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Circle D Eatery

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485 W Main St, Escalante, UT 84726-7700
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Mon 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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tacoma, wa
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel so we decided to give it a try. We arrived at 6:00 pm and the hostess asked us if we wanted a tall table or a short one. We chose a short one and as we were being seated one of the waitresses told her there was another couple waiting longer... More 

Thank poch300
Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Today we had a very good burger in this restaurant. The restaurant itself is nothing special but considering you are pretty much in the middle of nowhere, the admosphere is really nice. Clean place and the usual on the menu like burgers and steaks. However, one young bad apple in the service team is breaking this place down. In her... More 

Thank ObrKnochi
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered the short ribs my husband ordered the hamburger..my ribs were hot and tasty, I don't care for my green beans aldente but that is a personal choice and although the mash potatoes were good the gravy tasted like it came out of a can and I scrapped it off. My husband ordered his hamburger medium well and it... More 

Thank reilei119
Bandon, OR
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221 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was highly recommended, and it was a disappointment. My husband rated the food a "4" on a 10-point scale. When we went up to the counter to pay, he didn't want to tip and he is always a big tipper. I gave him the eagle eye, and he tipped 10 percent instead of 20. It seems they had... More 

Thank GoodKarmaTraveler
Prescott Valley, Arizona
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While on an RV trip to southern Utah, we left our RV in Torrey and drove scenic State Route 12 all the way to Escalante. We were all famished by the time we made it to Escalante and on a lark, decided to stop at the the Circle D Eatery and Motel. It's an older place but was clean and... More 

Thank Bill v
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner. Both dinner and breakfast were really good, and reasonably priced. Friendly, attentive service.

Thank Dave G
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Remote location but clean modern decor. Very friendly wait staff. Just perfect eggs, bacon, toast, coffee, milk. They have a Motel attached and judging by the cafe, I would probably be very comfortable staying there.

Thank Stephanie C
bonita springs
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134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is good and service good and friendly. Some dishes wee too spicy. Hamburger was very good. I had to return it because I asked for well done and it had to be cooked more.Prices were fair. I think it is the best choice in the small town to eat.

Thank alangBonitaSprings
Conroe, Texas
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I both ordered hamburgers. He said it was one of the best burgers he ever ate. Beef was local, which is a plus. They cook it to your likings. Waitress was super friendly. If we ever pass through this way again we would eat there again. Best part of the night was getting to watch football as... More 

Thank Kathy A
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the campground next door, and stopped in as my husband wanted to watch some football. We didn't eat dinner, but did get some beer, apps, and dessert, and it was all great. Service was very attentive and everyone was very friendly. The flourless torte was DELICIOUS. The BBQ also smelled so good, but we had made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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 St, Escalante, UT 84726-7700
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Escalante
  • Phone Number: 14358264125
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?