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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
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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South Jordan, Utah
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The buffet was excellent as was the service. The variety of vegetables, meats and desserts were wonderful. The soft piano music being played was also wonderful. If you're looking for a cozy, romantic and great food then this is the place. I admit that it is pricey but we thoroughly enjoyed it and the restaurant also validated our parking. Check... More 

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Douglassville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were booked here with our tour group and it was fine.No alccohol,serve yourself buffet but everything delicious.Beautiful setting.Lots of meat and seafood.

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is worth the trip especially at Christmas. It overlooks the Mormon Temple and the lights were spectacular. It is a buffet and there were too many choices to try everything. The quality and presentation was wonderful. Great prime rib with several choices of sauces. There had to be at least 100 choices on 5 star deserts along to... More 

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Gig Harbor, United States
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely a great place to celebrate a special occasion, so you can justify the price. We planned our meal just before sundown and it was amazing to watch the lights come on at the Temple and the State Capital. The food was pretty good - I recommend you pass on the salads and just focus on the main... More 

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Utah, United States
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gourmet buffet with great food and service. Best time to visit is around Christmas time when the holiday lights around Temple Square are lit.

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Woods Cross, Utah
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Roof is a buffet style restaurant, but the food is far from ordinary. Chefs prepare the food daily, and it is absolutely delicious! And, the desserts are amazing! The view is of the LDS Temple Square and surrounding areas and is breathtaking. The experience is on the costly side, but the food, service, ambiance, and relaxed atmosphere makes it... More 

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Thank Kyra C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

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.

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Thank John M
Utah,
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 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 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

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.

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Illinois
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143 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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