Shallow Shaft Restaurant at Alta

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 3, 2009 8:35 am



Now in it’s thirty-fourth season, the Shallow Shaft Restaurant is an eclectic dining experience set in the beauty of Little Cottonwood Canyon.  Chef Kurtis Krause welcomes you to our unique and intimate restaurant that is the perfect place to enjoy our regional mountain cuisine and superb views of the Wasatch Mountains.  We use locally grown and produced ingredients and we support the slow food / organic cause. Our menu features Wild Game, Fresh Seafood, Pastas, Poultry and Angus Beef prepared in a traditional manner with a creative flair.



Tartiflette – 12
Gold Potatoes & Beets, Nueske’s Bacon & Comte Cheese
“Our take on fondue”
Served with Grilled Bread

Shrimp, Mango & Shiitake Fritters – 14
Citrus Ponzu, Thai Red Chile Aioli

Kobe Beef Carpaccio – 15
Baby Arugula, Dried Tomato, Lavosh Crisps, Yuzu, Pommery Mustard & Truffle Vinaigrette

Foraged Mushroom Flatbread – 11
Tomato Ragu, Goat Cheese, Crispy Shallots, Fresh Herbs

Daily Artisnal Cheese Course. As Quoted Daily


Bibb, Fennel & Citrus Salad – 9
Toasted Macadamia Nuts, Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Fried Goat Cheese & Roasted Carrot Salad – 10
Pickled Onions, Arugula, Preserved Lemon

Classic Caesar Salad – 6
Fresh Romaine, Homemade Croutons, Anchovies, Parmesan

Shallow Shaft House Salad – 6
Greens and Fresh Vegetables, Homemade Croutons and choice of dressings


Colorado Lamb T-Bones – 39
Ancho-Huckleberry Demi-Glaze, Roasted Finger Potatoes

Steak & Potatoes – 36
10 oz. Hand Cut Angus Rib Eye, Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Madeira Jus, Garlic Mash

Berkshire Double Cut Pork Chop – 33
Cheddar Grits, Red Eye Gravy, Smoked Braised Greens

Potato Wrapped King Wild Salmon – 32
Seafood Mousse, Yukon Potato Threads, Garlic, Lemon & Dill Cream

Miso Black Cod – 31
Baby Bok Choy, Dashi Broth, Unagi, Soba Noodles

Confit Leg of Duck – 29
Red Currant Gastrique, Roasted Winter Squash

Clam & King Crab Linguine – 26
Wild Boar Bacon, Spinach, Butter & Wine

Pesto Cavatelli – 21
Wild Mushroom, Dried Tomato, Smoked Asparagus Pesto, Shaved Parmesan

Pizza Menu available for take-out only.
Vegetarian and Vegan items available upon request.
20% gratuity added to parties of six or more.


Contact Info

Shallow Shaft Restaurant
PO Box 8029 / 10199 East Highway 210
Alta, UT 84092

Phone: 801-742-2177
Fax: 801-742-2914