About Frida Bistro

Like Frida's passion for art, our passion at Frida Bistro is food - sophisticated Mexican gastronomy. To us, each dish is a memorable experience. A meal at Frida Bistro is to take pleasure in, to relish, to indulge, and to savor. We invite you to share in this experience at Frida Bistro. Enjoy our enticing entrées, exquisite decor, wonderful wines and spirits and delectable desserts. Fresh, flavorful, festive and sexy. As Frida would have desired.

545 West 700 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary Mexican

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30am-3:00pm; Dinner Monday - Thurs 5:00pm-9:00pm; Dinner Friday - Saturday 5:00pm -10:00pm Saturday Brunch 11:00am-3:00pm; Closed Sundays

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(801) 983-6692

Website:
http://www.fridabistro.com/

Catering:
Fida Bistro offers a range of catering menus and options.

Parking Details:
Angle-parking available on the street.

Public Transit:
900 South Trax Station is 4 blocks from the restaurant.

Private Party Facilities:
From 5 to 500 guests, we have the beautiful space to accommodate your event and the experienced staff to help your vision come to life. Frida Bistro boasts a number of private dining options, and larger parties are a wonderful fit for the urban chic Rico Brand and Frida Bistro Events Warehouse. Off-site catering is available as well!

Private Party Contact:
Josh Marans: (801) 983-6692

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Frida Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.4

service

4.2

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4.3

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4.2

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94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (9)
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Special Occasion (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Good for a Date (7)
Worth the Drive (6)
Cozy (6)
Authentic (5)
Business Meals (5)
Spicy (5)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Hot Spot (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Tapas (4)
Good for Groups (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Tasting Menu (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Fun (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
People Watching (2)
Romantic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Healthy (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
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Quick Bite (1)
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined 4 days ago

Service was just right. Comforable for casual to upscale, interesting and different menu. Had the Camerones Diego, plenty of shrimp and the sauce was super savory. Try the Mango Habenaro margarita. Being on a diet I reviewed the menu on the web to make decisions in advance - don’t do that - the web site is not current. Some dishes are listed for 25-30 dollars are no longer served, nothing on the menu was over $22 or so.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined 4 days ago

Frida Bistro was amazing. My wife and I had a lot of fun celebrating Valentine’s Day there. It’s upscale Mexican food worth the price. I was particularly impressed with the fusion of flavors in the dishes. We will definitely return.

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 (Nashville)·Dined 4 days ago

YUMMY; Always❗❗
We head straight to Fida Bistro every time we come to SLC.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Spicy, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Kid-friendly, Casual, Late-night Find, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Afternoon Tea, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Fun
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 11, 2018

The food is a fantastic gourmet mix of fabulous takes on many mexican dishes. It's a darling restaurant even though it's in a bit of a strange location. We have been there twice in the last 4 weeks and it was outstanding both times.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on February 1, 2018

I have gone to Frida Bistro for many years and I also know the owner, Jorge Fiero for at least 15 years. I have used catering services from Rico Market as well and have always been happy with the quality and price of the food. This past week, I went to Frida's to celebrate my son and my birthdays with our family. The margaritas were excellent, guacamole, chips and salsa varieties. The calamari appetizer was crispy and tasty. The coffee served was delicious with a little cinnamon flavor. The main meal we ordered missed the mark by a long shot. The food we ordered was a disappointment not just for me but for all my family. They all stated the food was good looking but tasteless. The Tres Leches cake, was dry and not moist as I expected. I was kind of embarrassed because I suggested we celebrate there.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Took my wife for a date night and was really happy leaving Frida. Food was really tasty, we started with essentially a queso dip, we at every last drop. Was worth the $8. Prices were very reasonable for the quality of the food and ambience. Will go back again

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was great. Service was slow. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their food. The food is always amazing. But the service needs to be better. It took 20 min to get even a Diet Coke. My friend ordered a margarita and WA saw red 25 min later. Maybe need more servers?? Our server was awesome... Just slow.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The bistro is a wonderful reminder that Mexican food is (MUCH) more than the standard TexMex fare. The food has unexpected combinations of flavors, often with a spicy overtone. We had the stuffed pepper, beef, chicken and seafood dishes. I recommend the appetizers and coffee as well. Friendly service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I have told others about your complimentary dish that you served instead of the typical chips and salsa but found you no longer sere any complimentary dishes. I was disappointed.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 19, 2018

First time at the restaurant. Great menu, but wish it would have been explained better. Server took our dishes away too quickly. The food was creative and had good flavors. Will definitely be back and will recommend it to friends.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Loved this little hole in the wall place. Food was fantastic and made by hand. A great surprise find.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Love this place. It didn’t disappoint tonight. We’ll be back!

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 13, 2018

My wife's favorite Salt Lake restaurant. Consistently exceptional.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 6, 2018

One does not usually equate creative cuisine with Mexican food but that's exactly what you get at Frida Bistro. Biggest drawback is the location of the restaurant, but we were warmly welcomed, had great service, and most importantly loved the food. Price is higher than what I am used to paying for Mexican food, but you definitely get what you pay for and the food was awesome.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on January 6, 2018

They have a great selection of margaritas! The wait staff was very attentive and personable. The food was tasty.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food and the service were both great.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Wonderful food and a quaint atmosphere, we will definitely be back!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We were in Salt Lake City for a week long vacation and during this time, had dinner 2x at the bistro. Service was great and stuff friendly. The food was lovely prepared and really delicious. Also the kids enjoyed their food. Definitely would go back there.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Appetizer looked better on the menu than it was. Pretty planning. Entree looked like it had been sitting for a while before it was brought out. Tasted like a good idea.

Tags: Casual
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on November 18, 2017

They didn't honor the reservation, because an unannounced private event.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The salsa and guac were great. The mole was great. I thought the carne aside tacos were hard to eat. The meat needed to be cut smaller or served on a plate so you could cut it. The blue corn tortillas were soft and warm and tasty. The mango habanero margarita was weak, but interesting. Overall, we liked it and would definitely go back.

Tags: Vegan, Spicy, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Surprised that they rushed us out at 9:50 PM on a Saturday noting firmly “We’ve been closed since 9PM.”
Our dessert came out at 9:15???? The staff was very irritated that we weren’t ordering wine.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This place was a really good pick for dinner. Service was excellent. The good was fantastic. I would totally recommend this to anyone I know.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Frida's Bistro was CLOSED on Monday 23 for lunch, even though on the day before I had received a confirmation of my reservation for a table for 6 for that date and time. It was MOST embarrassing since we were celebrating a special occasion. I was most annoyed! Hence the poor review.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Consistently Remarkable food in a warm and beautiful setting. We have consistently had great service and food. We highly recommend Frida Bistro❗❗❗❗

Tags: Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Kid-friendly, Disabled Access, Vegan, Hot Spot, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was fabulous, and the salmon to die for. The service however needs some work. Server was not very attentive, wait time for the food seems to be excessive, and we were required to ask for more water, coffee, etc. Overall, the food was worth the other inconveniences. Will go back again.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great meal. Great ambiance. A bit of a mix up and delay of one entree but staff was attentive and took care of it quickly. Love this place.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The restaurant was not very crowded and the service was right on. The food was beautifully plated and just as tasty.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Boise)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We went for an anniversary dinner. Overall this restaurant may have the best food that I have ever eaten. We had two excellent craft margaritas and an excellent mango/habanero limeaid. The entire menu is gourmet Hispanic and every single dish was excellent. The Calamar Azul (Blue Corn Dusted Calamari with Lemon & Roasted Jalapeño Aioli) was the best calamari that I have ever eaten, slightly crispy, still chewy, with just the right hint of heat. The Camarones Diego (Jumbo Shrimp in a Luscious Chipotle Cream Sauce Served with Rice & Cactus Salad) was creamy and moderately spicy and amazingly tasty. And don't leave without trying the Mole cake with black pepper ice cream. The service was prompt and considerate and overall the setting was intimate and romantic.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Spicy, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Our waitress was a bit underwhelming - when we asked about favorite dishes she acted a bit put out and said everything is good. Food was great!

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 12, 2017

This was a great relaxed restaurant with great ambiance and food display. In addition the food was inexpensive for what you get.
Definitely going back

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on September 9, 2017

I like this place. I wouldn't recommend walking in the area after dark. Or maybe in daylight. Excellent food, fun atmosphere, service was a little tentative.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on September 9, 2017

The service was slow, took forever to get our drinks, food was okay.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The cuisine and the ambiance were magical! The service was perfection. We cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. Go at your first opportunity !!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Absolutely LOVED every aspect—menu, cuisine, artwork, decor, wait staff. Will come again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Cozy, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on August 5, 2017

The restaurant is amazing. Is like a gallery art ... love the colors, the service and the food ...I love it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Richmond)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Bland, boring dishes, and way overpriced. Bland, boring dishes, and way overpriced.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on August 3, 2017

I'm a dedicated Yelp-checker. The Yelp reviews were quite low in December '16 and January '17 but picked up strongly in February and have been consistently high since. The impression was: some kind of internal problem intruded for a couple of months; the problem was fixed; and Frida was back on track. Our experience certainly would reflect that what-has-made-Frida-a-go-to-place is back in operation.l

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on July 29, 2017

I've been here numerous times through the years. Our dinner this time was late (7:30), but after sitting for 40 minutes, we were told the bass wasn't available; we reordered other entrees and finally were served at 9:00. The food was excellent, but the service sucked.

Tags: Fun, Authentic
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Good food but overpriced; hardly any tequila in my margaritas. I would have known cause I had 2, for $12 each. Flavors were delicious but minus the tequila they should have cost $5. Won't be going back.

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