Where to eat is always a big part of any vacation and when faced with the numerous palate-pleasing, tongue-teasing and taste-bud-tantalizing restaurants in Park City Utah, it’s a good idea to plan a “savor the flavors” itinerary to enjoy a variety of authentic, traditional, seasonal and regional foods to the fullest. With a fantastic winter season approaching, it’s time to start planning our dining itinerary beginning with a sampling of the cuisine available at several of Park City’s favorite eateries. From fine dining options to casual fare with a flair, we can tickle and tantalize our taste buds morning, noon and night.

It’s Prime Time All the Time at Lespri

Park City Prime Steak Sushi Bar Park City Restaurants

Lespri Park City Prime Steak Sushi Bar

We’ll begin with Lespri Prime Steak Sushi Bar. For the perfect end to the day, Lespri provides an elegant fine dining experience that leaves patrons satisfied time and again. Winner of TripAdvisor’s 2015 Certificate of Excellence, Lespri’s menu blends its cuisine and wine selections like a fine-tuned symphony of freshness and flavor. Select from succulent cuts of certified USDA prime meat and the freshest and most superior sushi available. Both are flown in daily to ensure an exceptional dining experience. Lespri is the only restaurant in Park City that serves USDA Prime Beef, which is expertly prepared and presented with culinary finesse by Executive Chef Scott Benson. This is the restaurant to come to whenever a chic and upscale atmosphere is on the night’s agenda. It is also the place for tranquil dining under the stars in the cozy confines of the patio garden amid lush landscaping featuring a double-sided fireplace. The patio is the perfect spot for setting the mood with a hot toddy during the cool fall, or being refresh and revitalized with a tropical drink during the summer heat. Dining at Lespri is an adventure in exploring the culinary delights with innovative and creative signature dishes using only the freshest of fresh ingredients. White linen-draped tables add a touch of elegance to an already well-appointed dining room where tradition meets uptown sophistication. The lounge area offers a more relaxed and inviting vibe while you are sipping a specialty cocktail at the polished granite bar. Additional amenities include:

  • USDA Prime Certified Beef
  • Market Fresh Sushi flown in daily
  • Award winning menu
  • Large outdoor garden patio
  • Easily accessible private parking
 1765 Sidewinder Drive, Park City, Utah 84060
(435) 649-5900 –  www.lespriprime.com
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Riverhorse On Main Serves Chic Sass and Class

Park City Restaurant - Rivershorse on Main

Rivershorse on Main Park City

Our continued quest for exceptional culinary creations takes us to Riverhorse On Main, located in the renovated Masonic Hall on Park City’s historic Main Street. This impressive, multi-award-winning, four-star restaurant takes dining to a whole other level of goodness. Its chic, upscale interior is the perfect setting for the latest trends in melt-in-your-mouth American cuisine prepared to perfection by Seth Adams. His role as both executive chef and co-owner is assurance that satisfaction with the overall dining experience is the main focus. While dining for brunch or dinner, choose the cozy, casual ambiance of the lounge or the light and airy elegance of the dining room, which features a high ceiling and brick-walled interior with clear views of outdoor activity through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. When planning a night out on the town, Riverhorse On Main is the ideal option to jump-start the evening with live music and pre-dinner drinks or with light and flavorful food selections and a variety of lager, wine and cocktails during Happy Hour. Additional amenities include:

  • Catering services for business or pleasure
  • Gift certificates available
  • Private chef services
540 Main Street Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-3536 – www.riverhorseparkcity.com
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An Oasis of Flavors Beckons at Bangkok Thai On Main

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Bangkok Thai Park City

We’ll slow the pace down a bit and relish yet another award-winning experience in the serene atmosphere of Bangkok Thai On Main. The restaurant exudes charm and tradition from the moment the door opens until the friendly greeting from the smiling hostess. Bangkok Thai On Main has the distinction of being named as the winner of Best of State for 2014. That says a lot about customer satisfaction across the board. Enjoy fine dining on authentic Thai specialties, each prepared and seasoned to individual taste. The soft tones and muted lighting are the perfect backdrop when the visually appealing menu selections designed and prepared like a piece of art are served. The restaurant pairs its “best of state” award with an outstanding wine cellar that won the Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. The pairing of Thai cuisine along with select wine vintages results in a memorable feast of flavors. Additional amenities include:

  • Small tasting menu
  • Wine pairing
  • Scheduled events and promotions

605 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-8424 – www.bangkokthaionmain.com

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Tantalize Your Palate South of the Border at the Blue Iguana

Restaurants in Park City - Blue Iguana

Blue Iguana Restaurant in Park City

We may be in the beautiful mountainous region of Utah, but once you step through the door of the Blue Iguana, it’s like being instantly transported south of the border. This family-friendly restaurant aims to please the palate with a blending of classic Mexican recipes along with one-of-a-kind creations inspired by Chef Castillo, whose experience rivals that of top culinary artists. Whether the ski slopes or local points of interest are on the agenda for the day, the Blue Iguana provides an oasis for sampling the sass and spice of Mexican cuisine. Dine inside, where the energy of old-world Mexico abounds, or sit outside at one of the umbrella-covered tables on the patio to soak up the sun and the scene of Main Street. Whether you are stopping for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the menu features the chef’s creative spin on tacos, burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, moles, steak, pork and seafood delights. All appetite preferences are acknowledged at the Blue Iguana with menus designed especially for children and vegetarians. When out and about taking in the sights, take a walk on the wild side of the border and stop for a meal or take a break at the full-service bar for a cool cerveza, icy cold margarita or a shot of tequila with a slice of lime. Additional amenities include:

  • Family friendly
  • Scheduled events
  • Reservations accepted
255 Main St. Park City, UT 84060
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Kick Up Your Heels at High West Distillery and Saloon

High West Distillery and Saloon - Restaurants in Park City Utah

High West Distillery & Saloon Park City

Step up the excitement monitor by sauntering down Park Avenue with a quick western two-step and head toward good food and the best whiskey in town at High West Distillery and Saloon where Old West meets modern Utah. The innovative establishment has everything needed for a triple dose of fun that includes food, drink and a distillery tour all in one location. The western-themed saloon has its own history, starting with the bar constructed of vintage wood from 1904 and ending with its distinction as the only distillery in Utah. High West Distillery celebrates the heritage of the Old West through its architecture, family-friendly atmosphere and food. Within its multiple dining rooms, Chef Dumas presents classic Western fare with a flair. Several dishes are infused with the flavor of select spirits from the distillery that are guaranteed to put a little extra giddy-up and go in your step. Children have their own menu. Taking either a saloon or distillery tour, adults can step back in time behind the scenes for a sampling or two of the goods while learning a little about the history of distilling and how the process works. For whiskey connoisseurs so inclined, High West’s distillery products are available for sale. Additional amenities include:

  • Catering available with customized menus
  • Event planning
  • Private event or business meeting rooms

703 Park Ave, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-8300 – www.highwest.com

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Now that we’ve all traveled the main highways to Park City’s tasteful fine dining establishments, it’s time to set our sights on one, or all, of these delicious restaurants, where the focus is on offering mouth-watering recipes to please the most discerning palates.