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The Roof Restaurant

15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
+1 801-539-1911
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (47 reviews)
“salads” (32 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food here is fantastic and the service superb! Forrest waited on us and he was very attentive. The piano bar is a nice touch and you can still have a quiet conversation. I wish I was not from out of town, we would be...More

Thank Leilani F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of those restaurants where you take somebody to make a good first impression. The service is excellent, the menu is great and the food is also very good. Formal dining.

Thank Fernando C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was a guest for a business lunch meeting. Pretty heady views and a down-home comfortable atmosphere. The food is solid mid-Americana. The lunch crowd is busy, and the elevators are slow, so careful if you are in a hurry.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No alcohol, no coffee, no tea, NO BIGGIE. You come for the view so the good food is a bonus. This is a MUST in Salt Lake City. The view is amazing and best seen just before sunset. Bring your appetite because it's a buffet...More

Thank gourageous
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fantastic, especially the desserts. We had a window table with a great view of Temple Square. It was just after sunset which added to the view. Our server Katie was fantastic. Most of the websites said business casual but many were in shorts.

Thank medicmandan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic family meal at the Roof in celebration of our parent's anniversary. Forrest was superb and made sure all 13 of us were well taken care of. The fish was amazing, and the flank steak delicious. The salad options were plentiful. Two...More

Thank brightestpickle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food looked & smelled terrific, but as vegans, our choices were somewhat limited. We did quite well with the salad bar and the kitchen did bring out baked potatoes for us. We were in a large group, and I can say that the food...More

1  Thank nbrownlaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I had a wonderful time at The Roof Restaurant. The food was delicious and the waitress was very attentive and very kind. The staff even offered to take pictures of us as the sunset fell against the Temple Square Church. Just breathtaking.Make...More

Thank Deisy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of food, well presented and frequently topped up. Table set out with white cloth and napkins and silver cutlery. Eat as much as you want, fresh plates and cutlery each time. No need to rush, super views.

Thank Evelyn91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to go realizing that you are not going to eat a good meal. The view will attract you but the food will turn you away. The piano player was a nice touch, and the service was great. The food is of poor quality...More

Thank CBR0107
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Marnie S
7 March 2017|
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Response from NEVERSLIPAGAIN | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the day part. If it's dinner I'd go business to dress. If it's earlier in the day, business casual is fine. It is a favorite of locals but tourists as well so you'll see people in jeans and T-Shirts up to full on... More
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JLS6000
2 May 2016|
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Response from Paulthesailor | Reviewed this property |
Well, taste in food varies among the tasters. I found it, at best, mediocre. Others sing its praises. I had no problems with the service, and the temple view is first-rate (unless the evening sun is in one's face).
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Zack K
17 November 2015|
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Response from SaltLakeCitySoprano | Reviewed this property |
All tables have views but the window tables have the best views.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
    (State Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-539-1911
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!
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