Utah Road Bites

Ted Scheffler, restaurant critic and Dining Editor for the Salt Lake City Weekly, reveals some of Utah’s Best Road Bites.

Taggart’s Grill

1105 Taggart Ln.

Morgan, UT 84050

(801) 829-3837


Located in the middle of Weber canyon, Taggart’s Grill has a rustic, log cabin ambiance that it shares with its customers. The grill has many delicious twists on some favorite American recipes. Their menu includes soups, sandwiches, and special entrees are all found at Taggart’s. Just remember to get there early on weekend nights, or you will be waiting in line to get a seat. And do not forget desert, as it will finish your meal off just right.

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Spring Chicken Inn

120 E. Wanship Rd

(Old Lincoln Highway)

Exit 155 off I-80

Wanship, UT 84017

(435) 336-5334

Looking for some legendary Fried chicken? Head on in to the Spring Chicken Inn, where you can get fresh made chicken entrees while you wait.

The Famous Spring Chicken Inn is one of the oldest, family-run restaurants in the Park City area. Located in Wanship, just a short drive up Interstate 80 from Park City, the Famous Spring Chicken Inn has been serving homemade fried chicken and comfort food since 1930. In recent years, the new owners added beer and wine to the menu; a great addition to the perfect fried chicken dinner.

To get there from Park City, get on I-80 at Kimball Junction and head east for about 10 minutes. Take exit 155, take a left, go under I-80 and remain on that road (SR-32) for less than a mile.

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Road Island Diner

981 West Weber Canyon Rd

Oakley, UT 84055

Phone: 435-783-DINR


-This old school 1939 diner was transported all the way from Rhode Island to Oakley, Utah in 2007 and underwent restoration. The diner is known for its omelets, homemade cinnamon rolls, pancakes, ham and hash browns. If you are looking for a piece of Americana, head out to Oakley and let the servers at Road Island Diner share a wonderful meal and atmosphere with you.

The Gateway Grill

215 S. Main

Kamas, Utah

(435) 783-2867


-A 10 minute drive from Park City and you can get a fabulous meal for a decent price. The Gateway Grill serves a variety of meals ranging from fast food to gourmet/fine dining. Regulars to the grill say the quality of the food is consistent, and agree that the burgers are delicious. Other entrees include; soy-glazed Chilean sea bass with warm ginger butter, New Zealand rack of lamb, veal piccata, and grilled tenderloin with a burgundy glaze.

Chick’s Café

154 S. Main St.

Heber, Utah

(435) 654-1771

-Want some classic diner food? Chick’s Café is a favorite for locals and out-of-towners, offering large portions of food like the good eatin’ of grandma’s kitchen. Chick’s has been around since 1958 and that wonderful ambiance that has made Chick’s Café the favorite it is today, is still encompassed around the food, service and feel of the diner.

To see more reviews by Ted Scheffler, pick up the latest City Weekly or go to www.cityweekly.net.

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