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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
University
“There are always exiting sporting events going on a BYU - football games, basketball games, soccer matches, and more. Go Cougars!”
  • 46 locals recommend
Temple
“See the gorgeous tabernacle, turned Temple right on Center street. Once you've checked out the beautiful edifice, stroll down Center St. for comedy, food, plays, ice cream and memories. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This mall has tons of amazing 1. Places to eat including: Bajio, Ike’s Creamery, La Jolla Groves, Malawi’s Pizza, Sweet Lorraine’s, The Happy Sumo, The Crepery, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Lovebirds Hot Chicken, Seven Brothers, Shoots, R&R Barbeque, Rodizio Grill, Kneaders, Süss Cookie Company and more coming soon. 2. Great shopping scene including shopping at Allyse’s Bridal and Formal, Bath & Body Works, Blickenstaff’s, 3B Yoga, Called To Surf, Moon’s Rare Books, Jos. A. Bank, Juicy Nails, Süss Cookie Company, Pebbles & Twigs,Soel Boutique, Williams & Sonoma, Heirloom Art Co., Katie Waltman Boutique, Lime Ricki 3. Entertainment for everyone including 3B Yoga amazing relaxing and invigorating classes (they can even come to you for add'l), Provo Beach a family favorite with a huge indoor rec center mini golf, bowling, flow rider, laser tag, ropes course, huge playground, games galore and more!, Paint it Up which offers painting and ceramics, The Manor, Riverwoods Salon Suites, SMASH Dance Academy, True REST Float Spa which offers relaxing floats massages and more, and coming soon Beauty and anti aging salon. There is also a large AMC movie theater Tuesdays are their discount day. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the oldest shopping malls in the USA. In fact, did you know that the indoor mall concept was created right here in UT? By Brigham Young? The first ever was ZCMI, which stood for Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution. The first one was created in Salt Lake City, and I believe this was the second one. It has been through a few renovations since the pioneer days, and is undergoing one now. A great place to shop, great indoor play areas for the kids (especially during winter months), and a comprehensive food court. It is surrounded by your favorite restaurants. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
University
“All museums at BYU are free. Great Value. Lovely exhibits. Running now through May is the M.C. Escher exhibit. Very intriguing. Also the Tiffany Exhibit . Beautiful Glass And their permanent exhibits are always inspiring.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Hands down the best local Indian Cuisine restaurant. It gets very busy on the weekends so go early. Anytime there is an event in Provo it will get busy as well. A local favorite. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
University
“Utah Valley University (UVU) is part of the WAC (Western Athletic Conference). Catch a basketball game, soccer match, and much more!”
  • 20 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“We love Communal so much we had our wedding dinner there. It is a nice sit down restaurant where dishes change regularly with ingredients sourced locally. Each dish is served a la carte. Guests select items from the menu and share with each other. Reservations are accepted and recommended. What we recommend: Since it changes, it’s hard to say. We’ve never had anything we didn’t like. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“This is a great movie theater! Brand new, and awesome staff. 2 minutes down the road! Check it out! Tuesday's all movies are 5$. Such a fun family activity! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Quick and healthy dishes; Guruʻs has wonderful variety and fresh ingredients that make their dishes satisfying and delicious. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Very popular college hang out with BYU Ice Cream and burger joint. The custom seasoned fries are actually very good as well. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Route
“Visit the iconic "Y Mountain"! On your hike to the "Y" you'll learn about the history of Y Mountain. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious gourmet Native American food. Seasonal entrees. Try the prickly pear lemonade or the hog jowl tacos, if they're available.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Music Venue
“ Quality of entertainment is hit and miss depending on your personal tastes. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This is my favorite place to go for special occasions. Home style with a twist, I usually order the chicken and waffles. Be sure to check out their impressive soda wall! Great vegetarian options.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Church
“See the original Mormon Temple in Provo with its beautiful gardens and views.”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Indian Restaurant
“Hands down the best local Indian Cuisine restaurant. It gets very busy on the weekends so go early. Anytime there is an event in Provo it will get busy as well. A local favorite. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“We love Communal so much we had our wedding dinner there. It is a nice sit down restaurant where dishes change regularly with ingredients sourced locally. Each dish is served a la carte. Guests select items from the menu and share with each other. Reservations are accepted and recommended. What we recommend: Since it changes, it’s hard to say. We’ve never had anything we didn’t like. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Quick and healthy dishes; Guruʻs has wonderful variety and fresh ingredients that make their dishes satisfying and delicious. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious gourmet Native American food. Seasonal entrees. Try the prickly pear lemonade or the hog jowl tacos, if they're available.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“This is my favorite place to go for special occasions. Home style with a twist, I usually order the chicken and waffles. Be sure to check out their impressive soda wall! Great vegetarian options.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“The best pizza and starters. We love the Braised Beef Shortrib, Kale Salad, and Serrano & Sausage Pizza”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“Sells out fast! Open early for breakfast and they close when they sell out (usually by 10-11am). Sweet and savory filled pastries. Try the carnitas on Saturdays”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A Utah original Brazilian buffet that features mouth-watering meats and the famous grilled pineapple delivered to the table in rounds. Also, a full salad bar with tons of sides and the delicious Brazilian cheese bread. Try a Brazilian lemonade (passion fruit) and switch up the flavors on the refill. Open lunch and dinner. A must try!”
  • 13 locals recommend

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