A Dining Style All Your Own

Ted Scheffler, restaurant critic and Dining Editor for the Salt Lake City Weekly, shares some great places to grab a bite to eat.


202 South Main Street

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Phone: 801-363-5454



Breakfast: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Saturday, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Sunday, 8 a.m. – 12 noon

Lunch: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday, closed

Dinner: Monday-Thursday, 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Friday-Saturday, 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

With a tempting New American Bistro menu featuring a “World of Flavors” and a playful sense of whimsy and style, Bambara is one of downtown Salt Lake City’s liveliest restaurants. Housed in the historic Continental Bank lobby, Bambara Salt Lake City expertly melds a sense of tradition with a very contemporary energy, at once colorful and elegant. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, our nationally recognized, award-winning restaurant has attracted a devoted following that expands daily.


555 South Geneva Rd.


Exit 273




Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Closed Sundays

Marley’s isn’t some ordinary burger joint but a tasty restaurant located inside the new Timpanogos Harley-Davidson store in Lindon. Marley’s features mini gourmet hamburgers called sliders which are small enough to choose a variety of different meats and top them anyway you’d like. This restaurant guarantees a unique medley of flavors combined with a mix of Harley mechanics, riders, and families all under the roof of the largest reclaimed building in the U.S.


370 East 900 South

Salt Lake City




Open for dinner

Tuesday – Saturday: 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m

Closed Sundays & Mondays

Forage offers a memorable journey, providing guests with their sole purpose of making one happy with a great meal. Choose from a 3 course selection or let the chefs, Bowman Brown and Viet Pham, choose for you. This upstate restaurant located near downtown Salt Lake upholds a reputation of gourmet cuisine, using extraordinary cooking techniques and made with the best local ingredients.

Lone Star Taqueria

2265 Fort Union Blvd

Salt Lake City



Monday- Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday- Saturday: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Closed Sundays

Lone Star Taqueria is known for its authentic Mexican cuisine and some of the best fish tacos found around town. Their tacos are described as light and easy but yet, still satisfying. This colorful restaurant is fun, with a super-tasty and inexpensive variety of food. Lone Star offers a pleasant outdoor patio and indoor seating as well. Opened for lunch and dinner, Lone Star serves fresh and delicious Mexican food.

The Puck

3396 S. Decker Lake Dr.

West Valley City




Monday – Saturday: 11 a.m. – 1 a.m.

Sunday: 11 a.m. – midnight

The Puck, located next to the E Center, is a great place to go to catch your favorite sporting event live on TV. There are multiple big TV screens set up throughout the Bar; each one showing a different game. They offer delicious food and a variety of drinks. You can enjoy free pool Sundays and Mondays and Pool Tournaments on Thursdays. The Puck is known for the great party atmosphere that surrounds any important sporting event. You can enjoy lively crowds, tasty food and drinks, and big screen TV’s. They also have a secluded patio for patrons who want things a bit quieter.

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