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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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  • 73
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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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Elk Grove, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Went to Salt Lake for the first time and Discovered this great restaurant with over 150 beers that was a surprise being in Cult headquarters. The Food was fantastic even a big surprise when I asked for something off the menu like a spinach salad slightly cooked with garlic. The service was great & friendly made you feel like you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is delicious creole food. I had the gumbolaya. Their jambalaya topped with gumbo and craw fish added. It was so good, I finished the bowl. My friend had the cajun game hen and she thought it was wonderful. They have a nice selection of beers and wine, which is sometimes a struggle for restaurants in UT. The parking was... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's funny to think that this is the place where I was first introduced to hummus! They have wonderful food and quite a selection of frosty beverages and live music if your timing is right!

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Salt Lake City
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Probably not what you would expect in middle of the high desert, but if you're looking for some etouffee, muffalettas, jumbalaya, gumbo, and blackened catfish, this is the place! Their beer list is expansive, probably the largest in the city, and at times, their drink menu couldn't keep up. That has since been fixed with their new smartphone app. Download... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 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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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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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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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?