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Nauvoo Cafe

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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15 E South Temple, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
+1 801-539-3548
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Takeout
Description: The Nauvoo Cafe is the perfect sandwich spot downtown Salt Lake City! Come...
The Nauvoo Cafe is the perfect sandwich spot downtown Salt Lake City! Come to the Nauvoo Cafe to experience hot-carved sandwiches, rich soups, fresh salads, homemade pot pies and fast service with a great view of the Main Street Plaza and Temple Square. Located in the lobby of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious sandwiches on the run

We had a wonderful lunch - great sandwich selection at good prices. You go through a buffet line to choose and take your food to the table. There was lots of seating and quiet and comfortable like a tea room. The building was extraordinary, and worth a visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful lunch - great sandwich selection at good prices. You go through a buffet line to choose and take your food to the table. There was lots of seating and quiet and comfortable like a tea room. The building was extraordinary, and worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I had to learn this lesson the hard way and thought I'd pass this onto you! If all you want to eat is a salad or soup, you can bypass the line of people who are ordering sandwiches made right in front of you & walk down to the end of the counter down by the cash register and order... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Set up like a cafeteria but the food is absolutely stellar, adjacent to the temple we accidentally stumbled upon it but if we are ever back we would go back. Hub had the chicken pot pie which was massive and could be split, it was incredible! Pastry was so flaky and perfect, huge chunks of chicken he was thrilled. I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This café is in a fancy building and is just spectacular! I will warn you that it is very loud inside ,the service is sort of cafeteria style, which I like as you get your food fast. The sandwiches are made from carved meat that they carve off slabs of meat right in front of you, Everything tasted so fresh... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was great for a quick bite on the go! The sandwiches are prepared fresh and aren't your every day deli sandwich. They are full of fresh meat on a ciabatta bun, which was a great change from the sandwiches I usually get. The location is very central and very convenient, and gorgeous! The service is great and the price... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I visited here for dinner - when I'm on business for a week sometimes I just want something light. The menu consists of sandwiches, salads & soup. The sandwiches & salads are freshly made which is nice & the staff were all very pleasant. Everything was served on plastic plates, even if you were sitting in which cheapened the experience... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great carver style sandwiches. They also had pot pie, salads, etc. Served cafeteria style, many tables inside but also tables out the door and into the center of the big plaza area under the trees.

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South Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Stopped in to spend some time and so glad we found this gem of a cafe. We were there during breakfast time and the menu was so tempting we couldn't resist. We were eating lunch later upstairs but the call of warm caramel and blueberry muffins could not be denied. Well priced and generous portions.

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The Villages, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited Temple Square, and this was close by. We shared a turkey cranberry sandwich, and we were pleased with the hand carved turkey, and the ciabatta bread - this is a good sandwich. We were also happy to have shared, because we were not likely to be able to finish if we each had a sandwich. A nice quick... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Decent for sandwiches if you break for a meal during your research. It is a cafeteria. You place your order at the beginning, but if you want a salad, they are pre-packaged at the end of the line.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 E South Temple, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-539-3548

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Description

The Nauvoo Cafe is the perfect sandwich spot downtown Salt Lake City! Come to the Nauvoo Cafe to experience hot-carved sandwiches, rich soups, fresh salads, homemade pot pies and fast service with a great view of the Main Street Plaza and Temple Square. Located in the lobby of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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