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SWITCHBACK GRILLE & TRADING COMPANY

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1149 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7762
+1 435-772-3700
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

Food was very good, ambiance is great, and the waitress was delightful. I would suggest creating a cocktail menu, they had an extensive wine list, but cocktails were foreign to the bartender.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

Switchback is a good, reliable restaurant. It has a really beautiful room, with high ceilings and huge windows looking at large red rock mountains. Stunning really. The service is excellent and the food is good. The prices are high, but it's a reliable menu. We ate there twice and were happy both times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2015

We were very lucky to get a table as there was a queue forming. We were given a table beside the window so we could watch the sun setting over the mountain sides. The decor was excellent and the floral displays were beautiful. The service was superb. We were warned by our tour director that this restaurant was in a... More 

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Sharon, MA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2015

We arrived to Springdale rather late, and many places were already closed, so we ended up here. The food was reasonably good, service was quick (we were just about the only ones there, though), and ambiance was inviting. However, there was nothing there to justify the prices, which would seem high even in midtown Manhattan.

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were really looking forward to eating here as our tour director had told us how good it was. Things did not start well, we were seated at the back of the restaurant which was rather dark with blinds pulled down over the windows. No - we couldn't have another table - they were all booked. I ordered their signature... More 

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Atlanta, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

We ate here our first night in Zion. Excellent food, excellent service! I had the pork tenderloin. It was wonderful but the creamed corn side dish was spectacular - in France that one dish would merit a star in the famous guidebook! The dinner Cobb salad was loaded with seafood, the trout was great, according to the others in my... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2015

One of the few restaurants to stay open late in Springdale, which was convenient, as we only came back late from visiting Zion National Park. We were served rather quickly, and the dishes were very nicely presented. Neither of our dishes were greasy either, a welcome change compared to many other restaurants. The food itself was very tasty, although my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015

The food was excellent, service couldn't have been better! We will definitely be back! We were looking for a nice place for dinner and this is definitely a winner.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Switchback’s prices are upper class and thus, the food and wine should reflect this price level. While the steak and mixed vegetables were very good, it was the most expensive steak I had during my month-long trip through Arizona and Utah. The reason I write this review is the red wine Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina which was warm and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice breakfast buffet with made to order omelets. You will definitely get your fill before starting your day. Go early, it can get busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $35
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1149 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7762
  • Public Transportation: Switchback stop
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Springdale
  • Phone Number: +1 435-772-3700
Description
Nestled at the foot of the Watchman rock formation in Zion Canyon, Switchback Grille Steak & Fish House features hand-selected USDA Prime beef, Certified Angus Beef and a daily fresh fish menu that follows the seasons. Artfully prepared dishes, warm superior service, stunning views of the West Temple and a sophisticated southwest dining room come together for a truly unique dining experience. Additionally, Switchback offers full bar service with the area’s most extensive wine list. Banquet and catering services are available year round as well as a cozy sports grill with all of your pub favorites.

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