One of the best ways to start exploring a new destination, and especially your new home base, is to ask around to see where locals choose to spend their time (and indulge their taste buds). No need to start knocking on doors or posting on forums; we’ve done the asking for you. Take a cue from Victory Ranch residents who have tried it all — these 10 restaurants are worth a visit (and another).
1897 Prospector Ave. Park City, UT 84060
Who knew you could find authentic New England lobster rolls in the middle of Utah? Thousands of Park City locals who have been frequenting Freshies since 2009—that’s who. You have to try the “World’s Best” Lobster Roll on your first visit. After that, we recommend venturing out and trying their decadent soups, salads and lobster mac. Or you could just keep coming back for the main[e] event!
352 Main St. Park City, UT 84060
The brainchild of the creators of Park City staple 350 Main, The Spur Bar & Grill serves homemade whiskey & amazing signature cocktails alongside famous wings, burgers & brick-oven pizza. While the food and drinks are superb, it’s the atmosphere that truly makes this place a must-see. With live music most nights and fireside seating on their rooftop bar, it’s a great place for a good time.
703 Park Ave. Park City, UT 84060
Reopens on April 29!
Utah’s first legal distillery since 1870(!), High West Distillery is a family-owned production—known for their award-winning liquor and educational whiskey tours. Their saloon (restaurant) serves a small-but-mighty menu of gourmet bar food for lunch and dinner.
540 Main St. Park City, UT 84060
The perfect date-night or birthday celebration restaurant, Riverhorse on Main will have you making up special occasions as excuses to come back for another meal. This Main Street staple has an extensive wine list and a truly inspired menu of small plates and entrées to satiate any palate.
586 Main St. Park City, UT 84060
Reopens on May 7!
High-quality seafood doesn’t require being near the sea—not in the case of Yuki Yaka Sushi. Flying in fresh fish from around the world, this local favorite hand-crafts traditional Japanese sushi and noodle dishes in addition to some more creative and modern takes on Japanese-inspired fare. They even have a Japanese-style tatami room, accommodating parties of up to 9 guests.