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“Excellent, excellent, excellent”
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Ranked #55 of 271 Restaurants in Park City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Sterling Court
Description: The Mariposa's intimate setting including crackling fireplaces sets the mood for an extraordinary dinner at Deer Valley's premier dining establishment. Savor The Mariposa's tasting menu, dining the way chefs love to, exploring and tasting as many of the offerings as you desire. Each menu item is a tasting size portion, allowing you to enjoy multiple selections. Vegetarian specialities and gluten-free options are available. To complement your meal, pair wines from our list which consistently receives the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Wine pairings are suggested below and may be ordered as three ounce tastings or five ounce wines by the glass. For larger groups, the Cedar Room accommodates private parties of 13 or more and features the Mariposa menu. The Mariposa is only open during the winter season.
Detroit, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent, excellent, excellent”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

In my view this is one of the best restaurants in Park City - definitely worth a visit. Make a reservation well in advance - it is a small place. The food is outstanding as is the service. This is in the Silver Lake Village of Deer Valley - so drive there and park. The prices are similar to other good restaurants in Park City.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank ommyoga
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Los Angeles, ça
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Small but wonderful bites”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

My family and I dined here and this was the perfect place as we had had appetizers at our hotel earlier. The service was very attentive. The menu is designed to have 3, 4, or 6 courses. They are all 2 to 3 oz portions. We ordered 8 dishes and shared them as a family. My sons favorite was the bison--first time he had ever tried it. It is one of their signature dishes. The bur rata salad with tomatoes was excellent and the crab appetizer delicious. We did not order dessert as we were all too full. I would highly recommend this very quaint restaurant.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank foodie-nms
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parkland, fl
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Tiny but tasty!”
Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

Procuring a table at this highly sought after #1 Zagat rated Utah restaurant proved quite simple when compared to finding the restaurant itself! Be sure to get directions in advance and know where you are going! We had a late reservation and were lost. The hostess called to see where we were. After relating our woes and basically conceding we were close, but still lost, she talked us through the parking garage and up the steps. She greeted us from the porch with a friendly smile and a warm hello! We checked our coats and were escorted to our table.

The restaurant was quite full for 9 pm. We were escorted to our private table upstairs. Our waitstaff was excellent, tending to our every need. Led by Alex from Romania, they did not miss a beat! The dining style behind Mariposa is a tasting menu. Between our party of 6, I think we may have tried everything on the menu! By far our favorite was the burrata cheese with heirloom tomatoes. It was served over arugula and drizzled with an amazing balsamic vinegar and oil. The Maine lobster chowder was divine - rich and delicious. All of the meat selections sampled by our party were prepared to perfection. I had the short rib and I highly recommend it. Dessert was a treat. The signature dessert is the Snowball. It is a MUST try!

The wine selections were sufficient and unique. We tried a bottle of Altamura, followed by a Pio Cesare Barbaresco. Both delicious. All in all, we enjoyed a lovely evening out at The Mariposa. Kudos to the staff and chef for a job well done! Put this restaurant on your list next time you visit Deer Valley! Reserve a table in advance!

Thank leeannafatovic
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Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good meal, great presentation”
Reviewed June 23, 2012

The food was fabulous and the desserts were outstanding.

Visited May 2012
Thank WorkTwoTravel
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Anniversary Dinner”
Reviewed May 3, 2012

My wife and I dined at Mariposa for our anniversary in February. We were in town for a wedding and were able to find a sitter for our 3-month old that night. I was so pleased with the experience after we'd left, and I'd love to be able to go back at some point. Mariposa combines a robust and creative menu with the charm of a lodge-style setting to create a relaxing and intimate dining experience. I highly recommend the bison fillets, which left me debating whether it was my new favorite red meat (I would have previously gone with the elk at Hudson's on the Bend in Lakeway, TX). Overall, we really enjoyed the food and ambiance. Check them out!

  • Visited February 2012
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1 Thank jsylestine
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