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Best restaurants in South Jordan Utah 2024

Head about 20 miles South of SLC and you’ll find yourself in the sprawlin’ burbs of South Jordan – home to myriad places to eat. But where are the very best and most interesting places in town? The following are my favorite places to dine in South Jordan. If you’re in the area you might also consider the brief drive to West Jordan, Sandy or Draper too.

Angry Korean - rice bowl with beef bulgogi and mandoo
The Angry Korean – rice bowl with beef bulgogi and mandoo

Angry Korean

Cuisine: Korean
Address: 11587 District Main Dr, South Jordan, UT 84095

Angry Korean is the is the work of Peter Kim and Young-Ho Kang, two Korean chefs with strong backgrounds out of state. Kim’s includes a stint at Momofuku under David Chang – NYC’s king of umami – before moving onto Michelin starred Korean eatery Danji. Kang – a seasoned sushi chef himself across the US and Korea – met Kim here in Utah. The South Jordan is the OG location of Angry Korean. If you stop by, be sure to check out the Korean-American fusion that is the Philly cheesesteak – a big hearty roll stuffed with melted cheese and Korean beef bulgogi. On the more traditional front, the heaping rice bowls are point as is their japchae and kimchi – all made in house.

Saffron Valley – chicken biryani

Saffron Valley

Cuisine: Indian
Address: 1098 S Jordan Pkwy, South Jordan, UT 84095

South Jordan is home to the very first Saffron Valley, an Indian eatery that has since grown to multiple locations over the valley. Saffron Valley offers up a range of Indian classics with several items not commonly found at similar restaurants around town.

Tsunami - spicy masa roll
Tsunami – spicy masa roll


Cuisine: Japanese, sushi
Address: 10722 S River Front Pkwy, South Jordan, UT 84095

This local mini-chain is a Salt Laker favorite for quality maki, nigiri and sashimi. More than that the extensive menu as features a range of small plates and cooked dishes. If you can’t find something you love here, you’re not trying. With locations up and down the Salt Lake valley, Tsunami is beloved by locals for their diverse menu of Japanese classics. After the solid array of small plates and appetizers you will find donburi, bento boxes, teriyaki dishes, tempura and much more. It goes without saying theres an extensive array of nigiri, sashimi and maki.

Greek Souvlaki - gyro, red sauce, fry sauce
Greek Souvlaki – gyro, red sauce, fry sauce

Greek Souvlaki

Cuisine: Greek, gyros
Address: 1067 S Jordan Pkwy, South Jordan, UT 84095

There’s great Greek in all parts of the Utah valley, and South Jordan is no difference. Our pick for a great gyro or stellar souvlaki, would be this location of the popular Greek fast food joint.

The Pie - buffalo ranch
The Pie – buffalo ranch

The Pie

Cuisine: Pizza
Address: 10627 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan, UT 84095

The Pie is an Utah institution known for their loaded pizzas that hit the spot when you need that comfort food pickup. The Pie has locations all over the valley, they deliver, they’re open seven days a week, pour beer, and offer pizzas piled high with toppings and cheese. When you need it, you need it. There’s a reason they scoop award after award, each and every year.

Mochinut Sugar House


Mochi is made with rice flour creating chewy and stretchy texture. Mochinut take that sweet treat then wrap it up in deep fried donut goodness. The South Jordan spot offer a range of unique an interesting flavors – one of two locations in Utah for this group.

Cuisine: Desserts
Address: 10497 S Redwood Rd, South Jordan, UT 84095


Cuisine: American
Address: 11274 Kestrel Rise Rd G, South Jordan, UT 84009

Originally opened as sister restaurant to Salt Lake’s much missed Meditrina, Porch is one of the best restaurants in the South Jordan area. Located in the Daybreak neighborhood, the restaurant offers classic comfort foods with a deep South twist interwoven through the menu. Meatloaf, fried chicken, mac and cheese, ribs, burgers, local Utah trout – you name it – there’s a dish that’s sure to soothe anyone at Porch; and it’s also served up in a relaxed and trendy atmosphere. Moreover, this is one of the best locations in the South of the valley to order up a craft cocktail, local beer or boutique wine.

Oh Mai

Cuisine: Vietnamese
Address: 1644 W. Town Center Dr. ​South Jordan, 84095

Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches are the standout selection at this restaurant. Oh Mai offers twelve banh mi in total, from the traditional cold cuts through to contemporary creations with garlic rib eye and braised pork belly.

While the restaurants above are some of my personal favorites in South Jordan – there are several others that you might want to consider. While I’ve not personally dined at these, I know several of my fellow foodie friends love them; they all receive strong reviews and local support.

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