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Bambara – A Highly Acclaimed Salt Lake City Restaurant

Bambara is one of Salt Lake City's best restaurants and one of the liveliest. This approachable New American bistro in the heart of bustling downtown Salt Lake City has a menu, look and feel designed to entice all the senses and represents an entirely unique dining experience.

Housed in the historic Continental Bank lobby, Bambara strikes a balance between classic detailing and contemporary elegance with a casual approach. The full exhibition kitchen is the heart of Bambara where Executive Chef Nathan Powers' scintillating aromas of pan-roasted and grilled meats, lovingly prepared seafood and game waft through the air.

Bambara's outstanding food, superb service, friendly atmosphere and central, vibrant downtown location make us one of Salt Lake City's top restaurants. Here, you can be as comfortable dressed to the nines for a celebratory feast or wearing your favorite blue jeans for a casual bite.

Executive Chef Nathan Powers,

Chef Nathan Powers of Bambara Restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City

Executive Chef Nathan Powers has been cooking with the culinary industry's best in some of the world's most acclaimed restaurants for more than 20 years, including Jeremiah Towers' Stars, Hawthorne Lane, and Mark Franz's Farallon. Bambara's gracious service rounds out the picture. "Bambara, one of Utah's best dining rooms, has brought on Nathan Powers and his mastery of flavor and confidence of restraint to the kitchen -- making the food the best it's ever been," says Salt Lake magazine.

Powers, named Best Utah Chef in 2010, introduces new menus seasonally, using time-honored techniques while using the best organic and sustainable ingredients. His cuisine embraces straightforward New American fare, including a wide variety of meats, seafood and hearty game.

Diners experience the integrity and true flavors of the best ingredients, finessed, balanced and ultimately memorable. Powers has a talent for adding an unexpected or exotic twist to New American mainstays. With the confidence of a seasoned artist, he easily creates a natural balance between the simple and the inspired.

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Monday - Friday, 7 - 10 am
Saturday & Sunday, 8 am - 2 pm
Monday - Friday, 11 am - 2 pm
Every night, 5:30 - 10 pm

Please Note: Hours are subject to change.

  |   202 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101  |  Tel: (801) 363–5454  |