Desert Edge Brewery | Salt Lake City, Utah
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Desert Edge Brewery
Above Average based on 22 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

273 Trolley Square
Salt Lake City, Utah United States 84102 [ print map ]
801 521 8917 | facebook | food menu | beer menu

Hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 11pm, Sat: 11:30am - 11pm, Sun: 12pm - 10pm

Mayor: Sledutah (3) |

Desert Edge Brewery

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Beer Available At Desert Edge Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Desert Edge Figure 8 Pale Ale , Desert Edge Utah Pale Ale 79, Desert Edge Centennial Steamer , Desert Edge Happy Valley Hefeweizen 34, Desert Edge UKPA , Desert Edge Citra in Red , Desert Edge Pub Pilsener 45, Desert Edge Latter Day Saints Stout 47, Desert Edge Kristalweizen 50, Desert Edge Downhill Dunkelweizen , Desert Edge #9 Saison
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22 reviews for Desert Edge Brewery
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  62%
 Selection  57%
 Food  68%
 Value  61%
 Overall  64%
 Rating  64%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
brocker  (1) Salina, Utah | January 31, 2005
Great sandwiches and pasta salads. Iíve had about everything on the menu. Great place to go on an afternoon date or just to have lunch with your pals. The beer is good, not great, good. Selection isnt the best with only 4 beers on tap. Surrounded by antiqued brick and iron, the feel is very old school pub. Nice bar, and outdoor patio. Very laid back, classy, downtown feel.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
cfonnes  (5) | August 4, 2010
Located in a cool building, really enjoyed the food (higher class than average brew pub) and one of the few places in Utah to get "real ale".
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
hellbilly  (139) scottsdale Łber alles, Arizona | January 16, 2011
visited 7/22/10. kinda cool upstairs local in an industrial building in a historic neighborhood. nine house beers available (one was a kristalweiss!!!! very cool). great service even though the place was packed at lunch. didnít eat but the food looks and smells a lot better than typical fare... as does the entire menu
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
SuperDave  (26) Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona | October 18, 2011
Great location in Trolley Square. The place was not busy on an early weekday afternoon. Service was very fast and friendly. Beers were good, food was great. Great prices on food and brews. Will visit again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88  (275) Portland , Oregon | November 19, 2007| Updated August 5, 2008
The brewpub is located inside a sort of mall complex called trolley square. The overall feel is like a restaurant of OK quality. The prices are great, and the food is quite good, with a bunch of healthy stuff. The beer is also above average, especially in the context of Utahís stupid beer laws they do a great job. I like this place a lot. During the week itís pretty damn quite, but weekends are busy.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail  (1171) San Leandro, California | August 21, 2015
A short walk from the Red Line Trax stop to Trolley Square. Kind of a neat/cute little shopping center, though unfortunately also had a bit of a ghost town feel in certain spots where there were a lot of empty storefronts.

The brewpub is a bit hard to find, but itís there. You go upstairs into the bar and dining room area. I was sort of confused because they sort of seemed to also share a space with another business, but I donít know if thatís actually the case...

Anyway, sat at the bar and tried all their drafts. Beer quality was on the lower end, but some okay offerings.

The service was at least friendly and quick, but the place was sort of vacant and dead...I guess thatís what happens when youíre at a brewpub at 3pm on a Thursday.

Alright stop, but wouldnít go out of my way to come here. But, there is a cool little garden/park just down the street called Gilgal Sculpture Garden that features a lot of interesting statues and sculptures. Theyíre all Mormon themed and thereís a strong religious tone to all the art, but itís interesting...and you can see a depiction of a sphinx with the head of Joseph Smith. Thanks to Bonnie for the heads up on that.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah  (484) Utah | January 25, 2010
Nice open atmosphere, good service. Iíve been in here several times during the week and it is always fairly empty, weekends maybe different. They have 8 beers on tap, one nitro and one cask. The food is decent, prices are on the high side for lunch.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
seanosean  (10) Salt Lake City, Utah | August 4, 2009
I took the beer class there and had a good time, but honestly, the beer there tastes like all the rest of the beer in Utah -no better, no worse.. Canít put my finger on it, but there is a general, basic flavor to Utah beer.. kind of as if malt was being used to mask something, like say, the lack of alchohol? People talk about 3.2 ABV just being a number, but honestly most micros in utah are far below that figure as if they mistakenly go over 3.2, the fines levied will wipe them out. That said, the food in the "beer school" was amazing. The guy who ran it was allready drunk when it started, (but whatever, we all were when the night ended), The amber were good, but the wheat beer tasted liked coors with hops. the stout was quite bitter, good if you are into that sort of thing. Iíll stick to homebrewing and bottles, but if youíre ever out christmas shopping in the mall and want to lose the wife for a couple pints, this is the place to go.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
digitalczech  (13) California | March 25, 2010
Great location. The historic Trolley Square is really cool. The actual pub seems a bit empty... not as in customers but as in ambiance. Nothing on the wall. The bar was empty of bottles or anything. I peered through the window at the brewery outside and it was filthy. Really old and dirty. Made me think twice about what the beers were like. <gulp> I did try a bunch of the beers and the only one I found drinkable was the Later Days Stout. The rest tasted a bit like soap. The food was typical pub fare. Your average soups and sandwiches. Nothing special. This place has a lot of potential.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
Losati  (5) Salt Lake City, Utah | July 10, 2008
Desert Edge is kind of unique. They have food that tends towards lighter and healthier. Well, I guess thatís the unique part. Unfortunately, I think the beer has dropped in quality. About a year ago, I loved it. A lot of the offerings were interesting, or at least solid. The last couple of times Iíve gone there this wasnít the case. In particular it tastes like the beer was made with old hops, giving it this grassy flavor. Itís unfortunate because I really like the place (especially the hot roast beef sandwich!)

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