Where to Throw a Party

An unforgettable birthday party, bridal shower, anniversary gala, engagement bash or office party starts with finding the best party spot or private room in Utah.

Updated: October 22, 2004

10 or Less

Cafe Trio

680 S 900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

The romantic patio of this Italian cafe makes a perfect setting for smaller parties in the open air on warmer days.


4835 Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84117

The cozy Italy-themed surroundings conveniently accommodate family-sized groups for home-style dinner parties.

Brewvies Cinema Pub

677 South 200 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Great American food complemented by local brews make this a good pub for a fun and casual soiree.

Five Alls Restaurant

1458 Foothill Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

For a more formal gathering, the small private rooms at this British-themed steakhouse make for an intimate meal.

10 to 25


134 Pierpont Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Large round or long rectangle tables house parties of small to mid-size at this festive downtown Italian restaurant.

Desert Edge Brewery

273 Trolley Sq, Salt Lake City, UT 84105

This local pub and microbrewery has a small upstairs area that offers privacy for a nonchalant rendezvous.

The Old Spaghetti Factory

189 Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Popular with families for its great value and varied menu, this eclectic eatery seats larger parties at their long tables.

Hector's Miramar Restaurant

342 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

For a fiesta mild or wild, spice up your next party at this authentic Mexican spot.

25 to 50

Hard Rock Cafe Salt Lake City

505 S 600 E, Trolley Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

The private club inside Hard Rock is equipped with a full bar, classic menu options, and privacy for social gatherings.

The Paris

1500 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 85105

Upscale and tasteful, this French bistro is big enough to house larger parties but small enough that they remain intimate.

Green Street Social Club

610 Trolley Sq, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

The upstairs portion of this popular club offers dancing, pool tables, and plenty of space for a bigger mixer.

50 or More

Pipper Down & Olde World Pub

1492 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Irish or otherwise, rent out the whole bar and throw one back to traditional Irish tunes or bring a DJ to this Old World pub.

Marriott Salt Lake City University Park

480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

The premier Salt Lake location for business travelers also accommodates large parties.

Joseph Smith Memorial Building

15 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150

Classy and conservative, the private banquet rooms are elegant for large sit-down dinners or mingling.

Tavernacle Social Club

201 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

House your next shindig in this rockin' piano bar for a smoke-free good time.

More Party Spots

Gallivan Center Ice Rink

239 S Main St, South Salt Lake City, UT 84111

For a sizeable gala indoors or out, use the gardens of this urban park or the conference center for larger crowds.

Grand America (The)

555 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

The banquet hall at this luxurious hotel can accommodate up to approximately 2,500 guests for grandiose functions.