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Top Choice Mexican in Salt Lake City

Red Iguana

Mexico at its most authentic, aromatic and delicious – no wonder the line is usually snaking out the door at this family-run restaurant. Ask for samples of the mole to decide on one of seven chile- and chocolate-bas…
Top Choice Cafe in Springdale

Deep Creek Coffee Co

The town's best coffee, with espresso drinks and fresh pastries daily.
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.
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 Southwestern 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 American in Hwy 89 - Panguitch to Kanab

Café Adobe

Though it's not in Panguitch, it's worth the 15-mile trek south to Hatch to sample this spot's gourmet hamburgers, enormous salads and decadent homemade pies. Locals from the whole region congregate here.
Top Choice Southwestern in Springdale

Whiptail Grill

The old gas-station building isn't much to look at, but deep shade and fresh tastes abound: think gorgeous chile rellenos and carne asada tacos grilled to perfection. Desserts are rich with a kick. Outdoor patio tab…
Top Choice American in Kanab

Rocking V Cafe

Fresh ingredients star in dishes like hand-cut buffalo tenderloin and chargrilled zucchini with curried quinoa. Local artwork decorating the 1892 brick storefront is as creative as the food. Off-season hours vary.
Top Choice Gourmet in Solitude

The Yurt

Cross-country ski or snowshoe by lantern light a mile into the woods for a sumptuous, but unpretentious, five-course dinner in a bona fide canvas Yurt. Bring your own wine and reserve way ahead. (Note: there’s anoth…
Top Choice Art in Springdale

Fatali Gallery

Otherworldly colors in sensational nature photography. Arguably the most impressive of Springdale's galleries.