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Spring on the Food: 5 Salt Lake City Restaurants Worth Visiting this Spring

Five Salt Lake City restaurants worth visiting this Spring.


The Dodo. Photos by Katelyn Moss.

The Dodo

The fancy casual dish

With a warm, classy ambiance coupled with a menu of American comfort food and (arguably) the best desserts in Utah, the Dodo blends a refined, yet casual dining scene perfect for a date or celebratory night out. The big patio, settled right across from Sugar House Park, creates a perfect spring evening setting, too! (Favorites: Smoked Turkey Sandwich, Coconut Coffee Cake, Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Pie.)

1355 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City
(801) 486-2473

Aubergine & Company.

Aubergine & Company

The lighter healthy dish

Whether it’s the warm weather or sudden wake up call that summer is right around the corner, spring brings in a motivation to get fit. Starting off in Utah County, this Mediterranean-style eatery makes healthy eating and keeping to your fitness goals fun and tasty! (Favorites: Exotic Salad, Cheese bread, Baked Falafel Pita, Nice Cream.)

2122 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, (801) 487-4321
1365 S State Street, Orem, (801) 224-7484

Eggs in the City.

Eggs In The City

The satisfying brunch dish

Whether your spring Saturday is filled with spring cleaning or planting new tulips, Eggs In The City is sure to please any brunch lover pallet. This garage-made restaurant with a vine covered patio has created a classic brunch spot among many natives. (Favorites: BLT [add avocado & runny egg], Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes, Corned Beef Hash.)

1675 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City
(801) 581-0809

Proper Burger.

Proper Burger

The hearty hipster dish

Proper Brewing Co. and Avenues Proper have created a third sibling—Proper Burger Co. Gourmet burgers and locally brewed beer? You can understand why this is a crowd pleaser. If spring hasn’t sprung, head over and let your taste buds revel in this fun-loving menu. (Favorites: Proper Style, Hipster)

865 S Main Street, Salt Lake City
(801) 906-8604



The exotic intimate dish

With so many restaurants in the heart of downtown Salt Lake, Layla keeps quietly delightful in the neighborhoods of Holladay. With a mix of authentic Mediterranean/Middle Eastern recipes, coupled with an intimate setting, you’ll feel like you’re spending your spring night in another country. (Favorites: Musakhan, Chicken Shawarma wrap.)

4751 S Holladay Boulevard, Holladay
(801) 272-9111


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