About Avenues Proper

Avenues Proper - purple potato gnocchi
Avenues Proper – purple potato gnocchi

The basics

Avenues Proper is a New American restaurant located in the historic Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City. The restaurant was the first project of owner operators Rio Connelly, Andrew Tendick and Liam Connelly. The trio went on to open Proper Burger, Proper Brewing, Stratford Proper, Craft by Proper and most recently the Sweet Sundaes dessert shop.

Avenues Proper - biscuits and gravy
Avenues Proper – biscuits and gravy

Need to know

The menu at Avenues Proper changes seasonally, driven by talented head chef Jeffrey Springer; as such always be sure to check what’s new and interesting. Of particular note is the businesses weekend brunch, one of the most popular destinations in SLC.

If you stop by be sure to also ask what’s freshly brewed via the onsite nano brewery – the small craft brew setup that helped spark the much larger Proper Brewing enterprise.

Other details

Menu: see here
Cuisine: New American
Alcohol: Full bar, on site nano brewery
Vibe: Gastropub
Cost: Medium
Seating: Tables, banquettes, separate bar area with counter
Parking: Own lot and street

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From our news archives…

The following list of articles are all the times we’ve mentioned Avenues Proper here on Gastronomic Salt Lake City.

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Harvest Dinner

We're hosting a harvest wine pairing dinner on Sunday, November 19th and we'd love it if you'd join us - only thing is it's...
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Tales from the DABC – September and October 2017

September 2017 DABC meeting Tremonton Package Agency - Robert McLachlan appeared before the commission to explain a history of missing funds. Most recently the...

Taste Of Utah

At this fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, tastings from: Avenues Proper Bambara Brio Butcher's Bunches Christopher's Creminelli Current Fish And Oyster Even Stevens Fleming's Grand America J. Wong's Asian Bistro Julie Ann Caramels The Melting Pot Millcreek...
Spencer's For Steak And Chops - charred octopus

Events: Spencers, Current, Avenues Proper

Spencer's For Steak And Chops - Head on down to our favorite steak house in SLC tomorrow night (November 3rd) for a stylish wine...
Taste Of The Wasatch - plate of food from 2016

Events: Taste Of The Wasatch, SLC Taco Fest, Stanza

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 - Last nag about this one. Tickets are almost sold out, but if you act especially quick, you...
Avenues Proper - corn on the cob with Calabrian chili butter, cotija, and cilantro

Menu watch – July 2017

Avenues Proper - Eleven new dishes with a seasonal summery flair are now rolling out on the menu at the chic Avenues hang out....
Taste Of The Wasatch 2016 - Riverhorse On Main cuisine

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017

Roll up your sleeves folks, or should I say, put yer eatin' pants on; because come August 6th, Taste Of The Wasatch is back...
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Events: Eat Drink SLC a second bite, Hops On The Hill

If you missed out on tickets for this years Eat Drink SLC, take note of a few more food and wine focused events following...
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News: Proper Brewing Co, Waterpocket Distillery, Beehive Distilling

Proper Brewing Co - During the last week the brewery released this year's batch of their draft colonial porter. Named Sassy Molassy it's...
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Cellar Pairing Dinner @ Avenues Proper

May Cellar Pairing Dinner by reservation only. Uinta Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout Oysters - smoked berry mignonette 2 Row Brewing - Dark Alley Imperial Stout Lamb Riblets...
Negroni at Stanza

Events: Avenues Proper, Tastemakers, Negroni Week, Porch, Utah Beer Festival

Avenues Proper - Tomorrow evening (May 31st) is the next cellar pairing at Avenues Proper. At these monthly events, the restaurant pairs creative...
Savor The Summit 2016

Events: Savor The Summit, Avenues Proper, Stanza

Savor The Summit - As mentioned last week, tickets are now on sale for this years Savor The Summit; one of my own favorite...
Alamexo: sope with Maine lobster

State Of The Plate 2016

Best restaurants 2016 - Alamexo: sope with Maine lobster Ever seethed at the latest best of awards? Recoiled...

Restaurant review roundup – November 2016

Just in time for the weekend, the roundup has you covered for some dining inspiration. Here's 20 opf the best from local writers,...
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Avenues Proper October Cellar Pairing

Announcing the menu for our October cellar pairing event! These are by far the oldest beers we've had the pleasure of dusting off for...
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Menu watch – September 2016

Avenues Proper - Peckish later into the night? AP will now be serving their full dinner menu until 11pm on Friday and Saturday...
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Ruth Lewandowski wine dinner

On Sunday, July 31st join Lewandowski and the Proper team as chef Justin Soelberg serves a five course tasting menu of small plates, paired...
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Events: Avenues Proper, The Summit

Avenues Proper - Seguing briefly from their exceptionally popular beer dinners, local wine make Evan Lewandowski brings his Utah produced wines to the next...
Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 finca paella

Taste Of The Wasatch 2016

Tickets are now on sale for what for some is arguably the showpiece food and wine event of the summer. You can check...
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EDSLC 2016, Beehive Distilling, Frida Bistro, Wasatch Community Gardens

Eat Drink SLC 2016 - If you haven't yet purchased tickets to this years EDSLC, here's a reminder: do. As I mentioned previously,...