Little known fact: Utah Valley is an amazing place for Foodies (or those with a particular interest in food, which is most of us, right?). We have so many local and unique restaurants, food from an array of different cultures, and even food that has received national attention and won awards.

Check out our list of non-chain restaurants, with 4-5 stars, that originated in Utah Valley! Click the links to see the full lists of restaurants for each section.

American Cuisine

A Foodie Guide to Utah Valley: American Food

American food is such a broad term, so we have a long list of amazing restaurants in Utah Valley to try. We included all the classics from burgers to pizza to BBQ to sandwiches, and even added a few uniquely American things, such as Southern food and Native American cuisine.

Asian & Polynesian Cuisine

The Ultimate Foodie's Guide to Utah Valley - Asa Ramen

Considering that the highest populated continent in the world is Asia, cuisine in this section is vast and numerous. Options in Utah Valley include cuisine from almost every country you can think of in Asia, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Indian, and Vietnamese restaurants. We even included the best Polynesian restaurants because of their similar flavors and ingredients to certain Asian cuisine.

European & Latin American Cuisine

A Foodie Guide to Utah Valley: American Food

Everybody loves pasta and everybody loves tacos, so we compiled a list of the best places to find Latin American and European food! In Utah Valley you can find even more than that though. We have an array of authentic Mexican, Salvadorian, Brazilian and Argentinian food, as well as some great Greek, German, and Italian restaurants.

Desserts & Snacks

The Ultimate Foodie's Guide to Utah Valley: Desserts & Snacks - Bianca's French Bakery

Have a sweet tooth? Come and find one of our bakeries, soda shops, or candy and chocolate shops! Utah Valley makes some of the best doughnuts, cupcakes, and shaved ices around! And don't even get us started on our chocolate and our ice cream...

If you find yourself in Utah Valley, don't feel like you're limited to chain restaurants! Venture out to one of these amazing local restaurants and delight in excellent cuisine! For a list of all other restaurants in Utah Valley, including these, see our restaurants listings! Bon appetit!