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Herm's Inn: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Herm's InnSee Herm's Inn Video ($$)
(368 ratings)

1435 E Canyon Rd Map It!
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 792-4321
https://www.hermsinn.com
  • Cinnamon Roll
    face-sized cinnamon roll made from scratch, hand rolled & baked in-house topped w/ fresh cream cheese frosting; "delicious" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Inside Out Grilled Cheese
    grilled cheese sandwich made w/ shredded cheddar cheese melted to a crisp on the outside of the bread & freshly made guacamole & seasoned black beans on the inside; served w/ fresh housemade salsa made w/ anaheim, roasted red bell, & roasted green peppers, jalapenos, cilantro, whole stewed tomatoes, sriracha & house seasoning; "that's up there in grilled cheese history" -Guy Fieri
4.5 out of 5
368 ratings
saved from demolition & restored in 2012 from an early 1900s gas station & inn to a full service restaurant; popular w/ locals & out-of-towners; "welcome to the place where the pancakes are bigger than your face and the gravy tastes like heaven" (from its website)
2 4.5 out of 5
155 ratings
Czech family-owned & operated bakery started by 3 Texan siblings; w/ a secret recipe from their grandmother, they make everything fresh from scratch every day
3
  • Cabeza Sopes
    thick tortilla topped w/ shredded lettuce, cheese, salsa & cabeza (shredded cheeks, lips & tongue); always sells out; other options include carnitas, grilled steak, pastor, michoacanas, chicken
  • Pupusas
    traditional Salvadoran dish; homemade grilled maize tortilla filled w/ beans, cheese & meat; call/check website on availability; looks good
4.5 out of 5
67 ratings
serving authentic Salvadoran & Mexican food; "When it's made with love, it always turns out great!" (from its website)
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Red Iguana: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Red Iguana ($$)
(3650 ratings)

736 W N Temple Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
(801) 322-1489
www.rediguana.com
  • Mole Negro
    "the king of moles"; dried chile mulato, negro pasilla, Mexican chocolate, raisins, peanuts, walnuts & plantains tossed w/ chicken or turkey; looks good
  • Tacos Don Ramon
    a favorite; three crisp corn tacos filled w/ tender top sirloin tips, grilled w/ pork chorizo, garnished w/ shredded lettuce and queso cotija, served w/ pico de gallo and a salsa de aguacate (Don Ramon is the the owner/chef's father); looks good
4.5 out of 5
3650 ratings
opened in 1985; awarded/recognized in numerous publications including Fodor's, Zagat's and UrbanSpoon ("Number One Restaurant in Salt Lake" - 2010)
5
  • Lamb Tacos
    pulled lamb, horiatiki pico, mint, feta, in a tortilla; looks good
  • Oxtapodi (Octopus)
    tender charbroiled European octopus drizzled w/ Cretan extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon, mountain oregano; looks good
4.0 out of 5
350 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2004; serving farm-to-table, well-curated & artisan Greek cuisine; multiple recognitions including The National Herald 100 Best Greek Restaurants (2011, 2012); Viet Pham (Iron Chef winner) made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Keftethes (Salmon Cakes)
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Burger Bar: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Burger Bar ($)
(320 ratings)

5291 S 1900th W Map It!
Roy, UT 84067
(801) 825-8961
burgerbarutah.com
  • "Big Ben"
    top seller; quarter-pound burger w/ bacon, cheese & fry sauce; looks good
  • Buffalo Burger
    Guy likes it better than the regular burger
  • Elk Burger
    Guy seems to like this the best of 3 burgers
  • Onion Rings
    freshly made
4.0 out of 5
320 ratings
opened in 1956; kept in family for 3 generations; each single burger patty is quarter-pound (you can ask for double, triple, etc.; record is 12 patties); ground every day
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Lone Star Taqueria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lone Star TaqueriaSee Lone Star Taqueria Video ($)
(809 ratings)

2265 E Fort Union Blvd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
(801) 944-2300
www.lonestartaqueria.com
  • Carne Adovada Tacos
    soft-shelled tacos of sliced pork shoulder marinated overnight, braised, chopped & skillet seared topped w/ onion, cilantro & lime juice; looks good
  • Shrimp Burrito
    w/ rice, beans, cheese, sauteed shrimp in pepper-based sauce, cilantro, onions, tomatoes, sour cream & lime juice; looks good
4.0 out of 5
809 ratings
est. 1995; have run-down car & boots as art pieces; outdoor seating available
8
  • Meatball Sandwich
    made from ground beef and pork sausage; w/ homemade marinara sauce & provolone cheese; looks good
  • Philly Cheesesteak
    Guy got it w/ onion, red & green bell peppers, mushrooms, American cheese; homemade marinara sauce is optional; looks good
4.0 out of 5
616 ratings
Philly native who opened a restaurant in her husband's pottery shop (Circle Pottery); Other Recipes: Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich
9
  • Banh Mi (Vietnam Sandwich)
    multiple choices (Guy got garlic-butter ribeye); w/ mayo, lettuce, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeno, tomatoes & black pepper onion vinaigrette; cooked to order; "one of the best hot sandwiches I've had in my life. It's incredible!" -Jimmy John Liautaud (of Jimmy John Sandwiches); looks good
  • Pho (Noodle Soup)
    multiple choices (Guy got brisket); cooked fresh daily in rich beef broth w/ star anise, ginger & cinnamon; poured over rice noodles & meat; topped w/ cilantro, red & green onions, a dash of black pepper & sided w/ bean sprouts, lime, Thai basil & jalapeno; "in my world of pho, this is one of the best" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
379 ratings
Jimmy John Liautaud (of Jimmy John Sandwiches) made guest appearance; 2nd location in Salt Lake City; Other Recipes: Curry Chicken
10
  • Pork City, USA Burger
    burger w/ house made ham, bacon, fried egg, fries, Proper sauce, American cheese, tomato, pickled jalapeno; looks good
  • Rarebit Burger
    burger w/ bacon, house beer-cheese rarebit sauce, whole grain mustard, tomato, red onion; Guy got the double (double patties); looks good
4.0 out of 5
331 ratings
three buddies starting up a brewery & side-by-side burger joint; Other Recipes: Rarebit Sauce
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Ruth's Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ruth's Diner ($$)
(791 ratings)

4160 Emigration Canyon Rd Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 582-5807
www.ruthsdiner.com
  • Biscuits and Gravy
    cook has made biscuits for 16 years and made them blind-folded on show; looks good
  • Grama Claire's Baked Mac and Cheese
    "better than mama used to make" (on its menu); looks good
  • Pork Tenderloin
    marinated in orange juice, olive oil and seasoning
4.0 out of 5
791 ratings
local legend; opened in 1930; recommended by viewers
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Sammy's Bistro: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Sammy's BistroSee Sammy's Bistro Video ($$)
(465 ratings)

1890 Bonanza Dr Map It!
Park City, UT 84060
(435) 214-7570
www.sammysbistro.com
  • "Chivito" Club Sandwich
    thinly sliced roasted pork tenderloin layered w/ bacon, fried eggs, lettuce & tomato; served on a hoagie roll w/ a creamy cilantro aioli
  • Savory Chicken Bowl
    pulled chicken slow roasted w/ Poblano peppers, onions & Asian spices; served in its own broth over rice & garnished w/ cilantro & tortilla strips
4.0 out of 5
465 ratings
opened 2011; in ski town; "gourmet food, local prices" (on its door); Other Recipes: Italian Meatballs
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Silver Star Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Silver Star CafeSee Silver Star Cafe Video ($$)
(265 ratings)

1825 Three Kings Dr Map It!
Park City, UT 84060
(435) 655-3456
www.thesilverstarcafe.com
  • Crispy Pork Belly
    appetizer; braised, cubed & deep-fried; served on white beans, caramelized apples, Carolina BBQ sauce
  • Pork Osso Bucco
    Niman Ranch pork shank, chipotle grits, roasted tomatillo broth, queso fresco, fresh cilantro
  • Vegetarian Mushroom Stroganoff
    Portabella, wild & domestic mushrooms, rich brown sauce, served on house-made spaetzle w/ a touch of sour cream
4.0 out of 5
265 ratings
opened in 2009; rustic, cozy cafe serving home-style cooking w/ a Western influence; live acoustic music for Thr, Fri & Sat dinners; in ski town; Other Recipes: Grilled Fish Tacos
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Blue Plate Diner: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Blue Plate Diner ($)
(570 ratings)

2041 S 2100th E Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 463-1151
theblueplatediner.com
  • Corned Beef Hash
    homemade corned beef; looks good
  • Pork Chili Verde Burrito
    looks good
  • Smoked Salmon Club Sandwich
    w/ peppered bacon & basil mayo
3.5 out of 5
570 ratings
"established sometime around the turn of the century...voted Salt Lake's Best Breakfast by City Weekly, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011" (from its website); recommended by fans
15
  • Chicken Parmigiano
    lightly breaded & sautéed, topped w/ mozzarella, on bed of "Mom Mom's Gravy" served w/ side of fettuccini
  • Spaghetti & Meatball
    w/ "Mom Mom's Sauce" & 10-oz meatball (it's big); looks good
3.5 out of 5
387 ratings
opened in 2008; 4 blocks away from state capital; Other Recipes: Gnocchi
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Pat's BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pat's BBQ ($$)
(417 ratings)

155 W Commonwealth Ave Map It!
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 590-3090
www.patsbbq.com
  • Burnt Ends
    chunks of beef brisket double-rubbed and smoked twice; only served once per week; long lines form just for them; sells fast; looks good
  • Smoked Meatloaf
    smoked for 4 hours
3.5 out of 5
417 ratings
BBQ smoked out in trailer used to win in competitions
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Tin Roof Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tin Roof GrillSee Tin Roof Grill Video ($$)
(336 ratings)

9284 S 700th E Map It!
Sandy, UT 84070
(801) 566-5226
www.tinroofgrill.net
  • Rasberry Charlotte Cheesecake
    top seller; homemade pound cake as crust topped w/ 2 layers of cheese filling + cubed pound cake, white-chocolate ganache & raspberries; looks good
  • Croquettes
    deep-fried balls of cheese-potato-bechamel & housemade smoked Canadian bacon; served w/ spicy tomato sauce & garlic aioli for dipping; "I would say this is in the perfect realm of croquettes"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • White Bean & Steak Pizza
    hand-tossed pizza w/ white bean puree & homemade pesto, grilled steak, fresh basil, red onion & tomatoes; looks good
3.5 out of 5
336 ratings
opened in 2012; city bistro atmosphere located near Alta & Snowbird (ski resorts); most items are made in-house; Other Recipes: Pound Cake
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Utah

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