Red Butte Cafe

(801) 581-9498 | View Website

1414 Foothill Dr, Salt Lake City, UT | Directions   84108

40.741634 -111.827264

Open Hours

Monday To Thursday From 11:30 AM To 09:30 PM Friday To Friday From 11:30 AM To 10:30 PM Sunday From 11:00 AM To 09:00 PM

 
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More Categories: Diners

Cuisine: Traditional American, Vegetarian, Southwestern

Price: $

Tags: Brunch, Family-Friendly Dining, Group Dining, Local Favorite, Lunch Spot, Outdoor Dining

Payment Methods: American Express, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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Menu
Falafel with Muhammara and Feta Cheese, Pepita Crusted Salmon with Chipotle Glaze, Spicy Red Chile Lamb Tacos with Yams, Lime Crema and Shaved Cabbage, Pastrami Sandwich with White Cheddar, Dill Pickles and Red Onions, Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp, Grilled Yellow Watermelon and Arugula Salad, Turkey and Avocado, Pub Club, Rare Roast Beef and Swiss, Veggie, Southwest Chicken Breast... more

Reviews for Red Butte Cafe

5 months ago

My parents like to go there and have 1/2 sandwich and fruit. I take them out every Sat. and hate the Red Butte. Terrible, inconsistent food. Enchiladas not melted--must be a Chef Mike dish (Microwave). Had one good salad, ordered it again--totally different. I told the server it wasn't like the first one I had...he had a "duh" look on his face. I didn't eat it. Wilted lettuce--complaint wasn't heard. The only good thing there is French Onion Soup...probably Chef Mike also.

Finally told my parents that I wouldn't go back...they were cool with that. So, our Saturday outings are enjoyed elsewhere. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Best Lunch in Ages – Our team from work went over for lunch last week. I ordered from their specials menu and got the most delicious meal. They had grilled spagetti squash rings, sitting in a tomoto coolie. In the center was an orzo and almond salad. This was so unusual, flavorful and unique I loved every bite. There were 7 other people with me and everyone enjoyed their lunch. There were rave reviews for the onion soup.

It is noisy so it was hard to hear the end of the table with 8 of us there. But the food was perfect.

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

If you are expecting consistancy go to McDonalds. – cold, greasy, soggy, tasteless. I hate chains but we should have eaten next door to TGI Friday's. :(

Doesn't Recommend
2.0
over a year ago

Decent Food - Rank Service – I have found the food to be average to good at Red Butte but have noticed a decline in their service. Last night I walked in to the smell of pungent Body Odor or Goat Cheese, I wasn't sure which but gave RB the benefit of doubt. As we were being seated by a young Rastafarian I quickly recognized the source and it was not goat cheese. It was the negative effects of insufficient hygiene. That is his own choice but to be work in public in the food industry and to represent Red Butte as the face (and now smell) of their business was a real disappointment. All night as this attendant sauntered around the restaurant I was reminded of his stink and Red Butte's poor attention to quality.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

From a 10-year fan... – I've been going to Red Butte Cafe regularly for 10 years now and I think it's a great place to grab some fresh food for a reasonable price.

My favorites items on the menu are the sandwiches (hot open-faced herb roasted sirloin) and salads (I can't decide on my favorite- they are all delicious) rather than the entres, so I generally leave there spending $20 to $25 bucks for 2 people, yest I'm rarely able to finish my plate. I also think those items (lighter side vs full entrees) is where their menu y really shines with innovatio and amazing flavors.

I HIGHLY recommend the house pasta as your side dish. Sure the fresh fruit or green salad is good, but the pasta noodles are made on site daily, just as fresh as all of their other ingredients they use. I also have to mention their decadent deserts. They have something for everyone, but if you like chocolate you will be especially pleased.

In 10 years, my experiences have always been good. Yes service can slow down a bit when the place get's hopping, but nothing unsatisfactory, just normal. I've never been left wanting, regarding the service or the food.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Cold and Terrible. – I expected more than what I got!! Pick somewhere else to dine in the Foothill Villiage.

Limited and tastless entres. My food was cold when it was brought out,and the srvice was terribly slow. This is one place that is crowded but I dont know why it would be!

Skip this place for sure!!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Certainly a gem in SLC – I read a review right here on citysearch and was amazed by the recommendation about the red trout salad. So a buch of us decided to try out this place on a saturday. The place is unpretentious - located just below a busy TGIF overlooking a mall parking lot. But as you enter you see smiling staff faces and yummy bakery items displayed upfront. seating was prompt and service was exzcellent - we were served by a smart and helpful person- who seemed happy with the menu and thats always a good sign. the place was full and typically boisterous - we like that kind of a place when we go in large groups. And I did have the red trout salad - it was quite special and uniquely preapred with the right amount of greens, sauces and nuts. A friend tried the southwest chicken salad and she praised it as well. for dessert we had their orange chocalte cake and it was decidedly the best one we had tried in some time. overall, its highly recommended that you visit this place if you are from this town or from out fo town - you will have a good time here. the next time I go up there I will sample their wine menu and write back soon. parking is never a problem - in the summer months they have outdoor patio seating - the only downside being it looks out into a busy mall parking lot - not a very pleasant sight - although note that the patio is one level above the street level - that way you wont get directly pounded by exhaust from slow vehicles in the lot.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Worth a visit – Enjoyable food, I liked the French Onion Soup. It's endured quite a while with good atmosphere and food.

Parking can be tough.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Red trout salad – The red trout salad may be the best thing I ever ate. I have gone from SLC Airport to Elko, NV by way of the Red Butte, at least 45 miles out of the way, for a red trout salad. My truck is programmed, when it comes down the mountain, it goes directly to the Red Butte Grille, like a cruise control for the steering.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Best Desserts in S.L.C. – The lunch specials are good enough, but the thing here is the dessert; especially, the Chocolate Aztec Tart. And, where else can you get Marjolaine cake? OK, the Aztec Tart is not as good as Pinon Mkt.'s Chocolate Silk, but you can get the Aztec Tart on any day as opposed to Pinon's; on rare ocassion, maybe yes, maybe no, or special order. NOTE: The Best desserts and chocolates in UTAH are to be found at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City.

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