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Desert Bistro Restaurant

36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
+1 435-259-0756
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We dinned at the Desert Bistro on a recent trip to Moab. The restaurant is on a quiet residential street about a block off of Main Street. We arrived early for our reservations, and had to wait maybe 10 minutes while they prepared our table....More

Thank RealHungryMann
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Four of us completely enjoyed our dinner at the Desert Bistro. Our waitress, B, was pleasant and knowledgable. While not inexpensive, we still considered our dinner great value for the quality of the food. The menu is varied and we had some Game dishes which...More

Thank Oakvillites
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dined here twice, and would have gone back again if a reservation was available. The quinoa salad is fantastic (5/5)! Also, the appetizers are well conceived and executed (i.e., beet salad = 5/5; rabbit = 4.5/5; pumpkin ravioli =4/5; crab cake muffins = 3.5/5). The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little place with six tables. We shared the crab muffin appetizer. My wife had the chicken and I had the game ravioli. All was outstanding. Service was professional. Not greatly expensive either. If you are a foodie, this is the place to...More

Thank Ben There S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Moab UT at dinner time after driving a full day from Sedona. All we saw were bars and every day restaurants. After checking in at the Gonzo Inn, we asked about a more upscale restaurant she suggested the Desert Bistro. We walked...More

Thank Msjoannwil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Desert Bistro after returning from a six-day river trip. We started with an ahi tuna appetizer that knocked our socks off. The complimentary bread was a treat. Both the green salad and the chipotle Caesar were delicious. We enjoyed...More

Thank MRM1655
Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives - High quality food, especially for a small town like Moab. So unlike urban restaurants, there is more than sufficient space between tables and you can actually talk to each other without yelling. Main dishes were very good: my wife had the pork and...More

Thank NeroNewDelhi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and very attentive service. It's not easy to get a reservation but if you don't insist on sitting indoors it's much easier.

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food and service. Nice outdoor eating space. Not inexpensive, but worth it. Reservations are absolutely necessary.

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

hiking tour in Moab with a group of friends we were expecting a small place with average restaurants. Luckily we checked Tripadvisor and found the Bistro. Very nice atmosphere and staff, very welcoming and attention to details, Been there twice out of the 3 days...More

Thank Paulo_JSP-Portugal
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Katie B
13 October 2016|
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1 June 2016|
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Response from Kurt E | Reviewed this property |
It is a fine dining place and I would recommend a baby sitter to enjoy a nice night out.
5 May 2016|
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Response from Michelle K | Property representative |
Yes we do. Meat & fish are naturally gluten-free and we can remove or substitute certain sides, sauces and/or preparations that contain gluten.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$75
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Moab
  • Phone Number: +1 435-259-0756
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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.
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