Monday, June 1, 2020

Current Fish & Oyster House  An all-star team drawn from the resources of owners Mikel Trapp (Fresco, Trio) and Joel LaSalle (Faustina, Oasis) made this cool downtown restaurant an instant hit. Excellent and inventive seafood dishes from Chef Logen Crew and cocktails by Jimmy Santangelo and Amy Eldredge in a rehabbed downtown space—it all adds up to success. 279 E. 300 South, SLC, 801-326-3474. $$

Harbor Seafood & Steak Co. A much-needed breath of sea air refreshes this young restaurant, which updates their fish-oriented menu frequently. A snappy interior, a creative cocktail menu and a vine-covered patio make for a hospitable atmosphere. 301 Parleys Way, SLC, 801-466-9827. $$ – $$$

Kimi’s Chop & Oyster House  Kimi Eklund and Chef Matt Anderson are bringing a touch of glam to Sugar House with their high-style, multi-purpose restaurant: It’s an oyster bar, it’s a steakhouse, it’s a lounge. However you use it, Kimi’s makes for a fun change from the surrounding pizza and beerscapes, with dramatic lighting, purple velvet and live music. 2155 S. Highland Dr., SLC, 801-946-2079. $$$

Market Street Grill SLC’s fave fish restaurants: Fish is flown in daily and the breakfast is an institution. 48 W. Market Street, SLC, 801-322-4668; 2985 E. 6580 South, SLC, 801-942-8860; 10702 River Front Pkwy., South Jordan,
801-302-2262. $$

The Oyster Bar  This is one of the best selection of fresh oysters in town: Belon, Olympia, Malpeque and Snow Creek, plus Bluepoints. Crab and shrimp are conscientiously procured. 54 W. Market St., SLC, 801-531-6044; 2985 E. Cottonwood Parkway (6590 South), SLC, 801-942-8870. $$$

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