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.
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.
- 268 Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 -
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.
- 401 East 900 South, Salt Lake City, Utah -
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.
- 200 South 414 East, Salt Lake City, UT -
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!
- 2401 Constitution Blvd, West Valley City, UT 84119 -
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.
- 2732 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84115 -
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!
- 344 S State St, Salt Lake City -
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