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Ruth's Diner

4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
+1 801-582-5807
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've heard about this place and anxious to try it. We had to wait 45 min to be called inside. It was definitely worth the wait. The scrumptious baking powder biscuits with homemade raspberry jam, yummy!

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spinach omelet was delicious, pancakes were yummy (we added strawberries), and of course their biscuits and jam were fabulous. Service was quick, and friendly. Definitely will be back again.

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After many times visiting SLC we finally found some time to visit Salt Lake City’s famous Ruth’s diner. Driving through emigration canyon we thought we got lost since we drove through a stretch of a windy road with beautiful scenery and enormous houses. But we...More

Thank Feike v
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our out of town guests to Ruth's for lunch. It was not crowded and we got a table immediately. We had burgers, sandwiches and salads. Everything was delicious and worth the price. The service was good. I would recommend Ruth's to anyone. There's...More

Thank hwjminneapolis
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here a couple of times over the past two years. The food is consistently good & the service matches. I would highly recommend the chicken fried steak - portion size was great and the gravy tasted just like my mother-in-law's did. Yummy!

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been wanting to dine at Ruth's for a couple years and just hadn't been able to include it on our trips through Utah. Glad we finally made it. Great ambiance, and the mountain drive is beautiful and once you arrive at Ruth's you...More

Thank ljc-NorCal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Ruth’s diner after hearing about their biscuits and gravy and it didn’t disappoint. The biscuits are so light and fluffy and the gravy delicious. We also had the salmon hash which was fantastic too! Chunks of salmon, capers, onions and peppers with the...More

Thank Kmglovestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast and it was terrific! Good selections and terrific service! We saw it on Diners, Dives and Drive Ins and it lived up to the recommendation! The drive up the Canyon was beautiful!

Thank jblackeagle555
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a diner enthusiast, and this place checks all my boxes! My mom and I were in Salt Lake for four days, and we ate here twice. From the friendly hospitality and the scrumptious food, I wish I could spend a couple more meals...More

Thank Sarakayy300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Ruth's many times. The food is consistently good, and I really enjoy the short drive up the canyon and the feeling of getting away.

Thank Sunshine_titan
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Joseph N
20 September 2017|
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Response from berniet | Reviewed this property |
There are "gluten free" options at Ruth's (my wife is gluten sensitive), however, I am not certain that an individual with celiac would be safe because I don't believe that there are separate cooking surfaces/hardware for... More
Hal M
20 June 2017|
Response from pureblueskies | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question that another patron can answer, except to say that he/she is exactly right that this makes Utah look stupid. The reality is that Utah has stupid stupid laws about alcohol. This is about to get worse... More
21 June 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Ruth's no longer allows pups it seems. The door had a sign which states we love dogs, but it's not safe for food/food safety.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-582-5807
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