BEST fine dining in Little Cottonwood Canyon

2011 + 2016 best wine list - Salt Lake Magazine


Located in Alta, UT, the Shallow Shaft Restaurant is a purveyor of casual fine dining from the esteemed Chef Mike Richey

Now in its 51st winter season, the Shallow Shaft Restaurant is Little Cottonwood Canyon's only independent, casual fine dining restaurant. Overlooking the heart of the Wasatch Range and Alta Ski Resort, our cozy dining room, award winning dinner menu, and eclectic wine list offer the perfect end to your day on the slopes. Our exceptional wait staff is known throughout the canyon for their food and wine knowledge and friendly approach.

General Manager: Kirstyn Sterling

Wine Coordinator: Peri Ermidis 





10199 E. Highway 210

Alta, UT 84092


Open daily 5:30 PM-9:00 PM Closed on Tuesdays

Attention: We are hiring more kitchen staff. Please click here to apply.