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Ruth's Diner

4160 Emigration Cyn. (Foothill Blvd.) Send to Phone
Breakfasts worth a drive and a wait.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily

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Ruth's Diner Restaurant Review

: In 1930, a sassy ex-cabaret singer opened up a burger stand in downtown Salt Lake City. Three-quarters of a century, two ownership changes, and one move (to the current location in historic Emigration Canyon) later, the place is a bona fide local legend. People willingly drive ten minutes out of town and wait a half-hour or more for Ruth's old-fashioned, home-style food, especially the Mile High biscuits. Three-egg omelets, pulled pork Benedict, pecan cinnamon roll french toast and other morning goodies come with deep-fried potatoes and those signature fluffy biscuits. Ruth's is best for breakfast, which is served till 4 p.m. daily. A hearty burger or Grandma Claire's baked mac ā€˜nā€™ cheese go down smoothly after a hike in Emigration or, if you really crave old country cooking, go for a helping of homemade chicken and dumplings. Everything's made from scratch on-site. The Thursday evening barbecues held in the summer should not be missed.


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