5 Best Deer Valley Restaurants
You already know Park City, Utah is the ultimate resort town, but did you know it's also home to the number one resort in America? Deer Valley Resort is a year round destination visitors and locals gather at to enjoy world-class skiing, hiking amidst breathtaking scenery, adventure camps, horseback riding, and of course, fabulous dining.
Deer Valley Resort proffers delectable dining for everyone. Famished post-skiers, couples looking for some dinnertime romance, and families enjoying a vacation together, can all find what they're looking for at Deer Valley. Take a look at these top Deer Valley restaurants you can enjoy during your getaway.
A chic combination of the rustic and the elegant, The Mariposa is Deer Valley's premier fine dining restaurant, rated number one by Zagat. Open during the ski season, The Mariposa offers a delectable menu of cuisine, both classic and current, with dishes like seared bison filets with foie gras, pan roasted sea scallops, and Niman Ranch beef tenderloin with maple peppered bacon; try a sampling of items with the Tasting Menu. Enjoy a bottle of wine from Mariposa's collection; it's consistently given the Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator.
1. The Mariposa
Also known as Edgar's Beer & Spirits Lounge, the eatery was named for Deer Valley's founder, Edgar B. Stern, Jr. You can watch sporting events daily on the big screens or listen to live music on the weekends. The lounge is a good choice for an adults-only evening out. Enjoy fine draft or bottled beers, wines, a few snacks, and their signature cocktail, the Edgar. EBS opens during the ski season.
2. EBS Lounge
Catering to the lunch crowd daily during ski season, Bald Mountain Pizza has a diminutive, albeit satisfying, menu. In addition to a delectable gourmet smoked salmon pizza with balsamic onions, caper berries, fresh dill, and Havarti, hungry skiers can partake of hearty soups, pasta dishes, specialty wraps, and lest anyone forget, jumbo homemade cookies.
3. Bald Mountain Pizza
The perfect all-rounder, Empire Canyon Grill hosts visitors of all ages during ski season for a delicious pre-ski (or pre-hike) continental breakfast, then continues with familiar, but still delicious, cuisine through lunchtime. Enjoy the natural salad buffet if you're not feeling too peckish, or dig into the Peruvian chicken with lime marinated onions, grilled citrus marinated salmon, or a good ol' angus beef burger with fries.
4. Empire Canyon Grill
5. Deer Valley Grocery & CaféOne of the few dining options open with or without the active ski season, Deer Valley Grocery and Café is a great place to enjoy great food and a fantastic view year round. In addition to a selection of gourmet grocery items and freshly prepared take-out items, the Café serves up chili, stew, salads, soups, paninis, and delectable handmade breads. Enjoy your selections and the view on the lakeside deck, or take all your options to go.
Let's not forget Deer Valley has fabulous bakeries and ski snacks, too. Hungry for more? Deer Valley's food - and it's fun - will make your vacation a truly satisfying experience.