Pineapple lovers rejoice, because Thursday is National Pineapple Day.
Utah County is home to many different ways to enjoy pineapple. So check out these seven Utah County restaurants where you can enjoy some of the most fun and unique dishes with the sweetness of pineapple.
— Daily Herald
Grilled Pineapple at churrasco restaurants
When it comes to pineapple, churrascaria steakhouses are a pineapple lover's paradise.
Where else can you get all-you-can-eat pineapple, sweet and hot off the grill?
In Utah County there are four churrascaria steakhouses from Lehi down to Provo.
1873 W. Traverse Parkway A, Lehi
749 W. 100 North, American Fork
Pineapple Fried Rice at Shoots Chinese Cuisine
If you go to Shoots Chinese Cuisine at The Shops at Riverwoods, be sure to order the pineapple fried rice. Often times it is served in a hollowed half of a pineapple, and is delicious.
Location: 4801 N. University Ave. #820, Provo
Pineapple Fajitas at El Tapatio
While a chunk of Utah County might not be familiar with El Tapatio, it's a shame because that ignorance is preventing some major tastebud bliss. This restaurant serves up some of the most delicious fajitas — in a pineapple. Order them. You won't regret it.
Location: 47 S. Main St., Payson
Li-hing Pineapple at Sweet’s Island Grill
Sweet's Island Grill hits the sweet spot when it comes to pineapple. However, pay attention to clock since Sweets' Island Grill is only open for lunch from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. One of the favorite dishes at Sweets' is the Li-hing Pineapple.
Location: 711 W. Columbia Lane, Provo
Dole Whips at Sip-N
Finish off the perfect Pineapple Day with a stop at Sip-N in Spanish Fork for their pineapple Dole Whip.
Location: 109 E. 300 South, Spanish Fork
Pineapple Steak Salad at Lucy's Brazilian Kitchen
Like some of the county's other Brazilian restaurants, Lucy's Brazilian Kitchen serves grilled pineapple, and theirs comes with a cinnamon and sugar glaze. You can get their grilled pineapple alone or in a Pineapple Steak Salad.
Location: 155 N. University Ave., Provo
Pineapple Upside Down Cake from Rumbi Island Grill
At Rumbi Island Grill, you get the flavors of the island, including pineapple. Their Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a warm pound cake, served with a pineapple ring, whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.
Locations: 299 E. University Parkway, Orem; 62 W. Bulldog Blvd., Provo; 3320 N. Digital Way, Lehi; 987 W. 500 North, American Fork