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Desert View Trading Post Cafeteria

W Hwy 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 928-638-2360
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“indian taco” (7 reviews)
“fry bread” (8 reviews)
“chili dog” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
W Hwy 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed yesterday

Cafeteria had a good selection, even had a special for the day. It was reasonably priced compared to other food services in the park. Staff was friendly and service was fast.

Thank ccdudek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left the South Rim and headed to the Desert View to eat as it lists food there. Well the "Cafeteria" is all there is and it was DISGUSTING!! I would rate less than a 1 but that is the lowest we can give! I...More

Thank Prakash S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A start to our Canyon experience, this was a fabulous spot to get a first glimpse of the vista. Great vantage point and worth the rest stop to get a few photos.

1  Thank Joan B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We stopped for lunch, which is nice because there are not many options. The food is terrible and the staff is so rude! Decent prices!

Thank tiffanybrasch
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This was the best latte I've had in a long time. The staff was friendly and the cafe was clean and very open.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The Grand Canyon without saying is amazing! I was a little held back from the fact that there were no rails along the viewpoints. The first stop that we made, there was a two-year-old running around with her parent frantically hovering over her trying to...More

Thank MOM282013
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We stopped in and grabbed a couple of hot dogs, chips and drinks and the service was friendly and quick. The menu included made-to-order sandwiches, salads, and snacks. There is nothing fancy here but good, fresh food, clean tables, and very reasonable prices.

Thank 860SusanB860
Reviewed 9 October 2017

There were lots of flavours and choices of cones and tubs. The scoops were huge so we only had one scoop in a waffle cone we had a peanut butter and a cookies and cream.

Thank Beverley_11
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The caf at this location offers various snacks , mine was a breaded chicken bap ...not sure the chicken contained any meat to be honest.... regretted it after eating but I was starving ... yuk....

Thank Nicolas A
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The cafeteria/general store are located near the Desert Watch Tower. The line to order your food is long, but the service is quick as there are several people preparing the food. We had the Indian Taco on a large fry bread with all the toppings...More

Thank chillywillypenquin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 5
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: W Hwy 64, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Grand Canyon National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 928-638-2360
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