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645 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3819
+1 801-961-8400
17:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here multiple times. The etouffe with blackened catfish on top is delish, as is the blackened salmon. Gumbo and jambalaya are pretty good as well.

Thank Nicholle R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Love the giant beverage menu that the Bayou has! Appetizers are definitely better than most bar/pub menu and very tasty. We went with a group from work to have a holiday celebration. Got there early when only about a half dozen tables were filled so surprised that the service was not too quick. Got even poorer as the place filled.... More 

Thank Kara S
Toulouse, France
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The food here is incredible! I've been twice now in a group setting where we sample each other's plates, and every dish I've tried has been to die for. The beer selection is also vast (as well as other alcoholic beverages), so you can find pretty much anything you're looking for. They also have a jazz band on certain nights.

Thank D1splayNam3
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We've finally found a place in SLC for our Cajun fix. All the favorites are here, jambalaya, crawfish etouffee, gumbo, and catfish. Seasonings are spicy without being overpowering and portions are very generous so we could enjoy the same for lunch the next day. The alligator cheesecake appetizer is a unique treat. Beer variety is outstanding and waitstaff is very... More 

Thank hphphd
Draper, Utah
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We decided to eat at the Bayou because we were attending a concert across the street at the State Room, so it was convenient and we heard good things about it. My husband is from Louisiana, so he was very excited about the offerings on the menu. There were 7 of us for dinner - all friends. It was very... More 

Thank 8Raven
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Four of us went there for a late supper and our waitress was magnificent. She took our tired blabbering very well and had no qualms about choosing beers for us. AND her suggestions were awesome. It was a great atmosphere, great food and really good beer. I would definitely recommend it and I hope to go there again if I... More 

Thank FootyFanGirl
Hernando, Mississippi
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128 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a charming restaurant - laid back and casual with exposed brick walls - filled with French Quarter decor and atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the food was amazing. We asked if the chef was from New Orleans and was told that the owners were not but had trained there - it was easy to... More 

Thank MeganHernando_MS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I loved this place! The Cajun Game Hen was DELICIOUS! prices weren't too bad either. I would definitely recommend this spot!

Thank John B
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I love the Bayou!! The food is always always amazing. The staff is phenomenal. I've been there tons of times and have never been disappointed. The beer list is amazing and the waitresses will help you pick a good one out. I suggest the fish balls, spicy fettuccine, and the tuna tacos

Thank Taylor and Sama... M
Oak Park, Illinois
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Amazing place to have a beer, with over 400 choices. Food is good and menu was well worth it!

Thank mikedux30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 645 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3819
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-961-8400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?