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About Market Street Grill - Downtown

Since 1980, the Market Street Grill has been rated as Utah’s most popular seafood concept, providing exceptional service and award-winning menu selections. Bustling wait staff and exhibition kitchens contribute to a sparkling, high-energy atmosphere where the best seafood between Seattle and Boston is served in an expansive variety of contemporary dishes.

48 Market Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Continental

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am, Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Cross Street:
Between 300 & 400 South/Main Street & West Temple

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa

Phone Number:
(801) 322-4668

Website:
http://marketstreetgrill.com/locations/downtown/

Parking Details:
Parking is conveniently located on the west side of the building, only a few steps from the entrance to The Market Street Grill. Parking is free for breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch dining. Valet parking is validated for dinner diners. Ample pay parking lot and metered street parking is also available.

Public Transit:
Public transportation, via TRAX light rail and the Utah Transit Authority coach system, is provided into-and-out of downtown Salt Lake City, with the Gallivan Plaza Station only one-half block from The Grill's front door. Travelers should take advantage of the transit system's "Free Fare Zone" in The Grill's downtown area.

Additional:
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Market Street Grill - Downtown Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on all time ratingsThis restaurant has not received enough recent ratings to display a current ratings snapshot
food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

3.8

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (698)
Fit for Foodies (550)
Good for Groups (501)
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Great for Lunch (449)
Great for Brunch (384)
Neighborhood Gem (383)
Hot Spot (265)
Kid-friendly (142)
Romantic (138)
Notable Wine List (122)
Late-night Find (86)
Vibrant Bar Scene (77)
Good for a Date (65)
Casual (45)
Business Meals (40)
Pre/post Theatre (36)
Good for Anniversaries (35)
Good for Birthdays (33)
Worth the Drive (21)
Fun (18)
Healthy (18)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Sunday Lunch (17)
Authentic (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Comfort Food (12)
Tasting Menu (10)
Outstanding Value (9)
Seasonal (9)
Cozy (8)
People Watching (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Local Ingredients (6)
Scenic View (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Quick Bite (3)
Great Beer (2)
Live Sports (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on May 2, 2017

Excellent service and exceptional food. Ate there 3 days out five while on vacation. Bravo!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on April 28, 2017

We had been there on Sunday and had an excellent meal with outstanding service. We went back on Friday and had the worse meal and service ever. They were pushing people out as fast as possible because of the basketball playoffs. It seemed like the servers were only interested in big parties and ignored parties of 2. I managed to track down the Manager about my cold lumpy rice (actually in balls)and the best he could do was say the kitchen mixed up the pots and it should have been tossed. He offered me a free dessert. My very expensive meal was ruined and the best he could do was offer a cheap dessert. Our waitress disappeared after taking our order and we didn't see her again until she came to ask what we wanted for the free dessert. We were so disgusted that we didn't bother with dessert as the meal and our experience was terrible. We go to this restaurant every time we visit SLC but will not go again after this experience.

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 (Denver)·Dined on April 13, 2017

Excellent, expertly prepared seafood unusual so far from either coast. Great wine list.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on April 10, 2017

Food was delicious and the service was over and beyond what I would expect. It is a higher priced restaurant which is perfect for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on April 7, 2017

This place had really good seafood and the prime rib was also really good. I will definitely be back to eat here.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Good for Groups
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on April 1, 2017

The food was really good, but we were not happy that we ordered the calamari, as did the table right next to ours. Their calamari looked much better than ours and it looked like they had a lot more. We were disappointed with that. Our server was also an it slow. She looked right at our table and saw that we were finished, then walked away. We had to flag her down for boxes and the check. But the soup and main course was very good, as was the creme brûlée.

Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on April 1, 2017

Great service, good food from a trusted source.

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 (Anchorage)·Dined on March 29, 2017

It's been awhile, but Market Street Grill - Downtown is always terrific!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 28, 2017

While the Ahi was excellent, the Clam Chowder lacked an essential - the clams. The Crab Louie had an an abundance of shells, and the leafly elements of the salad were wilted and lacked freshness. Nine out out ten times our dining experiences were delightful. This time it was far from pleasant.

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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 26, 2017

Picky daughter enjoyed the shrimp cocktail. I also enjoyed the oysters (had all 4 types)...not dirty or tasting of bay at all. Cioppino and seafood pasta were also tasty. Sabayon with extra Sabayon and extra berries will change your life.

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 25, 2017

The Clam Chowder and wine N2 were as tasty as I've ever had. The early bird prime rib was good but not the best I've had. I expected it to be better so was mildly disappointed. Overall it was a great experience and I will dine with you again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 25, 2017

I used to go to this place when I lived in SLC and loved it! Unfortunately, while visiting this past week, I went back for old time's sake. The king salmon I had was very over cooked and dry.
I hope this was just a bad night for the kitchen staff. The service was also not very good which is very different from my experiences in the past.

Tags: Healthy, Casual
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 24, 2017

Everything was excellent

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 24, 2017

We took advantage of the early bird offering which was plenty to fill us up for less money. Great value and great food.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 21, 2017

Service was excellent! Tyler ( our server) was very responsive without being pushy. Checked in often. Food was very good and very fresh.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Need more options for early bird specials. Great dessert

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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vip
 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 19, 2017

After enjoying Market Street Grill for more than thirty years, it is still one of the first restaurants we think of when in Salt Lake City. Superb, fresh seafood, excellent service, at a great value.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Outstanding Value, Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Food was pretty good, but our server made us feel hurried, not friendly. Most likely an isolated incident as other servers appeared friendly to their customers. Food was okay, but not worth the price for a Salt Lake City restaurant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Nobody in SLC knows how to make a decent drink.The fish was fresh and tasty.The server was excellent.Pricing was high(high$30 entrees).Convenient location in downtown SLC

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 17, 2017

The restaurant overall was nice but It was really hot and felt like there was little air flow. The food tasted good but seemed like a buffet version of what it should have been even though your paying full price. It seemed like whoever was on grill didnt know how to grill at all. For what we got it was very expensive and not that impressive. We will not be going back.

Tags: Good for a Date
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food3
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 (Portland)·Dined on March 17, 2017

We always go here whenever we are in Salt Lake. This trip we were underwhelmed. Half of our mussels weren't opened and the clams were a bit gritty. Also the halibut was a bit dried out and not as moist as it usually has been. Prices have gone up as well.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on March 17, 2017

Great food and service. Our waiter helped us order because you can over order with all the delicious options.

Tags: Authentic, Healthy, Hot Spot
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 17, 2017

The food was good, but over priced. The waiter seemed annoyed by us.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Charleston)·Dined on March 16, 2017

I had eaten here before and was very impressed with the food. This time was excellent also. We tried several different entrees and each of us was very pleased with our meal. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Authentic, Outstanding Value, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Fun
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 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on March 15, 2017

Just ok, but not close to the great seafood restaurants found around the Chesapeake Bay, New Orleans, San Francisco, Hawaii, etc! The decor and service is very nice and remarkable "waterfront inspired"! Well, after all this is Salt Lake City so maybe I'm being too hard on 'em? They were busy and seem very popular!

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 15, 2017

We eat there regularly when visiting SLC. It is always done well and consistently very good.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 14, 2017

Great service and didn't feel rushed at all. Waiter was knowledgeable on all menu items. I love the ambiance, very open and we'll lit, but not loud.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on March 14, 2017

Still as fresh and delicious as it was 30 years ago. They have been preparing and serving such outstanding seafood that we look forward to every visit.

Tags: Fun, Authentic, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Charlotte)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Very casual with a lot of seafood offerings. Not a place for a romantic dinner. My fish and chips halibut was less than good but my wife's salmon was excellent. Service was slow. Will not return.

Tags: Casual
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Enjoyed our evening dinner at the Market Street Grill very much. Wanted a place where we could dress for the opera and not feel overdressed at dinner. Food was really excellent as was the waitress. Probably the only really good seafood in the area.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on March 9, 2017

Great food, service and overall nice place

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on March 7, 2017

Excellent seafood in the heart of Salt Lake City. We enjoyed raw oysters, clam chowder and the grilled Covina special. Tasty. Nice, fresh green beans. Good food and good service, but a bit pricey.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on March 6, 2017

It took 25 minutes from the time we sat down to the time we got water. The service was slower than I have ever seen. They were out of scallops, so I ordered Tuna. 30 minutes later the waitress came back to tell me they were out of Tuna. We didn't receive our entree for an hour and a half. So, she offered us a free key lime pie, which neither of us wanted but no apology. It was a slow, expensive and unsettling date.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 6, 2017

Wrong drinks, wrong server, wrong choice of restaurants. Ordered Halibut and Salmon on a cedar plank, Halibut was dry. When server finally came back and saw retreated to bring me a piece just pan fried, never gave me a choice of if I wanted it done that way.
We arrived promptly at 6:15 left at 8:30, would have been later if we waited for the server to come back to collect the check

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 6, 2017

Our server was very attentive, nice, courteous and friendly.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 5, 2017

Nice meal. Decent value. No ambiance. Larger and noisier than I expected.

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 (Austin)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Great dinner as usual! Came to enjoy Crabfest, left completely satisfied. Will definitely be back. Brought my wife this time, great place to bring business associates. Love it for a nice lunch, can get a little noisy on the weekends.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on March 4, 2017

We are at the downtown Salt Lake restsurant. They put us in the East restaurant as the main restaurant was full. We had a very small table for two so close to another table that we felt restricted in our conversation. The service was very slow. We arrived at 8:00pm, ordered quickly and didn't see the appetizer unti 8:45. The crab artichoke spinach dip was dull. The my salad had a long blond hair in it. The blue cheese avocado dressing was very scant and the lettuce was stale. However the crab legs were outstanding and so was the prime rib.
The noise level of the restaurant made conversation very difficult.

The great entrees don't make up for the other deficiencies.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Had a reservation but was passed over for others who did not...Even arriving 10 min early didn't make a difference. Was finally seated 30 min after reservation.
Aside from that, the food and waitress was excellent.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on March 4, 2017

We love Market Street Grill; the food is always fabulous!!

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Good for a Date
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