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The Roof Restaurant

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15 E South Temple, 10th Floor, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002 (State Street)
+1 801-539-1911
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Burgaw, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is tasty and shown beautifully. piano playing some relaxing melodies completed the environment to a beautiful view of SLC.

Thank Analusouza
West Jordan Utah, USA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to hop around to different places and to try a variety of places. We took s chance on this place and it is "not the place" ( a reference for those in Utah). The we were there for the Buffett which had an incredible amount of variety but found all of the offerings very bland. The view from... More 

Thank Anna S
Alliance, Ohio
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour group booked a dinner at the Roof for 7:30 PM for a party of 44 people. They sat us right on time. We all took pictures from the glass window, temple in the background and beautiful sky at sunset. The roof is narrow but very tastefully done. Nice tablecloths, silverware and fresh flowers. We were treated to excellent... More 

Thank kathie l
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The quality of the salads,, prepared meat and fish dishes can match the highest standards of French cuisine.Luckily we saved a little spot for the exquisite desserts.

Thank Myriam M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and i attended for an anniversary dinner, at least for us this is an expensive dinner at around $90 but I felt like it had good value, a buffet style spread so lots of options to get things you like. Awesome clear piano played by top notch pianist adds to the elegant atmosphere.

Thank Matt L
Salt Lake City, Utah
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went again and I will still stand by my first review. The food is so fresh and filling. They keep up on the food continuously. From the soup, salads and main course. They even care so much about presentation that they have someone who fills deserts constantly cleaning the presents of the deserts. The one thing you really... More 

Thank Megomeyago
Suzhou, China
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the best, our family loves it, with a buffet including all-you-can-eat shrimp and salmon plus steak and an amazing selection of desserts, how can you go wrong. Don't forget to ask to validate your parking in the basement.

Thank Father_of_three_42
Sandy, Utah
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347 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The buffet at the Roof is extraordinary. All of the food is well-prepared and the service is top-notch. It is very attentive without being overbearing The view of Temple Square and the surrounding parts of the city is so go at night and see the sunset and the lights turned on at Temple Square Everything about this restaurant is terrific

Thank Rick_Sue1969
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The buffet was great and the view after sundown was even better! You can see the temple all lit up and it is incredible. Service was also very good! Would recommend for a special occasion

Thank Jacqui B
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Fine dinning?? Not a chance. Really poor food and service. You get herded out way before your time. By all means go up and check out the view but save your money for some decent food somewhere else.

Thank Armager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
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, 10th Floor, 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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