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US$10 - US$16
American, Fusion, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 9 May 2021

We were interested in having Lunch at the Zest but even getting a menu was quite a challenge. The paper menu was all marked up with cross outs and scanning the QR code to see an updated menu is not the way to attract diners...over the age of 50. We are aware of the pandemic but other restaurants managed to provide a usable menu. Ended up leaving and looking for another option.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Lindsey W, General Manager at Zest Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

we love the QR codes because we can update our menus everyday and keep them fresh. sorry you don't like it, but it's all around you. good luck going to other big cities!

Reviewed 28 April 2021 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food! Doesn’t matter if you’re vegan or vegetarian. The flavor combinations are so wonderful. We tried avocado salad, creamy carrot soup, nachos and brussel sprout appetizer. I can’t wait to go again and try even more. This is a restaurant/bar. We were there...for a late lunch so I can’t say how the evenings are with regards to live music, but the service was outstanding. Parking can be a challenge, be sure to watch the time so not to get a parking ticket. This is a must go to restaurant! I made reservations but it wasn’t necessary for a mid afternoon lunch.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Lindsey W, General Manager at Zest Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you so much for stopping by, we appreciate you!

Reviewed 20 January 2021

Seriously good food! My fiancé and I came here on a Saturday night and although it was busy, we were greeted and seated right away. The menu has so many interesting veggie-forward options to choose from and we wish we could eat everything they offer,...but alas, we settled on the baked mushroom with cashew cheese, crispy polenta skillet, Thai sunrise curry, green juice, and a glass of rosé. All the dishes were delicious with a perfect blend of flavors. If you’re vegetarian, vegan, or just a person who enjoys good food, check this place out!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Lindsey W, General Manager at Zest Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks so much! we are so happy you stopped in and enjoyed it all too!

Reviewed 4 December 2020 via mobile

One of the most delightful vegetarian cuisines I've had. The quantity is amazing! The Nachos were made with Home-made Cheese and the Grilled Sandwich was deliciously crispy. The star of the meal was the Soup served with the grilled sandwich. Loved the place.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 12 November 2020

Ate here on Oct. 18, 2020. Ordered the Crispy Polenta Skillet to go and watched the sunset and people at the state Capitol. The food and weather were perfect and declicious. Would definetly be eating here when in SLC.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal. I had the Nachos and my wife had the Stuffed Avocado Salad. We were privileged to be served by the owner. Overall, a good experience and we will return.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Located in downtown Salt Lake, I found this spot when walking back to my hotel after leaving another restaurant. It was a great place to stumble upon. We had already eaten but had the best fresh jalapeño poppers I’ve tasted. Everything is organic and fresh....The bartender made me a delicious drink that had champagne and fresh raspberry juice with another liquor that I wish I could remember in order to duplicate at home. My friend had a local IPA and then I ventured to finish things off with a local IPA. So, lots of good local brews on tap. I’ll be back!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020 via mobile

We found ourselves in Salt Lake City for a few days on a work trip and decided to pop into Zest for a bite one evening! Ordered several things — the pasta penne was def a highlight. The solo taco with orange marinated jackfruit was...delicious as well. The deviled avocado was ok — we really enjoyed the pepper sauce but overall there wasn’t much flavor, even in the filling. Customer service was good and the price point was ok. Definitely worth checking out but wasn’t a bang for us. We’ll give it another shot next time we’re in town, for sure.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 30 January 2020 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I’ve been in a long time! Inventive, delicious, amazing service! I will definitely be back. The jalapeño poppers had kick, and were amazingly refreshing. My favourite was the salted caramel hazelnut torte with dark chocolate. I would like an entire...pie, please!More

Date of visit: January 2020
Lindsey W, General Manager at Zest Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you so much for the love, we appreciate it! shipping a whole pie your way now!

Reviewed 25 January 2020 via mobile

This place is a gem! Their vegetarian and vegan options are outstanding. Their kombucha is great. The atmosphere is nice as well. The chili nachos tacos avocado salad you name it it’s all excellent

Date of visit: January 2020
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Zest Kitchen & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4