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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, jammed with pickles, fresh lettuce, a side of fresh-cut fries and c…
House in Moab

Hole 'n the Rock

An unabashed tourist trap 12 miles south of Moab, Hole ’n the Rock is a 5000-sq-ft home-cum-cave carved into sandstone and decorated in knockout 1950s kitsch.
Sushi in Moab

Sabaku Sushi

The ocean is about a million miles away, but 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 joint.
Amusement Park in Moab

Moab Giants

Opening in March 2016, this paleo-amusement park will feature giant lifesize replica dinosaurs, walking trails, 3-D videos that might even bring you to a fourth dimension in some sections, information on dino tracks…
Cafe in Moab

Love Muffin

Early-rising locals buy up many of the daily muffins – like the Breakfast Muffin, with bacon and blueberries. Not to worry, the largely organic menu at this vibrant cafe also includes creative sandwiches, breakfast …
American in Moab

The Spoke on Center

This burger joint sprawling over two stories of semi-industrial open-concept dining space is earning local accolades for its skillet-plated burger combos and substantial sides. Come dinner, check out the big-dog ent…
Mexican in Moab

Miguel's Baja Grill

Dine on Baja fish tacos and margaritas in the sky-lit breezeway patio lined with crayon-bright walls. Fajitas, chiles rellenos and seafood mains offer ample portions. For vegetarians, the portobello salad is excelle…
Museum in Moab

Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge

This lodge, 15 miles northeast of town, hosts the Moab Museum of Film & Western Heritage, showing Hollywood memorabilia and posters from all the films shot in the area. There's also a tasting and sales room for …
American in Moab


Soy-ginger-seaweed scrambled eggs anyone? This wonderfully quirky cafe lives up to its eclectic name with its food choice and decor. Come for organic coffee, curried wraps and vegetarian salads. Dinner served some w…