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Restaurants open Sunday in Salt Lake City 2021

Sunday isn’t the dining apocalypse it once was in SLC. There are now many restaurants open Sunday in Salt Lake City, and the following are some the best. Sundays in SLC can be so much more than a boring old roast dinner – you can find everything from sushi to steaks to…well, you name it, you can probably find it these days in Salt Lake.

While the featured restaurants below are some of the very best places you can eat on Sunday in Utah, it’s by no means exhaustive. Check out the two following links on our sister site SLC Menu, for more detailed info on Sunday dining in SLC as well:

SLC Eatery

SLC Eatery (SLC Eats)
SLC Eatery (SLC Eats)
SLC Eatery - prep kitchen at work
SLC Eatery – prep kitchen at work
SLC Eatery - table side cart service
SLC Eatery – table side cart service

SLC Eatery is the work of chefs Paul Chamberlain and Logen Crew – a duo who you might recognize from their award winning time at Fresco Italian Restaurant way back when; and what a team they make, SLC Eatery is undoubtedly one of Utah’s top restaurants, and luckily for you – open Sundays too! The cuisine spans a range of global influences, Indian to Mexican to Chinese, all tied together with New American sensibilities; think fresh, seasonal, local products where possible.

One particular item that stands out at SLC Eatery, is their take on the classic dim sum experience. As you enter the restaurant take note of the specials board, and during your email you’ll see a small plates cart make its way through the room. Feel free to order up anything that takes your fancy at your own pace – and trust me – it’s hard to not grab pretty much everything.

The feel is chic but relaxed, stop in for a couple of small plates and a glass of wine, or make it an evening with a full meal – but whatever you do, make sure to hit up this unique dining destination before the crowds discover it!

1017 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 355-7952

Brunch menu

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BGR Sugar House - Western BBQ burger
BGR Sugar House – Western BBQ burger

Everything you need to know about BGR is right in the name – Burgers Grilled Right. That means a range of different patty proteins, and cooked to order as well. Want a medium rare beef burger? No worries.

BGR lets you customize your burger as you see fit, not to mention offers a wide range of fun preset selections like the pictured Western BBQ burger. Also of note, there’s craft beer and wine, and they’re open seven days a week. Which means whenever your burger cravings hit, they’ve got you covered.

1202 Wilmington Ave Ste, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 487-6301

Whiskey Street / White Horse

Whiskey Street dining at the bar (Whiskey Street)
Whiskey Street dining at the bar (Whiskey Street)

Located side by side, these twin businesses both offer the same reliable Sunday dining solution; each offers a full bar, a gourmet bar menu and comfortable digs, open all day long. Start at one, finish at the other, or just hang out all day long from bunch to dinner.

Whiskey Street | 323 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 | (801) 433-1371
White Horse | 325 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 | (801) 363-0137


alamexo guacamole
Alamexo: guacamole

Elevated South of the border cuisine in the heart of Salt Lake City. Chef and owner Matt Lake crafts refined Mexican cuisine seven days a week – and gets bonus points for serving up Sunday supper too. You can read more about the restaurant and the chef’s ethos here on our 2016 review of Alamexo.

268 State St #110, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 779-4747

Avenues Proper

Avenues Proper - general tso's pork ribs (Avenues Proper)
Avenues Proper – general tso’s pork ribs (Avenues Proper)

– This gastropub in the SLC Avenue’s neighborhood is perfect for any meal – but it makes a great Sunday destination. Not only a fun place for weekend brunch the micro craft brew pub also serves up a stunning lunch and dinner menu too. Open on Sunday until 9 p.m.

454 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 746-4441


Kyoto - traditional Japanese classics
Kyoto – traditional Japanese classics

Home to hands down the best tempura in town, Kyoto Japanese Restaurant offers a classic Japanese menu packed with comforting flavors you crave. Open for more than three decades, the restaurant offers dishes such as tonkotsu and teriyaki amid a full sit down sushi bar. Beer, wine and sake are also available too. The restaurant is open until 9 p.m. on a Sunday.

1080 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
(801) 487-3525

Taqueria 27

Taqueria 27 - duck confit tacos
Taqueria 27 – duck confit tacos

Five locations. Open seven days a week. A full bar. With all that, Taqueria 27 has you covered whatever your mood. The creative modern taco menu features refunded ingredients such as duck confit and short rib – plus on Sundays there’s an extra special brunch menu too!

Proper Burger Co

proper burger el mariachi
Proper Burger Co – el mariachi burger (proper Burger)

From the same guys behind Avenues Proper is this second restaurant, also open on Sunday. The burger focused eatery has a range of delicious gourmet burgers, all of which you can customize to your own needs. Vegans and vegetarians will also be happy to find their needs catered here too. Proper Burger is open on Sunday till 10 p.m. If you don’t want to go home, just go next door to Proper Brewing which is also open till 1 a.m. on a Sunday.

865 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 906-8604

Saffron Valley

Saffron Valley - murgh biryani dum style. Photo Adam Finkle

With three locations across the valley (Avenues, Sugar House, South Jordan), Saffron Valley has you covered wherever you are in SLC. Each menu is slightly different, as owner Lavanya Mahate seeks to highlight less known dishes from around the Indian sub continent. All three locations are open till 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Avenues | 2642 26 E Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103 | (801) 203-3325
Sugar House | 479 E 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115 | (801) 203-3754
South Jordan | 1098 S Jordan Pkwy, South Jordan, UT 84095 | (801) 438-4823

Sugar House BBQ

Sugar House BBQ - smoked platter with two sides
Sugar House BBQ – smoked platter with two sides

Sugarhouse BBQ in, um, well, Sugarhouse(!) has been delighting locals for decades. In 2013 the restaurant moved digs to a newer, more spacious outlet, that also offers a handy drive through window for ‘to go’ orders. The restaurant’s staples of Memphis style barbecue are also back by a full bar too should you want to order up a cocktail or local craft beer while chowing down on your Sunday BBQ. Pictured dish: smoked turkey breast salad.

880 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 463-4800

Mano Thai Diner

Mano Thai Diner - grilled chicken
Mano Thai Diner – grilled chicken

This mom and pop Thai eatery in South Salt Lake is perfect for Sunday dining. Dine in, take out, get delivery or even stop by their drive thru after placing a to go order. Yep, rain or snow, you don’t even have to leave your car for those rainy Sundays.

41 W 3300 S, South Salt Lake, UT 84115
(801) 485-1209

Piper Down

Piper Down - Impossible Burger
Piper Down – Impossible Burger

Piper Down on State Street is open seven days a week offering a menu full of delicious pub grub; not to mention a full bar loaded with great beers and whiskey. What’s more Piper Down does so offering both a full vegan friendly menu too! Kick back, order up a burger and fries and relax.

1492 State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(801) 468-1492

Again, this list is far from complete. You’ll find hundreds of restaurants open here in SLC on Sundays. Be sure to check out these two links to our sister site SLC Menu to find even more Sunday menus.

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* Complete list of restaurants open on Sunday in SLC – more than a 150 choices, fine dining to casual and fast food.

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11 thoughts on “Restaurants open Sunday in Salt Lake City 2021”

  1. Wow still a dessert. All the best most interesting restaurants are still closed.The restaurants named with the exception if lucky 13 are awful. And lucky 13 i love but it is always packed.

    1. Nikki: These are just some of our favorites, we have a lot more restaurants open Sunday’s than just these. If you want any specific pointers just let me know and we can suggest many more.

  2. I, for one, really appreciate this article. As a heathen who eats out with family on sundays (hehe), I’m always looking for a good restaurant that we haven’t tried yet, and you offer a good range of ethnic variety too.
    Stuart Melling: If you know more options, please list them! You know, I google-searched ‘SLC restaurants open Sundays’ to find specific restaurant names, not just a reassurance that they exist. 😉 I look to you for your expert guidance.

  3. Thanks foodradar! Gracie’s looks like beautiful food, and we’ve been looking for a good cajun place so I’ll definitely have to mention Bayou next time. What do you like at Squatters?
    Stuart Melling, We like to try different places when we go out, though if there’s a restaurant that really strikes our fancy then we’ll return. We travel the range of SLC & Utah Valley, and delight in full variety of burger joints and foreign cuisine alike. Generally we prefer a price range where average entree is $9, but we’ve been known to crash much more expensive places as well as fast foods. In fact, if you just have a list, or a good search reference (besides google-searching “SLC sunday restaurants), I’ll take that, and I bet we’ll work our way through it.
    Yum! 😛

  4. What about in Sandy/South Jordan and surrounding areas. Have family coming Easter sunday and was looking for somewhere to celebrate my nieces birthday

    1. I don’t dine much in the South of the valley I am afraid. Restaurants of note in the Sandy area though include Fratelli (Italian), Tiburon (New American fine dining) and India House (Indian). In all three cases they are open Sunday to varying hours. I’ve visited each of these over the years, but none of them in a long long time. When I have been they were pleasant enough meals, but again, in each case its been several years.

      Sandy (while still limited) is far better than South Jordan, which is almost an apocalyptic nightmare of 100% chain restaurants. The only could of restaurants I can think of out there, worthy of mention are a sall mom and pop Thai eatery and Carvers steakhouse. I’ve tried neither though personally.

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