Eating Healthy in Salt Lake City

Looking for a healthy place to dine in Salt Lake City? Check out these restaurants that have been carefully vetted by our team!

Pago Restaurant

878 900 E
Salt Lake City, Utah 84102

Serving quality and organic products from local farms and local artisans, Pago’s menu and specials change with the seasons. Sample items include Beet & Parsnip Salad (Whipped ricotta cheese, pumpkin seed pesto, pea tendrils); Spaghetti Con Zucca (Handmade pasta, pumpkin butter, grana padano, 12-yr aged balsamic); Faroe Island Salmon (Masala cauliflower velouté, sweet and sour peppers, snow peas); “Niman Ranch” Lamb Loin (Handmade fusilli pasta, pumpkin butter, grana padano, 12-yr aged balsamic); and the “PAGO” Burger (8 oz grass-fed Utah beef, griddled brioche, bacon, cheddar, pickled onion, arugula, black garlic aioli, truffle frites).

Vertical Diner

234 W 900 S
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

This vegan diner serves breakfast all day along with other menu items such as Thai Basil Salad (mixed greens tossed in special Thai dressing, cucumber, tomato, onion topped with red cabbage, carrot, spiral beets, artisan kimchi, lime wedges and avocado); BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich (barbeque jackfruit, chipotle slaw, and pickles); Vertical Reuben (grilled seitan with artisan sauerkraut and vertical sauce on rye bread); and more.

The Copper Onion

111 East Broadway
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Open for lunch and dinner 7 nights a week and weekend brunch in downtown Salt Lake City, menu items include Portobello Mushroom Sandwich (Miso-sriracha glaze, carrot-cucumber slaw, avocado ginger spread); the Copper Onion Burger (grass-fed beef, house bun, caramelized onion, duck fat aioli); Rainbow Trout (Greek yogurt, curried lentils, charred lemon); Chicken Pozole (Poblano jalapeno, hominy, onion, cilantro, avocado tortilla strips, lime); and much more.

The Rose Establishment

235 S. 400 W.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Menu items include Mushroom Avocado Toast (avocado, zaatar chickpeas, local mushrooms, Traegar smoked jalapeno salsa, toasted almonds, Bread Riot sourdough); Turkish Eggs (two poached eggs, garlic sumac yogurt, mint, feta, chili oil, zaatar, Bread Riot sourdough); Golden Milk (spiced turmeric coconut choice, maple, orange bitters, milk of choice); Olive Oil Latte (extra virgin olive oil, espresso, milk of choice); and more.

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Eating Healthy in Salt Lake City
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About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

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