Bambara Reservations

Bambara Restaurant
202 South Main St.
Salt Lake City , UT 84101
Phone: 801.363.5454


Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Sunday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, closed

Monday-Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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Executive Chef Nathan 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 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. Diverse flavors and cultures harmoniously come together in dishes that highlight the best regional ingredients.

New Sunday Brunch!!!
Gluten Free Lunch Menu!!!
Gluten Free Dinner Menu!!!
Lunch Specials
Bar Menu
Wine List
Liqueurs & Cordials
Specialty Drinks
Off-Site Catering

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Blue Cheese House Cut Potato Chips $8
Silky Corn Bisque
Jonah Crab, Basil Oil
Crab Stuffed Piquillo Peppers
Saffron Sauce
Crispy Fried Calamari
Grilled Orange, Scallions, Mint, Harissa Aioli
Ahi Tuna Tartare
Organic Quinoa, Avocado, Fresno Chili, Basil, Green Onion Creme Fraiche, Wonton Crisps
Duck Toast
Grilled Sourdough, Frise & Spinach Salad, Fried Farm Egg, Mushroom~Duck Confit~Goat Cheese Schmear, Bacon Vinaigrette
Seared Elk Carpaccio
Peppercorn Crust, Arugula, Parmesan, Tempura Squash, Black Truffle Aioli
All Local Cheese Board
Warm Olives, Creminelli Salami, Grilled Bread, Lavosh Cracker
Cast Iron Roasted Mussels ala Manhattan
Rye Whiskey, Sweet Vermouth, Bitters, Lemon Cherry Aioli, Grilled Ciabatta
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Organic Mixed Baby Lettuces
Shaved Fennel, Aged Pecorino, Pistachio Dust, Pomegranate Vinaigrette
The Bambara Wedge
Butter Lettuce, Autumn Veggies and Squashes, Smoky Bacon Nuggets, Maytag Blue Cheese
Autumn Pear Salad
Gold Creek Farms Blue, Baby Spinach, Radicchio, Rosemary~Chili Almonds, Cider Caramel
Ruby & Golden Beet Salad
Marinated Power Grains, Cress & Baby Kale, Truffle Tremor Goat Cheese, Truffle Chive Vinaigrette
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Pinot Noir Poached Salmon & Pears
Porcini Mashed Potatoes, Beurre Rouge, Belgian Endive, Shaved Pear
Grilled Hawaiian Game Fish of the Day
Beluga Black Lentils, Roasted Beets, Arugula & Orange Salad, Citrus Basil Butter
Seared Duck Breast
Sweet Potato Puree, Wilted Frisee & Shaved Fennel, Farm Egg, Liver Rillette, Pomegranate Syrup
Grilled Maple Brined Pork Rack Chop
Smoky Ham Hock Grits, Sundried Date Jus, Apple~Fennel~Watercress Slaw
Seared Saddle of Venison
Cauliflower Puree, Fingerling Potato & Bacon Hash, Wild Huckleberry Jam
Lemon & Thyme Scented Potato Gnocchi
Mushrooms, Pine-Nuts, Baby Spinach, Butternut Squash Coulis, Balsamic Syrup
Seared Maine Scallops
Braised Pork Cheek Risotto, Tempura Squash, Arugula, Smoky Bacon, Smoked Tomato Choron
Cast Iron Seared Chicken
Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Tuscan Kale & Red Chard, Green Olives, Lemon Peel, Truffle Chicken Jus
Grilled Filet of Beef
Duck Fat Roasted Fingerlings, Braised Leek Puree, Madeira Gastrique, Black Truffle Aioli
Bambara Steak Frites
15oz New York Strip, Herbed Frites, Pickled Green Beans, Watercress, Two Sauces ~ Bearnaise and Peppercorn Jus
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Herbed Frites $6
Seared Kale & Chard $6
Sweet Potato Puree $6
Ham Hock Grits $6
Garlic Mashed Taters $6
Tempura Butternut $6
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