Salt Lake City’s Top 5 Healthy, Organic Restaurants

Outdoorists flock to this gem of a city located at the foothill of the Wasatch Mountains. And why wouldn’t they? With four world-class ski resorts less than an hour from the International Airport, local canyons beckoning hikers, bikers, climbers, and campers -- not to mention the Great Salt Lake just west of the city -- there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Whatever your reason for visiting this destination, you’re going to want to take advantage of the healthiest restaurants the area has to offer. And while there are many choices and websites that offer suggestions, such as Female Foodie, we’ve vetted the ones that stand out as healthy and organic according to our strict standards.

We’re happy to announce our Top 5 healthy restaurant picks in Salt Lake City, Utah:

Aubergine Kitchen

2122 S Highland Dr.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84106

Aubergine focuses on providing natural, fresh, and real food without any preservatives, sugar, or harmful fats.

Their extensive menu includes Smoothies, Bowls, Salads, Pizza, Pitas, and Desserts. Favorite entrees include Baked Falafel Platter (baked Falafel, Tumeric Rice or Baked Sweet Potato, Hummus or Baba Ghanoush, Greek Salad, Housemade Pita or gluten-free Cheese Bread), Wild Fish Platter (Wild Salmon or Wild Ahi-Seared Tuna, Greek Salad, Tumeric Rice or Baked Sweet Potato, Hummus or Baba Ghanoush, Pitta Bread), and Chicken or Tri-Tip Platter (grilled chicken or tri-tip, Greek Salad, Hummus or Baba Ghanoush, Tumeric Rice or Baked Sweet potato).

Rawtopia: Living Cuisine and Beyond

3961 Wasatch Blvd
Salt Lake City, Utah 84124

Rawtopia features organically grown, sustainable, gluten free, non-GMO products and go the extra mile in their use of low temperature cooking techniques.

Entrees include menu items such as Beanless Tostada (Jinan’s crispy buckwheat-flax-apple crust on a bed of deep leafy greens, topped with beanless dip (walnut, pumpkin seed, tahini, and Mexican spices), avocado, tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, celery, red onion, basil-pesto, cashew sour creme, cashew chipotle sauce, almond/sunflower seed cheese, cilantro, and love), Egousi (inspired by Jinan, a West African stew cooked with unrefined cold-pressed palm oil, dark leafy greens, pumpkin seed, sunflower seed, mushroom, ginger, West African spices, and love and served with forbidden rice, plantains, and sweet basil salad), and Labneh Pizza (Jinan’s crispy buckwheat-flax-apple crust on a bed of leafy greens, topped with Labne, tomato, bell pepper, cucumber, olive, parsley, mint, zaatar (Lebanese wild oregano-sesame seed-sumac), olive oil, and love).

Open 7 days a week for Dine-In with limited seating, Pick-Up, and Delivery.

Honest Eatery (2 locations)

1400 Foothill Dr
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
(385) 528-1801

135 Regent St
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
(801) 532-4754

Order online for favorites such as Superfood Smoothies, Protein Shakes, and heartier fare such as Gratitude (roasted turkey, Havarti, spicy pickles, spinach, avocado smash, honey, mustard), Positive (peanut or almond butter, banana, strawberries, honey roasted almonds, chocolate drizzle served on French Brioche), and Excellence (avocado smash, hard boiled egg, arugula, EVOO, cherry tomatoes, Himalayan pink salt, red pepper flakes).

The Rose Establishment

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

Brunch and Lunch specials include The Weekender (carrot butter, soft-boiled egg, feta, pickled onion, chives, olive oil, fleur de sel, on toasted five-seed bread), Smashed Avocado Tartine (smashed avocado, olive oil, and fleur de sel on toasted five-seed bread), and Baked Frittata (choice of veggie or bacon frittata, filled with seasonal vegetables, potatoes, and sharp cheddar, served with a side salad).

Custom teas include London Fog (Cream Earl Grey tea, lavender petals, lavender bitters, milk), Black Rose (Black tea, rose petals, clove, star anise, black peppercorn, Scrappy's Orleans bitters, milk), and Chai (Assam black tea from the Tarajulie Estate, whole spices, fresh ginger, cardamom bitters, milk).

Zest Kitchen and Bar

275 South 200th West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Zest Kitchen and Bar features organic food and craft cocktails. Enjoy toasted hazelnut-chickpea pancakes w/basil maple syrup, & spirulina coconut whipped cream breakfast pizza for lunch or brunch, their popular Cuban Breakfast (jackfruit & mushrooms marinated in orange juice, chili verde, cashew ginger sour cream, pico de gallo, guacamole, side of root veggie hash) or Stuffed Avocado Salad (avocado stuffed with spicy seasoned walnuts, pico de gallo, cashew ginger sour cream on a bed of crispy romaine, with cilantro lime vinaigrette).

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!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.