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Ruth's Diner

4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
+1 801-582-5807
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is in a lovely setting in the foothills. Cute, but small, with an interesting history. Husband like his cajon bacon burger, but my chicken fried steak was so..so. The kids liked their meals. Things got odd after that. My credit card was lost...More

Thank EarthyNP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruth's is not a place to go if you want fancy New York style food. It specializes in good old fashion Americana types of food--and they do that amazingly well. People Magazine wrote that they were the best Restaurant in Salt Lake City, and if...More

Thank salupm1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard about this place that had been in business for years, so we had to check it out and found it lives up to expectations. Good food, good service, and an awesome patio makes it a must stop for a brunch. It is...More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were excited to try this restaurant since we have heard a lot of hype about it since arriving in SLC. WOW, what a disappointment! I would rate this the worse meal we have had in the city. The cocktails, steak (perfectly cooked and finished...More

Thank TRH1145
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here around midday. We were traveling with another couple and between the 4 of us, we had both breakfast and lunch. All meals were delicious.

Thank time4travel1957
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know that is a big claim to make, but it is true. Every table is greeted with hot buscuits that are complimentary and oh so delicious. The homemade raspberry jam is icing on the cake. I like to go before 9am because it can...More

Thank Scottloves2golf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you get seated there was a plate of huge biscuits which were nice and warm with pats of butter underneath. What a start! The menu is pretty big with most anything you want for breakfast or lunch. Had the breakfast burrito and don't think...More

Thank Dennis1483
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard about Ruth’s Diner for years so I made the trek on a Friday around 10:00 am. The diner is in a fantastic location and the atmosphere is top notch. The inside dining area is small but folks were enjoying the outdoor area...More

Thank Cassel12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very cute, very quaint little classic diner up in the mountains outside the city. We were in town just for a couple of days and stopped here because of the Trip Advisor rating and were not disappointed. The 'migas' on the breakfast menu were...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken there for breakfast as a treat while being shown the sights of Salt Lake. The full car park told the story of the places popularity - this meant there was a 20 minute wait if we wanted to sit inside but we...More

Thank Cleggyb
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Joseph N
19 September 2017|
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Response from berniet | Reviewed this property |
There are "gluten free" options at Ruth's (my wife is gluten sensitive), however, I am not certain that an individual with celiac would be safe because I don't believe that there are separate cooking surfaces/hardware for... More
Hal M
20 June 2017|
Response from pureblueskies | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question that another patron can answer, except to say that he/she is exactly right that this makes Utah look stupid. The reality is that Utah has stupid stupid laws about alcohol. This is about to get worse... More
20 June 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Ruth's no longer allows pups it seems. The door had a sign which states we love dogs, but it's not safe for food/food safety.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-582-5807
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