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Ruth's Diner

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4160 E Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1764
+1 801-582-5807
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quaint, out of the way diner with wonderful food and ambiance. Especially like the patio out back in the spring and fall.

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Thank Cathy G
Arab, Alabama
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited 45 min and they refused to give us a glass of water during our wait. My daughter was sick with sore throat. Don't give your money to those inconsiderate clowns.

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Thank Russ E
Erik N, Owner at Ruth's Diner, responded to this review

Hi Russ, I wanted to reach out to you personally regarding your recent review of our diner. There are no excuses for the behavior of our staff and we have addressed the issue not only with the hostess but the entire Ruth's Diner team. We have had a lot of new employees join us this past week and we will... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Their biscuits and jam are amazing. Definitely can tell both are handmade. We sat on the back patio which was very nice for a summer morning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very unique place to eat. We sat on the side of the diner that was an old train car. Food and service were great! Fun atmosphere and delicious food!

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Thank 746sydneej
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good food and service. All menu and specials are delicious. The atmosphere is wonderful. Located in immigration canyon. Sitting outside weather permitting is a treat.

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Thank Barry J
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining on the patio on a summer evening was wonderful. Great service from the staff and the food is excellent.

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Thank rbonosconi
Mesa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have sky-high biscuits that are served with homemade jam - that is worth the trip itself!! They have a wonderful outside eating area that is delightful in the spring or summer! The breakfasts are my favorite! Go early!!! It gets filled up quickly and they do not take reservations! A great "girls lunch" place!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this diner on the 1st night in Salt Lake. It is located off the beaten path, but it is worth the short drive. We all had hamburgers, which were good. Nothing spectacular, but good, quality hamburgers with nice fries. The story of Ruth was intriguing and her diner is a nice place to get good traditional American... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to impress a friend visiting from out of town with a scenic drive and a quality diner. Ruth's did not disappoint. The Meatloaf burger was flavorful and tastier than the more conventional burger I ordered. The fries were great, you could tell the oil in the deep fryer had been recently changed as the fries were golden brown,... More 

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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little diner up in the canyon near Salt Lake has been around for at lest 50 years. Sunday brunch on the patio is very relaxing and the fresh air and trees are pleasing. The food is very good. Not too expensive. Come as you are - a lot of bohemian types frequent here. I enjoy the biscuits and gravy.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
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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Bluffdale, Utah
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?