“May I ask, do you have any dishes that play with time? The concept of time?”
-Keanu Reeves, Always Be My Maybe [2019]

We talk about a lot of food here at Salt Plate City, but nothing truly gets us as excited as the dishes being created at the Best New American Restaurants in Salt Lake City. But what is New American Cuisine? I can already hear the smug reply of, “Cheeseburgers and fries HAHAHA Americans are fat.” Well, yes, but also no. Because burgers are German. And you aren’t funny.

New American Cuisine is a representation of us. It’s the combination of everything American. And what is distinctly American and found no where else in the world is the melting pot of cultures that is the United States of America. Before “fusion” was some trendy adjective, adventurous chefs across the country were experimenting with new flavors – combining the best elements of cuisines from around the world and, luckily for us, in every major American city. This exciting combination of flavors became what is now known as New American Cuisine. If you are looking for the best food being created right now, start with the Best New American Restaurants in SLC.

Here are our picks for the Best New American Restaurants in Salt Lake City. Tell us your favorite SLC New American Restaurant in the comments below!

HSL

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Neighborhood: Central City

Address: 418 E 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Table X

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Neighborhood: East Millcreek

Address: 1457 E 3350 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106

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White Horse Spirits & Kitchen

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 325 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Provisions

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Neighborhood: East Millcreek

Address: 3364 S 2300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84109

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Oquirrh

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 368 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Tradition

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Neighborhood: 9th & 9th

Address: 501 East 900 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

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Bambara

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 202 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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SLC Eatery

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Neighborhood: Ballpark

Address: 1017 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Pallet

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 237 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Tin Angel

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 365 W 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Pago

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Neighborhood: 9th & 9th

Address: 878 900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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The Copper Onion

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 111 East Broadway #170, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Avenues Proper

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Neighborhood: The Avenues

Address: 376 8th Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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Arlo

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Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

Address: 271 N, Center St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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Cucina

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Neighborhood: The Avenues

Address: 1026 2nd Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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