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Ruth's Diner

4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
+1 801-582-5807
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
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Reviewed 1 week ago

By far, best restaurant story on a menu we've seen....don't miss reading it! Ruth's is a classic, the salty, late-cigarette chomping matron's place. Built from a trolley car. In emigration canyon, so with unique atmosphere in/outdoor atmosphere. Very good food. reasonable value.

Thank kurtt225
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse was conveniently connected to the wonderful French Quarter Inn in Charleston, SC. The eating area is spacious and quiet and the food and service was just great. You can’t beat the 500 degree plates that keep your steak piping hot all...More

Thank Frederick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is always slammed busy and the staff on multiple occasions have been rude and condescending. I think the location in Emigration canyon absolutely makes this place. Its good to take someone from out of town for that alone but the food is just...More

Thank heatherisbetter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us went to celebrate a birthday. Each ordered something different. Each of us absolutely loved our meal. Jenna was our waitress. She is pleasant, knowledgeable and a true asset to the restaurant. We will be going back. The food is absolutely terrific.

Thank thekaysvillekid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So disappointing how the manager of this long time establishment handled this situation. Ruth's Diner has been a restaurant we have enjoyed and gone to for years. So to have this experience was quite surprising. Realizing this can happen anywhere I wouldn't write a bad...More

Thank MA H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's really a place everyone should experience at least once if you're in or around the Salt Lake City area. Breakfast is the most... obvious meal to try there, and will probably the best meal you can eat there. But everything is good and you...More

Thank Jordan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice diner atmosphere with food that is so good we can't wait to come back. I had the eggs benedict which was fabulous. Other selections were enjoyed by family members as well. Such a nice restaurant. Don't miss it.

Thank cash22cmc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a party of 5. Very slow ( only 2 other customers ) Ordered the Baked Mac & Cheese and it was SOOOOO DRY. After all the reviews I was expecting some cheesy, gooey goodness. What I got as Disgusting. It was so dry, Topping...More

Thank spikenteri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

f you are looking for American diner cuisine in a cool setting, Ruth's is worth the short trip out of the city proper. It's got a great funky local vibe with great solid diner classics and a few unique surprises.

Thank Ginger B
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

treat yourself to breakfast at Ruth’s. I had the Chicken Fried Steak Benedict. It is delicious and enough for two people. Highly recommend this place. The food is excellent and the service is too.

Thank DelSolMassage
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Joseph N
20 September 2017|
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Response from berniet | Reviewed this property |
There are "gluten free" options at Ruth's (my wife is gluten sensitive), however, I am not certain that an individual with celiac would be safe because I don't believe that there are separate cooking surfaces/hardware for... More
Hal M
20 June 2017|
Response from pureblueskies | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question that another patron can answer, except to say that he/she is exactly right that this makes Utah look stupid. The reality is that Utah has stupid stupid laws about alcohol. This is about to get worse... More
21 June 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Ruth's no longer allows pups it seems. The door had a sign which states we love dogs, but it's not safe for food/food safety.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-582-5807
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