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“Good food, great view”

The Roof Restaurant
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Ranked #26 of 1,434 Restaurants in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: State Street
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!
Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Come for the view. And the dessert. You won't be disappointed in either.

The Roof overlooks the Temple, which is a very unique, interesting view even for non-lDS folks. We arrived for the last seating of the day, which was at 8:00, but guaranteed a beautiful night view.

The food is buffet style with a huge selection of salads and cold pastas, delicious soups (both the clam chowder and the French onion were outstanding), numerous meat selections that change daily, and a fantastic array of desserts (the bread pudding is not to be missed).

Be prepared for a couple quirks -- being an LDS establishment there is no alcohol, coffee, or tea. They so have sodas.

The wait staff is extremely friendly and accommodating.

While probably not a place I would visit with great frequency, it is worth the price and would be a great place to bring visiting friends and family.

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Thank nakoontz
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

I usually don't like Buffets. But this Buffet was awesome. We had a reservation for eight and we were seated right on time. Good quality food, an awesome presentation and the choices of desserts were simply amazing. My husband mentioned that there were no chocolate covered strawberries left, and within a few minutes, she brought a plate of eight to our table. The view is absolutely amazing. It was a great and pleasant experience.

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Thank Lovetotravel19882012
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

A very pleasant and relaxing way to break up you sightseeing in town. A central location with a good choice of meals for the family. It is a pleasant change from the ground level offerings in town and anyone visiting Slat Lake should have at least one meal at the top of town.

Thank bollyb
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is a gourmet buffet. They offer many elegant entrees and sides as well as desserts. The view from the Roof is beautiful especially in the night (Christmas time is even more spectacular!)

Thank TravelinTami51
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Reviewed March 30, 2013

We celebrated our 32nd year anniversary at the Roof this year and were very pleased with our experience.
When we called and made the reservation, we were asked if we were celebrating any special occasion.
I mentioned that this was our 32 year anniversary. When we were seated there was card that wished up a happy 32nd year anniversary.

From the beginning to end, every employee was exceptional in making this the perfect experience.

The food, the pianist, the view, atmosphere and service made this the perfect place for me to celebrate this special occasion.

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Thank jpsaltlakecity
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