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Log Haven

6451 E Millcreek Canyon Rd, PO Box 9154, Salt Lake City, UT 84109
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Ranked #12 of 1,213 restaurants in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $50
Sun - Mon 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 3800 South
Description: Log Haven, long synonymous with wildflowers, waterfalls and fine canyon dining, is located in a historic log mansion in the Wasatch National Forest, minutes from downtown Salt Lake City. Consistently honored with the most national and local awards in the industry: Best Utah Restaurant, Best Salt Lake Restaurant, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, and the coveted Hall of Fame Award. “This is the highest honor we can give a restaurant in Utah. It means that besides having great food, terrific ambiance and passionate people, something magical has happened to make this restaurant so consistently excellent on all fronts that it thrives as an inspiration to everyone in the business.” -Salt Lake Magazine
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135 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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English first
Portsmouth, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

What a gem nestled on the side of the mountain! The food was stellar, served to us on the terrace by the waterfall as we listened to our favorite tunes from the piano.

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Please take the time on your next trip to SLC to have a meal at the Log Haven Restaurant. The setting is spectacular (in the Wasatch National Park), amidst towering trees, abundant wildlife, natural waterfalls and crisp, clean air. The food was very good, the total experience was near perfect. The menu was dialed-in for the environment, with Bison, fresh... More

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Park City, Utah
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65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

From the courteous valet parking attendant to the friendly greeting at the front desk, you know the evening is going to be wonderful. The restaurant is beautifully rustic, extremely comfortable and fits perfectly to the surroundings. The menu is creative, always good and prepared perfectly. My duck dish was one of the best! The service is outstanding, including help with... More

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Stansbury Park, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

The place is beautiful with an interesting history. We had made reservations, and chose to sit outside. The weather was perfect, late afternoon dining by a waterfall. I had a hard time choosing my meal because I saw so many things I wanted to try. I got seared tuna with asparagus and mushrooms, the tuna was a little bland but... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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278 reviews 278 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We loved the piano music and lighting, it gave this place an elegant yet cozy vibe. The decor and all the windows really make you feel removed from the city. The food was all great, but the chilled pea soup was particularly delicious, and be sure to try the coconut soufflé for dessert - you won't be disappointed!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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164 reviews 164 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Log Haven is located about 5 miles past the gate to the Wasatch National Forest in Millcreek Canyon, but the trek to get there is well worth it. The facility was restored in the 1980's and is a magnificent log building (logs from Oregon in the 1920's). A receipt from valet parking pays the park exit fee. The menu is... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We went during our X mas break. The food was great, service was great but it wasn't excellent. However, certainly not value for money. Given its high price, I thought the food didn't meet our expectations. A lot of what we had was so salty. CONS - The restaurant was RIDICULOUSLY dark we couldn't see our menu and had to... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

attended a family wedding here last Saturday. The venue is quirky, intimate and most certainly unique. Quite stunning set in the hills and trees. Ian and his team did an amazing job looking after our families and made a special and happy day all the better. The food and service was exceptional - particularly as 50 meals were served at... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Although the arugula salad had a little too much salt, we loved this restaurant. You actually drive into a wilderness area and at first you think you will be having dinner in a campground. It is a restored log cabin and it is a gem. We enjoyed the halibut and the bison. I am glad we drove in the daylight... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There are a number of things we absolutely love about Log Haven in SLC. First, the setting is stunning - right in the middle of the Wasatch's Millcreek Canyon, where the summer evenings are cool and green (unlike the rest of SLC) and the winter nights are pristine and snowy! Second, the service is likely the best we have had... More

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