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The Roof Restaurant

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15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002 (State Street)
+1 801-539-1911
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I eat here once per year to celebrate. This is a great atmosphere with great views. We also really enjoyed the live music.

Thank John M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like excellent gourmet buffet with lots of choices then you won't be disappointed. It has something for everyone. View is great of Temple Square. Live piano music. This can be a very romantic dinner also or anniversary. I had Salmon, Jumbo Shrimp, Prime Rib, and Filet Mignon. Lots of other choices also with a great salad, cheese and... More 

Thank tdehaan
Swansea, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to enjoy an evening meal as the sun goes down and the city lights up. The buffet food is excellent and the view outstanding. The service was very good as well.

Thank Richard J
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a last night Globus National Park Tour celebration dinner. I believe it is on the 10th floor with plenty of windows. This was a buffet with just about everything you could want. I thought everything,including the desserts were very good. The views through the large windows were magical. There also was a piano player while we ate. I... More 

Thank JohnandPam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Go to place when we have friends come to SLC. Buffet is superb along with the deserts. Enjoy the atmosphere and piano music while dining.

Thank George F
Johnson City, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We love coming here when we're in town. The buffet is superb. Meats cooked to perfection. Desserts overwhelming. Specialized items for those with intolerances to certain foods. Staff so dedicated. And of course the blessing of beautiful peaceful piano entertainment. Seems like I'm forever finding myself in tears eating here! And remember they do not serve alcoholic beverages or coffee,... More 

Thank joyhope
Melbourne, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Gourmet Buffet Style restaurant. Amazing array of food from shrimp to prime rib, desserts were the best out of everything we tried. My husband and I are not keen on buffet's but this has a very high standard. We dislike lining up and then taking our plates back to our table and there were a lot of people here. We... More 

Thank craigeelinks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

It is served buffet style, some like this & some are turned off by it. However the food selection offers something for just about anyone and gives you the option of trying small portions of a variety or items. The dessert selection is plentiful as well. None of the things we tried were amazing or noteworthy but the piano music... More 

Thank JUDY M
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

fantastic views our group was seated in a private room and both the service and attention to detail were amazing.the food was excellent the choice amazing although from a personal point of view the beef could have bee cooked a little longer.the sweet choice at the end of the meal was out of this world.and the abundance of food was... More 

Thank bigjimmy16
Coalville, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

It's a buffet, which doesn't sound upscale, but it is wonderful. The food is ALWAYS delicious and the choices are many.

Thank Lisa K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
    (State Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-539-1911
The Roof Restaurant is Utah's premier gourmet dining buffet located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. With breathtaking views of Temple Square and Downtown Salt Lake City, The Roof is a fusion of inspiring views and extravagant food. The menu includes exciting international cuisine that changes daily!

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