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Desert Bistro

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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36 S 100 W, Moab, UT 84532-2513
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've been travelling through Southern Utah visiting the national parks, and wanted something more than burgers/pasta/pizza. The meal we had at Desert Bistro was outstanding - better than most meals we've had when we lived in London & New York. All the more surprising as...More

Thank Alastair A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quaint bistro with great service. Caesar salad tasty but not a single anchovy in the house. Too bad. Mixed green salad average but probably would have tasted a whole lot better with add ons (which of course came with an additional price). Husband had the...More

Thank Linnbada
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I dined here whilst on holiday from the UK. This is a full-blown restaurant of the highest quality, but with restricted covers, so I recommend you book in advance. I suffer from a serious food allergy and this tests the real service...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were seated at exactly the time of our reservation. Service was excellent. There was a lovely selection of wine. My pork tenderloin was amazing and my husband loved his fish!

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an OK dinner at this restaurant, but it did not live up to expectations. It was certainly not a 5 star dining experience, although it was quite expensive. We didn't have a bad experience...the welcome was very friendly, the service was excellent, and...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you go to Moab, be sure to make the Desert Bistro a dinner choice. It's not cheap, but it's well worth the extra penny. Service and food quality are excellent amd tje wine list is expansive. I would go back in a heartbeat! Having...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Compared to similarly priced restaurants in our hometowns of London and New York -- or the modestly priced but delicious Mexican place, Miguel's, where we ate the night before -- Desert Bistro was disappointingly mediocre. Charming maitre d, but all downhill from there. Uninviting dining...More

Thank Sylvia N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found out about this restaurant on Open Table and were lucky enough to get a reservation for our first night in town. We enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service so much that we went back two evenings later. The menu is fun and creative...More

Thank ChristyLund
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is fantastic. The food is great and the warm bread to start is fantastic. The fish specials were perfect and the place is so intimate. We ate inside as it was really hot and it was quite romantic. Everyone enjoyed their meals and...More

Thank terry m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had very nice dinner sitting on back patio. Very good server and service. Nice wine list. Surprisingly fine dining in Moab. Will go back.

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Katie B
13 October 2016|
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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.
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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 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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