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Kiva Koffeehouse

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Hwy 12, Escalante, UT 84726
435.826.4550
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8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Moorpark, California
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 

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Thank Brendavig
Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great spot! We stopped for a quick bite, roast beef sandwich, smoothy, kiwi lemonade all yummy. Cool building with unbelievable views. Would definitely recommend. Staff very frie

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Thank gregory7926
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we were driving along Highway 12 on our way to the Escalante River Bridge and out of nowhere pops up this coffee shop, or should I say Koffee Shop. You can't see a building, no structure, no nothing. All you see is a sign. So we pull in just to see what it about. Talk about stumbling onto a... More 

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Thank Vince A
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the location. Want to stay in the cottages next trip. Nice menu in super location. Inside and exterior seating is awesome. Make sure you stop!

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Thank Mark F
Newport, Kentucky
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious sandwiches and the Coconut Lemonade was to die for. The coffee was so-so. Great views, nice staff - all in all, super!

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Southbury, Connecticut
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217 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped to have an ice tea and awed at the peaceful atmosphere. They pastries, a lemon bar and blueberry scone, were outstanding. We could have sat there all day. The cafe is built so each table has a view plus there is an outside shaded patio. We can't wait to return. The also rent out rooms with the same... More 

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Thank sandy0106
Denver. CO
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after our hike to Lower Calf Creek falls. The blended lattes and shared tiramisu was the perfect end to a great day. The building is so beautiful with a great view. Very relaxing.

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Thank karlruth
Bucharest, Romania
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757 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is really unique. To get a really good cup of latte or cappuccino in a such cute environment and with such a great view is top notch. They really love this place. A sophisticated bistro in the middle of the road. Pastry, nice art, good coffee, amazing views. An ideal stop.

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Thank Aburel
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52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this stop, between Torrey and Bryce Utah. Middle of nowhere, but very impressive. My wife loved the views and coffee. Just a quick stop and we were on our way to Bryce Canyon National Park. I'd recommend stopping, for the vistas and drinks.

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Thank John S
Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our daughter told hubby and I that we Must visit Kiva when in Escalante. So glad we went--we treated friends to lunch. I had I think the pork chili verde--very good. It can be spicy, but they make it mild, which I prefer. The atmosphere is cool, peaceful with mellow music in the background. (A very interesting bluegrass group called... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
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?