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The Roof Restaurant

15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
+1 801-539-1911
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

The atmosphere here (mostly high views over downtown Salt Lake City and Temple Square) is the best part, though the food is also good.

Thank 912nlees
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Great place, with a lot of history; the place is very well maintained, and it has an extraordinary ambiance. Awesome view. Fantastic professional and courteous service. Top quality food.

1  Thank HO1964
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

The food here is fantastic and the service superb! Forrest waited on us and he was very attentive. The piano bar is a nice touch and you can still have a quiet conversation. I wish I was not from out of town, we would be...More

1  Thank Leilani F
Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is one of those restaurants where you take somebody to make a good first impression. The service is excellent, the menu is great and the food is also very good. Formal dining.

1  Thank Fernando C
Reviewed September 20, 2017

I was a guest for a business lunch meeting. Pretty heady views and a down-home comfortable atmosphere. The food is solid mid-Americana. The lunch crowd is busy, and the elevators are slow, so careful if you are in a hurry.

1  Thank Dennis F
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

No alcohol, no coffee, no tea, NO BIGGIE. You come for the view so the good food is a bonus. This is a MUST in Salt Lake City. The view is amazing and best seen just before sunset. Bring your appetite because it's a buffet...More

1  Thank gourageous
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Food was fantastic, especially the desserts. We had a window table with a great view of Temple Square. It was just after sunset which added to the view. Our server Katie was fantastic. Most of the websites said business casual but many were in shorts.

1  Thank medicmandan
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic family meal at the Roof in celebration of our parent's anniversary. Forrest was superb and made sure all 13 of us were well taken care of. The fish was amazing, and the flank steak delicious. The salad options were plentiful. Two...More

1  Thank brightestpickle
Reviewed September 7, 2017

The food looked & smelled terrific, but as vegans, our choices were somewhat limited. We did quite well with the salad bar and the kitchen did bring out baked potatoes for us. We were in a large group, and I can say that the food...More

2  Thank nbrownlaw
Reviewed September 5, 2017

My daughter and I had a wonderful time at The Roof Restaurant. The food was delicious and the waitress was very attentive and very kind. The staff even offered to take pictures of us as the sunset fell against the Temple Square Church. Just breathtaking.Make...More

1  Thank Deisy D
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November 5, 2017|
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Response from THT000 | Reviewed this property |
I took this from their website 11/6/17: $42.00 per person, $18.00 for youth 7-11 years, and $9.00 for children 4-6 years Price increases on special event nights, which include: November 25-January 2. Price does not include... More
November 5, 2017|
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Response from Chef545 | Reviewed this property |
$42.00 per person, $18.00 for youth 7-11 years, and $9.00 for children 4-6 years
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Response from NEVERSLIPAGAIN | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the day part. If it's dinner I'd go business to dress. If it's earlier in the day, business casual is fine. It is a favorite of locals but tourists as well so you'll see people in jeans and T-Shirts up to full on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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 a fine dining gourmet buffet, priced at $42.00 per adult. We are open for dinner starting at 5:00 p.m. Monday- Saturday. The menu includes our renowned dessert buffet and exciting international cuisine along with traditional favorites that differ on a daily basis.
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