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Joseph Smith Memorial Building

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Building owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, housing two restaurants, a small movie theater and a variety of banquet halls for rent.
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15 E South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
+1 801-536-7277
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice lobby in this historic building and you will want to take some pictures. Worth a look if down in the Temple Square area.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Today meeting rooms, restaurants, entertainment center and religious meeting place, it was originally a spectacular Hotel. It is where many people can hold a variety of community and business events in a remarkable atmosphere. It is elaborately furnished and architecturally amazing. There are many different...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This great Ten story structure used to be an elegant hotel. Now it is a multi purpose building and has a number of great restaurants.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lobby of this building is stunning. Absolutely beautiful. This is worth walking in to admire. Very ornate old architecture.

Thank P F B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice building on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. It houses many different things to do including movie theater showing Mormon-themed films for free, cafes and restaurants, a family history library where you can research your genealogy. Insider tip: Go up...More

Thank MickeysBestPal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful interior. Restaurants upstairs are reputed to offer good views but we didn't partake. The whole building is closed on Sundays. The eatery on the ground floor illustrates one of the arbitrary rules of the LDS. They ban coffee & tea, so you cannot...More

Thank aussiewanderers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the impressive buildings that the LDS Church has in the center of SLC. It shows that the church is not only a church, but also administration and you can see the size of the administration...

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visitors to SLC should take a few minutes to enjoy the JSMB. There's a quick way to get a bite to eat at the Nauvoo Cafe or you can enjoy a nicer meal at the Garden Restaurant. You can learn about your family history or...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We loved the Meet the Mormon Short Movies! We saw The Craftsman, the Artist, and The Cowboy this visit. In the past, we have enjoyed eating at the Garden and the Roof restaurants. It was also fun to walk around the building and see the...More

Thank Sherry N
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We were last here when our daughter performed with her musical theater group. There is always something going on in this building. Concerts from local artists, movies to watch, food to try. It's fun to ride to the upper floors and see the view of...More

Thank Melissa D
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David P
February 10, 2017|
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Response from phoebe134 | Reviewed this property |
The food was very good but the ambience is what sealed the deal for us. The staff are amazing and treat you like royalty. I would recommend this establishment over any other in the area.
July 15, 2015|
Response from Kent B | Reviewed this property |
The movie is shown just in english but ask they will have headphone with audio in your local language. Temple square has bi-lingual missionaries as well.
July 15, 2015|
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Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't watch the movie. Another reviewer mentioned that they have headphones that provide the information in one's native language