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 —
$$$ It’s not always easy to find good sushi in a mountain town, but if you’re craving fresh fish and inventive Asian dishes, head here. In addition to quality sashimi and rolls, Yuki Yama mixes in unexpected dishes like wagyu bruschetta and kimchee ramen. Visit the Yuki Yama website.
$$$ 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.
$$$ If you’re looking for a light and healthy lunch, Harvest will not disappoint. The menu at this Aussie cafe incorporates local and seasonal ingredients, resulting in colorful meals that are filled with veggies and superfoods. Visit the Harvest website.
$$$$ Chef Bob Valaika trained under the super-precise Japanese master Nobu Matsuhisa, but at Shabu, Asian food gets a fun fusion twist. You can order everything from firecracker shrimp to the popular hot rock (marinated Wagyu that you cook at the table). Visit the Shabu website.
$$$$ A stunning, high-ceiling atrium with trees and hanging glass balls welcomes you into this Main Street staple restaurant. Riverhorse is one of the oldest and most sophisticated Park City restaurants. Expect an extensive wine list and fresh seasonal offerings. But, the local secret is its Sunday brunch. Visit the Riverhorse on Main website.
$$$$ This contemporary American restaurant serves farm-to-table dishes and delightful small plates. The bistro-style seating and open kitchen give Handle a lively ambiance just one block off Main Street. Insider tip: Don’t miss the cauliflower! Visit the Handle website.
$ Kids (and sweet-toothed adults) love a stop at Rocky Mountain, where you can get a scoop or three of ice cream, candy apples, and plenty of other chocolate-covered things while wandering around Main Street. Visit Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory’s website.
$$ Enjoy live music every night at this Main Street bar. The eclectic array of music ranges from rock to country to dueling pianos. Sit back and listen while indulging in their unique cocktails and elevated comfort food. Tip: Try the Spur Burger or the wings. Visit the Spur Bar & Grill website.
$$ Lively, casual, and full of options, this Main Street pizza joint is great for groups and awesome for families. They serve crowd pleasers like garlic knots and calzones along with build-your-own pizzas and 10 different kinds of pasta—plus beer and wine for parents. Visit the Main Street Pizza & Noodle website.
— Off Main Street —
$$ Just reading the menu, with entrees such as Short Rib Benedict and Fluffy Hotcakes, makes us drool. Five5eeds offers a healthy and delicious twist on your classic favorites, and both locals and visitors have taken note. It has become a place where you expect a wait—but it’s always worth it. Visit the Five5eeds website.
$$$$ Eating a meal at the remote and beautiful The Lodge at Blue Sky is special on its own, but add in the culinary excellence of Executive Chef Galen Zamarra and you’ve got a celebration-worthy meal. Zamarra brings in both local and cultural inspiration into his sophisticated menu that makes for an unforgettable dining experience. Visit the Yuta website.
$$ Until Guest Haus opened in 2021, the active Park City community was desperately in need of everything it has to offer: cold-pressed juices, super filling smoothies, grab-and-go salads, excellent matcha drinks, and a sunny little hangout space off the beaten path. Visit the Guest Haus website.
$$$ Tucked away at the base of Park City little-known Silver Star ski chair, this hidden gem is continually one of our favorites. During the winter, enjoy ski-up access to the café and during the summer, take advantage of the large open patio with live music. Whenever you come, there is a variety of delicious seasonal items and incredible views awaiting you. Visit the Silver Star Cafe website.
$$$ We dig the wood-fired pizzas and big salads at this restaurant inside the Peaks Hotel. In the summer, Versante features an outdoor setup with live music and casual picnic tables. The cocktails are also creative and awesome. Visit Versante’s website.
$$ Operated by the people behind Sammy’s Bistro, this express version of the restaurant offers fast, easy, and affordable versions of many of the same dishes. Our favorites include and Greek Chicken Gyro Sandwich, but everything is good and typically ready within 10–15 minutes. Visit the Sammy’s Bistro Express website.
$$$ 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 .
$$ The chefs at Vessel use fresh locally-sourced ingredients in a menu that changes seasonally. The food is good for you, hearty, and respectful of both your time and your wallet. Visit the Vessel Kitchen website.
$$ “Where powder meets chowder” is the perfect description of this slopeside seafood and raw bar at Deer Valley Resort. Ski (or pay $30 to take the gondola) to the cabin at the top of the Jordanelle ski run. Order a glass of bubbly and some oysters, clam chowder, or shrimp cocktail, then sit back and watch skiers pass by. Visit the Rime Seafood and Raw Bar website.
$$ An accessible Kimball Junction location and a stylish interior are just a couple of the reasons Hearth and Hill became an instant favorite with the locals. The focus on using products from local purveyors and the eclectic food and drink offerings are also part of the appeal—as is the super easy takeout system. Visit the Hearth and Hill website.
$$$$ If you’re craving a hearty steak after a day on the mountain, the Park City Ruth’s Chris is conveniently located inside Hotel Park City. They serve any cut of steak you can imagine and offer lighter seafood and vegetarian options for non-meat eaters. Visit the Ruth’s Chris Steak House website.
$$$ Tucked away in the high-end Montage Deer Valley Resort, this casual burger spot is cozy and shockingly “affordable” compared to other on-site dining options (burgers are around $20). Do it right and order the trio of fries, a milkshake, and your favorite burger flavor concoction. Visit the Burgers and Bourbon website.
$$ This café-market combo features meals to go, coffee, pastries, and a small menu with tasty made-to-order breakfast/lunch options. Don’t miss the killer breakfast burrito, loaded with scrambled eggs, crispy polenta bites, house-made sausage, and a chipotle crema. Visit the Salt Box website.
$$$ Brought to you by the team behind Tupelo Park City, this Main Street Heber spot is worth the trip to try the hyperlocal, always creative dishes. Make a reservation on a summer evening to enjoy live music on the spacious patio. Visit the Afterword website.
$$ Maxwell’s is a classic amongst the locals, offering massive New York-style pizzas, best paired with a pint of beer. They also serve house-made pastas, Philly cheese steaks, and buffalo wings. Located in the Kimball Junction area, Maxwell’s is a great family option that doesn’t involve going to Main Street. Visit Maxwells website.
$$ This Kimball Junction butcher shop and deli is a carnivore’s dream. Not only can you build your dream charcuterie plate, you can also order wood-fired Detroit-style pizza or take fresh pasta and ridiculous homemade desserts home. Visit the Chop Shop website.
$$ The menu at Bartolo’s includes some classic Italian dishes—cioppino, burrata, mussels—but the standouts are their pasta dishes. Homemade noodles shine in everything from chicken fettuccini to pistachio pesto, with asparagus, tomatoes, and a parmesan pesto sauce (YUM). Visit the Bartolo’s website.
$ It might not look like much from the outside, but El Chubasco is one of the best little local spots for a meal under $10. You can order huge burritos or a variety of Mexican dishes, but the standout is the robust salsa bar, with more than a dozen types to choose from. Visit the El Chubasco website.