Where to Find the Best Park City Restaurants
Vacations are all about treating yourself and nothing will pamper your taste buds and tummy more than an exquisite meal at one of these Park City restaurants. To narrow your search, we’ve highlighted a few of our favorites below. While we wish that these “Staff Pick” restaurants had bribed us with free meals, all of our picks are unpaid and unsolicited.
— On Main Street —
$$$$ This contemporary American restaurant serves farm-to-table dishes and delightful small plates. The bistro-style seating and open kitchen give Handle a lively ambiance just one block off Main Street. Insider tip: Don’t miss the cauliflower! Visit the Handle website.
$$$ Old West vibes meet modern mountain town at this whiskey distillery, bar, and restaurant. Enjoy delicious whiskey cocktails and creative twists on comfort food surrounded by rustic wooden decor. Visit the High West Distillery website.
$$$$ The 14-foot-long wood stove is the star of the show at this Main Street restaurant, where dishes are cooked over an open flame. Menu items—including everything from cheese to honey to beef—are often sourced from local purveyors. Visit the Firewood on Main website.
$$$ If you’re looking for a light and healthy lunch, Harvest will not disappoint. The menu at this Aussie cafe incorporates local and seasonal ingredients, resulting in colorful meals that are filled with veggies and superfoods. Visit the Harvest website.
$$$$ A stunning, high-ceiling atrium with trees and hanging glass balls welcomes you into this Main Street staple restaurant. Riverhorse is one of the oldest and most sophisticated Park City restaurants. Expect an extensive wine list and fresh seasonal offerings. But, the local secret is its Sunday brunch. Visit the Riverhorse on Main website.
$$$$ Serving cuts of steak, ahi, lamb, and more, Prime Steak House is an elegant dining choice across from Town Lift. Not only is it a popular steak house, it also doubles as a lively piano bar: Sing along to your favorite classics played on the dueling on-site pianos. Visit the Prime Steak House website.
$$$$ The authentic Asian artifacts around this restaurant will take your breath away just as much as the stellar pan-Asia cuisine. Offering a unique twist on several classics, you’ll be able to transport yourself from China to Vietnam to Korea with every new bite you take. Visit the Washo website.
$$$ With menu options like the Vegan Curry Bowl and the Buddha bowl of goodness!, this restaurant puts a creative spin on your typical veggie meal. Plus with add-ons like avocado, sautéed mushrooms, and roasted tomato, you can truly make the meal your own. Visit the Harvest website.
$ Enjoy beer-lined walls and the perfect slice of greasy pizza, and one of the best chill vibes in Park City. Ditch the crowds and satisfy your craving for subs, burgers, sandwiches, and of course, pizza. Visit the Davanza’s Main Street website.
$$ Operated by Riverhorse on Main, this gourmet grab-n-go market will change the way you eat on the mountain. Sit down to a quick lunch or take a sandwich to go. Their meals are made with the best ingredients and are sure to top any PB&J you’ve stored in your coat pocket before. Visit the Riverhorse Provisions website.
Enjoy live music every night at this Main Street bar. The eclectic array of music includes acts ranging from rock to country to dueling pianos. Sit back and listen while indulging in their unique cocktails and delicious food options. Tip: Try the Spur Burger or the wings. Visit the Spur Bar & Grill website.
— Off Main Street —
$$ The chefs at Vessel use fresh locally-sourced ingredients in a menu that changes seasonally. The food is good for you, hearty, and respectful of both your time and your wallet. Visit the Vessel Kitchen website.
$$ Just reading the menu, with entrees such as Short Rib Benedict and Fluffy Hotcakes, makes us drool. This recent addition to the Park City restaurant scene is changing the way the town does breakfast, offering a healthy and delicious twist on your classic favorites. Visit the Five5eeds website.
$$ Maxwell’s is a classic amongst the locals, offering New York style pizzas. There are fresh house-made pastas, Philly cheese steaks, and buffalo wings. But you gotta try the specialty pizzas! Located in the Kimball Junction area, this is a great family option on the outskirts of town. Visit Maxwells website.
$$$ Away from the hustle and bustle of Main Street, this hidden gem is continually one of our favorites. During the winter, enjoy ski-up access to the café and during the summer, take advantage of the large open patio with live music. Whenever you come, there is a variety of delicious seasonal items awaiting you that will put every other brunch you’ve had to shame. Visit the Silver Star Cafe website.
$ Finding the best bakery in every town you visit is an essential part of traveling, and in Park City, you won’t need to look any further than Windy Ridge Bakery. With tarts, cakes, crescents, and more, you’ll be sure to find a way to indulge your sweet tooth. Visit the Windy Ridge Bakery website.
$$$ Bringing a little bit of Maine to the mountains, Freshie’s Lobster Co serves a classic butter-smothered Lobster roll that will transport you to the shores of Cape Cod. If you’re looking for more than just the roll, be sure to try the New England Clam Chowdah. Visit the Freshie’s website.
$$$ This ski-in/ski-out Canyon Village restaurant has an immense range of offerings, from fresh seasonal fine fare to exquisite aprés ski. It’s one of the best dining experiences in town. Visit the Lookout Cabin website .
$ Since cheap burgers an beer is exactly what you need after a day on the slopes, the Corner Store is consistently one of our favorites. Tucked into the base area of Park City Mountain, this is a ski-boots-on and live music kind of place. Visit the Corner Store website.
$$ This is not your typical on-mountain dining experience. Ditch the potentially hazardous walk across the cafeteria with a tray in your hand and ski boots on for the much more comfortable sit-down service of Royal Street Café. Enjoy a variety of world-fare including tacos, poke, and burgers. Visit the Royal Street Cafe website.
$$ We’re excited that this Utah-original restaurant has made its way to Park City. Known for huge portions, authentic Indian spices, and a phenomenal lunch buffet, this restaurant is a great go-to if you’re in the mood for Indian. Visit the Ganesh website.
$$$ The perfect mix of out-of-this-world food and a fun casual atmosphere makes Blind Dog our favorite sushi spot in town. Plus, their raw bar is unbeatable and features everything from Oysters to complete Seafood towers. Visit the Blind Dog website.
$$ Sure, it seems almost sacrilege to order a burger at a sushi place, but don’t hate it until you try it. The Blue Burger is a classic with delicious add-ons like pork belly, bacon, and bleu cheese. Visit the Sushi Blue website.
$$ Featuring Northern Mexican food, this restaurant pays homage to the Tarahumara people of Chihuahua, Mexico who are famous for their long-distance running. The menu includes tacos, burritos, fajitas, enchiladas, and a salsa bar featuring more than 20 daily-made salsas. Visit the Tarahumara website.
$ At Hungry Miner’s, they ice and top your donut right in front of you, giving you the opportunity to mix and match to your heart’s desire. Hint: If you go with chocolate frosting and toasted coconut, it tastes just like a Samoa. Visit the Hungry Miner website.