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Bambara

202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001
+1 801-363-5454
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“corn bisque” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was a hit and miss for us. It seemed that the Croque Madam was made with sour dough bread that was a bit stale (Sunday Brunch) – even with a steak knife it was difficult to cut. However the bagel “sandwich” was excellent. The...More

Thank Diana15241
tommy g, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Diana! I am sorry that you were not happy with all of our breakfast offerings and we will use your feedback to better serve our future guests. I am so pleased to hear you loved Dinner and your service. we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here for breakfast/brunch. We ordered French toast, scrambled eggs, potatoes, chicken sausage & breakfast burrito. My eggs w/ cheese & onions were over cooked. My potatoes were also hard & over cooked. My food came cold. The chicken sausage taste like nail polish...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful experience. The Scottish salmon dish with horseradish mashed potatoes, garlicky chard p, and baby carrots was perfectly flavored, cooked and the presentation superb. My husband had the gnocchi, mushrooms, and peas. I tasted the gnocchi and now I know what it...More

1  Thank kburbank7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I joined two friends for a nice dinner out on a recent trip to a Salt Lake City. The restaurant is pretty highly rated so we were looking forward to it. The experience was good, but not quite at the level we...More

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

Hello James L, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am glad you enjoyed your service. I am sorry to hear we missed the mark on your entrees. This is great information for our chefs to know and I will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Gracetraveler2018, Thank you for the kind review! So glad to read we are a restaurant you bring your guests too! Hopefully see you soon, Cheers! Nicole W.

Reviewed 11 June 2018 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 14 June 2018

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 10 June 2018 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 14 June 2018

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 28 May 2018

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 2 June 2018

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 27 May 2018

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 2 June 2018

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 25 May 2018

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 2 June 2018

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

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crazie m
2 November 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:00
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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