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Kiva Koffeehouse

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Hwy 12, Escalante, UT 84726
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing cafe stop at Kiva Koffee. Quirky modern and organic building looking down the valley. Smoothies, cappucinos, bagels. Clearly driven by a passion to provide quality and healthy food. Reasonable prices.

Thank zola025
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw this in our triple A book, but had a hard time finding it using our IPhone map. As triple A says, it is between mile markers 73 and 74 on Hwy 12. Definitely worth a stop for either breakfast or lunch if you are in the area. Good selection of coffee drinks, smoothies and breakfasts. Lunch options are... More 

Thank Paul A
Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Three road weary travellers arrived, three rejuvenated travellers left! Amazing coffee, no really amazing coffee! We asked for something off menu, bacon and avocado sandwich on their homemade bread. Bacon was crispy (just how we like it) and avocado was fresh. Thank you so much! Long may you keep the place running. Smallest con - fly control

Thank FamilyTravelsHappy
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere and the view is fantastic, Brad did a awesome job on this place and his daughter too! The foods Great too! I try and stop in every time I go by! So worth it!

Thank hiker192187
Seattle, Washington
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347 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just driving Highway 12 between Escalante and Torrey, UT and just after a picture stop we drove by the sign and were amazed to find this gift shop, cafe and rental cottage out in the middle of nowhere. Of course we were there on the day they were closed, so we decided that this is such a unique... More 

Thank rshay
Pocatello, Idaho
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint cafe sits on a cliffside above a gorgeous green valley nestled in the red canyon. Wifi available. Don't miss Lower Calf Creek Trail, ending in a waterfall, about 5 minutes away.

Thank colinjmeldrum
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling through the states, we found this beautiful un-American coffeehouse amidst of the canyon. We decided to stop our 34ft long rv and have a look. Unbelievable nice views into the canyons, really nice food and good coffee. I think that the States in average do not have such good coffee. But here the coffee is really nice. Fresh... More 

Thank Krispijn D
Milford, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are traveling along Hwy 12 in Utah you are already lucky. If you stumble upon Kiva Koffeehouse you are doubly blessed! All you will see from the road is the sign, so pay attention and ascend the driveway. Then climb a few steps down and behind to find this cool, delightful spot. Built into the side of the... More 

Thank Kim W
Grand Junction, Colorado
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine coffee and snack stop during a long but easy afternoon driving to or from national parks in southern Utah. The baked goods and lunch were a little expensive--but very good. The view is stunning. This will be a "must" stop each time we drive this route.

Thank william33450
Moorpark, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little hidden gem is one you won't want to miss. Embedded in the side of the mountain is this awesome, funky, coffee shop. They serve coffee, sandwiches, bagels, etc. $$, the building architecture had me fascinated and the view was impeccable. If you are out on highway 12, be sure to stop in for a visit, gave a coffee... More 

Thank Brendavig

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 12, Escalante, UT 84726
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Escalante
  • Phone Number: 435.826.4550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?