I love writing about Park City restaurants because we have some of the best! No matter the time of day or what you’re in the mood for, there’s something to satisfy your craving. As we’re quickly rounding into mud season with ski season around the corner, I’m focusing on the best Park City lunch spots. As always, these are subject to opinion and I’d love to hear any feedback you may have or options I might have overlooked.
Best Grab and Go Lunch in Park City
- Park City Provisions by Riverhorse | As we’ve written about before, Park City Provisions is a unique offering on Main Street, featuring a cafe, specialty market, deli, grab & go options and prepared meals to go.
Whole Foods | In the pre-COVID world, Whole Foods “Canyon Corners” store had a wide array of self-serve hot and cold dishes which is nice to be able to get exactly the items and proportions you want. Currently they are still serving much of the same, but without the open air, self-serve containers. This is a popular spot with locals and visitors alike.
- Fairweather Natural Foods | An excellent option for vegans and vegetarians, this community market offers an organic juice bar, two soups of the day, excellent salads, sandwiches and baked goods.
- Vessel Kitchen | With a great online ordering service and curbside pickup, Vessel has been a safe standby during COVID. Featuring counter service with dine-in and carryout options their menu is great alone or with family.
- The Back Door Deli | Open Wednesday to Saturday, if you have a hankering for great, fresh deli in Park City, this is the place to be.
Best Casual Dining Lunch in Park City
- Five5eeds | With excellent, fresh food and coffee Five5eeds has quickly become a locals go-to for casual dining or curbside pickup.
- Thai So Good | In the mood for Thai? This is the place in Park City.
- El Chubasco | One of the best salsa bars in Northern Utah, with over-the-counter service and dine-in or takeout of your favorite Mexican dishes.
- Sammy’s Bistro | Now you can enjoy Sammy’s Bistro whether you’re in Prospector or Kimball Junction. From apps and wings to rice bowls and family meals to-go, this is a great restaurant started by a Park City local.
- Squatters Roadhouse Grill | With a little something for everyone, this eclectic pub and grill is sure to please for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Best Dine-In Lunch in Park City
- Glitretind Restaurant | This elegant eatery with great views is my favorite restaurant for brunch but it really can’t be beat any time of day.
- Powder Restaurant | Located in the Waldorf Astoria hotel, Powder features “comfort food inspired by mountain regions from around the world.” I really appreciate the sustainability practices implemented by this fine restaurant.
- Hearth and Hill | This restaurant had excellent curbside pickup service during the height of stay-at-home orders, but the dine-in experience is excellent and the globally-inspired dishes can’t be beat.
- Windy Ridge Cafe | I remember years ago when Rachel Ray loved the Windy Ridge Corn Chowder on her show “$40 Dollars a Day”. This is one of Park City’s longstanding favorite restaurants.
- Silver Star Cafe | With a cozy dining space and an outdoor option, this cafe is close to trails and an old mine.
Best Dine-In Lunch on Main Street
- Cafe Terigo | My favorite spot for dining al fresco on Main Street, Cafe Terigo has a great lunch menu of modern Italian cuisine.
High West Distillery | You don’t have to love whiskey to enjoy a great lunch just off-Main Street in a historical building that’s also ski-in.
- Eating Establishment | This long-time favorite was purchased and revamped in 2017 and features excellent American fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Harvest | For light fare, baked goods and delicious coffee, check out this charming little restaurant where Park Ave. meets up with Lower Main Street.
- Flying Sumo | If sushi is what you crave, Flying Sumo is a fun, classic Park City atmosphere with delicious handmade rolls and other Japanese fare.
Best Casual Ski Lunch in Park City
- Deer Valley Grocery Cafe | One of my favorite options for picnicking in Park City as well as ski lunches, this place is known for baked goods, salads, soups and other hot dishes.
- Silver Lake Restaurant | All of Deer Valley’s ski lodges feature gourmet dining options like the natural salad buffet, hot specialty items, turkey chili and their famous baked goods.
- Legends Bar & Grill | Legends will round out an excellent ski day with slopeside dining featuring a full bar and family friendly atmosphere.
- Cloud Dine | Head to the top of the Dreamscape lift at PCM for quick on-the-mountain fare and breathtaking views.
- Bandannas Bar & Grill | If hitting the cross-country ski slopes is more of your thing, stop by Bandannas after you sweat it out at White Pine Touring’s miles of groomed trails.
Best Dine-In Ski Lunch in Park City
- Royal Street Café | From the crab tower to the tuna tartar and delicious panini sandwiches, Royal Street Cafe is the best option for a Deer Valley-owned dine-in restaurant for lunch on the slopes.
- Goldener Hirsch Inn | This AAA-Four diamond restaurant has one of the most unique dining atmospheres in Utah. Enjoy Bavarian-style decor and furnishings while you warm your feet by the fire. If you like cheese, the fondue is a must.
- St. Regis Bar & Lounge | Open for guests 21 and up, this is an excellent spot to enjoy an adult beverage during your ski day while noshing on bites from the bar menu fireside.
- Cena Ristorante | Located in the Chateaux at Deer Valley, it’s only fitting that this award-winning restaurant serves some of the best Italian fare around. Be sure to check their website for times as their hours fluctuate with the seasons.
- Lookout Cabin | Located on the Canyons side of Park City Mountain, this fine dining restaurant fits its name with a great outdoor deck and views.