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1414 Foothill Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-2347
(801) 581-9498
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
always a fresh salad or sandwich

this place has held to its standards well-there is a predictable fresh selection of salads, French onion/daily soup, sandwiches, with some rotational pasta salads and specials-fairly priced and a reasonable wine list at night

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Dee J
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Salt Lake City
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good location on Foothill for years. Food is average - not bad but average. Variety of options on the menu are a plus. Prob best for families.

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Waldorf, MD
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I was in Salt Lake City for work, and boy, was this a find! I went back more than once! The first day I had the lamb and sweet potato tacos which came with a small salad. DELISH. I got the Mediterranean pasta salad to go for later. Also great. It came with a buttery toasted bread. My only complaint... More 

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

I had out-of-town friends visiting--both in the hospitality business--so wanted to assure they had a special lunch experience, which is why I chose Red Butte. I had not been there in awhile and Wow has it gone downhill. My brat special was ...simply bad. The other entrees were hardly eaten. What has happened???? Bad.

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

this place has held to its standards well-there is a predictable fresh selection of salads, French onion/daily soup, sandwiches, with some rotational pasta salads and specials-fairly priced and a reasonable wine list at night

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SLC
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I had the steak tacos, which were great. However, the sides that come with the meal aren't seasoned very well. The black beans were bland. The rice was firm and tasteless. The tortilla chips were just okay. The mixed vegetables - corn, bell peppers, lettuce, cojito, etc. - were drenched in a sauce that is really sweet and unpalatable. I... More 

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Sandy, Utah
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Waitress was efficient and friendly. The lunch menu was limited, but the food was fantastic. Healthy ingredients were presented beautifully and we're very tasty.

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Detroit, Michigan
Top Contributor
565 reviews 565 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Just had lunch here today. I had the tacos. They were ok but I had a lot better. Four other had lunch with me and each one liked their meal. One had a salad, one had the Philly like sandwich and one had the turkey. The service was good and I liked the location. BTW If you park in the... More 

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San Jose, California
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This little gem of a restaurant is located on the east side of the valley fairly close to the Natural History Museum and Zoo. We stumbled upon it and totally enjoyed the variety and quality selection they offered. The grandkids loved the burgers, I loved the "southwest" salmon offering. Good food at a very fair price.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food was and has always been great. The service though has been horrible and seems to keep getting worse. After multiple times and attempts to try and change my view of this place I cannot and will not be returning due to service.

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Rock Springs, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Convenient distance from our motel. Good food. Good service. Fair prices. Clean and orderly. Friendly host/hostesses and competent and friendly server. The server was not a hoverer, but was aware of and took care of our needs professionally.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1414 Foothill Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-2347
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: (801) 581-9498

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?