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The Garden Restaurant

15 E South Temple, 10th Floor, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
+1 801-539-3170
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Ranked #137 of 1,231 Restaurants in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: State Street
Transit: Trax stop - City Center
Description: Located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building with stunning views of Temple Square and Downtown. Five-time Best of State winner for Casual American Dining. Try the signature fried pickle appetizer!
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We are there for lunch. It is not expensive at all consider the great view. However, the catch is the food is really not that good. Maybe it all depends on what you order. The one especially not that good is the turkey dinner. The stuffing is really dry as well as the turkey. The waitress is not that attending,... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is the sister restaurant to The Roof just across the breezeway in the same hotel. The food offered is so delicious and, if not for the reasonable prices, you might assume you were in a New York restaurant. The waiters and waitresses buzz around swiftly and the chefs look very smart in their clean white jackets with typical chef... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Loved it! The service was great, the food was delicious, the presentation was superb and the atmosphere was just the right amount of casual. We visited on New Years Eve, and it was perfect. We sat right by the window, in full view of the temple. There was also live music, just a girl and her guitar. I will definitely... More 

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43 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

In SLC for New Year's Eve. Live singer had volume up so you couldn't hear across the table. Manager kind enough to adjust downward slightly. Loved the fried pickle appetizer. Limited selection on the entree's. Waitstaff had multiple problems with delivering our order accurately. Food was good. Sampled all three desserts and favored chocolate cake and cheesecake over creme brûlée.... More 

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Santaquin, Utah, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Every meal my wife and I share is fantastic. We always share because the portions are generous. The first time we went, the soup of the day was Corn Chowder, and that was hands down the bes soup we had ever tasted. Unfortunately, we have not been lucky enough to encounter it once since that first visit, eight years ago.

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South Jordan, Utah
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The food is good, the prices reasonable, but the best thing is the view overlooking Temple Square. The same view can be had from the much pricier "The Roof" restaurant across the hall, so it is a nice alternative

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North Ogden, Utah, USA
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Delicious food with an amazing view of the city and of Temple Square. The best time is always at Christmas because you overlook the lights on Temple Square. But any time is a great time with a great view and great food!

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Kennewick, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went here for dinner with friends. Service was quick and very friendly. Ordered the smothered burrito and it was incredible and huge. Friends had the flat iron steak and salmon and all said it was amazing. Decent prices and view of the city and Church were spectacular

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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a very pleasant place for a lunch on a visit to Temple Square. The food is very good and well priced. The dining room is elegant. The service is very good. only a small percentage of restaurants in any city have such a nice view. It was very enjoyable lunch.

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Houston, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We happened to be passing through SLC and met friends in the downtown area. They took us to The Garden Restaurant for lunch. We arrived and were seated immediately be a window overlooking Temple Square. The restaurant is on the 10th floor. The views of the surrounding area are spectacular. Our waiter arrived a minute later and took our drink... More 

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Additional Information about The Garden Restaurant

Address: 15 E South Temple, 10th Floor, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone Number: +1 801-539-3170
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American

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