dinner menu

zest's intimate dinner menu offers the best vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free small plates and dinner entrees in the heart of downtown salt lake.

reminder we are a 21+ establishment
dinner menu
served 4p-10p mon-thu & 4p-11p fri-sun      call for daily specials: 801.433.0589

sharing plates
organic chips, salsa & guacamole 8
~+brussels sprouts: w/ slivered almonds, spicy masala almond sauce 9
+baked mushrooms: w/ cashew cheese, pesto red pepper coulis 9
~curry lentils & potatoes: lentils & potatoes sautéed in red curry, side of flatbread 9
+asparagus & spinach dip: w/ sundried tomatoes in our creamy "cheese" sauce and served with tortilla chips 9
+baked sweet potato: broccoli "cheddar" on fresh herb yam, cashew sour cream, chives 8
+greens on flatbread: cashew pesto, garlic, dark greens, broccoli, chives, brussels, onions, mushrooms, white wine 9
roasted root vegetable salad: sage, beets, winter squash, parsnips, greens, sautéed in pomegranate balsamic, topped with pumpkin seeds and cashew chive "cheese" 8
+housemade “cheese” biscuits: w/pesto, pepper coulis 9
deviled avocados: w/ turmeric-carrot hummus 8
~“gary” vegan cheese tasting: w/housemade ~cashew smoked gouda, sunflower cheddar w/ espresso, coconut jalapeno brie w/sweet potato crackers & house jam 12
*each cheese is available to take home 7

brussels sprouts w/ slivered almonds & spicy masala almond sauce
brussels sprouts w/ slivered almonds & spicy masala almond sauce

salads & soup
miso ramen bowl:brown rice-millet ramen noodles in chickpea miso, veggies & shiitake mushrooms 12
~super foods protein salad: kale, chard, spinach, arugula, cabbage, carrots, turnips, broccolini, quinoa, pepitas, hemp hearts, golden raisins, curry-avocado dressing, avocado slice 12
add black bean patty or ~mushroom-lentil patty 3
~+stuffed avocado salad: romaine, cilantro lime vinaigrette, spicy seasoned walnuts, fresh pico de gallo, cashew ginger sour cream, cilantro-lime vinaigrette 14
soup of the day to stay: 8oz 5
soup of the day to go: 16oz/32oz 9/15
+10" pizza: squash marinara, pesto, cashew "cheese," mushrooms, onions, squash, chives, arugula, sun-dried tomatoes, balsamic reduction, almond "parmesan" 13
crispy polenta skillet: herbed crispy polenta baked on a bed of marinara sauce with squash, greens, onions, broccoli & local mushrooms 15
~+baked zuc & cheese: zucchini noodles tossed in seasonal squash marinara, served with tomatoes, cashew cream, house made “cheese” sauce, bread crumbs in an iron skillet 13
~+thai sunrise: coconut curry forbidden black rice w/ sesame stir fry vegetables 14
+stuffed poblano pepper: w/brussels sprout-kale mashed potatoes & ginger sour cream w/petite salad 15
pasta: housemade roasted red pepper bechamel sauce with fresh herbes, seasonal veggies and local mushrooms 15
+irish stew:brussels & kale mashed potatoes in gravy with brussels, beets and king oyster mushrooms 15
house made cheese sauce 1
flatbread 1
cashew cheese 2
grilled oyster mushrooms 2
avocado 2
side salad 3
black bean or mushroom lentil patty 3
we use coconut oil for most cooking. it is difficult to list every ingredient in our menu. please alert us if you have an allergy. Our menu is 85% organic and 100% gluten, gmo & soy free. we serve and use reverse osmosis h2o. thank you for your continued support – our menu evolves with you!

baked zuc & cheese: saladbaked zuc & cheese
fresh cold pressed juice
8oz./16oz.glass bottle
orange juice 5/9
grapefruit juice 5/9
beet it! w/lemon, apple, & ginger 5/9
green kale, swiss chard, spinach, cucumber, celery, collards, apple, lemon & lime 5/9
signature sippers
berry lavender lemonade fresh pressed lemonade w/lavender, agave, fresh lime 3
johnny's house made ginger beer
iced tea
organic green & raspberry tea

happy hydrators
local CRU kombucha
lemon-ginger, blackberry-pear, pineapple-turmeric, add chia seeds (omega 3’s & protein) to any flavor add .50 16oz glass
local garwood's ginger beer
*local 16oz glass
San Pellegrino sparkling mineral water 6
coconut water 4
dandelion & burdock root beer *local 4
organic coffee w/ almond or coconut milk 3
local daily rise organic cold brew raw honey add .25 12oz bottle 3
non-alcoholic buckler’s beer 3

local hot tea
local hot tea

local loose leaf hot teas
earth + sky   herbal apothecary organic whole herb blends
    digestion support tea chamomile, peppermint, basil, fennel, ginger, cardamom, orange peel, dandelion, slippery elm, marshmallow. clove 3
    calm comfort tea peppermint, orange peel, lemon balm, lavender, clove, skullcap, poppy, catnip, nettles, sage 3
    gold sunshine   caffeine: none / antioxidants: high turmeric, ginger, sassafras bark, sarsaparilla root, orange peel, wild honeybush, contributes to men’s health! 3
the queens teas   regal. luxurious. delicious.
    blue tea   caffeine: strong / antioxidants: high delightful peach-vanilla black tea 3
    coconut almond lavender   caffeine: none / antioxidants: low the fragrant beauty of lavender w/ the tropical sweetness of coconut paired in an intoxicatingly aromatic, naturally caffeine-free 3
    proprietary zest superwoman blend   caffeine: none / antioxidants: high raspberry leaf, known for its contributions to women's health, blends fantastically w/ herbs in this soothing concoction 3
    chinese fog   caffeine: moderate / antioxidants: high the mistiness of the high growing altitude results in an overproduction of amino acids and a sweet strong green tea 3


Enjoy our daily specials for lunch, brunch, dinner, by staying up to date with us on facebook!


we appreciate the last 4.5+ years of business. we value our customers, our menu continues to evolve with you.

items that contain nuts are marked with +

items that contain local dairy cheese are marked with *

items that can be made oil free upon request are marked with ~

it is difficult to list every ingredient, if you have an allergy please let us know!

zest is dedicated to providing well-being through healthy, fresh, fair, organic ingredients.
85% of the menu is organic all greens, berries, the dirty dozen, always organic, flours, sweeteners, etc. also gmo free. we serve/use reverse osmosis h2o. we use coconut oil for cooking and recently added many ~oil free~ options. we use maple syrup/dates in our sweets and all lunch/dinner items are processed sugar-free, we use orange & apple juice to sweeten some recipes. we focus on preservative free, plant-based & 100% gluten-free dishes, zest is a labor of love for clean food! all items are vegan by design, including desserts. you must ask for *dairy cheese

please note, our menu may change with the seasons

enjoy our daily specials for lunch, brunch, & dinner. --stay up to date with us on facebook!