The Roof

Written by on April 11, 2013 in I Eat America, I Eat...Out with 0 Comments

( – Salt Lake City, Utah

The Roof

How I heard of this place: When we gave word of our arrival in Utah, my cousins immediately took to making plans to wine and dine my husband and I. We were thrilled just to be in their presence, and blown away by their restaurant recommendation.

The Roof Table

Type of cuisine: The Roof Restaurant is Utah’s premier gourmet dining buffet. With breathtaking views of Temple Square and Downtown Salt Lake City, The Roof is a fusion of inspiring views and extravagant food. Chef Pedro Mauricio prepares international cuisine with daily regulars for a dynamic menu. Additionally, we offer a world-renowned dessert buffet with an abundance of delicious choices.”

The Roof View

Ambiance: Every seat in this house is a good one, each with views of Temple Square and the city below.

The Roof Seating

What I ordered: Three of the four adults enjoyed a Signature Beverage: The Roof Sunset ($3.25 each), a vibrant combination of Orange and Cranberry Juices served with a slice of Lime.

The Roof Sunset

My ten-year old cousin selected a peach Italian Cream Soda ($4), each of which we enjoyed with our warm dinner rolls.

The Roof Italian Soda

Starting at the salad buffet, we were greeted with a cornucopia of colorful vegetables, as well as pre-made salad options.

The Roof Salad Bar

We enjoyed Cream of Spinach and Mushroom Soup,

The Roof Cream of Spinach & Mushroom Soup

Baked Catfish Almandine with Herbs Butter Sauce, Pepper Crusted Flank Steak with Roasted Garlic au jus, Chicken Cordon Bleu with a Spinach Pesto Cream Sauce, and then some.

The Roof My Dinner Plate

And then we headed for the dessert buffet!

The Roof Dessert Buffet

I selected a few of my favorites, based on looks and recommendations from around our little table.

The Roof My Dessert Plate

What I loved: From our dinner options, I was most pleased and impressed by the Spinach Pesto Cream Sauce, of which I simply could not get enough! From the dessert options, my favorite was the White Chocolate Cream Cake.

The Roof White Chocolate Cream Cake

Why I loved it: Beautiful views, delicious food, friendly service, excellent company, combined, make for a perfect evening.

Cost: High ($39.95 per person)

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