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All 7 Mount Carmel Restaurants

Thunderbird Restaurant

Junction Of Highway 9 & 89, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
435-648-2203
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Really your stopping because the sign is hilarious! The food is typical diner food, nothing special, we stopped for breakfast on our way to Bryce and it was good, plentiful and not overpriced. Just what you expect in a diner. The history and family stories are great and it's at a perfect stopping point, just what you need.

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Las Vegas, NV
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Unlike the hotel it is next to, this restaurant is a disappointment. The french toast tasted like buttered bread. The staff was slow to seat its guests. The omelette was relatively unremarkable. While there aren't too many options in Mount Carmel, it may be good to venture outside this hotel's property and explore other options.

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Shapleigh, Maine
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243 reviews 243 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

At the junction in Mt Carmel is the Thunderbird Restaurant and you pass it on the way to Zion National park or going to Bryce National park and make the stop. They seem more like an old diner to me where they specialize in great old fashion pies and meals like Grilled Liver what was very good by the way... More 

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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114 reviews 114 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Wes stopped in for some Pie and ice cream. It was very good and the service was excellent. Would defiantly like to stop there again for an entire meal. The place was quite busy for the mid day during the very late season.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The Thunderbird Cafe is nearly the only place to eat in Mt Carmel. It is certainly the largest, nicest and is attached to the gas station and gift store. In fact the Thunderbird/Best Western complex seems to the the majority of the town. I had an excellent trout almondine with garlic mashed potatoes for dinner and apple pie with butter... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

As in "Wow!, what a crappy southwestern salad!". My wife DID tell me not to order a southwestern salad in a non-southwestern state, but did I listen? do I ever ask for directions? don't be silly. The salad was prepared by a cook whose only proximity to the real thing must have been a list of the ingredients; yes, the... More 

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South Jordan, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My riding partner and I stopped for lunch today at the Thunderbird, our waitress (Chelsea?) was on the ball, she suggested the turkey so we both ordered the open face turkey sandwich, which came on homemade bread/toast with mashed potatoes, gravy and vegetable, it was excellent. For desert I had the coconut cream pie and my friend had the strawberry... More 

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Chelsea, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This was a cute, local flair restaurant, the breakfast was delicous, always ready with a pitcher of water. The decor was western themed. The food always arrived in a timely manner, the staff was courteous, food was good.

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Englewood, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There were 14 of us in a group who stayed at the Best Western in Mt. Carmel, Utah, last Sunday night. We had travelled most of the day, and planned on dinner at the motel. There were not many people at tables when we went in, so there was no reason for the poor service we received. When a waiter... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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155 reviews 155 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

This was a quick stop for us on a drive between the Grand Canyon and Moab. Hot food, decent prices, good service. On our way out a tour bus stopped and we were glad we arrived when we did!

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Address: Junction Of Highway 9 & 89, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
Phone Number: 435-648-2203
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Mount Carmel
Cuisine: American

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