Coffee Garden
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What came first, the menu or the coffee? The coffee, of course! The menu was created to complement the java. Fresh pastries, hot scones, and desserts go with your favorite cup of joe.

Red Iguana
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The Cardenas family owns the Red Iguana, and that makes the food as authentic as you can get without moving to Tijuana. Mole, red sauce and cheese sauces are prepared from scratch weekly, a bit of added attention that makes the food that much...  Read More

Mrs. Backer's Pastry Shop
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Elaborately decorated cakes are Mrs. Backer's specialty, and designs range from simple assemblies to absolutely elegant creations that boast intricate poinsettia or daffodil blossoms. Tarts, tortes, cookies, and trays of baked goodies have made...  Read More

Stop in any day of the week to enjoy your favorite baked goods and Pierre's renowned French breads and baguettes. Sourdough, whole wheat, and rye loaves, cheese bread, Italian focaccia, and flaky croissants filled with all sorts of good things...  Read More

This popular brewpub provides over 20 micro-brewed beers and is a great place to hang out with friends. The amiable clientele and rustic decor work together to create a relaxing ambience, and everyone seems to have a good rapport. Guests can...  Read More

South Salt Lake City
Crown Burgers

Designed to evoke a European hunting lodge, complete with chandeliers and a stone fireplace, this popular restaurant isn't your average burger joint. Neither are the menu's attractions. In fact, the signature burger, in an innovative break from...  Read More


Located in the lobby of a former bank building, this Big Apple-style eatery offers city-dwellers an upscale, almost funky setting that includes high ceilings and an open kitchen. Sample something different – corn and crab bisque with a...  Read More

Village Inn

If it's a good and simple breakfast you want, look no further than the Village Inn. They serve what are arguably the best pancakes in town – golden, light, and topped with a variety of good things. Other traditional breakfasts are tasty and...  Read More

This two-story cafe is one of Salt Lake City's longest-running, most classic cafes. Serving delicious, roasted coffees (ranging from lattes to dark espressos) throughout the day, alongside a fairly extensive food menu, this is a go-to favorite...  Read More

Siegfried's Delicatessen
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Siegfried's Delicatessen is your best bet if you're craving true German food in Salt Lake City. In addition to the walk-in deli, Siegfried's has a small dining room where you can get all of your favorites like bratwurst, cabbage and schnitzel....  Read More

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