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Mazza - 9th and 9th

4.7
124 reviews
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$30 and under
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Lebanese
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  • Authentic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Mazza Middle Eastern Cuisine has been an institution in Salt Lake City, Utah for more than 12 years. At Mazza you can enjoy fresh, authentic Middle Eastern cuisine such as falafel, shawarma, kebabs, dips, specialty entrees and salads prepared from scratch, using fresh, high quality ingredients. We proudly serve All-Natural (no hormones, no antibiotics, all vegetarian fed) lamb, beef and chicken. We use Utah’s own Niman Ranch beef and Morgan Valley lamb, along with the highest-quality chicken. Mazza boasts one of the largest selections of Middle Eastern beer and wine in the United States. Be sure to try one of the desserts for the perfect finish to your meal.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Lebanese
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(801) 521-4572
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Mazza provides both on and off-site catering. From casual lunch buffets to formal wedding dinners we cater to our clients wishes. Please contact us for pricing and detailed information.
Primary Contact: Luke Miller
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Beer, BYO Wine, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
What 124 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.6
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I love this place because the food and cocktails are so delicious. I was surprised that they would not automatically do separate checks when asked, saying that they couldn't do that for groups of 6 or more. After we each listed what we had so we could use different debit cards, they did separate checks after all. It would have saved us 10 minutes (while on the way to a play) for them to do that in the first place, as it is pretty much given service at restaurants of this level these days.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

I've been many times to Mazza and it never disappoints. Wonderful menu; delicious food.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We always enjoy our experience at this restaurant and eat there often.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We were there for lunch and felt the food was at most average. Service was a little slow but have to consider it was lunch on Valentine's Day. I will probably give it another chance and return for dinner. They do not serve their specialties at lunch and some of the choices looked interesting.

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

Excellent food and service

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Delicious food, great service, beautiful building. It was a bit dark and loud, and we were disappointed they only have a cream kunafeh.

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4.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Enjoyed the setting, and the food was great. Fast and friendly service.

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5.0Dined on January 2, 2018

The small plate sampler was fun and delicious for the two of us. The lamb shank and lamb with spinach were tasty. The pita was warm and fresh. We had a wonderful evening date.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

Great food, excellent service! I crave this restaurant.

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3.0Dined on December 19, 2017

We had a rather bizarre experience. The hostess would not seat us with 4 of 6 present, even though we knew traffic was delaying those missing. We certainly would have ordered drinks while waiting had we been seated. When we were finally seated our server brought a single drink menu, making it cumbersome for 6 people to read and order drinks. Our server was also the bartender, so drink preparation was also delayed. The meal was fine, and we were not rushed. The server then brought a single desert menu for the 6 of us to view, so when she came back to check if we wanted anything, none of us had seen the menu nor were inclined to order. Just seems that a little more thought would facilitate a welcome feeling to customers and could encourage ordering of drinks and deserts.

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3.0Dined on December 6, 2017

Very good not great. Would go there again. Very good cocktails.

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5.0Dined on November 3, 2017

Absolutely delicious and authentic Lebanese cuisine. We had the shawarma (with lamb) and the beef kebab as well as a triple appetizer with hummus, baba ghanoush, and kibbeh, followed up with the apricot pastry dessert garnished with orange blossom sauce. Everything was outstanding; possibly the best hummus and baba ghanoush I've ever had. The shawarma was a sensory delight and the kebab was cooked to perfection; a real treat for the palate. Our waiter was attentive and the food arrived quickly. I can't praise the cooks, staff and owners of Mazza enough. My wife and I have been enthusiastically recommending it to our friends and family. My only criticism is that there isn't one closer to us. We live an hour away.

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2017

The restaurant has very good Mediterranean food and an upscale atmosphere, but you do not have to be formally dressed. Although it has the same ownership as their 15th and 15th restaurant, the atmosphere is very different. 9th and 9th is a nice dinner place rather than a casual lunch place. You can get nice wines and such there and even though it is usually fairly crowded, you can still have a conversation at dinner. It has enough space to also accommodate larger groups.

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5.0Dined on October 11, 2017

One my favorite restaurants in Salt Lake. The food is always 5 Star. Great wine list. Staff is exceptional.

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3.0Dined on September 25, 2017

My wife and I are big fans of Mazza but were less than impressed this last visit when we were sat next to the hostess station and heard the hostess and her coworker discussing and ridiculing patrons. While the cuisine and setting are great, I don't know that we will be back or recommending Mazza anymore.

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5.0Dined on September 23, 2017

Pet peeve when the server rushes out the courses. Let the patron finish the appetizer before the soup is brought out and let the diner finish the soup before the entree is presented. I don't know in what universe that's acceptable to rush out the courses.

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5.0Dined on September 20, 2017

We went to Mazza for a business lunch and everyone in our group really enjoyed the food. For most it was their first time there and they were really impressed.

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5.0Dined on August 25, 2017

It was lovely food. The patio is really loud along 9th and 9th. Next time we'll eat inside :)

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4.0Dined on July 21, 2017

Great part of the SLC food scene. Love the variety and the fact you don't just find mid-east cuisine everywhere. Definitely should try.

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5.0Dined on July 9, 2017

Very authentic and flavorful!!!

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3.0Dined on May 26, 2017

The appetizers were great but the main courses were a little light on flavor. We were a little annoyed when we asked to be seated at a table outside of the kitchen traffic (the place was almost empty) and were told that they seated in "rotation". We prevailed but couldn't see why the restaurant couldn't deal with rotation on their own. It was also annoying that we could only get a 5PM reservation on the internet. When I phoned they said if we got there at 6 there wouldn't be a problem. If that were the case, why not give me a reservation? I find it insulting that restaurants think that their time is more important than my time.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2017

My husband and I had a lovely Friday evening meal at Mazza. We choose four of the small plates to share and each one was very tasty - we did not leave a crumb on our plates! We chose two of the rose water cookies for dessert and they were very unique and good. Our server (Lizzy?) was so great. Extremely friendly, welcoming and helpful at every step of our meal - she made the whole experience extra special. We will definitely be back. We would also highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for an authentic meal in extra special, cozy surroundings.

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5.0Dined on May 22, 2017

The service was excellent! The food was fresh and well prepared. We will definitely be coming back and we recommend this place to anyone craving Mediterranean style cuisine. Thank you mazza for the excellent meal and for the wonderful service as my wife and I celebrated our 18th wedding anniversary.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2017

Loved this place! Went three times in two weeks. Recommend it to anyone in UT missing the food culture available in the PNW.

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2017

If you want great authentic Middle East cuisine, this is the place.
The staff is friendly, the food is good.

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2017

The food was authentic and the service was very good, but OVERpriced.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2017

Love this restaurant. Some times the waitresses are great and other times you feel like you are a bother to them. But the food is great and the atmosphere is fun so we can overlook the waitresses attitudes.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2017

Good chicken skewers and tabouli but overall the other food our party had was pretty average. Oh but the desert was excellent.

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5.0Dined on October 27, 2016

I love Mazza. Having several food allergies and intolerance it is such a treat to be able to eat at such a delicious restaurant. To be offered many many options even deserts. To eat Authentic Food that is prepared authentically. Everything is inviting about Mazza, the food the setting, the service. Thank you for giving me something that is almost impossible to find.

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5.0Dined on October 21, 2016

The food was great. Out of the ordinary. Love the pita and hummus.

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5.0Dined on October 17, 2016

Mazza never disappoints! The food is consistently outstanding and interesting. This restaurant is always busy--I wish that Mazza accepted reservations after 6 PM--we have often chosen not to eat there because of this. Currently, Mazza only takes reservations until 6 o'clock--but it isn't really necessary since the restaurant is usually not even busy at that time.

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5.0Dined on October 14, 2016

Love this place!

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5.0Dined on October 10, 2016

Mazza is a delightful and delicious restaurant for Mediterranean food. The service was outstanding, and all of us enjoyed our entrees.

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5.0Dined on October 7, 2016

The ladies had lamb shank M\my buddy had sea food combo I had lamb Kabab on saffron rice all of us thought it was great !!!!

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5.0Dined on October 5, 2016

Everything was perfect with Mazza! So nice to have delicious vegan options for our family. We will be back again!

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5.0Dined on September 28, 2016

Mazza is always a go to place for us. We had a mixed group - elderly, vegan and a few foodies and not from Utah. It was a great way to show what this city has to offer in the way of food without braking the bank and keeping everyone happy and satisfied. As always the lentils and rice was a favorite. The service staff is helpful and informative and everything delicious .

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4.0Dined on September 13, 2016

Good selection of vegetarian and meat dishes, wine and beer, and desserts. The decor is exotic and lovely. Service is very good. I would recommend Mazza without reservation. My only wish would be having daily specials or seasonal changes.

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3.0Dined on August 20, 2016

The salad dressing used to be amazing and this time it was bland and not flavorful! Very disappointed!

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3.0Dined on August 12, 2016

Service was lacking despite few people being there at the time. The server was not very attentive. Perhaps she was split between too many tables? Food was good. Would go back for the food.

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2016

We're from California and were introduced to Mazza at the original location by friends who live in Salt Lake. What a gem. The 900 and 9th location is not as cozy, but the food and service just as great. Best middle eastern food I have ever eaten. Sure wish sO he'd a comparable eatery near my home.

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