It’s an exciting time for the Park City dining scene. We already have everything our bellies desire, from mountain fare classics to modern fine dining. And the past six months have brought some truly unique and different spots to town. In August came Handle, a husband and wife team running Park City’s newest and most popular American small plate restaurant that is becoming one of town’s favorite spots to grab a craft cocktail and some playful bites. Now, after much anticipation, the past month has rapidly popped up three brand new places; one wine bar, one live music venue and one restaurant/lounge, all bringing their very own style to the table.
Previously from Las Vegas, Sue and Steve Demarest migrated to Park City, being naturally used to the more upscale, lounge-type settings that Vegas is littered with. Once they moved here full-time and found that Park City was a bit lacking in that department, they decided to bring a little piece of that to Park City. Well done, Sue and Steve. This place is suave, cozy and definitely different than anywhere else in town. Restaurant, bar and lounge, Fletcher’s strives to be the place people go after work to grab a drink, a bite, dessert and relax with friends. Basically, come here and feel at home. Their lunch and dinner menus contain the favorites, all with a twist. Come by Fletcher’s to see why this chic lounge is the new talk of the town! Click here to view their menus and here for reservations. Open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays and dinner nightly.
O.P. Rockwell Cocktail Lounge and Live Music Venue
Located at the very top of Main Street in the same space that many of us used to know as Star Bar, O.P. Rockwell has completely transformed this basement music venue into an “alluring cocktail lounge and music hall with outlaw roots.” Park City locals Scott Thomson and Craig Eddins have teamed up with The State Room owners Darin Piccoli and Chris Mautz in the exciting plunge to bring quality, nationally touring musical acts and craft cocktails to the Main Street scene. The renovation of the building was geared toward preserving its history, and they have definitely succeeded. Originally built in 1889 as a dance hall, the vibe of O.P. Rockwell has returned the building to its original roots. The music hall is open nightly at 5. Click here to view their concert calendar.
Boneyard’s Wine Dive
Inspired by more of a New York feel, Boneyard’s newest next-door addition offers an open, casual atmosphere with an upscale feel. Wines on tap, along with a full bar menu and soon-to-be food menu (of their own), Wine Dive is the first actual wine bar in Park City, and I’ve been waiting for this day for far too long. There are several seating options. Guests can take a seat at one of two bars; the wine bar, the separate food bar that will have a fully exposed kitchen, or the dining area that is surrounded by garage door windows (hint, hint, summer time wine time will be fantastic). The open kitchen will be a special and new way of dining for Parkites. The idea behind it was again, inspired by the open kitchens of New York eateries, and so that guests can freely interact with the chefs as well as watch their food being prepared. Currently they have nine wines on tap that will soon increase to 12 and food is available off of The Boneyard Saloon’s menu, however, come Sundance they will be offering a new menu of their own. Open daily 11-1 a.m.
These three new additions are all places that are adding to the up and coming feel of Park City’s dining and bar scene. Be sure to check them out.