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The Garden Restaurant

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15 E South Temple, 10th Floor, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (State Street)
+1 801-539-3170
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food was really good. The atmosphere was great. If you are lucky enough to sit by a window it would be even better. Great place.

Thank Lurain L
Sandy, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We attended with our adult children. We were seated in our group of 14 at one table. The food was great and the servers were clean and attentive. We were particularly impressed with the demeanor and cleanliness of the staff personnel. Thank you.

Thank 649kenth
Greenville, South Carolina
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358 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a very enjoyable lunch at The Garden. The room is very bright and pleasant. Our pesto chicken and lasagna were both good. In fact, the lasagna, served in an iron dish with handle was as good as any I have ever had. The service was friendly, fast, and efficient. The view from this 10th floor restaurant is wonderful,... More 

Thank ValGary2014
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the views are spectacular. We had a table overlooking the temple. Nice. The sandwiches are good. Don't dare leave without dessert. Plan $25 per person with entree, dessert, drink and tip. We had lunch there.

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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal, friendly service and beautiful setting. We went for lunch and the meal was excellent and unhurried. The service was quick and polite.

Thank Roland K M
Sandy, Utah
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are downtown Salt Lake and need a place for a good lunch, even dinner with reasonable fares, excellent food and great memories, "this is the place" to steal a colloquial phrase.

Thank brent396
Liberty Township, Ohio
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting the Temple grounds and decided to head to the 10th floor for the views. After enjoying the amazing views we stopped at the Garden Restaurant for dessert. They had several WONDERFUL options to choose from and the atmosphere was great. I would LOVE to go back one evening at sunset for dinner and to enjoy the views... More 

Thank Karen R
Spanish Fork, Utah
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

The view is worth any price, as long as you get a window seat. We had a 6:00 Friday reservation and went right in and got a perfect seat (about half of the tables were taken). When we left, it was far busier and looked like more people were waiting. The food was excellent for the $15 range; mine was... More 

Thank Brandon P
Wilsonville, Oregon, United States
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

I read the reviews and almost cancelled our reservation. We wanted The Roof Restaurant but we couldn't get a table. I decided that we really wanted the view so I wasn't too worried about the food. I was pleasantly surprised at our fast and friendly service. The food came out quickly and looked delicious. My husband got the roasted shoulder... More 

Thank Amy B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

we had a reservation for 8:15 on December 30th. Restaurant had at least 3 open table when we were seated at 8:25. We ordered dinner at 8:35pm. The food took 50 minutes to come out. The burgers came out 10 minutes AFTER the rest of orders. We asked to please check our order due to ticket time was at least... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E South Temple, 10th Floor, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
    (State Street)
  • Public Transportation: Trax stop - City Center
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-539-3170
Located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building with stunning views of Temple Square and Downtown. Five-time Best of State winner for Casual American Dining. Try the signature fried pickle appetizer!

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