Trained by Japanese master Nobu Matsuhisa, Shabu’s chef/co-owner Bob Valaika brings Asian fusion cuisine to Main Street, Park City. Every dish is crafted with incredible skill and precision, and each bite is bursting with flavor. Start your Shabu experience with a curated sake from the most extensive list in Utah. The Blistered Green Beans and Firecracker Shrimp are two signature dishes that cannot be missed. Shabu’s sushi is outstanding and artfully created, and there are also many options if you are craving something warm and hearty. Try the Miso Glazed Cod, a gorgeous, flaky fish with a delicious miso sauce served with wok-seared vegetables. Shabu opened in 2004 and is owned by brothers Bob and Kevin Valaika, who love playing in Park City’s mountains almost as much as they love wowing their guests. Get Shabu delivered by calling Mountain Express Delivery at 435.649.6368.
This classic Irish pub is rich with history adorning its decorated walls and used in its old-school Irish recipes. You will find all the favorites, like bangers and mash, corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips, Guinness beef stew and, of course, boxty (filled with either whiskey chicken or corned beef). There are also plenty of gluten-free options available. The historic building houses this perfect feel-good spot on Main Street, designed to please the entire family as well as late-night party-goers in the downstairs pub. Seasonal cocktails complement the Guinness and local beer on draft, but don’t miss the whiskey list if you are a fan. Also, ask about wines to pair with your meal. Grab an Irish coffee if you want to keep the party going with locals’ game night on Thursdays, and enjoy dining on the outdoor patio.
If you’re looking for refined, rustic dining, then Purple Sage is your place. The historic Main Street restaurant — situated in the old Rocky Mountain Bell telephone building — fits that bill and more. Inside this cozy, romantic atmosphere, you will find cuisine focused on the bold, rustic flavors of the American West, infused with a modern, sophisticated twist. Envision grilled veal meatloaf or sugar- and chile-cured seared duck served over green chile mac and cheese. Start the meal with the house-made charcuterie platter and keep it company with one of Purple Sage’s creatively prepared cocktails. Or peruse the stellar selection of wines, many of which are exclusive in the state of Utah. (Owner Travis Axtell spends hours ensuring the wine list is distinct and emphasizes boutique and family-owned wineries.) Reservations are highly recommended for this small but incredibly charming restaurant.
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.
When O’Shucks opened on Main Street 21 years ago, it quickly established itself as a classic ski-town bar. It’s still the place to go for its rowdy atmosphere and 32-ounce schooners of beer. But its second Park City location in Pinebrook offers a classic O’Shucks for former ski bums who’ve grown up and had kids. This family friendly escape from downtown crowds offers everything people love about O’Shucks, from free peanuts to Tuesday night burgers and beers for $3, but in a place with entertainment for kids. There’s pingpong, pool and shuffleboard while the children wait on chicken tenders from the kids’ menu. Parents can order Scooby Snacks — tater tots with smoked bacon, jalapenos and spicy fry sauce — and the signature Garlic Burger. Don’t miss Monday Madness, with $2 tacos and $5 margaritas. Wash both down with a specialty cocktail served in a copper mug.
From Diversified Bars & Restaurants, No Name is the home of the world-famous buffalo burger. Locally voted Best Bar and Best Burger for seven years in a row, it is the pulse of the bar scene in Park City. This award-winning institution is centrally located on Historic Main Street, where you can enjoy three full bars on two levels, including a year-round heated rooftop patio offering sweeping views of the town and nearby mountains. With 17 HD TVs for all your favorite sports and an industrial vintage décor, there’s plenty to keep you busy until your turn comes up on the regulation shuffleboard table. Before and after your day on the mountain, belly on up for some wings, cold beers and the best dang buffalo burger around. Stop in for lunch, dinner and a lively late-night scene. Eating and drinking every day, must be 21+.
Tupelo Park City offers refined Main Street dining in a stunningly redesigned historic building that reflects its food philosophy: farm-grown, specially curated, with a modern twist. Every night, chef/partner Matthew Harris tells a story through his globally inspired and artisanally sourced cuisine. The menu at Tupelo Park City is the culmination of Harris’ decades of culinary experience and passion for visiting local producers around the world, with a hint of his Southern heritage. From fresh Idaho trout to heirloom grains, every ingredient is carefully selected to offer an enlightening and memorable experience. Join Tupelo Park City in its ongoing celebration of what it loves most about food: its ability to tell a perpetual story.
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.
Anyone who has a vegan or vegetarian in the mix should head straight to 501 On Main. The menu, which has plenty of options for meat lovers, too, offers healthy, seasonal dishes. The cozy atmosphere houses a friendly staff, who welcome you to relax for a lighter meal. Fresh salads, soups and dishes all highlight local produce, and the menu offers classic options like fresh veggie risotto (which is a house favorite) and steak and blue cheese salad. Don’t be afraid to indulge in the wine, which has no sulfites added and is from sustainable vineyards. 501 can easily accommodate gluten-free diners as well. The restaurant offers two levels for dining in an airy, light space as well as a deck overlooking Main Street. If you can, save room for dessert. The brownie sundae is amazing and a great treat after a satisfying meal.
Satisfy almost any craving at this one-stop-for-all spot on Main Street. Find freshly churned ice cream, made-to-order crepes, homemade soups and baked goodies. Don’t worry if you have dietary restrictions: Java Cow makes many gluten-free and healthier items, like its breakfast groats, which are a whole-grain version of oatmeal that is even better for you. Open all day and into the evening, you can grab items to take with you, like salads and sandwiches, or choose to enjoy your goodies at the cafe. Pick up a loaf of challah on Fridays to carry home, or one of their amazing baked goods for dessert later. The Sami Dees ice cream with Heath bar, dark chocolate chips and caramel is so good you will want to bring a pint home with you. The turkey chili is a favorite. They offer it every day along with other fresh options.
New owners Grace McGowan and Katie Babcock have taken their combined years of fine dining experience and used it to elevate this 30+ year old Park City staple. The all new menu specializes in breakfast served all day, gourmet sandwiches, house-made soups, sides and salads, as well as locally sourced sweets and pastries. From tuna salad with Greek yogurt and capers to house-made roast beef and hickory smoked brisket, Main St. Deli & Eatery is using the best ingredients to create delicious, approachable and affordable meals. Vegetarian and vegan options are always available. Group and kid friendly, they also offer many grab-and-go, toiletry and convenience items.
For 18 years, The Spur Bar & Grill has been the go-to spot for nightly live music. Now with a huge expansion and a Main Street entrance, The Spur boasts an upscale rustic modern theme with three bars and an amazing open deck overlooking Old Town, where you can sit and enjoy the view year-round. And in the back? It’s still your favorite watering hole, with live music every night. Whether you’re looking for a boozy latte and breakfast pizza or to meet friends for drinks and dinner, Spur has you covered from morning through late-night hours. Wine and beer on tap plus creative signature cocktails made with locally distilled spirits, including Spur Whiskey, provide endless options to quench your thirst. Check the website for the music calendar, specials and updated food and drink menus (they change often).
This established, family-run restaurant is the place to go for fine dining in an upscale yet hip setting. The 24-year-old business has recently joined forces with Alpine Distilling to provide a new twist on your dining experience. Notice the tin-pressed ceiling in the historic building that once housed a department store as you take a front-row seat to the action on Main Street. Start with a signature cocktail or a bottle from the Wine Spectator-awarded list. A diverse menu of traditionally prepared, classic and playful cuisine is now crafted for family dining and sharing plates. Menu items reflect the flavors of alpine regions such as garden, valley and fjord. The Utah red trout entrée is a local favorite, but there is something for everyone on the menu, including gluten-free options. For a truly unique experience, book a tasting in the Alpine Distilling tasting room, where you can custom craft your own signature gin to enjoy with your meal.