Summer food and drink at Alta

Food and Drink

Summer food options at Alta are limited in quantity but not quality. Enjoy each bite while taking in the views.

SUmmer food Options at Alta.

Summer at Alta is all about slowing down and taking in the beauty of the mountains. While summer amenities are very limited, there are still a few great food options open in the summer—ranging from the Gulch Pub at Snowpine Lodge to brunch at the Alta Lodge to a camp store conveniently located at the Cecret Lake trailhead.

Alta Ski Area Summer Food & Drink

Hours of these establishments vary and it is always a good idea to come prepared with plenty of food and water when venturing into Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Alta Camp Store at the Cecret Lake Trailhead | Now Open

Alta Camp Store is currently closed while we wait for the snow to melt. Expected season: July 2nd – September 5th.

  • Ice cream and other frozen treats
  • Grab-and-go snacks
  • Premade wraps and Italian ciabatta sandwiches
  • Cold and hot drinks
  • Hiking essentials: maps and wildflower books
  • Camping supplies: firewood and bug spray

The new Alta Camp Store at the Albion Basin Campground

Town of Alta

The Gulch Pub at Snowpine Lodge | Noon–9pm Daily

The Gulch Pub at the Snowpine Lodge is now open seven days a week. Enjoy a spot on the patio or order food to go. With a unique menu, comfortable atmosphere, and a wide variety of beer, wines, and cocktails, it’s the perfect place to unwind after a summer day in the mountains.

Gulch Pub Menu

Snowpine food and drink

Swen's at Snowpine Lodge | Breakfast 7–10am Daily | Dinner 5–9pm Wednesday–Sunday

The newly renovated Snowpine Lodge is open all summer long, serving breakfast from 7-10am daily. Swen's Restaurant will also be serving dinner from 5-9pm (closed Monday–Tuesday). Enjoy the beauty of Alta while enjoying some of the best dining in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Swen's Menu

Alta Lodge Sunday Brunch | 9:30am – 2pm

Don't miss Sunday brunch at Alta Lodge. The Alta Lodge brunch is a great excuse to spend a summer morning in the mountains. Sunday is brunch day at Alta Lodge. It’s a long-standing tradition. Relax and enjoy Sunday brunch surrounded by spectacular mountain views of Mt. Superior, Alta’s High Rustler, and Mt. Baldy.

Brunch features over 40 buffet selections including traditional breakfast fare, house-baked goods, fresh salads, savory entrees, desserts, and cooked-to-order specials.

Alta Lodge Sunday Brunch | Alta.com

  • Indoor and outdoor seating—fresh air and mountain views
  • Alcohol service is available starting at 10:30am
  • Live acoustic jazz

Call 800.742.3500

Snowbird

A little further down Little Cottonwood Canyon, Snowbird has a variety of food and drink options. From grab-and-go items at General Gritts to a great brunch at The Atrium or even a swanky diner experience at SeventyOne, Snowbird has plenty of food and drink spots.

Snowbird's Dining Guide