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Desert Bistro

36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
+1 435-259-0756
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (43 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
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Reviewed yesterday

Party of 6 on Saturday night after a long day in Canyonlands and Corona Arch. Was expecting something bland and forgettable. Quite the opposite. The waiter was passionate, knowledgeable, patient, friendly and tremendously engaging. The food was very high quality, the pacing of the meal...More

Thank trig56
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a delight to find such an upscale restaurant in Moab, Utah in which we stayed to visit our favorite National Park (Arches). From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel welcomed; our server was knowledgeable, helpful and solicitous without being intrusive. The...More

Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Simply the best. The atmosphere and food in this hole in the wall restaurant are second to none. The food is exceptional in both taste and preparation. The waitstaff was very friendly and while the food was on the expensive side but was well worth...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved this restaurant. Our server was great - warm, friendly, helpful and efficient! We had the pork tenderloin which was a little spicy, but good. There was a twist to every dish on the menu, in a good way. Nice, intimate atmosphere. I noticed...More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the Trip Advisor reviews, my husband and I looked forward to an exceptional dining experience. What we found was an overpriced a la carte menu. The sea bass which people raved about was $45.00. As our waitress explained, the fish was flown from...More

Thank Cyndy2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an exceptional meal on all levels - food, drinks, service, and atmosphere. We had the beef tenderloin and the bison tenderloin - both were absolutely delicious. Our appetizer (beet terrine) was tasty, as were our drinks, which had fresh mint from the front...More

Thank TravellinWhirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find! This place is big city upscale gourmet in the middle of nowhere. Appetizers, entries, beers, wine and whiskies all outstanding! Service was impeccable. The server was very knowledgeable about the menu and wait staff very attentive. If your in Moab and looking...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small place to eat some of the best Fish & Chips that you can find anywhere. The owners are charming and great cooks.

Thank Burnis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good and our waiter was spectacular!! Very pricey! Small establishment but very personal and patron oriented!!

Thank Bambi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated on the outdoor patio in July and with the misters to help cool the air, were completely comfortable. We enjoyed an extraordinary meal with excellent service. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. We would definitely recommend Desert Bistro if you're looking to...More

Thank lsyoufan
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April 6, 2018|
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Response from PJWEK | Reviewed this property |
In past years, the restaurant has closed during the off season. Recommend emailing or calling (e-address & phone on website) directly. Good luck!
November 22, 2017|
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Response from Cathy G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't the answer to that. There is lovely atmospheric dining indoors and outdoors.
Katie B
October 13, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$20 - $75
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Moab
  • Phone Number: +1 435-259-0756
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Casually upscale gourmet southwestern cuisine. Join us in our intimate dining room or on the covered patio for fun & innovative food with friendly, attentive service. Visit our website to see our current menu and make reservations. Open nightly at 5:00pm.
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