shop (Circle Pottery); Other Recipes: Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich
Ruth's Diner ($$)
(1022 ratings)

4160 Emigration Canyon Rd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 582-5807
  • Biscuits and Gravy
    cook has made biscuits for 16 years and made them blind-folded on show; looks good
  • Grama Claire's Baked Mac and Cheese
    "better than mama used to make" (on its menu); looks good
  • Pork Tenderloin
    marinated in orange juice, olive oil and seasoning
4.0 out of 5
1022 ratings
local legend; opened in 1930; recommended by viewers
Blue Plate Diner [CLOSED]See Blue Plate Diner Video ($)
(621 ratings)

2041 S 2100th E Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 463-1151
  • Corned Beef Hash
    homemade corned beef; looks good
  • Pork Chili Verde Burrito
    looks good
  • Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich
    w/ peppered bacon & basil mayo
3.5 out of 5
621 ratings
[CLOSED]; "established sometime around the turn of the century...voted Salt Lake's Best Breakfast by City Weekly, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011" (from its website); recommended by fans
Maxwell's East Coast Eatery [CLOSED]See Maxwell's East Coast Eatery Video ($$)
(401 ratings)

357 S Main St Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 328-0304
  • Chicken Parmigiano
    lightly breaded & sautéed, topped w/ mozzarella, on bed of "Mom Mom's Gravy" served w/ side of fettuccini
  • Spaghetti & Meatball
    w/ "Mom Mom's Sauce" & 10-oz meatball (it's big); looks good
3.5 out of 5
401 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2008; 4 blocks away from state capital; Other Recipes: Gnocchi
Pat's BBQ ($$)
(504 ratings)

155 W Commonwealth Ave Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 590-3090
  • Burnt Ends
    chunks of beef brisket double-rubbed and smoked twice; only served once per week; long lines form just for them; sells fast; looks good
  • Smoked Meatloaf
    smoked for 4 hours
3.5 out of 5
504 ratings
BBQ smoked out in trailer used to win in competitions
Proper Burger ($$)
(501 ratings)

865 Main St Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 906-8604
  • Pork City, USA Burger
    burger w/ house made ham, bacon, fried egg, fries, Proper sauce, American cheese, tomato, pickled jalapeno; looks good
  • Rarebit Burger
    burger w/ bacon, house beer-cheese rarebit sauce, whole grain mustard, tomato, red onion; Guy got the double (double patties); looks good
3.5 out of 5
501 ratings
three buddies starting up a brewery & side-by-side burger joint; Other Recipes: Rarebit Sauce
Salt Lake City, UT   (19 restaurants)    

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