10 Best Draper restaurants 2023

Costa Vida

Costa Vida enchiladas
Costa Vida enchiladas

Lets start with the elephant in the room – Draper is rife with chain dining options – there’s no escaping it. But hey, that’s not necessarily a bad thing ny any means, you just have to know which to pick! Our selection for fast-casual, grab n go eating is this fresh and healthy Mexican chain. Their salads, enchiladas and bowls can be customized any way you like and always hit the spot; without any of that sluggishness from deep fried fast food.

213 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020
(801) 523-6000


Cupbop - ugly bop bowl
Cupbop – ugly bop bowl

Another chain, but this one local. The Korean flavors of Cup Bop can be found all over Utah, including Draper. Fans of this local upstart love the bold South East Asian flavors married with the convince of the build your own cup format. Word to the wise: Cupbop lets you gussy up your noodle bowl creation with a range of hot sauces, weak through incendiary, 1-10!

593 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020
(801) 613-9567

Sauce Boss Southern Kitchen

Sauce Boss Southern Kitchen – fried green tomatoes (Sauce Boss)

Utah has a real shortage of dining options from the American South, but in Draper you’ll find one of the very few, and what a gem it is too. Sauce Boss Southern Kitchen is the work of chef and owner Julius Thompson; the business began life as a food truck before finally cementing its physical location in Draper in 2019. You can see the delicious menu here.

877 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020
(385) 434-2433


Gourmandise - grilled cheese
Gourmandise – grilled cheese

A perennial favorite with Salt Lakers is this cafe-bakery hangout that has pretty much something for everyone. Gourmandise is known for its selection of baked goods and sweet treats but also offers a casual cafe experience too, offering light bites such as salads and sandwiches. Swing by to grab something to go, or pull up a chair and linger a while.

SLC | 250 S 300 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 | (801) 328-3330
Draper | 725 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020 | (801) 571-1500

Oak Wood Fire Kitchen

Chef Brandon Price heads up a contemporary New-American kitchen at this Southerly restaurant. The restaurant is handily open seven days a week serving up a menu that touches on plenty of modern-must haves: locally sourced ingredients, craft cocktails, local beers and more.

715 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020
(801) 996-8155

Penny Ann’s Cafe

Looking for the classic American breakfast spot? You found it. This Draper location of Penny Ann’s Cafe is one of three in the valley; each offering the same robust and reliable menu of breakfast classics such as omelettes, pancakes and hearty breakfast plates.

280 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020
(801) 662-0009