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202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001 (200 South)
+1 801-363-5454
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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156 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The appetizers were very good. The wine was great. But the steak was the most amazing steak ever!!! Such great flavor! I don't know how to describe how good it was. I had the fillet!

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Thank Anne_PinkBiker
Management response:

Hello Anne_PinkBiker, This is such a great review! Thank you for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your steak. The filet is a staple on our menu, so it will be here for you the next time you are in! Cheers! Nicole W. More 

New York City, New York
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here as much as possible when I am in SLC. Service is always excellent The food is great. They switch up the menu enough that there are always new choices. Everything is good though so dont hesitate to try things.

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Thank spinal73
Management response:

Hello spinal73, So happy to read you enjoy your experience every time here! Thank you for the kind review! Cheers! Nicole W. More 

Pocatello, Idaho
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271 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service speaks loud. Presentation is the icing on the cake! When you get both, it is an amazing meal! From the moment we arrived until we left we felt like a special customer and it was as if they cared and wanted us to come back. I'm sure there are times where the service lacks, or the presentation isn't perfect,... More 

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Thank dkbrig
Management response:

Hello dkbrig, Thank you so much for the kind review! I would love to extinguish your curiosity and have you back in for the same great experience! Please email me when you would like to come in again for a dinner for two on us! Nicole.Willis@Bambara-SLC.com Cheers! Nicole W. More 

New York
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. High end without being stuffy. The venison is a must even if you don't like game meats. Extremely tender and not gamy at all. Red Trout excellent also though a tad too much pepper for my wife's taste. Make sure you step into the bar area (The Vault) as that is also very nice and a... More 

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Thank abulafia
Management response:

Hello abulafia, I am so glad you enjoyed your meal here! Game meat is always a little risky to put on the menu, great to read it was a success! Hope to see you back soon, cheers! Nicole W. More 

Lander, Wyoming
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to have a place in the hotel that has excellent service & food.Prepared a burger for me that was to die for even though not on the regular dinner menu.

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Thank WYRocksFish
Management response:

Hello WYRocksFish, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am happy to read you enjoyed our burger! We hope to see you the next time you are in Salt Lake City! Nicole W. More 

Aalborg, Denmark
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the heart of Salt Lake City in a historical building that houses The Monaco Hotel. High class, good style - good for business lunch. Open kitchen. We were 4 persons and had fresh tuna fried to perfection. Steak slide in pieces and our kids had the best burger and club sandwich. This is not typical american style -... More 

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Thank Lunau
Management response:

Hello Lunau, Thank you for the kind review! I am happy to ready you and your children enjoyed your meals! I hope to see you back in soon. Cheers! Nicole W. More 

New York City, New York
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu was personalized for my birthday, the food was great and the service terrific. We had the corn chowder, chicken and shrimp entree, steak, pear salad and a beet salad and everything was grand! No room for dessert but we will be back! It's got a great atmosphere in the restaurant and the vault bar!

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Thank rollerbladerny
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Hello rollerblademy, Thank you for spending your birthday with us! I am happy you enjoyed the full dining experience. I hope we see you back soon, no occasion needed! Cheers! Nicole More 

Gainesville, Florida
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our faimly of four (parents, two grown kids) had dinner at Bambara and it was superb. The restaurant has a great design, featuring an open hitchen right in the center of the restaurant. The menu is excellent - we had trouble narrowing down our choices. Each of us ordered something different, and each entree was as good as the next.... More 

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Thank GernBlan
Management response:

Hello GemBlan, I love reading this review! Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your dining experience. It is truly a pleasure to know that we provided quality service and food for you and your family. Take care and hope to see you in soon! Nicole More 

New River, AZ
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection for brunch and not your typical diner food. Inside a cool hotel. Pork bellie and shrimp was great.

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Thank scubarews
Management response:

Hi scubarews, Thank you for the kind review! I am happy to read you enjoyed our brunch, the shrimp and pork belly is the staff's favorite brunch appetizer. I hope to see you back in soon, Cheers! Nicole More 

Greater Perth, Australia
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Bambara & The vault is a great place to grab a steak and I nice glass of red when you are out in salt lake. The service is good and the staff are very friendly

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Thank chris c
Management response:

Hi Chris C, Thank you for the kind review! We hope to see you in again soon. Cheers! Nicole W. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $40
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001
    (200 South)
  • Public Transportation: TRAX stop on Main Street Between 200-300 South UTA Bus Stop on 200 South at Main Street
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-363-5454
Description
Bambara: A Salt Lake City Restaurant Celebrating Past and Present
With a tempting New American Bistro menu featuring a "World of Flavors" and a playful sense of whimsy and style, Bambara is one of downtown Salt Lake City's liveliest restaurants. Housed in the historic Continental Bank lobby, Bambara Salt Lake City expertly melds a sense of tradition with a very contemporary energy, at once colorful and elegant. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, our nationally recognized, award-winning restaurant has attracted a devoted following that expands daily.

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