The Bayou | Salt Lake City, Utah
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The Bayou
Excellent based on 29 ratings
Type: Bar

645 S State St.
Salt Lake City, Utah United States 84111 [ print map ]
801 961 8400

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Hours: Mon: 11am-12am, Tue - Fri: 11am-1am, Sat: 5pm - 1am, Sun: 5pm - 12am


Mayor: Sledutah (6) | Affiliated user(s) here beernutmark | Taps: 31 | Bottles: 350


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Beer Available At The Bayou (arranged by most recent)
Alameda Yellow Wolf Imperial IPA 95, Uinta Wyld - Salted Orange IPA , Sockeye Dagger Falls IPA 97, Mother Earth Pin Up Pale Ale 87, Desert Edge Road Rage with Cranberry and Indian Coriander , Desert Edge Utah Pale Ale 77, Uinta Brighton IPA , Annex Belgian Pale Ale , Sierra Nevada Nooner Pilsner 89, Pelican Dorymans Dark Ale 93, To ōl Frost Bite 93, Slaapmutske Tripel (Triple Nightcap) 89, Bourganel aux Marrons 31, Epic Escape To Colorado IPA 92, Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014-) 97, Bohemian Brewery Sommer Landbier , Annex Crimson Saison , Poperings Hommelbier 92, Squatters Full Suspension with Mango and Habanero , Petrus Dubbel Bruin 86
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29 reviews for The Bayou
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  74%
 Selection  85%
 Food  71%
 Value  66%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  88%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
LilBeerDoctor  (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | December 17, 2011
Probably the best bar in SLC. They have a number of tap offerings (around 30), of course all of these are 4%, including some macros and then draughts from the local breweries (Squatters, Wasatch, Desert Edge, Hoppers, Red Rock, etc). Then a massive bottle list, which was exciting to me as a traveler as it featured about 20 Epic beers. Also a lot of Mikkeller, Boulevard, Deschutes, Full Sail, Jolly Pumpkin, and more. When you have 300+ bottles in stock, selection is clearly not the problem as there are plenty of local, domestic, and international options. Their food is Cajun-inspired, obviously. I just got a white pizza and it was ok, perhaps not one of their better offerings. Overall, had a great time here and the selection is hard to beat here in Utah.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
BrewMstr  (16) Pleasant View, Utah | September 19, 2013
Great selection in SLC for beer! While in the area, try the Epic brewery just down the street.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
paydirt  (4) North Carolina | January 8, 2007
I give this place such a high rating because itís got great beer selection from all over the world, surprisingly good food, good location and above all, itís 10x better than any other place of this type in Salt Lake City. Check it out.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Losati  (5) Salt Lake City, Utah | July 10, 2008
The best beer bar in SLC. The selection is immense. The only problem with it is that the menu isnít always updated with what is currently in stock. And some of the more íexoticí brews (ha! beer itself is exotic in this state) are often not available. The place can get real loud, which sucks for me and my bad hearing. The service is okay, though the waitresses are not really beer people. My only problem with this place is the food. I know people like it, but not me. My parents live in Louisiana, so I have an idea of what Cajun food is (sorry to sound arrogant) and this isnít it. Iíve only tried a couple of things, both of which disappointed me, so I may be off on this, but I donít think so. (Note: Everyone I go with to this place love the sweet potato fries. I donít like sweet potatoes, so the fries donít appeal to me. But you may love them.)
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3  (353) Tempe, Arizona | July 8, 2008
Could be a crowded place depending on the time of visit. Seating is first come first serve, which can suck. What doesnít suck is the awesome food and the large diverse beer selection. I had the Jambalaya with crawfish and it was d-lish. I also took in a few local brews on tap from Red Rock, Uinta and Roosters. douglas88 enjoyed a 2004 vintage Cantillon Iris. The place has the goods alright. During my 10pm to 12am visit they had very nice live music too. If I ever move to SLC Iíd need to be close enough to be a regular at this place.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
viet959  (5) , Georgia | March 6, 2009
Had to pay a "membership" fee like all Utah bars. The parking sux. The place is nice, reminds me of a loft w/ exposed brick walls. Went there on a week day and it was still very busy. Nice beer selection w/ very resonable. Would definitely recommend this place to other people. Staff was pretty knowledgeable on beers.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
Gription79  (51) Bountiful, Utah | September 18, 2011
Been there many times and the service varies dramatically. Some of the wait staff have great knowledge on beer and are attentive, other not so much. Our favorite beer spot in Utah.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
footbalm  (74) Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota | November 24, 2007
Hey, was I surprised by this place?? No fucking shit. Beautiful women everywhere and a beer list that was very nice. Had a Piraat as the Karmaliet was gone. Have a live bands but this is a great beer bar for Utah.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322  (127) Chesapeake, Virginia | March 2, 2015
Nice selection, mostly bottled beer, but a few taps. No flights per UT state law. Food is Louisiana inspired and big plates for very reasonable prices. Very nice beer list of a couple of hundred beers.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm  (67) Taft, Tennessee | March 15, 2015
A good choice when in Salt lake. They have several draft about 20 and many bottles. I only had the appetizer but it was good. I wouldnít go to salt lake for Cajun... but if you are from the west coast, why not.

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