Cocktails/Wine Bars » Salt Lake City, UT

Cocktails/Wine Bars in Salt Lake City, UT

Although Salt Lake City is most known for its outdoor recreation, its nightlife is growing and thriving. Wine and cocktail bars are available to suite every mood and personality.
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Zy Wine And Cheese

Zy Wine And Cheese is Salt Lake City's newest cocktail and wine bar. For those dining out early, they offer a brunch cocktails menu. They offer a variety of wine from around the world, including Italy, Greece, Chile, France, Napa Valley and Sonoma County. Because they love providing a wide variety, they may change their wine menu as often as twice a week. With their online reservation system, reserving a table is easy, or you can call and make reservations. Located in downtown Salt Lake City, Zy Wine and Cheese is described as "old world hospitality complementing new world style." Because parking can sometimes be hard to find downtown, they offer valet parking Wednesday through Sunday for a small fee.

Club Piastra

Club Piastra is one of Salt Lake City's most popular places for cocktails enjoyed on a patio. With its front-porch view of The Gallivan Center, seats fill up quickly in the summertime during the free outdoor concert series. Tables next to the cozy fireplace also draw in patrons. Located in the Salt Lake City Center Marriott Hotel, it is a popular place for locals and travelers alike. Enjoy a delicious Italian meal with your wine or cocktails. The dress code is casual, so stopping by any time is quick and convenient. With its quiet and peaceful atmosphere, it is the perfect place to go to relax and unwind. 

Keys On Main

Keys On Main is one of the most popular cocktail and wine bars in Salt Lake City. They are mostly known for dueling pianos, karaoke, and showcasing local artists. The dueling pianists play songs requested by the crowd, and get them to join in and sing along. Because they are a music bar, their cocktails are named after famous musicians and songs, such as "Crocodile Rock", "Lady Gaga", "The Jon Daly", and "Summer Vacation". Located in the heart of downtown, you can find it on Main Street in front of a trax station. Keys On Main is a great place to bring business clients, as well as lifelong friends. 


Bar-X is Salt Lake City's oldest destination spot for great wine and cocktails. They are still at their original location, and use the same recipes as they did when they first opened their doors in 1933. Their cocktails are made using a blend of fresh juices and quality liquors. Bar X was recently purchased by Modern Family star Ty Burrell, who resides in Salt Lake City. Their more popular drinks include their Boston Sour, which consists of bourbon whiskey, lemon and lime juice, sugar, and angostura bitters, as well as their Gin Gin Mule, consisting of dry gin, lime juice, sugar, mint, and ginger beer. With their newly opened back room, this is the perfect place to unwind after a hard day at work, or plan a bachelorette party. 

The Red Door

The Red Door is known as Salt Lake City's premiere upscale lounge. Because of its specialty martinis and unique atmosphere, Esquire named it one of the best bars in America. Dining on its patio gives you a great view of the city and the busy city life of downtown Salt Lake City. On Friday nights enjoy a DJ, while on Saturday nights you can listen to a live jazz band. Located in the heart of downtown, it's the best place to unwind after attending a play at The Capitol Theater, or an event at The Salt Palace Convention Center or Gallivan Center. Because it is located close to a traxx station, you won't have to worry about where to park.