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Top Choice Southern US in Moab

Desert Bistro

Stylized preparations of game and fresh, flown-in seafood are the specialty at this welcoming white-tablecloth restaurant inside an old house. Think smoked elk in a huckleberry glaze, pepper-seared scallops and jica…
Top Choice Burgers in Moab


Meet greasy goodness. A triathlete couple bought this classic 1954 burger stand and smartly changed nothing. Heaven is one of their honest burgers made from grass-fed wagyu beef, jammed with pickles, fresh lettuce, …
Sushi in Moab

Sabaku Sushi

The ocean is about a million miles away, but with overnight delivery from Hawaii, you still get a creative selection of fresh rolls, catches of the day and a few Utah originals at this small hole-in-the-wall sushi j…
Cafe in Moab

Twisted Sistas

For a calm alternative to the breweries, this low-lit cafe delivers warm ambience, attentive service and tasty food inspired by global flavors. For lighter fare, try the tapas, like stuffed piquillo peppers and loll…
Steak in Moab

Jeffrey's Steakhouse

In a historic sandstone house, Jeffrey's is serious about beef, which comes grain-fed, wagyu-style and only sometimes in generous cuts. If the night is too good to end, head upstairs to the upscale Ghost Bar. Reserv…
Sports in Moab

Moonshadows in Moab

Biking by July moonlight. The fully-supported ride takes place between Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands' Island in the Sky.
Sports & Outdoors in Moab

Gear Heads Outdoor Store

Stock up on all the outdoor gear you need, including climbing ropes, route guides, books and water-jug refills. The knowledgeable staff are quite helpful.
Books in Moab

Back of Beyond Books

Excellent indie bookstore with extensive regional and natural history selection and topographic maps.
Music in Moab

Moab Music Festival

World-class classical musicians converge on the landscape of the Utah Canyonlands region.
Modern American in Moab

Sorrel River Grill

For romance, it's hard to beat the wraparound verandah overlooking red-rock canyons outside Moab. Dine on heirloom tomato soup, wedge salad and chili-rubbed pork tenderloin served with buttery polenta. The New Ameri…