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Desert Bistro

36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
+1 435-259-0756
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • 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 4 December 2018

We were told by many people that we just HAD to go to the "best" place in town. We had to wait quite long for our table despite having had a reservation. The waiter was walking away 3 (!!) times while explaining the specials... It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Eliane S
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Desert bistro was a lovely dinner. Service was great and our server was very nice. Overall the food was fairly sweet and could have done with less sugar. But good flavors and nice local touches. One of the higher end options in Moab.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in the back corner of Moab town is this tasty gem. Many of the flavors they present on their menu have tones of fruitiness to it, so if you’re the kind of person who doesn’t like sweetness during their savory meal, be a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jesingson
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic meal from start to finish. Scallops, Bison, Beef cooked to perfection. Chocolate- Walnut tart to finish. Service is superb!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pluto0926
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Fabulous and diverse menu at this relatively small restaurant. Has both inside and outside seating. The service and food was so good that we went twice over a long weekend spent in Moab.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

The Desert Bistro was recommended to us by locals in Moab as a good place for fine dining . The place did not disappoint. Everything from the well appointed menu with wonderful flavors , put together with care and delicate presentation by a caring chef,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Silvia F
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had an impromptu dinner here without a reservation but were welcomed in and a place was found for us despite the restaurant being rather full on Thanksgiving night. It has expensive high-end cuisine with knowledgeable servers and excellent wine. The food was very good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Michelle_RQ
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We were luck enough to get a reservation for our group of 5 on the back patio which is heated and had blankets at each chair. Our group shared the tuna, pumpkin ravioli and the Bison empanadas which were all are excellent. Our mains were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Very creative presentations and delicious Our waiter very attentive and gracious Is a little expensive but not surprising for the quality

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Louis S
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We ate at this restaurant twice while in Moab. Both times there were empty tables but the servers didn't like when we wanted to drink our wine and enjoy the bread and appetizer before ordering the main meal. The female waitress even went so far...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank imtedious
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6 April 2018|
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Response from PJWEK | Reviewed this property |
In past years, the restaurant has closed during the off season. Recommend emailing or calling (e-address & phone on website) directly. Good luck!
22 November 2017|
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Response from Cathy G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't the answer to that. There is lovely atmospheric dining indoors and outdoors.
13 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
02:30 - 02:45
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. Closed for the season - reopening in mid February 2019.
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