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“A Nice Respite From the Road”

Thunderbird Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed June 18, 2014

At the end of our week in Utah, we had logged 700 miles of National Park roads on motorcycles. Zion was our last stop, and on our way back to Cedar City we stopped here for lunch. What a nice surprise. Beautiful, historic property (the entertaining story behind "Ho-made pies" is on each placemat thankfully), and excellent food/drink/service. We were fully restored for the final leg of our trip. Would definitely return to try breakfast or dinner next time.

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Thank Islandaway
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Reviewed June 15, 2014

I always stay at the best western east zion thunderbird in when visiting this part of Utah national parks. The resteraunt is a must eat at in this little town. Ed is the most friendly guy you willed ever meet. He runs the resteraunt and will be the best atv guide around.....but I digress...back to the food. Its Great. So clean. A fun mix of home cooking and touresty flair.
DO NOT DRIVE BY WITHOUT HAVING SOME OF THEIR PIE> IT IS THE BEST.

On my atv trip, my friend crashed his atv the first 5 minutes into our vacation going on an ambulance ride so I could not ride (i dont ride alone for safety) while eating breakfast Ed (runseraunt) sat down to see how our ride went. When he learned of the accident and that I had come all that way to ride and I couldnt.....he told me to get my gear and he would take me out for a ride. It was so unexpected. He salvaged my trip.

**THANKS ED FOR TAKING THE TIME TO GIVE THE ATV RIDE AFTER MY FRIEND CRASHED HIS ATV.

Food is fantastic!
Service is Fantastic
Just a nice guy!!

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Thank mike b
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Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stop here for lunch . We where seated and given water and they took our order . And that was the last we saw of anybody for a long time .After about 15 minutes later a large group from a bus came in .
Then in about 15 minutes more we were told they where going to serve them first . We had been in the Restaurant a less 15 minutes and give our order . Then they brought just one half of our order and thought it was funny . It this point we just got up and left .
PLEASE never stop and this place .

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Thank Richard Z
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

Have to say we were a bit dubious about this place from the outside, but it turned out to be just fine and our waiter was great. It has a fairly standard menu (we just had burgers) and the food was fine. Not exactly a foodie's dream, but solid and reliable.

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Thank JulieOnTheGo
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Reviewed June 1, 2014

Spent 8 days in Southern Utah and ate here twice. Each time had the Reuben sandwich with marble bread. Cornbeef tender and flavorful. The best part was the home made pies. The crust was so flaky and tasty. We are home in SD and missing that Thunderberry Pie.

Thank over5063
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