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About Caffe Molise
Caffe Molise is a full service restaurant featuring fresh Italian cuisine inspired by the Molise region of Italy. Enjoy dinner surrounded by local art in our dining room or choose a table on our delightful garden patio. Friday evenings feature live jazz with the John Flander's Trio. Caffe Molise is the perfect pre-theatre, opera, symphony, concert, or sporting event dining location and is conveniently located downtown at 55 West 100 South, directly across from Crossroads Mall. Caffe Molise is a DABC liquor licensee and offers wine, beer, and cocktails.
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Sunday - Monday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm
On 100 South between West Temple and Main Street
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Jazz every Friday night with the John Flander's Jazz Trio.
Fresh fish, grilled meats, pasta, salads, and decadent desserts. Catering for all events and budgets from weddings and Holiday parties to box lunches for corporate and pharmaceutical trainings.
On street parking in front of the restaurant. Pay parking at the City Creek Center (across the street) and a pay lot to the East of the restaurant.
Get off on the TRAX City Center stop and walk 1/2 block West on 100 South Street.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The spacious 6500 Square Foot Garden Patio is the perfect location for weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties and other private events. For diners who prefer to sit inside, the restaurant features a semi-private dining room. A minimum food and beverage purchase is required.
Caffe Molise Ratings and Reviews
The food was very tasty and prepared to our liking.
The polenta con salsiccia was delicious. The polenta was creamy and the sausage was nice and spicy.
My pappardelle was served al sugo, essentially a bolognese sauce. My wife's eggplant ravioli was served with a tomato coulis.
There were a few lovely reds to accompany your meal.
All in all, it was a very good example of Italian food far above the typical neighborhood restaurant.
We would go here all the time but it's downtown. We really love it though so we make the trip 1 to 2 times a year. This year we went for our 11 year wedding anniversary and it did not dissapoint. (In fact it never has) Everything is fresh and well seasoned. And they have the absolute best patio for outside dining when weather permits. We will be back, that's for sure..
Food was the best Italian I have had in Utah. We will be back to try more of the menu. Very impressed with the taste...service could have been slightly better (but not waitress fault when they slam new arrivals all in the same section all at the same time).
The food was amazing! Everything we ate was delicious and perfect! The gnocchi is amazing and some of the best I have ever had. The service was excellent. We sat on the patio, which is beautiful. The experience as a whole was great and we can't wait to go back!
The food was excellent.
The staff were very prompt and friendly.
My only complaint was it was VERY noisy.
The background noise made it so my wife and I had a hard time hearing each other.
Next time I will choose to eat in their outside dining area...it looked really cozy.
The Bruschetta Misto, Lasagne, Arista, and Bistecca were all cooked to perfection. It is one of the few places we have dined that knows how to correctly cook a "rare" steak. The service was prompt, professional, and knowledgeable. Good wine selection too. There is always plenty of interesting wall art to look at.
The atmosphere was great, the small band was relaxing. Food was good. The service was good, almost European in nature. It doesn't seem to be a place for a quick bite, at least in the evening. That was my reference to European, slow and relaxing. We enjoyed everything about it.
My daughter and I had a wonderful dinner on the patio before we attended the performance of Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me at Abravanel Hall. The outside seating was very comfortable and the food and wine were amazing. Our server was attentive without being intrusive. I would suggest making a reservation as the restaurant was quite busy.
We started out sitting outside, but it got chilly, so we asked to be reseated inside. They accommodated with no complaints. They moved all of our settings and drinks to a nice place inside. It was very nice of them. The food and service were both great. I would definitely take another business group there again.
We've eaten at CAffe Molise for years, and absolutely love the food and location, particularly as a great meal prior to downtown events. We love the outside ambience, but when the patio isn't open the interior ambience is quite blah (helped to some extent by original art on the walls. The wait staff is first rate, attentive with great recommendations. This restaurant is a SLC gem, but I'd love to see some improvement in comfort and "warmth" in the interior!
Second visit to Salt Lake City. Wanted to try a different restaurant in the Temple Square area.
Chose Caffe Molise based upon reviews from other diners. Service was very good, with wait staff and managers checking with our table upon multiple occasions. Wine selection recommended by server was excellent. The chicken entre was good, the parpadelle entre was excellent(wonderful fresh pasta) and the gnochi was a major disappointment. The manager quicly reordered the gnochi, but the second serving was no less satisfying than the first. The restaurant comped the gnochi meal and a dessert which was very customer friendly. Based upon our experience we would be hesitant to repeat our visit to this restaurant, in spite of the great customer service.
The food was very good and the wine selections were reasonable, the entire service staff was very pleasent and attentive. The noise level was a bit louder than I would perfer but tollerable. I know they very nice outdoor seating in the warmer weather that I would recommend.
The food was good, portions were decent, but I felt like the meal itself was kind of overpriced. We had 2 appetizers, 2 meals and a San Pellegrino and with tip, the total came to just under $100. I feel like if I spend $100, I should leave thinking "that was amazing!" but I didn't. It was good, but not amazing. It was a bit loud - i think I would have preferred it in the summer when we could have dined on the patio.
Caffe Molise is my favorite restaurant. Slightly disappointment in my last visit because it took nearly 35 minutes to receive our food, resulting in my husband and I having to skip dessert (my favorite) because our show at Eccles Theatre was about to start.
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