A family-run business, the folks at 11Hauz are bringing family recipes of finga tings and big tings to the masses. Husband and wife team Errol and Sheron Grant run 11Hauz with their daughters Nyesha, Tanisha and Anita Hamil. Sheron is the 11Hauz head chef, and it was her grandmother, who walked 11 miles to and from work every day, that inspired the name of the restaurant and most of its fresh, from scratch recipes. Down to the detail, tantalize yuh taste buds with flavors of Jamaican jerk and house-made scotch bonnet peppa sauce. The dishes at 11Hauz utilize blends of Jamaican spices that add rich island flare to every bite. All entrées are served with coconut white rice, light cabbage salad and plantains: “sweeter than a banana ever will be.” Get your curry in a hurry at 11Hauz.
Alex Bartolo, a native of Brazil with Italian roots, and his wife, Rhia Bartolo, have brought artisanal, Italian cooking to a beautiful neighborhood location in Kimball Junction. It was in Brazil that Bartolo began to make handmade pasta, later honing his skills in Italy. On the menu, you can expect to find many Italian and Mediterranean influences, including fresh pasta, seafood-centric dishes and roasted veggies. With options spanning from a vegan breakfast bowl with muesli, coconut milk and dates to a rigatoni Bolognese with fresh ricotta, diners will be pleased with the lighter or more indulgent options. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the husband-and-wife team behind Bartolo’s has made it a must-stop for fresh food, great coffee and good people.
Blind Dog Seafood & Raw Bar, located just minutes from Park City’s Historic Main Street, easily earns its “not to be missed” dining reputation. With both indoor and outdoor dining, Blind Dog offers fresh seafood and meats with Park City altitude and East Coast attitude. There is plenty of off-street parking for your car or bike. Blind Dog’s laid-back but on-point service staff will guide you through their massive menu of fresh fish, lobster, colossal shrimp, oysters, sushi and more. Land lovers will enjoy prime beef steaks, the signature “Dreamloaf” and the locals’ favorite mac and cheese. There are also plenty of gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. The bar boasts an extensive wine list, along with artisanal cocktails and a substantial range of sakes and craft beers. This go-to dining spot, featured in Food & Wine as the “locals’ best kept secret,” is a secret no more. Ensure you make a reservation to experience this iconic dining establishment.
In the heart of Historic Park City, Café Terigo is one of Park City’s most beloved family owned and operated eateries, serving traditional and contemporary Italian food for over three decades. Chef Ed Axtell and his daughter, Carly, work tirelessly on creatively and consistently preparing food reflective of their many inspirational travels, incorporating local bounty. The atmosphere is cozy and timeless, affording intimate seating as well as large groups and private dining room options. Local favorites include Herb Breaded Trout, a variety of fresh house-made pastas and their signature bread pudding with butter rum sauce. Café Terigo is a perfect spot to meet up with friends for dinner and a bottle of wine from their extensive wine list, grab a quick lunch or enjoy summertime patio dining under the stars.
Located in the heart of beautiful Deer Valley, this hidden gem has been serving up award-winning Italian cuisine for nearly a decade. Here you can enjoy fresh, seasonal entrées, impeccable service and alpine scenery framed through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. The family-friendly Ristorante offers a sensational selection of authentic Italian dishes and delectable favorites, while the Lounge’s copper-topped bar lends itself to lively après gatherings or lunchtime pints and pizza. Cena is open seasonally for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Alfresco dining is available in the summer season.
A Main Street hotspot, Crystal Park Cantina is serving up refreshing, unique twists on Mexican fare. The light, comfortable bar space serves margaritas that showcase their signature, all-natural margarita mix with gently pasteurized lemon, lime and orange juices. Also made in house are their simple syrups, utilizing organic cane sugars. Taste the difference in the jalapeño cilantro margarita with fresh muddled cilantro and jalapeños, or their sangria margarita: a fusion of traditional Spanish and Mexican cocktails. Similarly, the food flavors draw inspiration from multiple countries. But everything is house made, from the saffron-infused rice served with all entrées to the authentic mole sauce. And if it’s just a big plate of nachos you’re looking to wash down with that margarita, you won’t be disappointed at Crystal Park Cantina.
Since 1946, the Mawhinney family has been serving up traditional burgers and shakes to the Heber City neighborhood. In the building of what was once a Dairy Queen, is Dairy Keen — Home of the Train. As generations of the Mawhinney family continue to serve a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads and ice cream items, a miniature train circulating overhead celebrates the history of Heber Valley. Burgers and sandwiches stack the menu with options, including fried or grilled chicken, fish, turkey, ham and more. An ample side selection includes french fries, onion rings or tater tot stix. Throughout the years, Dairy Keen has received many Best of State awards for these items, most notably Best of State shakes or frozen desserts for 16 consecutive years.
Finding made-from-scratch food at a burger bar is rare, but Drafts isn’t a typical burger bar. DBB at Westgate Resort gives its food a gourmet twist. Don’t miss the Tatchos, tater tot nachos covered in smoky Gouda sauce, bacon, green onions and sour cream. Order from seven types of wings — from the low-heat honey chipotle to the spiciest Queen of Versailles hot sauce, a personal creation from the queen herself, Jackie Siegel — plus handcrafted burgers and milkshakes. If you are famished after a big day on the trails, then DBB’s Best of State award-winning burgers will hit the spot, accompanied by one of their monstrous shakes with all the fixings — think sides of Ho Hos, Butterfinger candy bars and Pop-Tarts! Featuring more than 50 beers and a fully stocked bar, Drafts Burger Bar is also a lively choice for watching a game on big-screen TVs.
Element has established itself in the Park City community as a catering service built on unique, inspiring flavor combinations in dishes that utilize wholesome, organic ingredients. Now, they bring those same elements to their new dine-in location. From healthy, ready-made dishes to take-and-bake options, Element Kitchen & Bakery is an organic cafe, bakery, gourmet market and more that is proving great food doesn’t have to be complicated. Their menu of wholesome, organic meals and bakery items, served in a relaxed atmosphere, will keep you coming back for more. For all your catering needs, Element Chef Services provides hot drop-off meals, in-house chef services and full-service catering for any event, large or small. Enjoy all that Park City has to offer, and let the chefs behind Element Park City be your culinary concierge.
This well-known pizzeria from Salt Lake City brings its family-friendly, casual dining to Park City. With big New York-style slices made from fresh, high-quality ingredients, Este keeps customers coming back for more. Here, you will find salads, make-your-own pizzas, calzones, stromboli and even vegan buffalo wings (served with vegan ranch dressing, too). Este’s menu aims to please any type of eater. For meat lovers, the Vortman comes piled high with pepperoni, ham, sausage and homemade meatballs. Or go vegetarian with the Green 4: spinach, tomatoes, red onions and garlic. Vegans won’t be left out, as Este offers five varieties of pies just for them. Don’t miss the breaded and baked ravioli to start or the zeppoles (Italian doughnuts) to finish. Eat in or take out. Either way, you’ll be satisfied with well-made food prepared by locals who know how to do it right.
With a warm atmosphere (and cold fish), Flying Sumo has become a favorite sushi spot for both Park City locals and tourists. Most important, it’s known for its great Japanese food with fresh fish and quality ingredients, mixed with home cooking and reasonable prices. Recently renovated, the restaurant is both modern and playful, with an origami paper crane chandelier and black-and-white photos of sumo wrestlers covering the walls. There is a long, welcoming sushi bar and cozy tables for optimal sushi sharing. The menu features nigiri, sashimi, uramaki, hosomaki and specialty rolls as well as kitchen specials like the teriyaki bowl, Korean beef barbecue and even some options for the little sumos, including popcorn shrimp and fish and chips.