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Emigration Cafe

3.9
3.9
12 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Emigration Cafe is a contemporary all-day cafe; offering counter service breakfast, full-service lunch, and full-service dinner. The menu features Roman-style wood-fired pizza, salads, sandwiches, and mains.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Café

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 8:00 am–9:00 pm Sat 10:00 am–9:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (801) 906-8101

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    With one of the most beautiful patio dining spaces in Salt Lake City, you will delight in the open - yet secluded dining on Emigration Cafe's patio and indoor dining space.

  • Neighborhood

    Salt Lake City

  • Cross street

    On the North-East corner of 1300 South and 1700 East

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Chef's Table, Dog Friendly, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

What 12 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.9
3.9 based on recent ratings
  • 3.8Food
  • 3.9Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. SU

    SUSA

    Salt Lake City

    83 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    83 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Our server, Moe, was excellent! She was quick, answered all our questions. This is the first time we have eaten at Emigration Cafe
  2. MB

    MelissaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was fresh, tasty and great presentation. The service was very professional, timely, and very pleasant. We sat on the patio and it was a perfect fall morning. I forgot that this is a dog friendly patio. We will be bringing our fur babies to brunch the next time. I would highly recommend Emigration Cafe!
  3. E

    Eatingsfun

    Salt Lake City

    8 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience2
    We were off to a rocky start when they were out of the sparkling wine we ordered, then we ordered a Chardonnay, also out of that. Finally, on the 3rd try, we ordered wine they had. Sparkling wine came in a white wine glass. They only offer a few wines by the glass, no suggestions for alternatives, and the server didn’t know ahead and had to keep coming back to our table to let us know. Served our salad with our entrees instead of first. Pizza was undercooked and mushy. Burger and fries were good. Looks like this will be the 3rd restaurant in this space to fail.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Salt Lake City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was excellent; the food, service & ambiance. Our server was Kevin. He was attentive, very good at knowing the menu and he was very personable. Clinton the manager came over to check on us and was very personable too. Highly recommend.
  5. WJ

    WendyJ

    Salt Lake City

    19 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on September 7, 2022

    overall3food1service5ambience5
    This restaurant is beautiful and in such a great location! Our server was excellent. We wanted to love this experience because of the atmosphere and good service but the food was completely underwhelming. The breakfast potatoes looked amazing but they tasted like stale cooking oil. Even the ketchup couldn’t over power that flavor. The breakfast sandwich had good flavor with the small amount of egg, bacon and lettuce on the inside but was overpowered by a dry, stale enormous roll it was placed on. It was disappointing! Our sever was great, efficient and a great sense of humor. I hope they will up their food game because this could be an amazing place!
  6. JJ

    JJCJ

    Chicago

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Their Sunday brunch menu was incredible, our party of 4 ordered different items and we were all impressed with the food and service
  7. CW

    CWardSLC

    Salt Lake City

    55 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    55 reviews

    Dined on August 30, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Understaffed, but the Server & Hostess did a great job helping each other. Great patio as well as inside decor. Food really tasty- but traditional house cut French Fries would be better (I think the ones served are from a bag).
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Salt Lake City

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Three bad meals and non-existent service. Won’t be back.
  9. DM

    DavisM

    Salt Lake City

    30 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Their signature Manhattan tasted like cough syrup (and I really like manhattans). Wines by glass selection was not very good. Limited menu. Entrees we’re ok but not great. Pinsa (flat bread) was burned and lacked taste. Doubt we’d go back.
  10. M

    Marsushi

    Salt Lake City

    13 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall3food3service1ambience3
    Service was very slow. Server was the bartender as well as our server so we had to wait quite a while for food to come out and nachos were cold. No real uniforms for staff, server was in jeans, slightly unkempt looking. I would expect a stricter dress code for a more up scale, higher priced restaurant. Other server had long nails, not up to code in the serve safe codes. Food came out sporadically and not in any sort of order, nachos, salad and soup. Soup was cold by the time we got to it. No one came to check on us, refill drinks or water. I understand that staffing is a problem, our server was running back and forth and very gracious but staff was very unorganized. We will return as the salad was great, other food was not as good. I hope staffing issues can be resolved.
  11. KB

    KatherineB

    Salt Lake City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    My new favorite spot. Lovely patio. Try the mushroom pizza .... you won't regret it!
  12. RP

    ReidP

    Salt Lake City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Best evening patio in SLC

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Emigration Cafe offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (801) 906-8101.

Emigration Cafe is rated 3.9 stars by 12 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today
Google Map for Emigration Cafe

1709 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-2379

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    On the North-East corner of 1300 South and 1700 East

  • Neighborhood

    Salt Lake City

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Fri 8:00 am–9:00 pm Sat 10:00 am–9:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Café

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Chef's Table, Dog Friendly, Outdoor Firepit, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access

  • Phone number

    (801) 906-8101

  • Private party facilities

    With one of the most beautiful patio dining spaces in Salt Lake City, you will delight in the open - yet secluded dining on Emigration Cafe's patio and indoor dining space.

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