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Thunderbird Restaurant

Junction Of Highway 9 & 89, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
+1 435-648-2203
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pie” (206 reviews)
“onion rings” (12 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Junction Of Highway 9 & 89, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate dinner after our hike. The wings were very good and the bread was awesome with butter.

Thank Aleksandr K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here at the diner style restaurant for a quick lunch. With the smell of freshly cooked fruit pie when we arrived, we decided we would share a burger (which was generous enough) as we wanted to leave room for pie. People were leaving with...More

Thank Scrummybunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After exploring Zion, we came for a late lunch. I'm a fish and chips gourmand; so I can say they have the best fish and chips in Utah. Super friendly staff. We'll surely return to eat here when we go back to Zion next year....More

Thank reginacsalas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After exploring Zion National Park our adventure took us to this remote area. The Thunderbird Restaurant decor and furnishings are an old west motif. The lunch menu was very basic. The food was good and the Restaurant was clean. All of the employees were helpful...More

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were staying at the nearby Zion Mountain Ranch where were disappointed with the restaurant so drove here on two occasions to eat. This is a motel restaurant so a limited but solid selection of food delivered by friendly and efficient staff. The food was...More

Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife & I, both over 65 yrs old, had breakfast here one weekday morning. First, the ambiance is really great, lots of history from the area and the muscle car theme & memorabilia really cool. And the founder's story is very interesting as well,...More

Thank Phyllis Y
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Decent diner food. Service was good. It was probably a bit pricey ($50 plus tip for two with one beer, no dessert) for what was offered but otherwise just OK. Service was prompt, server cheerful. It is a bit of a tourist trap but is...More

Thank SteveH5863
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Excellent service, great facility, super clean but prices a lot more in line with a higher end restaurant than a diner. Good pies

Thank 941ellym
Reviewed 21 October 2017

After a few days in Zion we left early in the morning on our way to Bryce Canyon National Park. This was about 30-45 minutes from Zion. First, what's not to love? This is a classic diner style restaurant that does a stellar breakfast. The...More

Thank BGuidry
Reviewed 20 October 2017

You must have some of their amazing pies! Great service, great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Thank Marlies D
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6 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from dorenel2016 | Reviewed this property |
The only thing there that is wonderful to eat is their on-site baked apple pie. I would take the advice of other reviewers and eat accross the street at Subway (especially if it is lunch time). If it's dinner go North or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Junction Of Highway 9 & 89, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Mount Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 435-648-2203
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