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Main Street, Moab, UT 84532-2340
+1 435-259-3900
Today
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Moabs Breakfast Restaurant! Open 7:00a.M. - 12:00P.M. Wednesday-Monday...
Moabs Breakfast Restaurant! Open 7:00a.M. - 12:00P.M. Wednesday-Monday. Closed TUESDAY.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 47
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A great breakfast with a bit of history thrown in

Of all the times we've stayed in Moab, even for a week at a time for mountain biking, we've never been able to get into the Jailhouse Cafe. Usually the line stretches halfway down the block. So we were determined to get a table this time, and were there just as they opened for the day. As we walked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Lissa M
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Kent, Washington
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Kent, Washington
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176 reviews 176 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Of all the times we've stayed in Moab, even for a week at a time for mountain biking, we've never been able to get into the Jailhouse Cafe. Usually the line stretches halfway down the block. So we were determined to get a table this time, and were there just as they opened for the day. As we walked back... More 

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Salley, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Unusual selection for folks from out of town, but was a great new experience. The history of the place is unique and we enjoyed having our meal outdoors. The staff was great too.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I say hipster but maybe the right word is popular. There was a pretty long wait when I was there. We just beat the rush so I don't know how long it was. It looked closed when I went by in November 2014 but if it's still open, I say do it because the breakfast was great.

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Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great place. Nice indoor and outdoor seating. It fueled us up right for a day at Arches. The food is excellent and the story behind the building is very neat. Old jailhouse/courthouse from gold rush days. It is authentic atmosphere much better than some of the kitsch decorations at other Moab eateries. Attentive service. The pancakes were great as was... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went there for breakfast and was disappointed. Food was to pricey and not that great. I would not go back.

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Kootenay Rockies, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Really good bottomless coffee, great food, the building is super cool, if you can eat on the patio go for it!

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Boulder, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Enjoyed this place, although we had to wait quite a while for a table. Straight breakfast menu, nothing unusual but very good stuff.

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Carterville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Don't let the size of the place from the road fool you. They have plenty of room outside or inside. Waitress was friendly and prompt. I had the Jailhouse original scramble and my friend had the Southwestern Eggs Benedict. Both were delicious. Enough to feed four people. I just wished we would have stopped in on Monday instead of our... More 

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Moab, Utah
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went here a few weeks back fro breakfast and it was awesome! Wait staff were great and food was fast but tasty and good!! Everyone around us seemed to be enjoying immensely! Glad I can go back anytime since I live in town!! Thanks for a great experience!

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Santa Clara, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

But they do it very well. I loved this quaint little breakfast joint. Great food!. The Eggs Benedict were good as were the Swedish Pancakes with lingenberry jam. Very friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Moab, UT 84532-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Moab
  • Phone Number: +1 435-259-3900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Moabs Breakfast Restaurant! Open 7:00a.M. - 12:00P.M. Wednesday-Monday. Closed TUESDAY.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?