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645 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3819
801-961-8400
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 77
    Very good
  • 27
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  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good craft beer stop

I stopped here solely for their craft beer selection and not the food. I liked the big screens above the bar that provided beer information. Big selection of bottles but also some drafts at 4% ABV or lower per UT laws. Friendly bartenders. Street parking mostly but also a SMALL side lot. Kids not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Rather_Nomadic
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Panama City, Florida
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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Panama City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I stopped here solely for their craft beer selection and not the food. I liked the big screens above the bar that provided beer information. Big selection of bottles but also some drafts at 4% ABV or lower per UT laws. Friendly bartenders. Street parking mostly but also a SMALL side lot. Kids not recommended. I'd stop again.

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West Jordan, Utah
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Came in for lunch with my brothers and we all got something different. I played it safe and went with the shrimp Po-boy. I do not remember what my brothers ordered but I did taste their meal and I did enjoy their meals as well. If I had to make any complaints it would be that we waited for our... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My wife is a real Cajun girl and I grew up in Louisiana, so we love our Cajun food. We were excited to find some good home cooking here in Salt Lake. The Bar and Restaurant are a bit loud and fairly open--not family friendly, but it's a fun and tasty experience at the same time. We loved the Gumbolaya,... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Must try their fried seafood balls (crawfish, shrimp & salmon) and the 50-50 sweet potato fries (half regular potatoes). The ramoulade sauce for the fries is outstanding. Remember to order only a half order of the half-half; otherwise you won't be able to have your dinner. OBTW, the gumbo is not thickened the Creole method (lots of okra)... they use... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Met my husband here 9 years ago :) Still remains a favorite of ours with consistently good food and service (love the sweet potato fries!). Regularly bring out of town guests here because of the great beer menu. Live jazz on some nights creates a nice ambiance.

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Kaysville, Utah
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I could easily eat here once a week! My favorite is the cajun burrito, though I have tried the Gumbo, Jambalaya & Gumbo together, the alligator cheesecake, etc. All highly recommended and the staff is always great!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Their cuisine is very authentic which was surprising to me since it is far from Cajun Country. The local brews are many....they menu is wide and varied...and the bread pudding is great! Stop in for a dining treat!

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Brigham City, UT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beer and Wine for almost any taste and preference. The food is great, Cajun Comfort Food. Casual atmosphere, great place to take friends for a long lunch or casual dinner. Not much parking, be prepared to park along the road and walk a block or two.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was truly a gem to be found. Not much to look at on the outside, but once you enter it is a whole other story. Staff was great (other than the young hostess at the front). Drinks were great (spicy bloody Mary's!) and our food was just awesome. Breading on fried food is SUPER light and delicious! Blackened catfish... More 

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Salt Lake City
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went here after seeing a band across the street.Too many beers to choose from but that's a good thing,right? This was about 10 at nite but the place was pretty busy .Never the less we were seated fairly quickly and service was prompt. The food was excellent .Would definitely come here again.This place blows Squatters and Red Rock away,two places... More 

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Additional Information about Bayou

Address: 645 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3819
Phone Number: 801-961-8400
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

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: 801-961-8400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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