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“Average”

Escobars Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 39 Restaurants in Kanab
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013

On my trips west, I look forward to eating exceptional Mexican quisine. This was not it. I had better in Mexican Town (Detroit) last week. The food was filling, but the service was subpar.

  • Visited July 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Not so good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

We were only staying in Kanab one night and went to this restaurant on recommendation of the owner of where we were staying. None of us were too happy with our food. It honestly tasted like a generic frozen meal reheated. Maybe we are biased because we are from San Antonio and have a good idea of what good Mexican food is? We were underwhelmed and wishing we had tried our luck elsewhere. Can not recommend!

  • Visited June 2013
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Dallas, Texas, USA
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Not much”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

This place first seems like the place to go, but it is extremely unorganized and not worth the hassle. The food is only moderate at best. It's family run, but run by the children. Little care is given to the guests. Quite a wait to get a clean table, although there were several dirty empty ones available . An even longer wait to pay , the cashier was on the phone for an extremely long time, and could not multi task. Would not return , even if it was the only place in town for Mexican food, which I think it is.

Visited June 2013
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Leeds, UT
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Mexican Food in Kanab, Utah”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Returning from Lake Powell on empty we were looking to avoid the fast food chains and gave Escobar's a try after seeing numerous other travelers on the outside patio. Our selections were a tostada and a chimichanga. Both dishes were superb as well as very generous. The place was full but service was prompt and friendly. We look foward to being back in Kanab to try other selections.

  • Visited June 2013
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Blairsville, Georgia
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
“OUTSTANDING MEAL !!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

Was staying for one week in Kanab last week for a family reunion. I had already read on TA prior to our arrival about how many folks enjoyed their meals at Escobars so I made sure some of us ate there. Fourteen of us were all seated within about five minutes of each other at three seperate tables. Rosa was charming and sees that all runs smoothly in her restaurant. Some of us commented later in the evening about how organized and efficient she was. Yes, the salsa is house made and it is very very good. I had a taco salad and the shredded beef in it was excellent. Everyone, and I mean all fourteen of us enjoyed what we ordered. Even if you see folks waiting outside to be seated, stop anyway. The turn over of tables moves very quickly. The food is served very hot and quickly.

Doing a volunteer day at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and having a meal at Escobar's are two excellent reasons to visit Kanab, Utah again. Of course the National Parks, Monuments and stunning scenery in the area are added pluses.

Kanab is a very cute and friendly small town. An outstanding location for visiting Southwest Utah.

  • Visited June 2013
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