Need a nearby restaurant recommendation?

If you’re visiting Salt Lake City and want a local restaurant recommendation, here are some of our favorites:

Near church

Red Butte Café. Many a church small-group lunch and dinner meetings have been held here, just down the street. Classic casual dining.
1414 South Foothill Drive
(801) 581-9498

Taqueria 27. More upscale than the typical taqueira, this eatery serves fancy, gourmet tacos. The veggie tacos come with . . . cactus.
1615 South Foothill Drive
(385) 259-0712

Bombay House. Great Indian food and the winner of numerous local dining awards. (closed Sundays)
2731 Parleys Way
(801) 581-0222

Blue Plate Diner. Lots of character in this kitschy-quirky dive in the funky part of town.
2041 South 2100 East
(801) 463-1151

Worth a short drive

Even Stevens. Our young adult group has been known to caravan to this hip sandwich shop on Saturday nights.
2030 South 900 East
(801) 953-0357

Sushi Groove. Vibrant sushi with graffiti walls. (closed Sundays)
2910 Highland Drive
(801) 467-7420

Little Saigon. Simple and ultra casual, but really good. One of the few Vietnamese restaurants in the area offering truly vegetarian pho. (closed Sundays)
2021 Windsor Street
(801) 906-8630

Mahider. Authentic Ethiopian, which means no utensils needed—making for a fun, delicious eating experience. (closed Mondays)
1465 South State Street, Suite 7
(801) 975-1111

Eggs in the City. This buzzy eatery has a hip vibe and serves breakfast & brunch favorites.
1675 East 1300 South
(801) 581-0809
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Bon Appétit!

—Lauren W. is graduate student and serves on the board of the Wasatch Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church.