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Bambara

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202 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2001 (200 South)
18013635454
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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St. George, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bambara is one of the few places left in Salt Lake City that is always up for that ultimate wow factor. From the moment you walk in the doors and are greeted with a smile, you know you've arrived into a place where anything can happen I've dined here for many years, and I've yet to be disappointed. From the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been enjoying Bambara for years. Occasionally it is merely great, most of the time it is awesome, and this time it was most exceptional. Executive Sous Chef Brian Kenney did an outstanding summer menu and I am so glad my lady and I got to tour it before it switched to fall(which means we get to try even... More 

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Thank Re V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chrit waited on us! He hooked us up with all the cites to see in SLC and all the cool things to do. Shopping is my favorite and he knew just where to hit it! Not to mention the AMAZING food and obviously the SERVICE

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nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this review

Hello Katie C, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Chrit is quite the concierge for SLC, glad he could help! Cheers! Nicole More 

Riverton, Utah
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Bambara for my husband's birthday. It was a very nice touch to have a personalized birthday greeting printed on the top of our menus. The service was excellent -- very personable and attentive server. The food was very high quality and delightful. I had the halibut -- so flaky -- delicious with a beautiful presentation. My husband... More 

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Thank Julie R
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this review

Hello Julie R, I am so happy to ready that you and your husband enjoyed his birthday celebration with us! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I hope to see you in soon, Cheers! Nicole More 

New Glarus, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bambara is a great experience, from the excellent service to the outstanding food. We shared appetizers and everything we sampled was wonderful. As an entree, I tried the scallops and was very pleased with my selection. This was a truly great experience.

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Thank Beth B
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this review

Hello Beth B, Thank you for the kind review! I am happy you enjoyed both service and your food! I hope to see you back in soon, cheers! Nicole More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the price points are high, they are worth it! We amazing service from Kal and the food was outstanding. We shared as we are not big eaters and they chefs separated each half on its own plate with an elegant presentation. We tried the beet salad but won't again, not a very good flavor for our taste but the... More 

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nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this review

Hello Arch A, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am happy you enjoyed the halibut and tuna, they are two of our most loved dishes. I will pass your kind words onto Cal. Cheers! Nicole W. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While I was a guest at the Hotel Monaco, I was able to eat here. Although the menu did not offer a vegan options, the waiter as well as the chef went above and beyond to accommodate my dietary needs. They customized a completely vegan dish that was both presented beautifully and delicious! I travel often and this was the... More 

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nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this review

Hello JustAVisitOrTwo, I am glad we were able to meet your dietary needs! Please come see us again when you are back in Salt Lake City! Take Care, Nicole W. More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a good cocktail, good wine list, lots of menu options in this Hotel Monaco restaurant. I enjoyed a well-prepared and served whitefish. Certainly would plan to go here next visit.

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Thank Rod W
nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this review

Hello Rod W, I am happy you enjoyed both your food and drinks with us! I love our market whitefish, when you are in next time we should have a different whitefish in for you to try. Take care and see you soon, Nicole W. More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast on a Saturday. Nothing exotic, we both got bacon and eggs. But it was well prepared, just as requested, and service was excellent.

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We were back in SLC visiting our old neighbors. We've been to Bambara several times in the past. Salt Lake is not the mecca of adventurous food. I'd have loved to see something not grilled or roasted as an entree, but what they do at Bambara they do well. We started with a nice beet salad. My wife had the... More 

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nicole w, General Manager at Bambara, responded to this review

Hello Lijemtu, Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am happy you and your guests enjoyed your meals! The beet salad is a go-to of mine, glad you like as well. See you next time you are in Salt Lake City, Cheers! Nicole W. More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$15 - $40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: 18013635454
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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