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) #42 of 1,174 Restaurants in Salt Lake City $$ - $$$ American, ,
645 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3819
+1 801-961-8400
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gumbo” (46 reviews)
“hoppin john” (4 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
645 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3819
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is our second time visiting this restaurant and will now become a must visit EVERY time we visit SLC. Their jambalaya and gumbo are the absolute BEST this far west of Louisiana! Take my advice and add the crawfish to both!

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extensive beer selection, decent wine (this is a better lover's place), and signature cocktails. The food is as advertised (Cajun) and very good. Efficient wait staff and fast service.

Thank philshea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after flying back home from Ft. Worth. We were lucky enough to beat the lunch crowd and received our food and drinks very fast. Food was very good. Highly recommend the bread pudding.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 2 July 2017

There are several beer pubs in SLC with significant craft beer selections. This is now my favorite. Their free app gives information, including the IBU number, for all the beers on their menu. If you sit inside, there are several large LCD screens that give...More

Thank brachiopod251
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We recently sent here for dinner on a Sunday night. The Bayou had been one of our favorite places in Salt Lake City. The restaurant was not busy, but it took almost 20 minutes to even get water and place a drink order. Every single...More

Thank 530Nancy
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We love to eat there during our lunch hour. Absolutely the best food! Yes, it is a bar and yes, has a book of alcoholic drinks they serve. You do have to be 21 years old, but you do not have to buy alcohol. It...More

Thank JamieB0810
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

No one under 21 allowed in the establishment! Do not pay to park and walk your family here. We drove all the way here paid to park got the entire family out to be turned away. Now to find another place to eat with the...More

Thank Jeremiahstep
Reviewed 26 May 2017

What a pleasant surprise! Just picked this place because it was the first to show up on our search. We ordered the Gumbolaya and Crawfish Étouffée. Wow! I started with the étouffée and thought it was great, but then I got to the Gumbolaya and...More

Thank Butch E
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent. I do not drink, but my friends enjoyed the Chimay, once they got over the $30 sticker shock.

Thank Sadeeq S
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

10 pages of beers. Great gumbo. Sat at the bar and had great convos with the bartender and regulars. Definitely worthwhile when you're in SLC.

Thank mitch w
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10 July 2016|
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Response from LetsTravelForFun | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure if children allowed as everyone must show ID's to entered the pub/restaurant. We saw, they turn down couple family who try to entered with couple young kids at 5pm. Perhaps try to call them to make sure. Or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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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