Can foodies find great wine in Salt Lake City? Yes they can! In recent years, Salt Lake City’s rich and diverse culinary scene has received the national kudos it deserves and today it is arguably one of the best places to enjoy great food and wine in the entire U.S.A.! Many SLC restaurateurs have a true appreciation for pairing amazing cuisine with excellent wines. Visiting food and wine lovers will enjoy that there is as much gastronomic variety as there are things to do in this great city and that’s no joke!
As a popular vacation destination, there are many affordable hotels in Salt Lake City. This makes it a perfect destination for a getaway to satisfy any food or wine enthusiasts craving. With that in mind, here are five of the best places to enjoy excellent food and wine in Salt Lake City. I hope they inspire a delicious getaway for you soon!
1. BTG Wine Bar
Aptly names BGT (By The Glass) is SLCs premier wine bar. Serving up 75 different varietals you can sip wine any way you like, be it a two-ounce taste, by the glass, or by the bottle. The terrific wine selection will lure you in and the relaxed ambiance and tasty bites will keep there! A perfect place to enjoy wine in Salt Lake City. BGT offers a menu of delicious small bites or a full Italian fare menu via its renowned sister restaurant, Caffé Molise.
2. The Copper Onion
Wine drives the food at this American restaurant! The Copper Onion creates food made with locally sourced ingredients and offers more than 18 wines available by the glass or half bottle “quartino”. Their selections of sample plates are perfect for sharing. Pair them with tasty bread, and a quartino of your favorite variety, absolutely the perfect way to enjoy great wine, and an assortment of tasty food creations.
3. Café Trio
Locals love this place! Cafe Trio is a sleek, hip Italian café that isn’t one bit stuffy or pretentious. The menu is simple and straightforward, as is the deliberately crafted wine list. The food is simply delicious made with only the freshest ingredients it is the perfect complement for the select wines they cellar. Comprised of 30 choices from around the globe you can enjoy a perfect pairing by the glass or by the bottle.
4. Meditrina Small Plates and Wine Bar
Following the tradition of Spanish tapas, Meditrina offers a menu of small fusion plates. Carefully selected wine pairings enhance the creative spin on robust traditional Spanish recipes. At Meditrina, the food and wine combinations are vast and each one is tantalizingly complex. An evening at Meditrina is a truly dynamic and eclectic gastronomic experience.
5. Olive Bistro
With luscious Mediterranean cuisine and authentic French crepes, you will have no problem finding something delicious to enjoy with your selection from Olive Bistros vast wine list! With a true passion for freshness, and delightful refreshment the Olive Bistro offers everything you would expect in a traditional French Bistro. Olive Bistro works to keep the cellar selection new and exciting for their guests, sourcing select beers and premium wines from all around the world.
What do you think, would you enjoy a wine lovers getaway to SLC? Have you enjoyed great food and wine in Salt Lake City? If so please leave your favorite places in the comments below.