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…
Top Choice Cafe in Bluff

Comb Ridge Coffee

An adobe gallery and cafe with standout single-pour coffee, blue-corn pancakes and breakfast sandwiches loaded with peppers and eggs. Plans are in the works to add pizzas in the evenings. Service may be slow.
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.
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…
American in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area & Lake Powell

Anasazi Restaurant

Primary access to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area is 70 miles south of Hanksville. At the end of the road is Bullfrog Marina. Landlubbers can eat at Anasazi Restaurant. The restaurant serves pretty standard all…
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…
Cafe in Green River

Green River Coffee Co

As the sign says, 'We're open when we're here.' Drop in and discuss politics with the local coffee circle, grab a sandwich on thick-sliced wheat bread peppered with veggies, or catch up on your used-book reading at …