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The Lion House

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63 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-1400
+1 801-363-5466
11:00 - 20:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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151 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you come to visit Salt Lake City, this place is a must go. It's in the heart of the city in a cute, quaint building. The bread rolls are to die for, and it's what Lion House is known for. Ask any Utahn -- You'll never be able to eat regular rolls ever again.

Thank Lauren M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very neat restaurant with pretty good food. This is a good place to stop for a quick bite to eat while checking out the sites in temple square. The food is cafeteria style and there is plenty of seating. Easy place to go with kids.

Thank Andrew H
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We walked around Temple Square and stopped at the Lion House for lunch due to a recommendation from inside one of the temples. So glad we did! It is served family style(cafeteria line). Together we had the salmon, chicken, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes with beef gravy, buttered rolls and salads. Everything was delicious!

Thank islandtimeon
El Paso, Texas
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624 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal of pork chops and chicken. The mashed potatoes were pretty good but small portion too. The honey butter was great on the rolls. But they don't have a military discount. That needs to change.

Thank Hsphoser36
Greenville, South Carolina
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375 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had as enjoyable lunch at The Lion House. The chicken pot pie and salmon were both excellent. The meals are served buffet style. Everyone on the staff was friendly and helpful. We recommend the Lion House for lunch.

Thank ValGary2014
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The lion house is an amazing place for great food. Sit down and relax. Enjoy the history in the heart of Salt Lake City.

Thank Wendell M
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a beautiful place to have a wedding luncheon - which we did. Having lunch here in the dining area is plenty yummy and fun.

Thank pjdUtah
Salt Lake City, Utah
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Lion House is a fun place to visit for a meal. The historical value is great, as it was the house of one of the founders of the Salt Lake Valley (Brigham Young). The food is really good, makes me think of a meal my grandma would make. There aren't a lot of menu options, but each time I've... More 

Thank dumples19
Bountiful, Utah
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I have attended many a dinner and have rented an area for a wedding reception. They know how to handle large groups. The food, whether a full dinner or just snacks, is always superb.

Thank Kent S
Gatineau Quebec
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50 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I wish every city had done. It is a clean welcoming place to eat. Excellent food and choices, that is price right. For $12.00 more or less, you get a plate full of good food like Salmon, meat loaf, chicken, turkey , etc, with rice or potato and veggies. It is cafeteria style but the dining room has more class.... More 

Thank MichelNB9

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-1400
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-363-5466
Enjoy exceptional home-style fare as you dine amidst the history that surrounds you, in Brigham Young's personal residence, The Lion House, in Downtown Salt Lake City. Offering a selection of entrees that rival the best home cooking, The Pantry Restaurant features authentic recipes that have been passed down through generations.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?