A wonderful spot from which to explore the great outdoors, Layton is close to many Utah attractions. It also doesn’t lack for great restaurants that will fit all budgets, and tastes. From Mexican to Italian or Japanese cuisine, we’ve put together a list of some of the best restaurants to enjoy in this Utah city.
Cantina Southwestern Grill specializes in savory cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Southwest. Open every day for lunch and dinner, this lively restaurant is known for its salsa bar, offering guests regular and spicy versions from the house salsa to honey mango salsa. Popular entrées from the extensive menu include the steak al cognac, a 9oz. New York steak, sautéed in a flavorful combination of onions, mushrooms, spices, cream and cognac, or the vegetarian chimichanga served with black beans.
Corbin’s Grill prides itself on cooking with a wood-fired grill. By not using gas or electricity in its preparation of meals, the culinary team is able to bring out the unique flavors of each item, which has garnered the restaurant several awards and much recognition since its inception. Inside the beautiful interior, complete with a 25-foot water wall, guests can sample a variety fish, steak, poultry and vegetarian dishes.
Crown Burgers is a small chain focusing on juicy hamburgers, along with other tasty delights such as Greek souvlaki. A friendly, fast, and casual restaurant, the menu features approximately 100 items, ensuring that there is something for every meat lover. The most popular item on the menu is the eponymous Crown Burger: a quarter-pound hamburger patty served with salad, Thousand Island dressing, cheese, and topped with generous pile of pastrami.
Gabor Brothers Main St. Grill is a retro restaurant providing hungry guests with Italian cuisine. Cozy, with a casual atmosphere and quirky décor, there is sometimes a wait for this popular restaurant, but it is worth it to try the delicious array of pizzas, pasta and burgers.
A meat lover’s paradise, the folks at friendly and lively Holy Smoke BBQ and Grill have a passion for a good barbecue. The grill offers guests a mouthwatering array of platters, sandwiches and side dishes, sure to satiate anyone’s hunger. Tasty options include the St. Louis pork ribs, rubbed with a combination of 11 herbs and spices before being slow cooked for six hours, or the catfish sandwich, crusted in cornmeal and served with house-made tartar sauce.
Las Flores Taqueria is a food cart serving tacos and other tasty Mexican delicacies. There are chairs and tables available outside this taco stand, or the orders can be packed up and taken home. Loved by locals, this budget-friendly dining option is sure to sate anyone’s hunger, offering flavorful items such as chicken or pulled-pork tacos, as well as tamales and burritos.
Little Taste of Britain offers Utahns a ‘taste of the UK’ in Utah. This lively café features a cozy interior with Union Jack covered tables; perfect to try some tasty, made-to-order British classics. Must-try items include fish and chips, pie and chips, along with mushy peas, beans on toast, and steamed pudding with custard. Little Taste of Britain also has an adjoining shop that carries a host of specialty items from the UK.
Osaka Sushi and Izakaya recently underwent a remodel and expansion, creating a beautiful, inviting space in which to serve Japanese cuisine. Within the modern interior of rich wood, art-adorned walls and traditional seating, guests can savor a selection of items from appetizers and tapas-style plates to entrées and sushi rolls, of which there are dozens.
Rooster’s Brewing Company is a wonderful brewery and restaurant. Serving delicious New American cuisine alongside a host of beers, the brewery is a fun environment great for a night out with friends. Open daily for lunch and dinner, along with weekend brunch, diners have many dishes from which to choose, Rooster’s also offer vegetarian dishes and a children’s menu.
A culinary institution since 1957, Sill’s Café is a much-loved restaurant serving American home-cooked food. Open daily for breakfast and lunch, this friendly diner offers an assortment of sweet and savory dishes sure to tickle anyone’s taste buds. A very popular café, don’t be surprised if there is a wait during peak days and times.