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645 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3819
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Livermore, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Dinner here is great if they would stop running out of gumbo! I settled for jambalaya and beer and it was a great filling meal. Hot sauce is available from sissy stuff to 5 engine fire water. They have a great selection of beer on tap as well as bottled. My friend did get the last gumbo so I know... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Visited this restaurant with a large group. Took a while to be seated despite having called ahead to advise of the group. However once seated service was fine. Food was good (Cajun food, lots of options) but the real feature of the place was the beer and liquor menu. One of the best selections I've ever seen and a wide... More 

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Glendive, Montana
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Very good food. Had the Pork Roast Tenderloin dinner along with a dish of ice cream for dessert. I'm not much for Cajun food or a gazillion beers but could tell from others within my dinner group that they all enjoyed those selections. Waiter, Trevor, was exceptionally knowledgeable about the meals and drinks and able to answer every question asked... More 

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Woodstock, Vermont, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Well, not quite. But, the beer list booklet is 18 pages! There's also plenty on tap (be warned- tap beer must be less than 5% abv in SLC-Hence, lots of bots). Oh, the food: extensive cajun of all sorts. Kate had the Gumbo w/added crawfish, I had Hoppin' John. Everything was so good, we brought 10 friends (we were here... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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246 reviews 246 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great food, from their burgers & 50/50 mix of fries to the Hoppin John stew. Huge range of beers on draught - of which we felt obliged to try not a few. The Moab Brewing Company "Johnny's IPA" was particularly good - and we were able to continue sampling this during our time in Utah (tinned beer is usually pretty... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Cajun/Creole food and a seemingly endless selection of beer - what more could one ask for!? Service at the bar was prompt and friendly, even on a busy Friday night. The beer list must be at least 400 bottled selections and probably 40+ taps, with many quality local selections. A blackened catfish sandwich with gumbo was a fitting representation of... More 

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South Royalton, Vermont
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The crawfish gumbo was good but the crawfish ettouffee was bland, perhaps would have been better with the blackened catfish. Plenty of beer selection, and waitress was quick, informative and pleasant. Served quickly around 5:30 pm on a Tuesday night. Would go back .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was excited to get to go to one of my favorite places to eat. I enjoy the atmosphere and the service is usually very good. Two of us ordered the Thursday BBQ rib special and one ordered a Cajon dish. We waited for quite awhile for our food to arrive but did not think too much about it as... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Being new in town I was excited to see how SLC did cajun and I left very dissapointed :/ Both the jambalaya and gumbo looked great but they were bland! Having been with a party of sixteen I had a taste of everything...still, I would only rate their food 3 stars. A long wait is to be expected on the... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Everything is high quality here and the staff is very friendly. Obviously, people come from far and wide for the beer list but the food is just as fantastic. They've got a working combo here. I hope it continues.

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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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