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This is a compiled list of different food establishments, outdoor activities, annual events, small businesses, and more located in Salt Lake and greater Utah areas. This is not a comprehensive list, so if you would like to recommend an addition, please contact us.

    Hiking

    Easy Trails (Family Friendly)

    • Cecret Lake
    • Twin Lakes & Lake Solitude
    • Donut Falls
    • Silver Lake
    • Ensign Peak
    • City Creek Trail
    • Jordan River Parkway
    • Dry Creek Salt Lake

    Moderate Trails

    • Bonneville Shoreline
    • The Living Room Trail
    • Grandeur Peak
    • Great Western Trail
    • Lake Blanche
    • Lake Catherine, Lake Mary,
    • Lake Martha
    • Muller Park Trail
    • Lisa Falls
    • Gloria Falls
    • Corner Canyon Trails

    Strenuous Trails

    • Desolation Trail
    • White Pine Trail
    • Red Pine Lake
    • Mount Olympus
    • Mount Timpanogos

    Skiing & Snowboarding

    • Alta
    • Brighton
    • Solitude
    • Snowbird
    • Park City

    Tubing, Sledding & Snowshoeing

    • Solider Hollow
    • Ferguson Canyon
    • Neffs Canyon
    • Deer Valley
    • Big Cottonwood

    Hot Springs

    • Crystal Hot Springs
    • Meadow Hot Springs
    • Diamond Fork Hot Spring
    • The Homestead Crater
    • Mystic Hot Spring

    Seasonal Activities

    • Cherry blossom around early April at the State Capitol Building
    • Wildflowers bloom at Albion Basin from July to August
    • Midway Ice Castle in Winter
    • Ice Skating at Gallivan Center

    Campus Outdoor Adventures offers affordable equipment rentals, trips and discounted lift tickets.

    1-2 Hours Drive

    • Antelope Island
    • East Canyon
    • Uintah National Forest
    • Logan Canyon
    • Jordanelle Reservoir
    • Bonneville Salt Flats

    2-3 Hours

    • Bear Lake

    ~4 Hours

    • Snow Canyon
    • Dead Horse Point
    • Goblin Valley
    • Grand Staircase Escalante
    • Arches
    • Canyonland
    • Zion
    • Bryce Canyon
    • Capital Reef
    • Clark Planetarium
    • Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum
    • Hogle Zoo
    • Lagoon Amusement Park
    • Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
    • Red Butte Garden
    • Natural History Museum of Utah
    • The Leonardo Museum
    • Tracy Aviary & Botanical Garden
    • Thanksgiving Point
    • International Peace Garden
    • Utah Olympic Park
    • Salt Lake City Public Library

    GF: Gluten Free V: Large selections of vegan/vegetarian options

    • American 

      • Avenues Proper (GF, V) 
      • Cubby’s 
      • Cucina (GF) 
      • The Copper Onion 
      • Hires Big H Burgers 
      • Lucky 13 Bar & Grill 
      • Pretty Bird Chicken 
      • Proper Burger 
      • Ruth’s Diner 
      • Wildwood 
      • Current Fish & Oyster 
      • The Dodo (GF) 
      • Crown Burger (GF) 
      • Vessel Kitchen (GF) 
      • Freshie’s Lobster Co. 

      Native American

      • Navajo Hogan 

      Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurant 

      • Buds Sandwiches 
      • Vertical Diner 
      • Vegan Daddy Meats 
      • Sweet Hazel & Co. 
      • Blatche’s Backyard BBQ

      Brunch & Breakfast 

      • Over the Counter Cafe 
      • Straw Cafe 
      • The Bagel Project 
      • Baby’s Bagel 
      • Feldmans Deli 
      • Hub & Spoke Diner 
      • Pig & a Jelly Jar 
      • Roots Cafe (GF) 
      • The Park Cafe (GF) 
      • Publik Kitchen 
      • Trolley Cottage Cafe 
      • Sweet Lake Biscuit & Limeade 
      • Lazy Day Cafe (V)

      Southeastern United States 

      • Homecoming Southern Kitchen & Bar 
      • Sauce Boss Southern Kitchen 
      • Taste of Louisiana 
      • Charlotte-Rose’s Carolina BBQ 
      • Miss Essie’s BBQ 
      • Benji’s BBQ Food Truck
    • Ethiopian 

      • Oromian 
      • Mahider Ethiopian Restaurant (V) 

      East African 

      • Namash Swahili Cuisine 
      • Horn of Africa 

      Senegalese 

      • Balabe Senegalese Food Truck 

      Somali 

      • Noor Somali Restaurant 
      • Global Place Somali Restaurant 
      • Somali Restaurant Midnimo 

      South African 

      • Zulu Piri Piri Chicken Grille 

      African & Caribbean Fusion 

      • Kafe’ Mamai 

      Haitian 

      • Makaya Caters Food Truck 

      Jamaican 

      • Jamaica’s Kitchen Food Truck
    • Afghani 

      • Afghan Kitchen 
      • Kabul Kitchen

      Bhutanese

      • Bhutan House

      Chinese

      • New Golden Dragon
      • Red Maple Chinese Restaurant
      • One More Noodle House
      • Shanghai Cafe (V)

      Filipino

      • Janis Filipino Cuisine
      • BFF Turon
      • World Famous Yum Yum Food Truck

      Indian

      • Mumbai House
      • Star of India (V)
      • Saffron Valley (V)
      • Himalayan Kitchen
      • Gurkhas
      • Paradise Briyani Pointe

      Indonesian

      • Makanmakan Asian StrEat Food Fare

      Iranian

      • Zeferan Cafe
      • Sumac Cafe
      • Zeitoon Cafe

      Japanese

      • Kyoto
      • Tsunami
      • Tosh’s Ramen
      • Sapa Sushi Bar
      • Takashi
      • Koyote

      Korean

      • Stun Cube
      • KOU - Korean BBQ of Utah
      • Chick Queen
      • Baek Ri Hyang
      • Jang Soo Jang

      Laotian

      • Vientiane Market

      Lebanese

      • Beirut Cafe
      • Laziz Kitchen

      Nepalese

      • The Kathmandu
      • Zimbu Nepali & Indian Cuisine
      • Bhansa Ghar
      • Nepali Chulo

      Pakistani

      • Habibi Grill
      • Curry in a Hurry
      • Curry Corner Cafe
      • Kabob Stop
      • Curry Fried Chicken

      Syrian

      • Halab’s Jasmine Kitchen

      Taiwanese

      • Mom’s Kitchen
      • Foodie and Sweetie D Market
      • Tea Bar

      Thai

      • Sara Thai Kitchen
      • Chabaar (V)
      • Laan Na Thai
      • Thani Bowl Noodle House
      • Am Thai Street Food

      Tibetan

      • Cafe Shambala (V)

      Turkish

      • The Med

      Vietnamese

      • Phở 33 (V)
      • Tamarind - Vietnamese & Phở Kitchen
      • Phở Saigon (V)
      • Rollz
      • Phở 777

      Broadly Middle Eastern

      • Shahrazad Market & Restaurant
      • O’Falafel
      • Mazza
      • Alibaba Restaurant
      • Shanasheel Grill

      Seafood Boil

      • Bucket O’ Crawfish
      • Cajun Boil
      • Mr & Mrs Crab

      Hot Pot

      • Ombu Grill
      • Mr. Shabu
      • Ginza
      • Hero’s Hot Pot

      Vegetarian & Vegan

      • All Chay (Vietnamese)
      • Vegan Bowl (Vietnamese)
      • Long Life Vegi House (Chinese)
      • Veggie House (Chinese, Thai & Japanese Sushi)
      • Sri Balaii Caffe (Indian)
    • Belgian 

      • Bruges Belgian Bistro 

      Bosnian 

      • Old Bridge Cafe 
      • Cafe on Main 

      French 

      • La Caille 
      • Franck’s Restaurant 
      • Laurel Brasserie 

      German 

      • Siegfried’s Delicatessen 
      • Vosen’s Bread Paradise 

      Greek 

      • Spitz (V) 
      • Manoli‘s 
      • The Other Place 
      • Padeli’s Street Greek 

      Irish 

      • Piper Down Pub (V) 
      • The Leprechaun Inn 
      • Boomerangs Down Under

      Italian 

      • Caffe Molise (GF) 
      • Michelangelo’s On Main 
      • Osteria Amore 
      • Stoneground Italian Kitchen 
      • Stanza 
      • Siragusa’s Taste of Italy 
      • Caputo’s Market & Deli 

      Spanish 

      • Finca 
      • Cafe Madrid 
      • Mar Muntanya 

      Scandinavian 

      • Finn’s Cafe

      Pizzeria 

      • Este Pizza 
      • Nomad East 
      • Settebello Pizzeria 
      • Napoletana 
      • The Pie Pizzeria (GF, V) 
      • Pizza Nono
    • Hawaiian 

      • Aunty’s Hawaiian Kitchen 
      • Island Grinds 
      • Honolulu Grill 
      • Lolo Hawaiian BBQ 
      • Moki Hawaiian Grill 
      • Hanaya Poke SLC (GF) 
      • Side of Aloha 
      • Sweet’s Hawaiian Grill 

      Samoan 

      • Pasifika Corned Beef 

      Tongan 

      • Pacific Seas
    • Argentinian 

      • Argentina’s Best Empanadas 
      • Chimichurri Grill 

      Brazilian 

      • Tucanos Brazilian Grill 
      • Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse 
      • Braza Grill 
      • Tushar Brazilian Express 

      Chilean 

      • Seacheeii Chilean Food Truck 
      • Noemi’s Cafe & Catering 

      Colombian 

      • Casa Salvaje 
      • Sabor Colombiano 
      • El Parche Colombian Food 

      Cuban 

      • Batista Food & Grill 

      Honduran 

      • Catrachos 

      Guatemalan, Venezuelan, Colombian 

      • Sabor Latino

      Mexican 

      • Chile-Tepin (GF) 
      • Mi Ranchito Grill (V) 
      • Red Iguana (GF) 
      • Real Taqueria (GF) 
      • Santo Taco 
      • Los Tapatios Taco Grill 

      Peruvian 

      • Wild Peru 
      • Casa Peru 
      • Rubi’s Peruvian Taste 
      • Puro Peru Peruvian Grill 

      Puerto Rican 

      • Papito Moe’s 

      Salvadoran 

      • Cafe Guanaco 
      • El Viroleño 
      • Pupusería y Taquería El Don 

      Venezuelan 

      • Arempas (V) 
      • La Casa De La Arepa 
      • Tequeños UT

    Coffee Shops 

    • Blue Copper Coffee Room 
    • Salt Lake Coffee Break 
    • The Coffee Garden 
    • The Rose Establishment (GF) 
    • Loki Coffee 
    • Sugarhouse Coffee (GF) 
    • Publik Coffee 
    • Three Pines Coffee 
    • La Barba 
    • 3 Cups 
    • Nostalgia Cafe 
    • Mestizos Coffeehouse

    Boba Shops 

    • Tea Bar 
    • Vivi Bubble Tea 
    • Space Tea 
    • Xing Fu Tang 
    • Ding Tea 
    • ShareTea

    Tea 

    • The Tea Grotto 
    • Tea Zaanti 
    • Matcha Cafe Kyoto

    Kava Bar 

    • Bonfiya Kava Lounge 
    • Kai Po Kava Lounge & Polynesia Restaurant

    Breweries 

    • Bohemian Brewery 
    • Craft by Proper 
    • Desert Edge Brewery 
    • East Liberty Tap House (GF) 
    • Emigration Brewing Co. 
    • Hopkins Brewing Co. 
    • Red Rock Brewery 
    • Shades Brewing 
    • Wasatch Brew Pub (GF) 
    • Fisher Brewing Co. 
    • Grid City Beer Works (GF, V)

    Late Night Bars & Club 

    • Purgatory 
    • Sayonara 
    • Quarters Arcade Bar 
    • Water Witch 
    • The Pearl Bar 
    • Nohm 
    • Under Current 
    • White Horse Spirits & Kitchen 
    • Lake Effect 
    • London Belle 
    • Alibi Bar & Place 
    • Piper Down (V)

    Pastries & Bakeries 

    • Chubby Baker 
    • Fillings & Emulsions 
    • Tulie’s Bakery 
    • Fresh Donut & Deli 
    • RubySnap Cookies 
    • Tous les Jours 
    • Gourmandise 
    • Delice Bakery & Cafe 
    • Pie Fight 85C 
    • Bakery Cafe 
    • City Cakes Bakery & Cafe (V, GF) 
    • Good Food Gluten Free Bakery (GF) 
    • Karim’s Bakery 
    • Panaderia Flores 
    • Sagato Bakery 
    • Cafe Monsieur Crepes

    Frozen Sweet Treats 

    • Dolcetti Gelato (GF) 
    • Capo Gelateria 
    • Italiana Sweetaly Gelato 
    • Normal Ice Cream 
    • Spilled Milk Ice Cream & Cereal Bar 
    • Koi D Rolled Ice Cream 
    • Monkeywrench 
    • Penguin Brother 
    • Nielsen’s Frozen Custard 
    • Handel’s Handmade Ice Cream 
    • Leatherby’s Family Creamery 
    • Paletería La Bonita

    January

    • Sundance Film Festival

    February

    • Lunar New Year celebrations

    March

    • Salt Lake Fashion Show

    April

    • Southeast Asian New Year celebrations
    • University of Utah Annual  Powwow
    • New Americans International Market at Millcreek Commons (April to June)

    May

    • Nihon Matsuri
    • Living Traditions Festival
    • Millcreek Night Markets (May to June)

    June

    • Utah Asian Festival
    • Pride events
    • Utah Arts Festival
    • World Refugee Day
    • Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City

    July

    • Pie & Beer Day/Pioneer Day
    • Obon Festival

    August

    • Midway Swiss Days
    • Craft Lake City DIY Festival
    • Utah Pacific Islander Heritage Month events
    • Friendly Island Tongan Festival
    • Utah Beer Festival

    September

    • Utah State Fair
    • Salt Lake Greek Festival
    • Afro Utah Festival
    • Festa Italiana
    • Hispanic Heritage Parade and Street Festival
    • Avenues Street Fair
    • 9th and 9th Street Festival

    October

    • Oktoberfest at Snowbird South Salt Lake
    • Craftoberfest

    November

    • North Pole Express in Heber

    December

    • Christkindlmarkt
    • Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series (June - August) 
    • Kilby Block Party (May) 
    • Salt Lake Twilight Concert Series (June - September) 
    • Ogden Twilight Concert Series (May - September) 
    • Utah Symphony & Opera
    • Broadway Centre Cinemas 
    • Ballet West 
    • Desert Star Playhouse 
    • Pioneer Theatre Club 
    • Salt Lake Acting Company
    • Utah Museum of Fine Arts 
    • Utah Museum of Contemporary Art 
    • Wiseguy Comedy Club 
    • Salt Lake Gallery Stroll (every third Friday of the month) 
    • Check out more events at saltlakecountyarts.org
    • Utah Jazz Basketball 
    • Real Salt Lake Soccer 
    • Salt Lake Bees Baseball 
    • Utah Grizzlies Hockey 
    • Tour of Utah 
    • Salt Lake Figure Skating 
    • University of Utah Gymnastics
    • Central Book Exchange 
    • Ken Sanders Rare Books at The Leonardo Museum 
    • King’s English Bookshop 
    • Legendarium 
    • Lovebound Library 
    • Marissa’s Books & Gifts 
    • Under the Umbrella 
    • Weller Book Works
    • Downtown Farmers Market at Pioneer Park (Saturdays from June to October) 
    • Downtown Winter Farmers Market at the Gateway (Saturdays from November to April) 
    • University of Utah Farmers Market (Thursdays from August to October) 
    • Wheeler Farmers Market (Sundays from May to October)
    • Find more farmers markets near you
    • Black Cherry Mediterranean Market 
    • Chinatown Supermarket 
    • European Tastee 
    • Japan Sage Market 
    • Kim Heang Market 
    • Qaderi Sweetz N Spices 
    • Seoul Market
    • La Pequenita International Market 
    • La Rosas Mexican Market 
    • Rancho Market 
    • Shaku Maku Market 
    • African Star Market 
    • African Discount Market
    • African Braiding Hair Salon & Beauty Supply 
    • Blvck Borough Barbershop 
    • Black Diamond Barbershop & Salon 
    • The Bureau Barber 
    • Curl Co. Hair & Beauty Salon 
    • Ebony & Ivory Hair Design 
    • Kraken Barbershop 
    • Jed’s Barbershop 
    • Regal Barber 
    • Lunatic Fringe 
    • Landis 
    • Sandra’s Ethnic Care Salon 
    • Skull Cutters Barbershop 
    • University Barbershop
    • Master Autotech 
    • Burt Brothers Tire & Service 
    • Victor’s Tires 
    • Autograff Motor Works 
    • Slaugh’s Car Care 
    • Vientiane Auto Repair

    Dog-Friendly Parks

    • Lindsey Garden
    • Memory Grove
    • Sugarhouse Park
    • Fairmont Park
    • Liberty Park
    • Parley’s Historic Nature
    • Park/Tanner Dog Park

    Yappy Hour is a monthly dog event at Liberty, Fairmont and Pioneer Park during the summer

     

    Veterinary Care

    • MedVet - 24/7 Vet ER
    • Advanced Veterinary Care - 24/7 Vet ER
    • University Veterinary Hospital & Diagnostic Center
    • Sugar House Veterinary Hospital
    • Avenues Pet Clinic

     

    • Club Try-Angles 
    • Milk+ 
    • Club Verse 
    • Why Kiki 
    • Stonewall Sports 
    • Genderbands 
    • Project Rainbow 
    • LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce 
    • Under the Umbrella Bookstore and Cafe
    • University of Utah Campus Child Care 
    • First Baptist Church Development Center 
    • Miss Billie’s Kids Kampus 
    • Bright Horizons at U of U Research Park 
    • North Salt Lake KinderCare 
    • Early Childhood Center at the I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center

    Lactation Rooms 

    Interactive Campus Map: https://map.utah.edu/ 

    • University of Utah Hospital Rooms 2053 and 2055 (Off the main visitor elevators on Level 2, take a right off the elevator then a left. They are located directly across the hall from the Women’s Special Care Unit)
    • College of Nursing Room 3615 (3rd floor) 
    • College of Pharmacy Located on floors 1, 2, 3, & 4, on the north side of the main elevators. Rooms are labeled as "Pantry" 
    • Eccles Health Sciences Library Room 2165 (Located in Women’s restroom north side, second floor floor) First floor, inside the main doors and to the left Eccles Health Sciences Education Building Room 1650 (on the ground floor, down the hall for the restrooms. The hall is located between the Medical Bookstore and the lecture hall 1700) 
    • Huntsman Cancer Hospital 
      • HCI Research North: Clinic 2E, Room 2361 
      • HCI Research South: Room 1536 
      • HCI Hospital: Room 5140

    Community Crisis Intervention & Support Services 

    • Call 988 - Suicide and Crisis Life Line 
      • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year at no cost to you. 
      • Receive specialized, individualized support from certified crisis workers trained in suicide prevention, de-escalation, and stabilization and get connected to mental health resources. 

        Utah Warm Line, call 801-557-1055 from 8am to 11pm daily 

      • Speak with certified peer support specialists who have received training and have navigated mental health ssues and/or substance abuse issues of their own. 

        SafeUT App 

      • A Utah service that provides real-time, emotional support and crisis intervention 24/7/365. Chat with a licensed counselor for support or submit a confidential tip from your phone.

    Useful University of Utah Phone Numbers 

    • University of Utah Department of Safety Emergency 
      • Responses: 911 
      • Non-emergency line: (801) 799-3000 
      • Office of the Chief Safety Officer: (801) 587-1582 
      • University Police: (801) 587-2677 
      • Community Services: (801) 581-6429 
      • Emergency Management: (801) 213-1090 
      • Campus Security: (801) 585-2677 
    • Center for Disability and Access: (801) 581-5020 
    • Accessible Parking and Transportation 
    • Commuter Services: (801) 581-6415 
    • UCard Services & Benefits: https://www.ucard.utah.edu/benefits/index.php

    Contact Us

    Drop by for snacks, coffee, coloring, printing, and more!

     

    Email: somdiversity@hsc.utah.edu

    Phone: 801-587-7672

    Community Lounge - Room 101

    School of Medicine, Building 379

    27 S Mario Cappechi Drive

    Salt Lake City, UT 84132