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The Cliff Dwellers Restaurant

Milepost 547 N Hwy 89a, Cliff Dwellers Lodge & Restaurants, Marble Canyon, AZ 86036
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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90% Recommend
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English first
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

If you're driving from the North Rim to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, or if for any other reason you find yourself in this fairly desolate part of the country -- stop here for a meal! Unexpectedly great food, cold beer if you want it, and outdoor seating with ceiling fans made it a wonderful stop on our... More

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Birmingham, AL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

This place is truly a desert oasis! The menu said, "Love people, feed them great food," and they do just that. Fresh and delicious. I had a wrap and the hubs had "the best chicken sandwich I've ever had!"

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South Pasadena, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We recently went on a three day fly fishing trip to Lees Ferry Arizona and stayed at "The Cliff Dwellers Lodge" where "Lees Ferry Anglers" is based. The fishing was great, the guides were great, but little did we expect to the meals each night to great as well! The chef's name is Trent and this guy can cook!! I... More

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Heathsville, Virginia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Don't let looks fool you. This place has wonderful food - which is a good think because it is one of the few places to eat on the way from the South Rim to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. We had the roast beef wrap with horseradish and the ham wrap with apple. Each had a different homemade... More

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new jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stopped here on the way to the North Rim. Had been here 8 years ago and wanted to revisit, especially since it was highly reviewed in Arizona Highways Magazine since then. Kelly, the waitress and owner with her husband ,was very personable and the food was delicious. I had the tuna with wasabi, and a Cactus Mint Cooler. Sat on... More

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San Fernando Valley, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Great view from the patio, great food from the kitchen. Whoever is the chef does a spectacular job. I'm a "soup nut" and the two I had were beyond Beverly Hills style. The homemade meatloaf with flavored mashed potatoes was just like home ... if "home" happened to be the Beverly Hills Hotel.

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Seattle, Washington
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115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

After a wonderful visit to Zion National Park, the only way to work the Grand Canyon into our itinerary was to dead head south. So we set ourselves up mentally for the long drive not knowing if there would be anyplace good to stop for our late lunch, so we planned to eat snacks as we drove. Then at just... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

If you are looking for a place to stop for lunch or dinner on your drive between the two rims, this is a great place to stop. Our lunch was reasonably priced, fresh and delicious. The view from the outside porch was of the Vermillion Cliffs; what more could you ask? After lunch, drive through Marble Canyon and stop to... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A friend and I came to the area to go hiking. We were given great directions on a few trails and we were not disappointed! What fun! We went back to the restaurant to have lunch afterwards. I had a Southwesterner hamburger and my friend had the roast beef sandwich - we were both satisfied with our meals. The selection... More

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saratoga, california
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed in their hotel for 2 nights, and ate breakfast their twice. Good american food, good service, and prices are good. Friendly staff and busy with lots of fishermen and people who are leaving from Lee's ferry for the grand canyon rafting trip. Would eat there again.

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