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Jailhouse Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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101 N Main St, 101 North Main Street, Moab, UT 84532-2340
+1 435-259-3900
Wed - Mon 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Gypsum, Colorado
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is considered "THE" place for breakfast & always a line out the door. The last couple times we've been there - July 2016 & now October 2016, the food has been good but not great. Service was abrupt and coffee was horrible.

Thank BlackBearBax
Herriman, Utah
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately the Jail House Cafe did not live up to its billing. This was listed as one of the best breakfast joints in the state, and I was honestly disappointed. I had the southwest eggs benedict and the eggs were poached well, but the sauce lacked any flavor. I make better at home.

Thank Jason W
Kalispell, Montana
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great breakfast after our river trip. They have some great unique recipes as well as traditional breakfast fare. The ginger pancakes and chorizo scramble were excellent. The service was very good too.

Thank brucewhite2015
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place with some tangible history. Used to house inmates as opposed to its current rendition. The place seems popular with both locals and tourists alike. Parking may be a small challenge. Great food. Slight wait, but no issue. Friendly staff, orders taken and delivered promptly. Visited here twice while in the area.

Thank buffalofeathers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good -Great food. -Great service. -Good portion size (if you're willing to pay). -Amazing coffee. The bad Kind of expensive. This is no I-hop. You order pancakes you get pancakes. No eggs, bacon, ect... just pancakes. The ugly -Nothing ugly here. I highly recommend this place. It's a bit expensive but you'll have a good experience. It's also full... More 

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Baarn, The Netherlands
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jailhouse only serves breakfast. Lots of egg dishes, one waffle dish and one yoghurt dish. I hoped that they would offer more options than only egg dishes since this place claims to be an expert in breakfast. Maybe in the future? Staff is friendly but I the dishes are too expensive. I won't come back here anymore.

Thank RoosRebel
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Jailhouse is extremely popular and for good reason. They only serve breakfast as that is what they do best. The pancakes were light and fluffy and the Eggs Benedict were terrific. There was a short wait for a table but it moved quickly. The service was swift and friendly. Not much ambience, but we didn't care, the food was... More 

Thank michelej414
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183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Jailhouse Cafe to get a large breakfast after hiking Arches National Park at sunrise. There was a line but it moved quickly. I ordered a chorizo egg platter and my husband ordered pancakse. We were both extremely happy with our choices. The food was very good. Service was friendly.

1 Thank nkwins
Costa Mesa, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place in town for breakfast. Strongly recommend the Chorizo scramble. Service is great and I would not have breakfast in any other place in Moab

Thank ALAINB110
Sedona, Arizona
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cute place with friendly staff. I had the Ginger Pancakes with Apple Butter - delicious! But the order includes 3 very large pancakes and I wish I had asked for a smaller portion. Half of them went to waste (and the other half to waist!).

Thank Kimbolina55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Main St, 101 North Main Street, Moab, UT 84532-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Moab
  • Phone Number: +1 435-259-3900
Moabs Breakfast Restaurant! Open 7:00a.M. - 12:00P.M. Wednesday-Monday. Closed TUESDAY. Seasonal Restaurant opened March - October 31st only.

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