dinner menu

zest's intimate dinner menu offers the best vegan and gluten free delights in the heart of downtown salt lake.

reminder we are a 21+ establishment
dinner 4pm daily
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
jalapeno poppers: creamy cashew quinoa filling & crunchy corn tortilla toppings, with fruit sauce & cashew ginger sour cream 8
spinach dip: seasonal veggies tossed in our creamy cheese sauce and served with corn tortilla chips 9
greens on flatbread pesto, leafy greens, broccoli, chive, brussels, onions, mushrooms sauteed in white wine 10
+housemade “cheese” biscuits: w/pesto, pepper coulis 9
deviled avocados: w/ turmeric-carrot hummus 8

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

salads & soup
~super foods protein salad: kale, chard, spinach, arugula, cabbage, carrots, turnips, broccolini, quinoa, pepitas, hemp hearts, golden raisins, pickled beets, curry-avocado dressing, avocado slice 13
add black bean patty 3
~+stuffed avocado salad: romaine tossed in cilantro lime vinaigrette, spicy seasoned walnuts, fresh pico de gallo, cashew ginger sour cream, cilantro-lime vinaigrette 15
soup of the day to stay: 8oz 5
soup of the day to go: 16oz/32oz 9/16
+10" pizza: marinara, cashew cream, pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, yellow onions, mushrooms, arugula, chives, zest "sausage" almond parmesan 15
~+baked zucchini noodles: zucchini noodles & mushrooms, broccolini, onions tossed in marinara, topped with cashew cream sauce & bread crumbs baked in an iron skillet 15
cuban tacos: orange marinated jackfruit & mushrooms, pico de gallo, mango compote, fresh avocado & cilantro, choose 3 tacos or 2 tacos & soup of the day 15
~+thai sunrise: coconut curry forbidden black rice w/ sesame stir fry vegetables 15
stuffed poblano pepper: stuffed with chile cashew quinoa, potato, verde sauce, ginger sour cream & local green salad tossed in cilantro lime vinaigrette 16
hello dahley! creamy masala lentils w/apples, ginger, onions, local mushrooms, snap peas & sauteed greens, ginger sour cream, side of flatbread16
carbonara pasta: just "egg", cashew white sauce, sundried tomatoes, coconut bacon, almond parmesan 16
chilled raw manicotti: raw zucchini hand rolled with cashew cheese, kale, swiss chard, spinach, pine nuts, sunflower seeds, red pepper coulis, pesto, almond parmesan 16
house made desserts
chocolate beet torte: w/ avocado chocolate frosting 8
carrot cake: cashew cream cheese frosting, pineapple coulis 8
tiramisu "cheese" cake: date & cashew crust, cashew custard, coconut cream, espresso, cocoa & rum anglaise 8
~low sugar mousse: mousse with almond, coconut milk, dates & fruit, essential oils (only sweetened w/ fruit) 8
house made cheese sauce 1
flatbread 2
cashew cheese 2
grilled 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!


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


we appreciate the last 6+ years of business. we value our customers, our menu continues to evolve with you.

items that contain nuts 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 changes seasonally

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