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The Garden Restaurant

15 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
+1 801-539-3170
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Ranked #130 of 1,227 Restaurants in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
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. Four-time Best of State winner for Casual American Dining. Try the signature fried pickle appetizer!
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Santaquin, Utah, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Toronto
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 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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cheshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Not wanting to have to wait we booked ahead for our Friday night stay in SLC but were surprised to see the restaurant just over half full, we were given a table by the window with wonderful views of the City and temple and had a very enjoyable experience. The Flat iron Steak and Fettuccine Alfredo were very good and... More 

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NJ
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102 reviews 102 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Ate dinner here by myself on a weekday night after spending some time around the Temple Square area. The restaurant is on the 10th Floor, with a good view of the Mormon Temple, particularly when it is lit up at night. For some reason they would not give me a table near the window, even though the restaurant was fairly... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were visitors to Salt Lake City and visited this restaurant on 15 October. We had read the reviews and were expecting a good dinner. The restaurnat was cold, there was no atmosphere. We selected the turkey special of the day and the pork rib. The turkey dinner was cold so I asked the waiter to heat it. He advised... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My sister and I took our daughters for lunch and had a wonderful time. The waitress even showed them how the roof can open! We had delicious soups, sandwiches and desserts - and had to try the fried pickles (they were good!). It was expensive, but we expected that from the location and view. Worth it!

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Additional Information about The Garden Restaurant

Address: 15 E South Temple, 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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