Comfort Inn Downtown
171 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: (801) 325-5300
Fax: (801) 325-5302
Because so many businesses, shops and tourist attractions are within walking distance, the restaurant is popular with the lunch crowd. This may be especially true because of the all-you-can-eat lunch buffet, which features an enormous variety of salads, enchiladas, burritos, and fajitas. The lunch and dinner menus feature similar items; combination platters tend to be slightly more expensive. Meals are served with Spanish rice and black or refried beans, and the portions are quite generous.
This popular restaurant is located inside The Grand America Hotel in the downtown area of the city. Enjoy scrumptious American fare offered here, including the freshest meats, fruits, salads, breads and pastries. Come by with your friends for a splendid Sunday brunch to savor sushi, crab, corn, rib eye, cheesecakes and omelets. The Garden Terrace makes for a splendid patio dining opportunity. Also, this establishment opens early in the morning, so you can start your day with a power breakfast.
Food, service, and decor make this restaurant number one. Two small, but private rooms create an intimate setting for groups of 10 to 20, while the main dining room includes discreet banquettes surrounding the see-and-be-seen tables. The dining room offers an elegant dining experience with a menu of seafood, beef, lamb, and veal. The desserts, especially the souffles, are divine. The food is expertly prepared and gracefully presented. An extensive wine list and full liquor assortment are available.
A favorite among business professionals, this bustling restaurant features the freshest seafood in Salt Lake City. Seafood is flown in daily from around the world, and the restaurant also serves excellent steaks and prime rib. A wine list and full liquor service are available with meals. Modeled after old-style grill restaurants, the decor feature a long counter, display kitchen, black and white tile floors and wood wainscoting.
Landlocked and devoid of nearby seas and oceans, Salt Lake City is the last place you'd think to find great seafood. That's why the Market Street Oyster Bar is such an unexpected treat for seafood lovers. This high-energy, open kitchen concept restaurant is always bustling with activity. Contemporary dishes are concocted with only the freshest seafood ingredients that are flown in daily from around the world. Bivalve lovers will appreciate the seemingly endless menu of oysters to shoot and slurp down. The menu changes often due to availability, but patrons can rest assured that everything is delicious and fresh!
From the champagne corks affixed to the ceiling to the bright pink bathrooms, this club is impressive and playfully decorated. The club has comfortable overstuffed chairs to lounge in, as well as a vast dance floor. The dress code is comfortable and casual, but jeans are not allowed. The music ranges from live swing, blues and jazz, to DJs mixing techno and dance music. A full service bar and valet are available.
This large, casual eatery in downtown Salt Lake is well known for its enormous menu. The huge selection of food is cooked to order, so be prepared to wait a few minutes for your meal. The Greek platters are a favorite here, and include gyros, fries and a salad. The Royal Burger, topped with pastrami, is also a hit. There are several salads on the menu at Royal Eatery, a few of which seem a little small and plain. The fries and onion rings, however, are top notch. No credit cards are accepted.
Visit this exotic sushi bar at West Market Street, if you are looking for fresh and delicious fish fare. Chef Takashi Gibo holds the reins of this sushi empire and calls himself a "sushiaholic". What you will find here is the generous use of fruit and pepper in all preparations. A perfect example—the Caribbean Roll of Yellowtail and Fresh Mango. The friendly staff guides you through the day's specialties. Want to feel more authentic, don a kimono!
The menu at P.F. Chang's China Bistro is extensive and varied, featuring traditional Chinese dishes from all regions and styles. The appetizers are generously portioned, and for a good value. The "lettuce wraps" are the house specialties; your server will prep the special chili dipping sauce at your table. Also try the pan-fried dumplings; made in traditional pork, vegetarian, or shrimp varieties. Chang's has an extensive wine list. Asian and domestic beers, as well as mixed cocktails, are also available.
The Jeanne Wagner Theater was born out of a community need that was recognized by The Performing Arts Coalition. Wagner, a businessman built this theater in memory of his beloved wife Jeanne. This large theater opened on March 31, 2001, and hosts concerts, plays and musicals, and is a part of Rose Wagner Center and the Salt Lake County Center for the Arts.
For good Italian food and a lovely, casual atmosphere, this is the place. Service is excellent. Nibble on Italian bread dipped in vinegar while you wait for your Penne Rustica or Scaloppini di Pollo, two of the restaurant's signature dishes. For the less adventurous, the restaurant's wood-burning oven adds a wonderful flavor to traditional pizza. If you are lucky, you may even be serenaded by an opera-quality soprano. This restaurant is always crowded call-ahead seating can save hours of waiting time.
Buca di Beppo is the destination for party mongers. It has a great party ambiance and mouth watering Italian cuisine to grab on to. To start, try out the Buca Trio Platter which consists of three appetizers Crispy Shrimp, Fried Calamari and Pan Fried Fresh Mozzarella. The other dishes on the menu are Penne Campofiore, Spaghetti Meat Balls, Shrimp Fra Diavolo or Chicken with Lemon. The servings are very large and sufficient for groups. Booking is advisable, otherwise waiting outside can be a pain.