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Rumbi Island Grill

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358 S 700 E Ste E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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(801) 530-1000
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Rumbi Island Grill - Salt Lake City, UT
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I love Rumbi Island Grill. I've eaten at a number of their loations, and I'm always given great food and great service. I particularly recommend the chicken or stake (or combo) ri...

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RUMBI has good food and decent flavors but executes at a very poor level. Wait times often are more what you'd expect at a nice restaurant than at a quick-serve type establishmen...

Not bad for a casual meal but the food isn't... 2/4/2012

Not bad for a casual meal but the food isn't stellar. But I guess where else are you going to get Kalua... more

Not bad for a casual meal but the food isn't... 2/4/2012

Justin Provided by Partner
Not bad for a casual meal but the food isn't stellar. But I guess where else are you going to get Kalua pork in Utah? more

The best rice bowls! 5/11/2008

I live nearby and always crave the rice bowls! I always normally get the steak, pork luau, or the chicken and steak combination with the regular teryaki sauce. The vegetables are crisp, and a small is perfect!!! I must admit that the workers seem pretty unhappy, and that the tables are cramped together!!! But the rice bowls are what I come there for :) more

GOOD FOOD. NOT SO GOOD SERVICE 5/7/2008

RUMBI has good food and decent flavors but executes at a very poor level. Wait times often are more what you'd expect at a nice restaurant than at a quick-serve type establishment. I have waited for over 20 minutes twice in the last month. Combine that with their pricing and you might as well go to your local brewpub and get some real food. Pros: pretty decent food Cons: slow, dirty, more

OUTSTANDING food, so so service, crowded and noisy dining! 4/21/2008

I;ve eaten at the downtown and Murray locations and have never been disappointed in the food! I'm a salad eater and have tried them all! They are all so good and fresh (and unique) I can't pick a favorite! Well okay, maybe I can...it's the Aloha Chicken! Yummy if you love mango. Friends have tried the rice bowls and raved about how good and healthy they are. Portions are generous, so go there even if you are very hungry...you won't be disappointed in the food. Do however be aware of two things. First, the downtown restaurant is not open until 8:00 pm on sunday as they advertise both on city search and their website. We went there for dinner last sunday and they had closed at 7:00 pm. While I was waiting out front for my son to grab salads at Rubio next door, I watched them turn away 17 different parties (all expecting to find the place open). Not many restaurants in town can afford to disappoint so many people and stay in business. Why do no restaurants cater to 8-10 pm diners on sunday?!!! Second, the tables are so close together you must pay attention and not bump others plates! As a result there is more than usual noise. All in all the ONLY thing that keeps me going back is the food...and it is worth it! I just wish they would either stay open later or show customers they care about wasting our time by posting the correct closing time on internet sites! Pros: Very good food that is unusually fresh and creative and a good value! Cons: Loud, crowded tables, and not open late enough for dinner diners! more

Fantastic food, great flavor, fun environment 7/2/2006

I love Rumbi Island Grill. I've eaten at a number of their loations, and I'm always given great food and great service. I particularly recommend the chicken or stake (or combo) rice bowl with terriaki sauce (or jamacian jurk [really that word has an 'e', but the word filter wouldn't let me write that word in my review], if you like a little more kick) on noodles. Pros: Food, service, value Cons: noise more

Out of the ordinary! 11/21/2004

Date & time of visit: Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004 @ 1:45pm. This was my first visit to Rumbi. I was very impressed and I'm actually sorry that I had not gone there sooner. I had the steak and chicken combo bowl with pasta instead of rice, prepared Bali style, which is, with a spicy peanut sauce instead of a teriyaki sauce. The portions of steak and chicken were generous. The veggies (slivered carrots, red peppers, zucchini, and broccoli were cooked to perfection (crunchy not soggy)). The peanut sauce was spicy and just a little sweet. I had the medium size bowl and the portion was perfect. I recommend Rumbi for when you want a healthy and different alternative to the same old stuff. Pros: selection, fresh ingredients, something different more

Try the voodoo They do! 9/22/2003

Peter B the editor and food critic on this restaurant was so way off the boat. I normally go with his judgment but this time I cannot! I thought the food was and is GREAT. A few associates and I eat there every other week and we have tried nearly the whole menu which changes or should I say is added to regularly. The Voodoo Salad is still my favorite with a dressing that kicks back just enough to say hello. If you want to know the truth, I cannot wait to see where theyll go next. Pros: atmosphere, phone or fax an order, Explosive flavors Cons: crowded from noon - 1 more

The right STUFF 6/17/2003

This Place is GREAT! The tropical salads, Rumbi rice, Hawaiian teriyaki, jerk steak... the list of the good food can go on and on. I cannot believe that all their dressings and sauces are made fresh from scratch, and finally their opening more. Pros: atmosphere, delivery Cons: one location more

I crave this food! 3/17/2003

This place is wonderful. Different than your other typical joints within the valley. I have had everything on the menu it is all great. If I must choose one it would be the Voodo Chicken Salad! You can't beat it! more

Worth the wait? 8/10/2002

For a place that does take out they are a mixed bag. The food is always good, but the service is slow. I've liked every meal I got, but every time I've had to wait at least twenty minutes to get my meal. I've called my order in ahead of time and still had to wait twenty minutes when I got there. I wouldn't go if I were in a hurry, but otherwise it's worth the wait. more
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Editorial

  • The Scene
    It's a peaceful oasis in the midst of the 7th East hubbub. Order at the counter, then take a number and your meal will be brought to your table.

    The Food
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  • 8/18/2003 Provided by Citysearch

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Mon. - Thu. 11am - 9pm;Fri. - Sat. 11am - 10pm;Sun. CLOSED
  • Neighborhoods:

    Central City

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