While cooking in the comfort of your Summit Creek home is a luxury in and of itself—as kitchens come complete with top-tier appliances and dining areas are fit for both intimate and large gatherings—we all deserve a little indulgence. Luckily, Summit Creek sits nearby some of the area’s most acclaimed eateries. So, if you wish to treat you and yours to a night out, look no further than our five favorites below.
Located on University Avenue in Provo, the aptly-named Communal restaurant offers a cozy ambiance with shared farm-table seating throughout. The menu features a selection of locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients, all integral to incredibly delicious dishes. Order for the table and make the Christiansen Farms pork and Niman Ranch sirloin a top priority.
Black Sheep Cafe
Also situated on University Avenue in Provo is Black Sheep Cafe, an unwavering favorite amongst locals. Complete with an upscale yet casual vibe, the cafe serves up a perfect fusion of contemporary Southwestern Native American cooking. Don’t shy away from the unforgettable Hog Jowl tacos, teeming with a maple and bay leaf sauce, pickled jicama slaw and all the necessary accoutrements.
If you’re in the mood for a gourmet burger in a casual setting, Cubby’s in Spanish Fork is the one and only answer. The innovative menu features Cubby’s signature, high-quality beef and a diverse array of ever-changing options, from mouth-watering burgers to healthy salads. And, no matter what you order, make sure you get a side of maple sweet potato fries to share—your tastebuds will thank you.
The owners of Block Restaurant in Provo have one goal: to create an environment in which members of the community can simply sit down and enjoy delectable food again. The farm-to-table restaurant has a strong relationship with farmers and purveyors, showcasing a menu full of sustainable, locally-sourced ingredients. If you stop by for brunch, make the Man Sando a must. And while you can’t go wrong with any dinner items, the charcuterie and bone-in braised short ribs are amongst the best.