Before hitting the powdery white slopes or sunny mountainous hikes (depending on the season) in the beautiful Park City, Utah, check out these nine amazing brunch spots to fuel up. Get your day started right with both the natural sunshine and a sunny-side up egg, waffle, coffee, homemade hash browns or whatever else your breakfast craving requires.
Lauded by many as the number one brunch spot in Park City, this casual and cozy local secret offers amazing omelets, biscuits and gravy, golden-brown hash browns, and eggs Benedict. Or for larger and more unique options go for “Dave’s Skillet” or “Dante’s Inferno” – sirloin tips and sausage served frittata style, garnished with tomatoes, cheese and garlic. So brunch it up to your heart’s delight with the locals from 7 am to 2 pm right off the I-90 West.
Right off the Town Lift on Main Street, Bridge Cafe is the ideal pre or post slope meal whether you go for the Brazilian-style fluffy Brazuca Omelet, Croissant Sandwich, homemade potatoes, or Eggs Benedict with your espresso-filled drink of choice. Come for the food, great service, and reasonable prices and stay for the outdoor dining and great view.
Follow the warming scent of fresh waffle cones, and enjoy one filled with delicious ice cream with great names and flavors like Wowie Cowie or Cowrispy Crunch. Boasting excellent coffee (try the iced “cow”puccinos) to go with their amazing homemade pastries and muffins baked fresh every morning, Java Cow is the perfect stop for a quick breakfast. If you’re looking for something more filling, check out the incredible breakfast crepes. Make time to browse the merchandise on the way out – the cow-related shirts, greeting cards and gifts will be hard to miss.
Hop over to Deer Valley to the Montage Hotel, to be wowed by the excellent service and phenomenal menu including an excellent brunch granola, at the Apex. Check out the live music on the outdoor patio while you nosh on some Apex (steak-covered) nachos. If you’re feeling like starting early, check out the incredible wine menu. Whoever said wine wasn’t an appropriate brunch accompaniment had never seen this selection.
Ride the funicular up to this diamond in the rough, hidden among the trees, as you stare out at the stunning views that continue all the way into the restaurant hotel itself. Attentive staff will greet you at J&G Grill at the St. Regis Deer Crest with delicious food like black truffle pizza served with homemade potato chips. For other lunch options check out the grilled chicken sandwich, garnished with goat’s cheese and fig jam, the braised short ribs, or tuna tartare. Don’t forget to order the salted caramel popcorn dessert as you finish your wine. Brunch includes tea, juice, coffee, frittatas and short rib hash.
Situated up in the mountains at the heart of Deer Valley resort, this elegant restaurant at the Stein Eriksen Lodge offers a free hiking experience. It boasts exquisite food to complement its Country French chairs, over-sized leather furniture seemingly from another era, cozy stone fireplace, and incredible Sunday brunch buffets featuring live jazz. Brunch includes traditional breakfast goodies, a carving station, hot entrees, salads, seafood, fresh fruit and pastries. For lunch and dinner options don’t miss the deer fillet with huckleberry sauce, rack of Colorado or Utah lamb, or lobster broth poured at the table by the friendly wait staff.
Check out this unique small town coffee spot while riffling through the great selection of books – on or off the library classic sliding ladders – with an incredible drink and pastry in hand. We recommend the Red Velvet Mocha and the Edgar Almond (toasted almond) tea or any other of their distinctive drinks like the Green Chai or Mexican Hot Chocolate. They also feature hot breakfast options for those that want to take in the funky ambiance, intriguing decor, and great atmosphere.
Located in Pinebrook, Park City Bread & Bagel offers incredible bagels, breakfast sandwiches and quick espresso coffee drinks. Park City Bread & Bagel also has quick service and sits on the Wasatch side of the ski resorts for a quick pre-ski breakfast. Do breakfast right with their Spicy Sunrise (a cheddar jalapeño bagel with bacon) or the Black Diamond – with the optional jalapeno inspired cream cheese – while you watch the latest ski, snowboard, or biking films. For those not in the bagel mood, grab a bag of mini muffins offered with your sandwich from the friendly servers, and enjoy at the indoor or outdoor seating.
As the name implies, the Cabin resembles a mountain getaway, with wooden decor and a rustic ambiance, even donning replicas of trees. Its menu reflects its furnishings, featuring Western food such as mesquite grilled pork tenderloin, rosemary-rack of lamb, barbecued Alaskan Salmon and a superb Bloody Mary for a boozy brunch. The bar also has table tennis for those more athletically inclined, and live music on the weekends for a fun night out on the town.