Salt Lake City's Most Romantic Restaurants

Romantic Restaurants Offering a Variety of Cuisines

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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    Log Haven Restaurant
    ••• Courtesy of Log Haven Restaurant

    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.

    6451 E. Millcreek Canyon Rd

    801-272-8255

     

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    Bambara
    ••• Courtesy of Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group

    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.

    202 South Main St.
    801-363-5454

     

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    Martine Cafe and Tapas
    ••• Courtesy of Martine

    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 chef Tom Grant's most popular dishes are the semolina crusted bay scallops and seared duck breast with persimmon bread pudding and mission fig chutney.

    22 E. 100 S.
    801-363-9328

     

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    The Roof SLC
    ••• Courtesy of Temple Square Hospitality

    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.

    Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 10th floor
    15 East South Temple
    801-539-1911

     

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    Tuscany SLC
    ••• Courtesy of Tuscany

    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 featuring the creations of chef Franck Peissel.

    6263 South Holladay Boulevard (Franck's)                                       2832 6200 S, Salt Lake City (Tuscany)


    801-277-9919 (Tuscany)
    801-274-6264 (Franck's)

     

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    Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
    ••• Courtesy of Bloomin' Brands, Inc.

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

    Christopher's Prime Steak House 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
    ••• Courtesy of La Caille

    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.

    9565 Wasatch Blvd., Sandy
    801-942-1751

     

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    Forage
    ••• Courtesy of Forage

    Dinner at Forage consists of a multi-course tasting menu, connected to the land around us. Chef Bowman Brows uses ingredients from the wild as well as small farms and ranches. The menu changes constantly, inspired by seasonal changes and the best local produce.

    370 E 900 S, Salt Lake City
    801-708-7834

     

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    Deer Valley Area

    Chocolate Snowball
    ••• Deer Valley's famous Chocolate Snowball, served at The Mariposa. Courtesy of Deer Valley Resort

    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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    The Blue Boar Inn
    ••• Courtesy of Blue Boar Inn

    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.

    1235 Warm Springs Road, Midway
    888-650-1400 (for both restaurant and room reservations)

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    Sundance Tree Room
    ••• Courtesy Sundance Resort

    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.

    Main Resort Center at The Sundance Resort, Provo Canyon
    866-627-8313

     

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    Yurt Dining, Park City

    Viking Yurt
    ••• Courtesy of The Viking Yurt

    The Viking Yurt

    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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    Zermatt-Resort.jpg
    ••• Courtesy of Zermatt Resort

    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.

    784 West Resort Drive, Midway
    866-937-6288

     

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    The Melting Pot
    ••• Courtesy of The Melting Pot

    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. 

    340 S Main St.
    801-521-6358