Gourmet Dining: Carson Kitchen

Carson Kitchen is a gourmet restaurant in Downtown SLC. It has locations in Las Vegas and Atlanta, and Salt Lake City is their newest opening. If you are looking for a space that is casual, ser...

Gourmet Dining: Carson Kitchen

Gourmet Dining in Salt Lake City - Carson Kitchen

Carson Kitchen is a gourmet restaurant in Downtown SLC. It has locations in Las Vegas and Atlanta, and Salt Lake City is their newest opening. If you are looking for a space that is casual, serves gourmet food, but also has a full bar, then this is the place for you. This restaurant offers fine dining is widely known for its lunch and dinner menu, but their Sunday brunch is becoming more popular, with curated gourmet options.

Restaurant Location

This gourmet restaurant is located in the heart of the Downtown SLC area on 241 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT

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Restaurant Hours

Carson Kitchen restaurant is open for their popular gourmet lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday. Their brunch menu is available on Sundays.

  • Monday – Thursday: 12 PM – 9 PM
  • Friday and Saturday: 12 PM – 10 PM
  • Sunday: 11 AM – 9 PM

Dining Menu

You can’t go wrong with Carson Kitchen’s lunch and dinner menu, however, there are some stand-out dishes that we recommend. The gourmet menu prioritizes quality ingredients over large portions, which guarantees that you will be getting the best of the best.

Gourmet pork belly dish
Pork Belly

First, you have to try the pork belly from the social plates section. It comes with a few pieces which are perfect for sharing, covered in a wonderful spiced butter sauce. The pork belly is tender and cooked to perfection, essentially melting in your mouth.

Delicious risotto great for dinner
Black Rice & Oxtail Rissotto

Another must have from the menu is the black rice and oxtail risotto. The creamy parmesan taste will blow you away. It is a delicious gourmet dish on its own, however, it is perfect for pairing with any of their meat options.

The restaurant menu is always changing, but these are some of the staples that effortlessly remain in their rotation. When it comes to the gourmet desserts, there are usually three options, but each one will satisfy the craving you have at the end of your meal, whether you want a richer, chocolate dessert, a fruity dessert, or a sweeter and lighter dessert.

If you want to explore the different food options offered at Carson Kitchen restaurant, you can click here to view their full menu!

Sunday Brunch

Fine Dining brunch option

When it comes to Sunday Brunch, this restaurant knocks it out of the park. Even their avocado toast is special! The brunch menu is really concise, but it is packed with amazing options that you’ll love. If you’re in the mood for a hearty comfort meal, go for the chicken and waffles. If you want a gourmet twist on a Southern classic, order the shrimp and grits. Make sure you also add the macaroni and cheese waffle to the menu, because it is incredible! This place is special, because there are few really great gourmet restaurants open on Sundays in SLC. Carson Kitchen serves brunch from 11 AM – 4 PM, so you can treat your meal like a late lunch or early dinner!


Carson Kitchen restaurant offers a wide selection of drinks, from classic crowd favorites to creative cocktails. Their drink menu is just as long, if not longer, than the food menu. There’s something for everyone!

Gourmet Dining in SLC

Salt Lake City dinner option

The gourmet dining experience offered by Carson Kitchen is amazing. The staff is friendly, the food is great, and, most importantly, this restaurant is COVID safe. Their space is large, so you don’t have to worry about over-crowding. Although drop-ins are welcome, you can easily make a reservation on their website, carsonkitchen.com.

For more COVID safe spaces in the Salt Lake City Area, you can visit this post.

We hope you visit Carson Kitchen soon and enjoy relaxed gourmet dining in the heart of the city!

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