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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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American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked our reservation 3 months ahead of our visit to ensure we could get a table at this small, lovely dining room. The food was tasty, and the wine list was limited but satisfactory. Service was good. The decor indoors is southwestern. We did...More

Thank Penny N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Unique upscale eatery in a desert town where you wouldn’t expect it. The restaurant isn’t that big, with about 6 tables on an enclosed patio in the back and about the same number of tables for inside seating. However, there is plenty of parking in...More

Thank BigOrangeCat
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fabulous atmosphere..an extraordinarily polished waiter and absolutely fabulous food..I would go back here in a heartbeat!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed a truly lovely dinner at Desert Bistro. Everything was well prepared and delicious, and the setting on the back porch was delightful and relaxing. My pistachio-encrusted halibut on a bed of watermelon, jicama and arugula was outstanding, and equal or...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Desert Bistro is a unique restaurant in Moab, Utah. There are only about 12 tables in the entire restaurant. That would be 6 inside and about 6 outside. The food was so fresh and delicious and the wines were excellent. Staff were very pleasant...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a wonderful meal at Desert Bistro during our recent trip to Moab. I'm gluten sensitive, and our server went above and beyond to make sure I was accommodated. The restaurant has lovely seafood options (apparently flown in direct from Hawaii...More

Thank Hopper211
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Artful, savory with great service. Very relaxing atmosphere. Will definitely return next visit to Moab.

Thank bigfunincowtown
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pricey but excellent dinner whilst visiting Moab in April. Table service was excellent, steaks were beautifully cooked and presented. The only negative was the lack of acknowledgement when we first arrived. We stood rather awkwardly close to diners, waiting to be greeted, even though...More

Thank jandb14
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the favorite dinner of our 10-day trip to the Parks of Utah. It is truly of gourmet quality - creative and delicious. Highly recommend! Somewhat expensive but worth it. Outdoor and indoor seating. Make reservations

Thank vanam1960
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monroe township, nj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food. Nice variety. Very friendly and helpful staff. Very fresh ingredients. Waiter especially helpful and willing to help us in selection by providing sample sauce

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Katie B
Can you bring your own bottle of wine and if so, what is corkage fee
13 October 2016|
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Response from justabite | Reviewed this property |
Do you have a children's menu
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.
Do you offer gluten free options?
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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
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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