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Bambara

202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001
+1 801-363-5454
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“corn bisque” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (39 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the nicest places to eat in downtown SLC! I love to eat here and my out of town guests are always impressed. Food is exceptional.

Thank Gracetraveler2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ended very impressed.... Thought we would try a different brunch alternative and made the drive downtown. Service was excellent and the food was small portions but very high quality. Valet parking is a little pricey and definitely not the cheapest brunch in town but we...More

Thank cannonater
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello cannonater, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am glad you gave us a shot for brunch and enjoyed your meal and service. I hope to see you back in the next time you are downtown for brunch (or any...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for brunch about a week ago. Bambara has the friendliest service in Salt Lake! Mimosas were fresh and the blue cheese nachos were the best part of our meal. I had the duck confit hash. It was....disappointing. I could barely find the...More

1  Thank MeeshLK92
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello MeeshLK92, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am so glad you enjoyed your beverage, appetizer and service. I am sorry about the duck confit hash! That is an outstanding dish and there should have been a mound of duck...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We prefer to do a late luncheon at a fine dinner restaurant, as opposed to dinner. The food is of the same quality, the service is the same, the ambiance is the same, the portions are more appropriate to our needs, and the prices are...More

Thank Michael S
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Michael S, I am happy to read you enjoyed your lunch with us! Our proximity to the theaters and our food makes us any easy choice (and the right choice). Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate you! Cheers,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being located within walking distance of Capitol Theater, and the new Eccles Theater, this is a fantastic place to eat and grab a drink before you enjoy your show. There's parking nearby, and it's a very short walk from trax. The food is never not...More

Thank Heather M
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Heather M, You rock at writing reviews! I am happy to read you frequent us and enjoy every time! I will be sure to pass your kind words on to our kitchen team. Cheers! Nicole W.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delightful meal here before our trip to the National Parks. The menu was inventive sand varied. The preparation was outstanding. Our waiter was very attentive and brought us lots of water since we were used to the dry climate. My steak was...More

1  Thank Barry L
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Barry L, Thank you for the kind review! I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope the National Parks were just excellent! Cheers, Nicole

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mussels were weird, the desserts unedible. Maybe the real chefs were out skiing? Please bring them back. Or, even better, replace them. If you want to be a top restaurant.More

Thank Mona B
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Mona, Haha, there has not been enough snow for anyone to go skiing in Utah this year! But seriously, I am sorry the mussels were disappointing. It is a new menu item that has been going over very well, but we love to hear...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Bambara for dinner on a special occasion with a group of friends and family. Not only was the food excellent, the service was as well. The staff made my special occasion truly special. I would highly recommend the Blue Cheese House Cut...More

Thank Rachel S
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Rachel, I am so glad your group enjoyed your time with us! We love to celebrate so it is great to read your special occasion was just what it should be. Thank you for sharing! Cheers, Nicole W.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great service & delicious food, beautifully served. The menu was interesting and varied. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City.

Thank Elizabeth S
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Elizabeth, Thank you for the kind review! Our chefs work hard to push the creativity on the menu, so thank you for appreciating! We hope to see you back soon, Cheers! Nicole W.

Reviewed May 13, 2018

We were looking for a nice quiet restaurant for a relaxing dinner and found this great place. The food was delicious and perfectly prepared. We had the Beets, Beets, Beets salad and Grilled Organic Chicken and Thigh Confit. Each plate had a generous amount of...More

Thank fsm1
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Hello fsm1, Great to read you enjoyed your meal with us! We just rolled out a new dinner menu, you will have to come back and try our newest version of these dishes! Cheers! Nicole W.

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sherdaveAshton
February 12, 2018|
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No dancing.
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crazie m
November 2, 2015|
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Response from Hank B | Reviewed this property |
Yes 15-35 is right but we had 25-35 dinners and they were awesome. Food there is outstanding and salads are best I ever had.
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louise h
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Response from lexigirl99 | Reviewed this property |
I don't work at the restaurannt but was asked by TripAdvisor to respond. I don't see any deals for Christmas Day (12/25) but you could call and ask. Lots of places are closed on the actual holiday so plan ahead. One thing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Friday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001
    (200 South)
  • Public Transportation: TRAX stop on Main Street Between 200-300 South UTA Bus Stop on 200 South at Main Street
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-363-5454
Description
Bambara: A Salt Lake City Restaurant Celebrating Past and Present With a tempting New American Bistro menu featuring a "World of Flavors" and a playful sense of whimsy and style, Bambara is one of downtown Salt Lake City's liveliest restaurants. Housed in the historic Continental Bank lobby, Bambara Salt Lake City expertly melds a sense of tradition with a very contemporary energy, at once colorful and elegant. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, our nationally recognized, award-winning restaurant has attracted a devoted following that expands daily.
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