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“Outstanding, one of the best meals I ever had”
Review of Desert Bistro

Desert Bistro
Ranked #2 of 83 Restaurants in Moab
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $75
Cuisines: Southwestern, French, Seafood, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: 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 Tuesday - Sunday at 5:30pm, Closed Monday nights.
Reviewed October 7, 2012

Small place, on the pricey side, but one of the best meals I've had in a long time. Great food, great presentation, great service.

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Thank ColoradoJ
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

what a surprise to find a place that reminded me of my favorite restaurant back home. they had vegetarian options that knocked it out of the park! the food was complex, yet not overdone. sauces were incredible, travelled with friends who chose different options and we shared so we tried a lot of different menu items.
it is on the pricey side but worth EVERY PENNY if you enjoy the dining experience as well as the food. If i every have one night in Moab again, I will go here

Thank Bette P
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

We sat on the patio. It is nice that the restaurant is off of the main road. It seems like the chef takes extra care in offering an interesting menu. Good wine list.

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed October 5, 2012

We were in Moab for a wedding and looked for a place we remembered (sort of, not the name) from a previous visit. Turned out to be Desert Bistro, but they had changed locations. Same excellent food. Definitely a pleasant surprise in variety of items offered and quality of food and service. We'd highly recommend it for grownups in search of something nicer than pub food.

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Thank HonoluluNomad
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

We stopped at the Desert Bistro after a long day of driving and site seeing. We decided to sit outside on the patio. The view is not great from there, but is was nice being out in the cool of the evening. The server brought some fresh baked bread with dipping sauce while we looked over the menu. We decided to order two appetizers (ahi tuna and a sausage dish in dough) and a quinoa salad with the fish special for the main course to split. The server suggested a great red wine to complement the dishes. Everything was wonderful - well prepared, flavorful but not over-powering, and nicely presented. The quinoa was not quite to my liking as you could taste the pistachios more than I expected but my mother loved it. The server was attentive without hovering and we ate every bit of all the dishes. We also ordered dessert - raspberry sorbet and chocolate hazelnut mousse. Both were fabulous - the sorbet was very rich in flavor, almost like you were eating whole raspberries. Will definitely come here again if ever down in Moab.

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Thank futureconsultant
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