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The Roof Restaurant

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15 E South Temple Fl 10, Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002 (State Street)
+1 801-539-1911
17:00 - 21:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Since "the church" took over famed Hotel Utah including The Roof Restaurant I will never go there. I had my first date at the old real Roof Restaurant with my husband of 36 years. We were engaged there accompanied by my parents and I was married and had my reception at the old Hotel Utah. Holds many fond memories of... More 

Thank notafoodie37
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love the roof. This visit was to celebrate my daughter's 12th birthday. We had a lovely time. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is nice and fancy, and our waiter, Allie, was amazing. We always have a great time, and this visit was no different.

Thank Christopher S
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't leave your appetite behind if you're coming here. The buffet is as I recall $42 per adult...that said, the food is outstanding and the views are even better.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a special evening, we enjoy this beautiful restaurant and the amazing view of Temple Square. Delicious buffet, especially the dessert offerings.

Thank S A
Sandy, Utah
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Food and magnificent vistas of down town Salt Lake including Temple Square. I 've been there several times and always come away relaxed, well fed, well served and for lack of a good English word, the German word gemuetlichkeit comes to mind as a feeling. Enjoy!

Thank brent396
Sandy, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a reservation at The Roof for my father's 90th birthday. The food was not of this world-it was so good. We also asked for a private room. The room had a large round table with a parabolic ceiling. The ceiling allowed a reflection of sound so we could easily hear the conversations across the table; even with 15... More 

Thank 649kenth
Orem, Utah
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating with a family group of 18 adults and had the Gourmet Dining Buffet at $42 per person. We were overwhelmed by the high quality and vast selection of menu items. My first choice was the slow-roasted prime rib, but several seafood offerings also caught my eye and delighted my palate. My companions were raving about the cheeses... More 

Thank Bob S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal at the roof was overlooking the city, quite environment and kind and gracious waiting staff. The buffet was spread out nicely and organized. Vegetables were fresh and tasty. the food wasn't over heated or cold. It was delicious! The choices were great and they even included all lobster this year. Meat cook well and nothing was dry. There... More 

Thank Blake A
Bountiful, Utah
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter became engaged after a visit to the Roof. Her fiancé took her three girls and her to the Roof before proposing. The buffet was fabulous!

Thank Kent S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is so amazing it almost made me forget the minor issues I experienced. We had a reservation, got seated immediately. Perfect. (This is a place where you do want to dress up a little!) however, as one of the waiter offered us bread I noticed that it was dry... the butter had a little sweet taste and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?