Downtown News and Blog

Word on the Street - Winter 2018

January 18, 2018 Written by

Published in Downtown News and Blog

Opening Soon:

Dave and Busters | The Gateway | The Gateway has announced the opening of entertainment and dining chain Dave and Buster’s, which will open its first Utah location Spring 2018.

Industrious | 10 West Broadway | Opening its first location in Utah in the heart of downtown,  Industrious offers a redefined coworking space,   blending five-star service with stunning design to provide an unparalleled work environment for established professionals.

LaBarba Coffee |  The Gateway | They make one of the best cups of coffee in Utah—and maybe the West. And now, they are moving their downtown location to The Gateway. LaBarba Coffee has announced plans to open its newest location in the heart of downtown’s up-and- coming sports and entertainment district, set to open Spring 2018.

London Belle | From those that brought you downtown hits like Pleiku and the short-lived SoCo, London Belle is anticipated to open in the spring. Named after one of Utah’s most high profile madames, it is located near the historic Boston and Newhouse Buildings. Taking the place of SoCo, this upscale bar will feature a diverse menu with unique offerings and craft cocktails.  

Midici Neapolitan Pizza | The Gateway | MidiCi has made a name for itself by offering authentic Neapolitan thin crust pizza, baked in handmade wood-fired ovens imported from Italy—right in the center of its restaurants—so that patrons can see exactly what goes into everything they make.

Quarters Arcade Bar | 5 East 400 South | Located in the basement of the historic New Grand Hotel, Quarters is downtown Salt Lake City’s first beer arcade. Quarters will  arcade provide a casual, comfortable gaming and social environment paired with craft cocktails and beer as well as familiar and affordable liquor and brews.

Sicilia Mia | According to Salt Lake Magazine, “This is the Italian restaurant, apparently, Salt Lake has been waiting for!” The location off of Highland Drive will be closing, in order to bring the authentic taste of Italy to downtown.

Recently Opened:

Avant Groove Jazz Club and Martini Bar | 122 West Pierpont Avenue | From local entrepreneur and jazz musician John Vecci comes downtown’s dedicated jazz club. Combined with original cocktails and martinis, Avant Groove features an exceptional dining experience to compliment the music and ambiance.

Bagels & Greens | 170 South Main Street | The Bagel Project first started offering it’s delicious bagels at the Downtown Farmers Market several years ago, and a few short years after was able to open their first location on 500 East. Now they are ready to do it again with a second location right in the heart of downtown. The new location brings with it the addition of greens, and the apt new title Bagels and Greens. This is a must eat in downtown SLC!

Borosyndicate Glass Gallery | 60 Exchange Place | More than just your typical head shop, Borosyndiacte is elevating the art of glassblowing and bringing it downtown. In addition to the typical offerings, there is gallery space for artists to showcase hand-blown glass pieces, and other sculptural works.

Last Course | 115 South Regent Street | Deliciou gourmet ice cream and endless other desserts offered at Last Course will be a sure fire way to satisfy that sweet tooth. Check out Last Course on the newly improved Regent Street behind the Eccles Theater.

Nightingale College of Nursing | The Walker Center | Nightingale College was about to bust the buttons at their Ogden location, but as of January 2018, the college will be occupying the fourth floor of the iconic Walker Center.

Peak 45 Exercise | 250 East Broadway | Lagree Megaformer Pilates is the go-to workout,  It’s all about time under tension on the spring loaded Megaformer to build your endurance and give you a total body workout in under an hour. Founded by celebrity trainer Sebastien Lagree, the Lagree Method is the latest Hollywood craze hit Salt Lake City. Visit Peak 45 for a Lagree Megaformer Pilates class!

Publik Coffee | City Creek Center |This Salt Lake original is growing...again! Publik Coffee is a small batch coffee roastery that believes in “Community over Corporate, and Planet over Profit”. Located at City Creek Center, this took the place of the Godiva Store.  

Recently Moved:

Mercy (Formerly Cathedral Tattoo) | 180 South 200 East

Oasis Games | 275 East 400 South