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, …
Top Choice Cafe in Bluff

Comb Ridge Bistro

An adobe gallery and cafe with standout single-pour coffee, blue-corn pancakes and breakfast sandwiches loaded with peppers and eggs. Dinner includes pasture-raised beef in the form of homemade meatloaf or whiskey b…
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, such as stuffed piquillo peppers and l…
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…
Steak in Bluff

Cottonwood Steakhouse

Salad, steak and beans are big on the menu at this Wild West venue with an outdoor grill (closed in windy conditions). For small appetites, it's worth splitting a plate.
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…
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 …
Burgers in Green River

Ray's Tavern

Residents and rafters alike flock to this regionally famous local beer joint for the best hamburgers and fresh-cut French fries around. The steaks aren't bad, either. Pass the time reading the displayed T-shirts don…