Après ski is an essential ritual after any day on the slopes. Many bars and lounges in the Park City area serve up refreshing cocktails, nourishing appetizers and a great atmosphere during après hours, which reach full swing when the chairlifts stop running at 4:00 pm. Kick back at one of these great spots and refuel for another day of powder turns.
Alpine House With a flair for small bites and tapas-style dishes, Alpine House serves up perfect sized post-skiing snacks, The warm, ambient restaurant in the Forum at the Canyons complements the Alpins House’s imaginative American cuisine, which tout a sampling of bold, eclectic flavors.
435-615-4828 | canyonsresort.com
APEX Ski right up to the panoramic patio and large, outdoor fireplace at Apex, located at the Montage in Empire Canyon, for instant après ski gratification. Apex’s rich, cherry-colored wood interior glows from the reflection of Deer Valley’s powdery ski slopes. Its floor–to-ceiling windows and daily live music sets the pace for unwinding after a full day of parallel turns. For an ultimate treat, savor a handcrafted dessert or chocolates by pastry chef Raymond Lammers.
435-604-1300 | montagedeervalley.com
EPC Escala Provisions Company Restaurant and Bar offers a creative menu of handcrafted cocktails and an extensive wine and beer list. It is open for après ski and dinner from Tuesday-Sunday 5:00 pm–10:00 pm. If you prefer a more intimate setting head on over to the Hyatt Escala Lodge and warm up by the roaring fire place. You can even purchase a s’mores kit to roast marshmallows with your family.
Red Tail Grill Offering amazing views of the mountain and a large outdoor patio, located on the Ski Beach, Red Tail Grill features an innovative and southwest menu and signature fresh fruit margaritas served in a rustic setting. This is the perfect gathering spot for family-friendly dining all day long, and with its outdoor deck on the Ski Beach, this is a perfect après ski spot.
435-615-8068 | canyonsresort.com
Drafts With over 100 beers from all around the world, including 20 on tap that are served by experienced (and saucy) mixologists, Drafts is sure to become a local favorite for après ski. Not only does Drafts have some of the tastiest beers around, their menu can satisfy the hungriest skier or rider—from handcrafted burgers to stone hearth cooked pizzas, Drafts captivates the taste buds with fresh ingredients, expertly prepared. Walking through the door, you know you have entered someplace special; a world-class sports bar featuring ten high-definition flat screen TVs where you can enjoy national and worldwide sporting events from the best seats in the house, which just happens to be every one of them!