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Circle D Eatery

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485 W Main, Escalante, UT 84726
+1 435-826-4125
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Mon 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was here in October. The service was quite slow and disinterested. Must have been a long day however i still want a smiling server. The food seemed like Sysco truck food. nothing extraordinary. The place was clean. Our server couldn't tell us anything about the area. won't be back. hopefully Escalante gets with the program and gets some good... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited on its last day of operation for the season. Many menu items were not available. Staff was friendly and apologized about limited menu. We had burgers (very good).

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Kerava, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

After 4 weeks traveling in the southwest of the USA we can say that Circle D Eatery was best. After countless hamburgers during our trip we really enjoyed the delicious wild catch Alaska salmon and the apple wood-smoked meat (rips and chicken); we were eating there every evening during a week. For European visitors: it feels a bit like eating... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Circle D Eatery is probably the best place to eat in Escalante. Their best items are their burgers and barbeque. It seems like a welcoming place. Our waiter, Scott< was a helpful and nice guy. Our burgers were good, but my wife especially liked her sautéed green beans. I think most folks will find something they like on their menu.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

This is part of the Circle D Motel. The food was tasty & filling with generous portions. The cows where the beef comes from are locally raised.

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Tacoma, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Good dining spot in Escalante. The decor is modern and nice. Food is simple but tasty and they serve wine a beer!

Thank mvanharen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The Circle D restaurant is simple and good. You get plenty to eat. They have home made desserts that are very good. They have a nice bar and a nice wine selection considering you are a long, long ways from a big city.

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McLean VA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Two of us traveling stopped for lunch.. Although the restauran Was empty it took a long time for a server to appear. Later the server came out from the kitchen but stood chatting with her friend while the food was getting cold.

Thank TompMcLeanVA
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

While visiting Escalante I ate twice at the Circle D eatery, dinner & breakfast. Both were excellent ! I had the burger for dinner, local meet that is grown in the area and at breakfast fresh squeezed orange juice. Perfect place to start/finish a day !

Thank BLina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Did not eat here but did get the morning latte. They have a real espresso machine! Great morning buzz.

Thank Pheelinpow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 W Main, Escalante, UT 84726
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Escalante
  • Phone Number: +1 435-826-4125
The Circle D Eatery and the adjacent Circle D Motel is independently owned and operated. We offer casual dining of American cuisine. You can comfortably dine inside, in our covered patio, or on the outside patio. We are well known for our ribs, brisket, and chicken which are smoked on premise. Our beef is from Flying V ranch - a local rancher - who raises range fed cows in the Escalante area. We also have available several vegetarian offerings. Beer and wine are also available.

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