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.
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
There was a miscommunication on our rese ...
There was a miscommunication on our reserve seating, she couldn't find our name & was going to seat us inside. The other lady found our name & took us immediately, but she was so fast, I didn't know where she went. Our waiter was excellent, the ambiance was great! It was worth it!
Classy/casual spot. Went here for a ladi ...
Classy/casual spot. Went here for a ladies night dinner. The service was great, awesome wine list, food was exquisite, very relaxed atmosphere! We went on a Friday evening and there was live jazz music outside. <3 The patio is lovely, with a small pond, water fall, string lights all about, and bugs were not an issue on a warm summer evening! It's a great place for romantic dates, small groups, and larger gatherings. Be sure to make a reservation! This place gets pretty busy on the weekends.
Ambiance on the patio was pleasant and l ...
Ambiance on the patio was pleasant and lively, but not noisy. Even though the daytime temp was 93, the shady patio was quite comfortable at 7:15. Menu selections were ample and food was quite nice. Our server was one of the best in recent memory.
We had a group of 13 sitting outside in ...
We had a group of 13 sitting outside in an idyllic courtyard. The server was very nice and attentive most of the time, but it was sometimes a little slow. The food was mostly really good, although my salmon was over-cooked but it tasted good so I didn't send it back. The prices were very fair. The ambiance in the outside area was awesome. We had a great time and would recommend.
Nothing special here even though others ...
Nothing special here even though others have given more positive reviews. A long wait for our server and for each course. Meal was very good as in salmon, pasta and caprese salad. Forget cocktails in Utah. The state regulates the allowed amount of alcohol in each pour, yet you may order an entire bottle of wine without issue. Go for the wine or beer. This was a nice outside dining venue on a lovely evening. After awhile, your backside has had enough of the wire mesh chairs, and it's time to go. On the whole, enjoyable.
This was a dinner in honor of my birthda ...
This was a dinner in honor of my birthday. We were seated on the patio on a very hot day and we were bothered by large numbers of flies the entire time. The food was very disappointing considering the prices. My husband, mom, and children had meat that was very over-cooked and dry. Our waiter was very kind and provided very good service. We would not return to this restaurant again and I would not recommend it. It was very disappointing after reading such great reviews online.
My wife and I decided to grab some Itali ...
My wife and I decided to grab some Italian on our weekend trip to Salt Lake. When searching cafe molise on tripadvisor we saw they had outdoor seating and immediately decided we wanted to sit outside. The food was amazing and the hung lights outdoors really set the mood for a romantic dinner.
I really love this place and we eat thei ...
I really love this place and we eat their (take-out) for lunch all the time, when we attend the Outdoor Retailer Show as it is literally 50 yards from the show. The Panini sandwiches are the best.
Dinner is tough, because the layout of the restaurant is somewhat awkward with the rooms. I find that the service is rather slow and if you are not in the main dining room, then good luck.
The acoustics with the hard floors and low ceilings make it very loud and hard to relax and have an enjoyable conversation.
The food is always good/great!
We made reservations at Café Molise for ...
We made reservations at Café Molise for our anniversary and to try something different in Salt Lake. I read all the reviews and everyone said it was authentic Italian. We were seated promptly and were given a corner table as requested in the reservation. We were handed the wine list and menu and were then shortly attended to by our waiter. We were given the specials of the night and asked if we would like anything besides water to drink. We could not read the menu because the lighting was so poor and the menu was difficult to read. After deciding on a bottle of wine I had the waiter pour me a glass to try. I was extremely dissatisfied with the taste and he just stood there. I told him I did not like it and he didn't know what to do. He really did just stand there. Finally I said "never mind, just leave the bottle."
Besides not being able to read the menu or having a bottle of wine that we both enjoyed we decided the food was very good and that we would give the restaurant another chance and maybe try the outdoor dining area for better lighting next time.
I've been here before and had a great ex ...
I've been here before and had a great experience. This was a Monday night and things appeared to be a bit off. Our waiter completely forgot about our group of 7. We had to go find him in order to get the check. Disappointing way to end the start to a great business dinner.
This is one of our favorite SLC spots du ...
This is one of our favorite SLC spots due to the location and lovely outdoor patio. The food is typically outstanding. On our most recent visit - the food arrived at our table lukewarm and wasn't what we had come to expect. I will certainly go back and give them another try when we are in town again.
We had a lovely dining experience at Caf ...
We had a lovely dining experience at Cafe Molise. The patio with live jazz provides great ambience for a summer evening. The service was very attentive, even down to the waitress asking if we wanted to pause between courses. This was appreciated. The pasta dishes were very good (shrimp fra diavolo and the goatcheese penne with sundried tomatoes and artichokes). Definitely a good value for the money spent and the food was delicious.
I made a reservation on Open Table for C ...
I made a reservation on Open Table for Cafe Molise for our 36th anniversary. The outdoor dining area was nice with the water feature and we were given a great table. Service and food were great! Thanks for making our anniversary special!
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