The 13 Most Romantic Restaurants in Salt Lake City

Valentine's Day, birthdays, anniversaries, proposals - some occasions call for a truly romantic restaurant. The restaurants on this list combine wonderful food with unique locations, striking decor and great service, All of them are perfect for sharing a special meal with a special person. Note: Reservations are recommended for all restaurants on this list.

On a budget? Try this list of inexpensive romantic dining ideas for the Salt Lake City area.

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Yurt Dining, Park City

Viking Yurt
Courtesy of The Viking Yurt

The Viking Yurt

1345 Lowell Ave, Park City, UT 84060, USA
Phone +1 435-615-9878

The Viking Yurt at Park City Mountain Resort has been described as one of the most unique, romantic and exquisite winter experiences in the country. Enjoy a Snowcat-drawn sleigh ride up the slopes of the resort to the cozy Viking yurt (hut) where a gourmet dinner is served.

$125 per person + tax and tip

Call 435-615-YURT (9878) for reservations

The Yurt at Solitude


The Yurt at Solitude offers one of the most unique dining experiences in Utah. Guests cross country ski or snowshoe less than a mile distance through the moon and lantern-lit forest to a Mongolian yurt, where a chef prepares an exciting and unforgettable four or five-course meal right before your eyes.

Call 801-536-5709 for reservations

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Log Haven

Log Haven Restaurant
Courtesy of Log Haven Restaurant
6451 Mill Creek Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-3814, USA
Phone +1 801-272-8255

Log Haven, located in a historic log mansion four miles up Millcreek Canyon, specializes in seasonal New American cuisine. Log Haven's romantic interior and beautiful location make it a Salt Lake City favorite for romantic occasions, including Valentine's Day, anniversaries, proposals and weddings. Menu favorites include the tuna tartare, seared sea scallops, and grilled bison teres major steak.


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Courtesy of Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
Phone +1 801-363-5454

Housed in the historic Continental Bank lobby, Bambara combines a sense of tradition with a contemporary energy, at once colorful and elegant. Bambara is not always quiet, but its funky-yet-luxurious-yet-historic interior and innovative, well-executed menu make it romantic. The chef's signature steak frites and roasted corn bisque with Jonah crab and cilantro oil are menu standouts.

As an added bonus, Bambara is housed in the equally appealing and romantic Hotel Monaco. 

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Martine Cafe and Tapas
Courtesy of Martine
22 E 100 S #200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
Phone +1 801-363-9328

Urbane, sophisticated Martine serves some of the best food and wine in Salt Lake City. In the evenings, dark wood and candlelight create a romantic ambience. Some of the most popular dishes are the semolina crusted bay scallops and seared duck breast with persimmon bread pudding and mission fig chutney.

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The Roof

The Roof SLC
Courtesy of Temple Square Hospitality
15 E S Temple 10th floor, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, USA
Phone +1 801-539-1911

The Roof Restaurant at the top of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building has a spectacular view of the Salt Lake Temple. The Roof serves a gourmet buffet including soups, salads, prime rib, ham, breads and desserts. The salads, mashed potatoes, rolls with honey butter and desserts are especially recommended.

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Tuscany and Franck's

Tuscany SLC
Courtesy of Tuscany
2832 6200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84121, USA
Phone +1 801-277-9919

Tuscany has been a romantic dining favorite in Salt Lake City since 1997 and serves Italian cuisine in a rustic but elegant setting. Franck's, located in the former Tuscany chef's house, is an intimate 50-seat French restaurant. 

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Prime Steakhouses: Christopher's, Fleming's, Ruth's Chris, Spencer's

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Courtesy of Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
110 Broadway, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
Phone +1 801-890-6616

Salt Lake City's prime steakhouses offer great steak and seafood, with several dishes served for two, in an elegant atmosphere.

Christopher's Prime Tavern and Grill, 134 W Pierpont Ave., 801-519-8515

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, 20 S. 400 W. at The Gateway, 801-355-3704

Ruth's Chris Steak House, 275 S. West Temple, 801-363-2000. Also 2001 Park Avenue in Park City, 435-940-5070.

Spencer's for Steaks and Chops 225 S. West Temple in the Salt Lake City Hilton, 801-238-4748

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La Caille

La Caille
Courtesy of La Caille
9565 Wasatch Blvd, Sandy, UT 84092, USA
Phone +1 801-942-1751

The picture says it all - La Caille's storybook French chateau and amazing gardens make the location one of SLC's most romantic. You'll pay dearly for the incredible setting, but La Caille might be just the place for your romantic occasion.

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Deer Valley Area

Chocolate Snowball
Courtesy of Deer Valley Resort
2250 Deer Valley Dr S, Park City, UT 84060, USA
Phone +1 435-649-1000

With world-renowned service in a spectacular setting, the Deer Valley area boasts not just one but several amazing romantic restaurants. Whether you go to Deer Valley just for the evening or choose to stay overnight, you will be pampered every minute of your visit. Here are some of the most romantic restaurants in the Deer Valley area:

Glitretind, Stein Eriksen Lodge, 435-645-6455

Goldener Hirsch, Goldener Hirsch Inn, 800-252-3373

The Mariposa, Silver Lake Lodge, 800-424-3337

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Blue Boar Inn and B&B, Midway

The Blue Boar Inn
Courtesy of Blue Boar Inn
1235 Warm Springs Rd, Midway, UT 84049-6466, USA
Phone +1 435-654-1400

The Blue Boar Inn in picturesque Midway features European fine dining in an elegant, intimate setting with cuisine created by two-time Best of State executive chef Eric May. The restaurant is a part of a charming, and elegant, but not inexpensive B&B.

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Sundance Tree Room

Sundance Tree Room
Courtesy Sundance Resort
8841 Alpine Loop Scenic Byway, Sundance, UT 84604, USA
Phone +1 801-223-4200

The award-winning Tree Room restaurant was established in 1970. Since that time it has been known both locally and nationally for its fine dining and intimate ambiance. The decor features an enormous real tree trunk and Native American art from Robert Redford's collection. The grilled buffalo tenderloin and heritage pork tenderloin are menu favorites. 

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Z's Steak & Chop Haus

Courtesy of Zermatt Resort
784 Resort Dr #6463, Midway, UT 84049, USA
Phone +1 435-709-9572

Z's Steak & Chop Haus is a charming and cozy European style prime steakhouse that serves cuts of prime aged steaks, local steaks, chops, seafood, and European-style items. Steaks and chops are simply seasoned with Utah's Redmond Sea Salt and cracked black pepper. Signature dishes include the Bone-In Ribeye and Creme Brule.

Z's is located in the Zermatt Resort in Midway, a great spot for a quick romantic getaway any time of year.


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The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot
Courtesy of The Melting Pot
340 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
Phone +1 801-521-6358

Less expensive than some of the other restaurants on this list, The Melting Pot offers a unique, interactive dining experience to create memorable moments with family and friends. Guests can enjoy a choice of fondue cooking styles and a variety of other entrees, salads and indulgent desserts. Special romantic seating for two is available. 

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