February 21, 2021

The Best Hole-In-The-Wall Restaurants Near SLC

Don’t judge a book by its cover and don’t judge a restaurant by its size and appearance. These restaurants might not look like much from the outside, but their food will absolutely blow you away!
Here are some of the best Hole-in-the-wall restaurants you can find in Salt Lake City.
You won’t regret giving any of these spots a try.


Image of a Chicken Kabob dish from Kabuli Café or Curry n' Kabobs in Salt Lake City Utah, an amazing Utah based Hole in the wall Restaurant
Chicken Kabob from Kabuli Café

Kabuli Cafe (aka: Curry N’ Kabobs)

This Hole-in-the-wall restaurant is a serious hidden gem! Tucked in the back of a convenience store this little Indian restaurant may look small but it packs a big punch of flavor. The food is absolutely delicious and super affordable and with the large portion sizes, you will not walk away hungry. This quaint restaurant is easy to miss unless you know where you’re going, but if you like Indian cuisine this restaurant is a must-try.

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- 268 Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 -


A delicious Double-Battered fried chicken and Waffles from Pig & a Jelly Jar an amazing Utah based Hole in the wall Restaurant
Double-Battered Fried Chicken & Waffles from Pig & a Jelly Jar

Pig & a Jelly Jar

With three locations (Salt Lake, Holliday, and Ogden) Pig and a Jelly Jar serve the greater Wasatch area. These small boutique feeling restaurants may be a pain to park at, but the food is worth the wait. The food is southern comfort food with its own unique flair. The menu includes everything from waffles to omelets to burgers. Pig in a Jelly Jar is also known for its unique draft beers giving it a pub and trendy vibe. This is an amazing restaurant for all meals, including breakfast and brunch.

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- 401 East 900 South, Salt Lake City, Utah -


A delicious Hummazing Vegan Sandwich from Even Stevens an amazing Utah based Hole in the wall Restaurant
Hummazing Vegan Sandwich from Even Stevens

Even Stevens - Sandwich Shop

Not only do these Utah-based sandwich shops sell a delicious varied menu, but it also pays homage to the world-famous motorcyclist and his bike, The WindowMaker. Being a world-famous hill climber in the biker community until the day that cops arrested over 100 people at a single event. Ever since all that is left of the local celebrity is the artwork and motorcycle in Even Stevens. Grab a bite to eat and learn about the local legend. Read more about him here

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- 200 South 414 East, Salt Lake City, UT -


This is a picture of delicious Soup from Mi Casa Tortilleria a authentic Mexican food Utah based Hole in the wall Restaurant
Soup from Mi Casa Tortilleria

Mi Casa Tortilleria

This little family-owned restaurant offers handmade tortillas daily and the most amazing tamales. If you are looking for authentic Mexican food this is the place to try. Located in West Valley off Constitution Blvd, this little building does not look like the home of an amazing restaurant but do not let its hole-in-the-wall appearance fool you or drive you away. This place is truly a hidden gem. The service is great and the food, even better! You will not be disappointed and you will definitely want to return again and again. Seating is limited so hurry in or call ahead to take out!

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- 2401 Constitution Blvd, West Valley City, UT 84119 -


This is an image of a delicious bowl of Kimchi Fried Rice with an egg on it from Stun Cube a Korean Utah based Hole in the wall Restaurant
Kimchi Fried Rice From Stun Cube

Stun Cube Korean

Located on State Street in Downtown SLC, Stun Cube offers quality authentic Korean cuisine for a great price. The dishes are served in a lunch tray-like plate that includes your choice of Korean meat (Spicy Pork, Beef Bulgogi), Salad, White Rice, and egg rolls.

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- 2732 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84115 -


This is a picture of a delicious Pie Hole Supreme Pizza from the Pie hole a Utah based Hole in the wall Restaurant
Pie Hole Supreme Pizza From Pie Hole

Pie Hole

Perhaps obvious for its name, The Pie Hole is the epitome of a hole in the wall restaurant. Located on State Street, it is the go to place for pizza by the slice. Whether you stop by for lunch or for a 2 am pizza run, this restaurant is open all day for all locals and tourists. The Pie Hole offers the true hole in the wall experience with its New York style pizza slices mixed with a street art and arcade aesthetic. Walking by this hole in the wall is its own experience. If you’re lucky, you’ll see employees throwing dough to make their amazing pizza. Try this amazing restaurant next time a pizza craving comes over you!

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- 344 S State St, Salt Lake City -


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