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The Roof Restaurant

15 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
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Ranked #22 of 1,207 Restaurants in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: State Street
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Myself and a group of friends visited the roof restaurant a few years back and wow was it amazing, the food was lovely, especially the desserts,of which they're famous for and the most gorgeous view of temple square, best time to go is evening when its dark and the temple is all lit up, breath taking and stunning

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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53 reviews 53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I was invited for dinner here during a business trip. The whole experience was fantastic! We had the dinner buffet, and it had everything you could ask for and then some. Our table was front and center of the Temple. In the evening, I was impressed with the view even more as the Temple was illuminated with colored lights that... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The food is good. It's a nicer buffet, and in other circumstances I would not have paid that much for a buffet. However, you don't go to the Roof for the food. You go for the view. Nowhere else in Salt Lake do you get such spectacular views in the center of the city. Our table overlooked the Salt Lake... More

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Harwell, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This buffet dning experience does not come cheap at $39.95 per person but the food was excellent. The rib beef was cooked to perfection. Make sure you leave room for dessert - or rather desserts - as the choice is amazing, especially if chocolate is your thing. Being part of the LDS group there is no alcohol, not a bad... More

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Taylorsville, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went to The Roof for my husbands birthday and it lived up to everything we had heard. Lovely atmosphere, beautiful piano music, and amazing food! The dessert bar was by far our favorite although the ribs were a close runner up. Our service was extraordinary never once having an empty plate at our table for more than 30 seconds.... More

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Vinhedo, São Paulo, Brazil
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you are in the area stop at the roof to eat dinner , the food is really good and worth the price. Ask for a seat with the Temple view

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Orem, Utah
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food and service are excellent. The cost is a bit pricey but worth it for a special treat. The views are outstanding.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were seated at a cozy table with a view of Temple Square. The Christmas lights were twinkling and gave such a magical aura for the evening. The Food at The Roof is amazing with several buffets to choose from. Salads, main dishes, carved roast beef and ham and the desserts are to die for!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We reserved the day before and there was only a table for two at 530pm left. Anyway we hoped and requested to get a table where we would see the temple! And to our astonishmend we got one... Wonderful view! The food was amazing. Only the one piece of Prime Rib was cold but thats a detail. There is a... More

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New Rochelle, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This restaurant has a beautiful view of Temple Square, and directly overlooks the Mormon Temple. Meals are served buffet style. The food is good and plentiful. Overall, it's a bit too heavy, creamy, and "saucy" for my taste, and I would prefer spicier food, but that is not their clientele. Everyting is presented very nicely. The tables are bussed efficiently.... More

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Additional Information about The Roof Restaurant

Address: 15 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
Phone Number: 801-539-1911
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American

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