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Nauvoo Cafe

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15 E South Temple, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
+1 801-539-3548
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Clackamas Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the Nauvoo cafe is in the Joseph Smith building in Temple square. They make good sandwiches out of real meat for about $6.00. I had the Turkey pot pie and salad for $8.99. The pastry was superb, the filling very tasty and the portion large. The salad was also good. The building is beautiful and you can often here piano... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the closest cafe near Temple Square and the mall without being AT the mall. The sandwiches are excellent and made to order right in front of you. We shared a whole and enjoyed bowls of homemade soup. Desserts are boxed cakes, or wrapped cookies to-go (after the delicious lunch has settled!). If the food isn't great enough, the... More 

Thank Momx10
NYC northern suburbs, NY
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were touring Temple Square and stopped in here for lunch. We shared the Nauvoo's Original Turkey Cranberry Sandwich (made to order) and a Nuts and Berry Salad. Both quite tasty and quite ample portions. We didn't notice many places to get lunch or a snack in the area (maybe by walking to the shopping mall nearby) so this is... More 

Thank themice
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

A Trip Advisor find! Went with wife and the food was great. The soup was hot and delicious, in my saved places, will definitely be back!

Thank Gary C
Lynden, Washington
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Really great sandwiches, classy, classy place. Super clean, refined space off the main lobby, big portions, quiet and elegant. Kids liked ordering off a board and sliding their trays while watching their meat being sliced. A very fancy cafeteria :)

Thank FourBarons
Helotes, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

First thing I noticed about the menu were the prices. Everything was very reasonable. Imagine trying to get quality, fresh, good portioned food at a cheap price elsewhere. The turkey pot pie- $8.99 with a hearty side salad was the best pot pie I've ever had. The turkey club sandwich was loaded with moist and fresh turkey chunks. Great meal.... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

A lovely little cafe, a cross between cafe and cafeteria. The half of a coca-cola marinated pork sandwich was ample. The decor is very cool. Pleasant help and fast service. The pork was tender and flavorful.

Thank MaryScottsdale
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Great locally fresh made lunch in a beautiful building with tons of history. The service was fast, friendly and good. We had a turkey cranberry sandwich with a piece of fresh berry pie and it was tasty good. Well worth the stop

Thank 07BigBlue
Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Had lunch at Nauvoo Cafe when visiting the Temple Square. It is small but very popular cafe. The food looked and tasted great. The freshly cooked turkey breast looked irresistible, but my favorite thing was the salad dressings especially the one with cranberry (?) in it. The pricing is very reasonable for downtown even though the portion is not big.

Thank TP1234
new york
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Try the health salad with fruit, nuts and plenty of pleasure all in one! Prices are low and the service is wonderful.

Thank nohitgolf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E South Temple, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9002
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-539-3548
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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