“Oh no, you’ve got to go downtown, George. It’s all downtown. Just like the song says.”

-Mr. Wilhelm, Seinfeld [1996]

Just saying you are going downtown for dinner immediately conjures up images of fine dining, valet parking, and stuffy maître d’s thumbing their nose at Ferris Bueller. But don’t worry, the best Downtown Salt Lake City restaurants aren’t limited to fine dining and $50 plates. We are a growing metropolis, and our downtown restaurant options are growing just as fast to accommodate new tastes, ideas, and  personalities. As the epicenter of culinary innovation in the Valley, Downtown Salt Lake City’s restaurant scene has a little something for everyone. Whether you want fine Italian cuisine, cutting edge new American plates, exciting new cuisine fusions, the best spicy chicken sandwich you’ve ever had, or the freshest fish flown in daily – it’s all Downtown.

As more restaurants in Downtown Salt Lake City open, our list will continue to expand. Let us know your favorite Downtown SLC restaurants and tell us which spots we need to visit next in the comments below!

Looking for drinks downtown? Check out our Best Bars in Salt Lake City list.

White Horse Spirits & Kitchen

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

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

Website | Yelp 

Takashi

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 18 W Market St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Pretty Bird

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address:146 Regent St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Caffé Molise

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 404 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Website | Yelp 

Bambara

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 202 Main St, 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

Website | Yelp 

Current Fish & Oyster

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 279 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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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

Website | Yelp 

Chile-Tepin

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 307 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Martine Cafe

 

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: 22 E 100 S #200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Website | Yelp