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The Yurt at Solitude

12000 Big Cottonwood Cyn. (Big Cottonwood Canyon Rd.) Send to Phone
801-536-5709 | Menu
Stroll through a three-quarter-mile cross-country ski or snowshoe trail amid a moon- and lantern-lit forest for dinner.

Dinner Tues.-Sun. (winter), Dinner Wed.-Sun. (July-Sept.)
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations required
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The Yurt at Solitude, Brighton, UT

The Yurt at Solitude Restaurant Review

: After a quick lesson about snowshoeing from a Solitude Yurt guide, you're ready to walk to your dinner spot, with illumination coming from a bright-lit headlamp. The small, domed hut, constructed from wood and canvas, and surrounded by aspen trees, glows in the darkness. Inside, long communal tables seat groups of 20 under Tibetan prayer flags hanging from the insulated roof. Black-and-white historic photos adorn the walls, and two chefs stand for a warm welcome as large pots simmer on the free-standing stove. Most guests bring their own wine, although you may purchase bottles from the restaurant's small list---but it'll cost you. Though the atmosphere is rustic, the dishes are gourmet: asparagus and lobster crêpes; Granny Smith apple and Stilton blue cheese salad with candied walnuts; pan-seared Long Island duck breast; and white chocolate bread pudding might be part of your five-course, prix-fixe meal. In the summer season, a four-course menu is served. Your table guests will likely hail from the Salt Lake area, creating a casual, boisterous atmosphere.


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