The Salt Lake Valley is a smorgasbord of unique and fun dining. It’s definitely worth the 30-minute drive to experience some of the best food in the area. Whether you’re looking for a Thai-Fusion dish or hearty American fare, check out these choice restaurants:

Hot Spot Dining in Salt Lake City

Porcupine Pub & Grille
After skiing Big Cottonwood Canyon gather at the Porcupine Pub & Grille. Established in 1998, the Pub is the perfect apres-ski destination. The Porcupine features an array of house specials, homemade soups and a dessert of the week. You can also stop by on the weekend for a fabulous mid-day brunch. porcupinepub.com

Fav Bistro
Find something for everyone at this Thai-Fusion restaurant. Using only the freshest ingredients, Chef Anny Sooksri and her talented team take you on a dining adventure. Fav Bistro is a combination of all of Anny’s favorite flavors and concepts. Try the Popcorn Pork or Cauliflower Chimichurri. asooksri.com

Mellow Mushroom
While shopping around Sugarhouse, be sure to check out Mellow Mushroom. This eclectic pizzeria offers stone baked specialty pizzas, along with calzones, burgers and hoagies. They also offer gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options. Dine in a Ski Gondola or a Yurt while selecting from over 70 bottle beers and Craft Cocktails. mellowmushroom.com/location/ut-salt-lake-city-1080-e-2100-s-84106/

Rodizio Grill
The Rodizio Grill is known for its authentic and affordable Brazilian dining experience. Choose from tender-rotisserie grilled meat carved right at your tableside. Don’t miss out on their award-winning salad bar and their homemade Brazilian desserts. rodiziogrill.com

Full House
Park City locals have enjoyed Full House Asian Bistro since 2010, and now with a new location on State Street, indulge in their delicious menu while dining in Salt Lake City. If you haven’t tried their Black Pepper Steak or Lobster Explosion Roll you’re missing out. You will love the open dining room, large granite sushi bar and 5 large screen TV’s. fullhouseasian.com

La Caille
La Caille’s 20 acre estate is situated at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon. La Caille offers an unmatched experience and atmosphere. Serving French-Belgian cuisine their Canard A L’Orange Risotto (seared duck breast and apricot risotto) or their Poulet Roti (smoked sous vide chicken) are heaven for your tastebuds. Reservations are recommended. lacaille.com

Whether you’re in Salt Lake with family, friends or on a date with your loved one, dining in Salt Lake City is a delicious experience.