Utah Area Resource Guide

  • GREAT BITES

American

• Avenue Proper (GF)
• Cubby’s
• Cucina
• Copper Kitchen (GF)
• Hires Big H
• Lucky 13 Bar & Grill
• Over the Counter Café
• Pretty Bird Chicken
• Proper Burger
• Provisions (GF)
• Ruth’s Diner
• RYE
• Tradition (GF)
• One-0-Eight Bistro
• Wildwood

Breakfast/Brunch

Blue Plate Diner
• Hub & Spoke Diner
• Pig & a Jelly Jar
• Roots Café (GF)
• Straw Market
• The Bagel Project
• The Park Café (GF)
• Publik kitchen

Chinese

New Golden Dragon
• Mom’s Kitchen
• Hero Hot Pot

Hawaiian

• Hanaya Poke (GF)
• The Salty Pineapple
• Mo’ Bettahs

Mexican

• Chile-Tepin (GF)
• Chunga’s
• El Chihuahua Restaurant
• Lone Star Taqueria (GF)
• Rancherito’s Mexican Food
• Real Taqueria (GF)
• Red Iguana (GF)
• Santo Taco
• Taco Taco (GF)
• Tacos Mi Caramelito
• Taqueria 27 (GF)

Other Tasty bites

• Current Fish & Oysterr
• EastWest Connection
• Feldman’s Deli
• HallPass Food Hall
• R&R BBQ
• The Dodo (GF)
• Tin Angel Café

Thai

• Chanon Thai Café (GF)
• Dee Garden Thai Kitchen
• Laan Na Thai
• Mano Thai Diner
• Sawadee
• Skewered Thai (GF)
• Thai Archer (GF)
• Thai Garden Bistro (GF)

Vegetarian & Vegan Options

• Afghan Kitchen
• All Chay (GF)
• Arempas (GF)
• Café Shambala
• Mahider 
• Normal Ice Cream (GF)
• Rawtopia (GF)
• The Green Pig Pub
• Trolley Wing Co. (GF)
• Vertical Diner (GF)

Indian

• Bombay House (GF)
• Curry Fried Chicken
• Himalayan Kitchen (GF)
• Kathmandu (GF)
• Saffron valley

Italian

• Caffé Molise (GF)
• Michelangelo’s On Main
• Osteria Amore
• Per Noi Trattoria
• Stoneground Italian Kitchen
• Valter’s Osteria
• Stanza Italian Bistro & Wine Bar 

Japanese & Sushi

• Kaze Sushi Bar & Grill
• Kyoto Japanese Restaurant (GF)
• Mr. Shabu
• Sapa Sushi Bar & Asian Grill
• Takashi (GF)
• Tsunami Restaurant & Grill (GF)
• Yi Sushi Bistro

Pizza

• Este Pizza
• Litzas Pizza
• Nomad East
• Pizza Factory
• Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana
• The Pie Pizzeria (GF)
• Pizza NoNo
• From Scratch

Pubs & Breweries

• Bohemian Brewery
• Craft by Proper
• Desert Edge Brewery
• East Liberty Tap House (GF)
• Emigration Brewing Co.
• Hopkins Brewing Co.
• Red Rock Brewing Co.
• Shades Brewing
• Wasatch Brewery (GF)
• Traditions 

Quick Bites

• Café Rio
• Caputo’s Market & Deli
• Crown Burger (GF)
• Hector’s Mexican Food
• Vessel Kitchen (GF)
• Sushi Burrito
• Buds Sandwich Shop
• Balabé Senegalese Cuisine

Vietnamese

• Café Trang
• Little Saigon
• Oh Mai Sandwich Kitchen (GF)
• Pho Saigon Noodle House (GF)
• Pho Thin
• La cai
• Somi (GF)

Ramen

• JINYA Ramen Bar
• Kobe
• Tosh’s Ramen
• Yoko Ramen SLC

Mediterranean

• Bombay House (GF)
• Curry Fried Chicken
• Himalayan Kitchen (GF)
• Kathmandu (GF)
• Saffron valley

 

 

SWEET BITES

Bakeries & Pastries

• Banbury Cross Donuts
• Carol’s Pastry Shop
• City Cakes & Café (V/GF)
• Doki Doki Dessert Café
• Fillings & Emulsions
• Gourmandise
• Karim Bakery
• Les Madeleines
• Mrs. Backers Pastry Shop
• Tulie Bakery
• Mims
• Chip

Frozen Treats

• Dolcetti Gelato (GF)
• Handel’s Ice Cream
• Nielson’s Frozen Custard
• Penguin Brothers
• Spilled Milk Ice Cream & Cereal Bar
• Sweetaly Gelato
• Normal Ice Cream

Tea 

• Kung Fu Tea
• Space Tea
• Tea Bar
• Tea Zaanti
• Tea’s Memory
• The Tea Grotto

Coffee

• 3 Cups
• Alchemy Coffee
• Blue Copper Coffee Room
• Bjorn’s Brew
• Café on 1st
• Caffé Expresso
• Coffee Garden
• Coffee Noir
• High Point Coffee
• Jack Mormon Coffee
• Java Jo’s
• Nostalgia Café
• Red Moose Coffee Company (GF)
• Salt Lake City Roasting Co.
• Sugar House Coffee (LGBTQ+ Friendly/GF)
• Sunset Coffee Company
• The Rose Establishment (GF)
• Watchtower Coffee & Comics
• Publik Coffee
• Alpha Coffee
• Three Pine Coffee
• Pinyon Coffee
• The People’s Coffee
• Campos Coffee

 

 

 

 

ACTIVITIES  

Hiking Trails 

• Bonneville Shoreline Trail
• Corner Canyon
• Desolation Trail
• Donut Falls
• Ensign Peak
• Gloria Falls
• Grandeur Peak
• Lisa Falls
• Mount Timpanogos
• Millcreek Canyon (Dog Friendly)
• Muller Park Hikes
• Pfeifferhorn Trail
• Little cottonwood Red pine Trailhead
• Living room hike for an overlook of the salt lake valley at sunset
• Red Pine Lake Trail
• Shoreline trail
• Pipeline Trail
• The Living Room
• White Pine Lake Trail
• Wasatch Crest Trail to Desolation Lake
TIP! If you are planning to hike in the winter or early spring, check utahavalanchecenter.org for avalanche conditions before.

Family Friendly 

• Bonneville Salt Flats
• Boondocks Food & Fun
• Clark Planetarium
• Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum
• Evermore Park
• Hogle Zoo
• Lagoon Amusement Park
• Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
• Red Butte Garden
• Kennecott Copper Mines
• Natural History Museum of Utah
• Splash Pads
• Thanksgiving Point
• The Clark Planetarium
• This is the Place
• Tracy Aviary

Friday Night Ideas

• Top Golf
• Axe Throwing
• Tracy Aviary
• Symphony
• Ballet
• Eccles Theater
• Trivia Nights
• Downtown Park City
• Temple Square lights (Christmas Time)

Sports

• Utah Jazz Basketball
• Real Salt Lake Soccer
• Salt Lake Bees Baseball
• Utah Grizzlies Hockey

Book Shops

• Central Book Exchange
• Ken Sanders
• King English
• Weller Book Works

Shopping

• 9th and 9th
• 15th and 15th
• City Creek Center
• Fashion Place Mall
• The Gateway

Skiing

• Alta
• Brighton
• Snowbird
• Solitude
TIP! Check out the Ikon or Epic Pass
TIP! Get discounted lift tickets through the U

Tubing, Sledding & Snowshoeing

• Big Cottonwood Canyon
• Deer Valley
• Neffs Canyon
• Soldier Hollow
• Snowshoeing in Ferguson canyon

State Attractions

• Zion
• Bryce Canyon
• Goblin Valley
• The Uintas
• Lake Powell
• Dead Horse State Park
• Snow Canyon
• Logan Canyon
• Capital Reef
• Moab
• Escalante
• Drive up Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon
• Antelope Island
• Utah State Capital

Arts

• Broadway Centre Cinemas
• Ballet West
• Desert Star Playhouse
• Eccles Theater
• Hales Center Theater
• Keys on Main Piano Club
• Live Music at Lake Effect
• Pioneer Theatre Club
• Red Butte Garden Concerts
• Soundwell
• Storytelling Night at The Bee
• The Leonardo
• Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
• Utah Museum of Fine Art
• Wiseguys Comedy Club

Weekend Getaways

• Anniversary Inn
• Bear Lake
• Big Sky Resort, MT
• Causey Reservoir
• Cliffs Spa at Snowbird
• Dinosaur National Monument
• Flaming Gorge
• Heber City and Midway, UT
• Jackson Hole, WY
• Jordanelle Reservoir
• Ketchum, ID
• Lava Hot Springs
• Lake Powell
• Meadow Hot Springs
• Mirror Lake
• Ninemile Canyon
• Pineview Reservoir
• St. George, UT
• Sun Valley, ID
• The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird
• Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks
TIP! Visit “The Mighty 5” National Parks in Utah. All are about 4 hours away from Salt Lake City!

Local Festivals

• Avenues Street Fair
• The African Festival
• Christkindlmarkt
• Festa Italiana
• Holi Festival of Colors
• Ice skating at the Gallivan Center in the winter
• Living Traditions Festival
• Nihan Matsuri
• Oktoberfest at Snowbird
• Oakley rodeo
• Pie and Beer day celebrations
• Salt Lake Greek Festival
• Strawberry Days in Pleasant Grove
• Swiss Days in Midway
• Tour de Brewtah
• Utah Arts Festival
• Utah Pride Festival
• Utah State Fair
• Yappy Hour
• Zoo Brew
TIP! Find more events at saltlakecountyarts.org

RESOURCES

Hair Salons & Barbershops

• African Braiding Hair Salon and Beauty Supply
• Black Borough Barbershop
• Black Diamond Barbershop and Salon
• Buffalo Barbers
• The Bureau Barber
• Curl Co. Hair and Beauty Salon
• Ebony & Ivory Hair Design
• Kraken Barbershop
• Jed’s Barbershop
• Lunatic Fringe Sugar House
• Landis
• Sandra’s Ethnic Care Salon
• Skull Cutters Barbershop
• University Barbershop
TIP! Find Black owned/operated hair salons on HTTPS://utahblackpages.com

Student Discounts

• Arempa’s - 10% off all food
• Athleta - 10% off your purchase
• BLICK Art Materials - 10% off your purchase
• Dan’s on Foothill - 10% off on Thursdays for Dan Plus Program members
• Knead a Massage - $5 off services Rebel House 10% off services
TIP! For more discounts, click HERE

Preschool/Childcare

• First Baptist church daycare
• U of U daycare
• Miss Billie’s Kids Kampus
• Bright Horizons in Research Park
• North Salt Lake KinderCare
• Wasatch Kids Camps

Community

• Campus Childcare: https://childcare.utah.edu/care-options/programs.php
• Choosing a Neighborhood: https://bit.ly/3pO9luT
• Finding a Home: http://homes.utahpim.com/
• Community Organizations: https://slco.org/diversity/community-organizations/
• LGBTQ+ Resources: https://bit.ly/2P6RfHN

 

Car Repair & Maintenance

• Third avenue car clinic
• Master Muffler
• Burt Brothers Tire & Service

Fitness Centers

• The Front Climbing Club
• The Jewish Community Center (JCC) – special resident membership rate
• Body Wise Fitness in Foothill shopping village
• SL Sports Complex
• Cottonwood Heights rec center
• Xcel Fitness- Holladay
• Anytime Fitness, Parley’s location
• VASA – Some have childcare
• Holladay Lions (corporate rate when you show U ID)
• Centered City Yoga
• Wasatch Yoga Upstairs
• 24 Hour Fitness — U employee/partner discount
Sugarhouse and Trolley Square locations, both have childcare
• Core Power Yoga
• Bountiful Rec Center
• Therapy Social Fitness by Liberty Park

LGBTQ+ safe spaces in SLC area

• Encircle safe house for lgbtq+ teens and families
• 9th and 9th area 
• Utah Price Center
• LGBTQ Chamber 

International Grocery Stores

• Black Cherry Mediterranean Market
• Chinatown Supermarket
• European Tastees
• Japan-Sage Market
• Kim Long Fresh Market
• La Pequeñita International Market
• La Rosa’s Mexican Market
• Qaderi Sweetz N Spicez
• Shaku Maku Market
• Tejeda’s Market

 

 

LACTATION SPACES

U hospital, affiliates, and surrounding buildings

University of Utah Hospital

• Rooms 2053 and 2055 (Off the main visitor elevators on Level 2, take right off the elevator then a left. They are located directly across the hall from the Women’s Special Care unit room 2301)
• Room 3151B (Curtained area off the Women’s OR locker room by the scrub machine)
• Room P5434 (5th floor - Critical Care Pavilion)
• W2365 (2nd floor - West Pavilion)

IMC (you have to request badge access to these spaces - contact your program coordinator)

• 8th floor behind nurses’ station in the tower.
• LL1 by the ED and Nutritional support
• Doty on L1 by the main hallway 

Huntsman Cancer Hospital

  • HCI Research North: Clinic 2E, Room 2361
  • HCI Research South: Room 1536
  • HCI Hospital: Room 5140

Primary Children’s Hospital

• Level 1 - main hallway (1) & CPC (1)
• Level 2 - outside CICU (1)
• Level 4 - outside NICU (5) punch code needed from the NICU clerk

College of Nursing

• Room 3615 (3rd floor)

College of Pharmacy

• Rooms located on the north side of main elevators on all floors. Rooms are labeled “Pantry”

Ambulatory Care Center (ACC or Area E)

• B Level - B004
• 1st floor - 1038 and 1320
• 2nd floor - 2313
• 3rd floor - 3331
• 5th floor - 5335 (future)
• 6th floor - 6335 (future)

Primary Children’s Eccles Outpatient Services Building

• Level 2 - main hallway (1)
• Level 3 - main hallway (2)

Moran Eye Center

• Main floor - N1020 (Name on the door: Lactation)

Sugarhouse Health Center

• 3rd floor Hallway A Consult Rooms 1 and 2

Veteran’s Affairs Hospital

• 1B02 - across from radiology, “Mother’s Room”

Department of Family and Preventative Medicine

• Lower level - attached to women’s Restroom

School of Medicine

• Rooms 2B422 and 4B432A (code for door: 421)

Eccles Health Sciences Library

• Room 2165 (Located in Women’s restroom north side, top floor)
• Lower level by the kitchen area

Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital

• 1st floor - Room 1510 (future)
• 5th floor - Room 5452 (future)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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