The 10 Best Places to Eat in Park City Utah

Oct 07, 2019

The 10 Best Places To Eat In Park City Utah | The Best Restaurants In Park City
By Rich Weidman
  • Drafts Burger Bar

  • Cortona Italian Café

  • Edge Steakhouse

  • Five5eeds

  • Twisted Fern

  • Boneyard Saloon & Wine Dive

  • Silver Star Café

  • Firewood Restaurant

  • Tupelo

  • High West Distillery

The 10 Best Places to Eat in Park City Utah | A Guide To The Best Restaurants In Park City

“One cannot think well, love well and sleep well if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf

Finding a guide to the best restaurants in Park City Utah online will yield a variety of information as useful as it is instagrammable, which is fitting... because nestled in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the town of Park City, Utah, may very well be the most picturesque little town in America. Only 35 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, Park City offers spectacular mountain scenery, superb snow skiing and other great outdoor recreational activities, the critically acclaimed Sundance Film Festival each winter, and numerous restaurants and pubs (nearly 150 at last count!) to delight your palate. Here are the top 10 places to eat in Park City Utah, for the next time you jetset in for a visit:

The Best Restaurants In Park City | Drafts Burger Bar

1 | Drafts Burger Bar | If you’re looking for a world-class burger bar, look no further than Drafts Burger Bar in the award-winning Westgate Park City Resort & Spa. Winner of the Best of State® Award, Drafts offers a large selection of beers that perfectly pair with gourmet burgers, delicious wings and delectable sides such as chili cheese fries. Choose from among more than 50 beers from around the world (including 20 beers on tap), select from an extensive wine list or try one of the specialty cocktails from a fully stocked bar. In addition, Drafts is also known for its innovative handspun milkshakes such as “Strawberry in Paradise” and “Wake Me Up Before You Coco,” among others. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Drafts Burger Bar is both elegant and comfortable, with 10 flat-screen HDTVs, a wraparound deck open in every season and a service team that delivers a memorable dining experience.

WHERE: 3000 Canyons Resort Drive, Park City, UT 84098 | WHO: (435) 655-2270

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2 | Cortona Italian Café | Cortona Italian Café is off the beaten path a few minutes outside of town in a Kimball Junction strip mall. This is the go-to place for authentic Italian cuisine, including fresh-made pasta daily and wickedly delicious gelato. Signature entrees include Lasagna, Veal Marsala, Chicken Piccata and Chicken Parmesan. For starters, don’t miss the opportunity to sample Nona’s (Grandma’s) Meatball. Cortona also offers a nice selection of both red and white wines. By the way, the beautiful town of Cortona in the province of Arezzo in Tuscany served as inspiration for this cozy and rustic Italian eatery. It is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday between 5 PM and 8:30 PM.

WHERE: 1612 W. Ute Blvd #112, Park City, UT 84098 | WHO: (435) 608-1373


The Best Restaurants In Park City | EDGE Steakhouse

3 | Edge Steakhouse | If steak’s your thing, be sure to visit the award-winning Edge Steakhouse in the Westgate Park City Resort & Spa. Since first opening its doors in 2012, Edge has captured many accolades, including being awarded the AAA Four Diamond designation. Featuring a world-class culinary team and a unique menu blending traditional steakhouse favorites with a delicious array of specialty appetizers, creative entrees and innovative side dishes, expect an outstanding selection of entrees, including top-quality USDA Certified Prime Aged Beef, Wagyu Beef, wild caught fresh fish and seafood that’ s flown in daily. Edge Steakhouse also offers a full bar with specialty drinks, as well as one of the most extensive wine lists in Park City. Save room for one of the decadent desserts at Edge such as the toffee bread pudding, campfire smores and vanilla bean crème brulee. Edge Steakhouse is open for dinner Monday through Saturday between 5:30 PM and 9 PM.

WHERE: 3000 Canyons Resort Drive, Park City, UT 84098 | WHO: (888) 796-0765


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4 | Five5eeds | If it’s soul-warming Australian coffee and hipster-friendly staples — think grain bowls and avocado toast — that you’re looking for, Five5eeds is for you. Rest assured that this food will fill you up, but not leave you feeling awful. Breakfast and lunch favorites at Five5eeds include such delicacies as the Pulled Pork Benedict, Acai Bowl, “The Hulk” Smoothie Bowl, Steel Cut Oatmeal, Vietnamese Chicken Salad, Burger, Savory Waffles & Chook, Rojo Mexican Tacos, Shakshouka and Ahi Poke Bowl. Open daily between 7:30 AM and 3 PM, Five5eeds is also known for its “serious” coffee selection. It is conveniently located near both the Kimball Art Center and Park City Golf Course.

WHERE: 1600 Snow Creek Drive EF, Park City, UT 84060 | WHO: (435) 901-8242


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5 | Twisted Fern | Twisted Fern is a chef-owned restaurant offering such mouth-watering specialties as blackened octopus, chicken-fried portobello, cavatelli pasta, jackfruit paprikash and bone-in short ribs. The popular Park City eatery infuses “a twist of creativity in a New American atmosphere,” according to the official website. A nice selection of specialty cocktails, beer and wine is also available at Twisted Fern, which is open for lunch Wednesday through Sunday and dinner nightly. Outdoor seating is available and reservations are suggested. Say hello to Chef/Owner Adam Ross while you’re there.

WHERE: 1300 Snow Creek Drive Suite RS, Park City, UT 84060 | WHO: (435) 731-8238


6 | Boneyard Saloon & Wine Dive | Boneyard Saloon & Wine Dive is located in an old lumberyard just north of downtown and features 16 wines on tap, as well as 100 draft and bottled beers. In addition to fabulous artisan pizza from a wood-fired oven, it also serves up savory comfort food like southern fried chicken, steaks, ribs, sandwiches, burgers and fries. Rooftop patio dining is available with live music on the weekends. The Boneyard Saloon & Wine Dive is open daily from 11 AM to 1 AM. In addition, a popular weekend brunch takes place Saturday and Sunday between 10 AM and 2 PM.

WHERE: 1251 Kearns Blvd., Park City, UT 84060 | WHO: (435) 649-0911


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7 | Silver Star Café | Located at the base of Park City Mountain Resort’s Silver Star chairlift, Silver Star Café is just the place for lunch or while waiting out a lift wind delay. Serving such things as from-scratch burgers, fresh salads and a tender French dip sandwich, this rustic café also makes a fine low-key dinner alternative when you want to get away from the Main Street bustle. Beer, wine and craft cocktails are available. In addition, Silver Star Café hosts Park City Limits, an acoustic music dinner show every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night that features talented local and national touring singer-songwriters. By the way, Silver Star Café was featured on the Food Network’s reality show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The Silver Star Café is open daily for lunch and dinner. In addition, a seasonal Summer Brunch takes place on Saturday and Sunday.

WHERE: 1825 Three Kings Dr., Park City, UT 84060 | WHO: (435) 655-3456


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8 | Firewood Restaurant | Chef John Murko’s Firewood Restaurant is a relatively new restaurant (2016) that has garnered rave reviews right from the beginning. Billed as “a fiery culinary experience to savor,” Firewood Restaurant is ideally located in the heart of Park City’s Historical Main Street. You can watch your food, anything from lamb loin to Arctic char, being cooked on the huge wood-fire grill that you can see through the antique windows that separate the kitchen from the dining room. And after your delicious meal, top things off with a nightcap in Nickel Bar, the downstairs cocktail den. The Firewood Restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday at 5:30 PM.

WHERE: 306 Main Street, Park City, UT 84098 | WHO: (435) 252-9900


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9 | Tupelo | Executive chef-owner Matt Harris’s bi-level Tupelo restaurant and bar offers New American cuisine like Beef and Barley, whiskey-glazed Niman Ranch pork belly and barbecued octopus with red bean stew, red pepper vinegar, kale and pickled lemon. And his Maine crab fritters are to die for. Expect globally inspired, artisan sourced ingredients and wines from around the world at Tupelo, which is located on Historic Main Street in downtown Park City. Specialty cocktails and an extensive wine list are available. Dinner is served Wednesday through Sunday between 5:30 PM and 9:30 PM. Tupelo also serves a Sunday brunch between 11 AM and 2 PM that features such eclectic entrees as Smoked Trout & Avocado Benedict, Wagyu Sirloin Steak & Sunny Eggs and Local Andouille Sausage & Grits, along with a popular Bloody Mary Bar.

WHERE: 508 Main Street, Park City, UT 84098 | WHO: (435) 615-7700


10 | High West Distillery | If you’re feeling like a short drive, head 21 miles down to the quaint mountain town of Wanship and the award-winning High West Distillery, an internationally recognized brand and Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870. In fact, the distillery was named 2016 “Distiller of the Year” by Whisky Advocate magazine and also appeared on Esquire magazine’s 2019 list of the “Best Whiskey Distilleries in America.” Noted for its high-quality whiskeys and classic American pub food, this establishment boasts an almost cult-like following. Distillery tours and tastings are offered four times a day Wednesday through Sunday (be sure to reserve a spot in advance online). The original distillery location, High West Saloon, is known as the “world’s first ski-in gastro pub” and can be found at 703 Park Avenue in downtown Park City.

WHERE: 27649 Old Lincoln Highway, Wanship, UT 84017 | WHO: 435-649-8300


Hitting The Park City Foodie Trail But Not Sure Where To Go? Yeah. Here's A Map For That...

Okay, we get it. All roads lead to well-deserved heartburn but it's not always obvious where to start the evening's foodie festivities. With that in mind, here's a handy map to the best dining and restaurants in Park City Utah. Use it in good health,... hangovers optional:

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