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Alta Snowbird Dining Guide

Experience Utah’s Best Mountain Restaurants
 

Alta and Snowbird have many special mountain restaurants, full of both classic and modern ski culture. Both Snowbird and Alta have great Après-ski parties and places to refuel after a long day on the slopes. During your Little Cottonwood Vacation, it’s fun to experience the variety of dining options spread across the canyon. From the Historic Shallow Shaft in the town of Alta, to Snowbird’s Cliff Lodge, to Alf’s and Watson Cafe on ski slopes, Canyon Services will guide you to the best Alta Snowbird Dining.

 

Albion Grill

801-832-1710

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Located on the main level of the Albion Day Lodge near the base of the Sunnyside and Albion lifts.

 

Alf’s Restaurant

801-799-2295

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Mid-mountain at the base of the Cecret and Sugarloaf lifts with indoor and outdoor seating and stunning views of Albion Basin and Devil’s Castle. Closest parking is the Albion Base. The Alta History Display has some great photos from the late 1800’s through the present and is worth a visit.

Hours: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm daily during ski season.

 

Alta Java

801-742-2614

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Alta Java is located at Albion Day Lodge, and offers the best coffee selection in the canyon along with homemade biscotti, fresh made local pastries and lemonade!

Hours: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm daily during ski season

Hours: 9:15 am – 4:30 pm daily during ski season.

 

Alta Lodge

801-742-3500

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Alta Lodge is located between Wildcat and Albion Bases at Alta, on the south side of Highway 210, Alta Lodge offers lunch and dinner to outside guests.

Lunch served from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m
 Ski in and ski out for lunch from Alta Ski Area, featuring a selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and daily specials. Lunch menu is à la carte.

Dinner served from 6:00-8:30 pm
 A four-course meal with three entrée choices is served each evening. On most Sundays and holidays, a dinner buffet is served from 6:00-8:30 pm.  Outside guests are welcome.  To make a reservation for dinner call 801-742-3500.

 

Alta Peruvian Lodge

801-453-8488

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The Alta Peruvian Lodge: Classic Alta Après Ski and Gourmet Dining

Located on the south side of highway 210, as you enter the Town of Alta, The Peurvian offers lunch and dinner to outside guests (reservations required) and a local bar scene in the Peurvian Bar.

Dining Room serves lunch buffet from Noon to 1:30 pm and dinner beginning at 6:00 pm

Peurvian Bar open daily 3:30 to 10:00 pm – they even serve free apres ski apps and popcorn

 

Alta’s Rustler Lodge

801-742-4200

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Elegant Dining at Alta Ski Area

Located between Wildcat and Albion Bases at Alta, on the south side of Highway 210, Alta’s Rustler Lodge offers lunch and dinner to outside guests. They also have a beautiful bar, the Eagle’s Nest Lounge, serving drinks, beer and apres ski appitizers.

Lunch served from 12:00 – 2:00 pm (Winter Season)
 Ski in and ski out for lunch from Alta Ski Area, featuring a selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and daily specials. Lunch menu is à la carte.

Dinner served from 6:00-9:00 pm (Winter Season)
 A four-course meal with four entrée choices is served each evening. Outside guests are welcome, reservations required. To make a reservation for dinner call 801-742-3500.

 

Baldy Brews

801-799-2296

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Located in the Watson Shelter on snow level, near the Collins lift angle station and below the top of Wildcat lift. Baldy Brews offers a full espresso bar, hot chocolate, hot teas, fine chocolates and baked goods and Units micro brews and domestic beer on tap. With both indoor and on the snow seating, it’s the prefect to take a break on the slopes.

 

Collins Grill

801-799-2297

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Located in the Watson Shelter on snow level, near the Collins lift angle station and below the top of Wildcat lift. Baldy Brews offers a full espresso bar, hot chocolate, hot teas, fine chocolates and baked goods and Units micro brews and domestic beer on tap. With both indoor and on the snow seating, it’s the prefect to take a break on the slopes.

 

Goldminer’s Daughter Lodge

801-742-2300

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Located at the Wildcat base at Alta Ski Area Goldminer’s Daughter Lodge offers dining at: Top of the Lodge, Goldminer’s Saloon, Slope Side Cafe and Slope Side Joe.

Top of the Lodge offers a four-course a la carte dinner with views of Alta Ski Area.

Goldminer’s Saloon open 11 am to 11 pm enjoy a beer and bar menu.

Slope Side Cafe serves breakfast from 7 am to 10:30 and lunch from 11 am to 3 pm.

 

Near the Base of Little Cottonwood Canyon

The following are restaurants a short drive down Little Cottonwood Canyon in the Salt Lake valley
 Within 15 miles of Alta, Utah

Asian Star 801-566-8838  $$

Cafe Trio 801-944-8746  $$ (Cottonwood location)

Epic Casual Dining 801-748-1300 $

Francks 801-247-6264  $$$

La Caille 801-942-1751  $$$$

Market Street Grill & Oyster Bar 801-942-8860  $$$ (Cottonwood location)

Primo 801-947-0025  $$

Porcupine Pub & Grille 801-942-5555  $

Teru (Sushi) 801-943-0484  $

Tuscany 801-277-9919  $$$

Zupas 801-944-0500  $

 

Restaurants near Downtown Salt Lake

The following are restaurants near downtown Salt Lake
 Within 20 – 30 miles of Alta, Utah

The Dodo 801-456-2473 $$

Market Street Grill & Oyster Bar 801-322-4668 $$$ (Downtown location)

Mazza Middle Eastern Cuisine 801-484-9259 $$

 

Shallow Shaft

801-742-2177

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Located in heart of the Town of Alta on the north side of Highway 210, the Shallow Shaft restaurant offers dinner and an extensive wine list. Make sure you make a reservation!

Open Daily during the winter season from 5:30pm-9:00pm

Chef Kurtis Krause’s regional cuisine celebrates Utah’s abundance of quality produce, livestock, poultry, and artisan cheese. Influenced by the unique flavors of Asian cuisine, our New American fare is both adventurous and comforting.

Recognized in 2011 by Salt Lake Magazine as “Utah’s Best Wine List”, we are proud to offer unique wines from throughout the world. Wine Coordinator Peri Ermidis is eager to pair the perfect wine with your meal.

 

Snowbird Dining

801-933-2222

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Snowbird offers many dining options at it’s various lodges and bases. You may visit their website for hours of operation and more information.

 

Watson Cafe

801-799-2296

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Located in Watson Shelter, mid-mountain near the Collins Lift angle station and below the top of Wildcat Lift. They offer many options in a cafeteria setting, so every member of your party can choose what sounds good to them!

Indoor and deck cafeteria seating with views of Mount Superior and Mount Baldy.

Hours 11:00 am – 3:00 pm daily during ski season

Visit the Alta Ski Shop to pick up some great Alta logo merchandise, or to get a new pair of goggles on a snowy day.

Sign-up for adult or children’s ski school lesson or upgrade your ticket on the mountain at the ski school desk, located on the second floor.

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