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Circle D Eatery

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485 W Main St, Escalante, UT 84726-7700
+1 435-826-4125
07:30 - 21:00
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Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Mon 07:30 - 21:00
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Escalante, Utah
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly employees and good service. I will go back for the Fish Tacos for sure. Their french fries are really yummy too, nice and crispy.

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Park City, Utah
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical of many visitors to Escalante, we arrived after a long and beautiful day in the canyons and were ready for good food and good service. We ordered the double hamburger with the local beef and it was cooked perfectly and the beef was as advertised - fresh, lean and great! Unfortunately, the rest of the experience was a D-.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I was here in October. The service was quite slow and disinterested. Must have been a long day however i still want a smiling server. The food seemed like Sysco truck food. nothing extraordinary. The place was clean. Our server couldn't tell us anything about the area. won't be back. hopefully Escalante gets with the program and gets some good... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We visited on its last day of operation for the season. Many menu items were not available. Staff was friendly and apologized about limited menu. We had burgers (very good).

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Kerava, Finland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

After 4 weeks traveling in the southwest of the USA we can say that Circle D Eatery was best. After countless hamburgers during our trip we really enjoyed the delicious wild catch Alaska salmon and the apple wood-smoked meat (rips and chicken); we were eating there every evening during a week. For European visitors: it feels a bit like eating... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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544 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Circle D Eatery is probably the best place to eat in Escalante. Their best items are their burgers and barbeque. It seems like a welcoming place. Our waiter, Scott< was a helpful and nice guy. Our burgers were good, but my wife especially liked her sautéed green beans. I think most folks will find something they like on their menu.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is part of the Circle D Motel. The food was tasty & filling with generous portions. The cows where the beef comes from are locally raised.

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Tacoma, Washington
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Good dining spot in Escalante. The decor is modern and nice. Food is simple but tasty and they serve wine a beer!

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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Circle D restaurant is simple and good. You get plenty to eat. They have home made desserts that are very good. They have a nice bar and a nice wine selection considering you are a long, long ways from a big city.

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McLean VA
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Two of us traveling stopped for lunch.. Although the restauran Was empty it took a long time for a server to appear. Later the server came out from the kitchen but stood chatting with her friend while the food was getting cold.

Thank TompMcLeanVA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 W Main St, Escalante, UT 84726-7700
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Escalante
  • Phone Number: +1 435-826-4125
The Circle D Eatery and the adjacent Circle D Motel is independently owned and operated. We offer casual dining of American cuisine. You can comfortably dine inside, in our covered patio, or on the outside patio. We are well known for our ribs, brisket, and chicken which are smoked on premise. Our beef is from Flying V ranch - a local rancher - who raises range fed cows in the Escalante area. We also have available several vegetarian offerings. Beer and wine are also available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?