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Enjoy the local cuisine while visiting Escalante and Boulder

4th West Pub

485 W Main Street

Escalante, UT 84726


4th West Pub is the only bar on Scenic Highway 12, in the heart of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. With our motto of “GOOD VIBES ONLY”, there is a space for everyone, local and traveller alike.  A space where you can visit, play pool, catch up on local news, plan your next trip, read, or listen to music.  Whether its for an ice cold beer, a great drink, or even just a quick bite, all are welcome. 

Georgie’s Outdoor Mexican Cafe

10 S 500 W

Escalante, UT 84726

435-826-GRUB (4782)

Fresh Mexican food served in the great outdoors of Escalante, Utah. Only the freshest ingredients are used in our dishes and we strive to use local seasonal produce. Takeout dining. 

Nemo's Drive-Thru

40 E Main Street

Escalante, UT 84726


NEMO'S Restaurant is where you will find cool, refreshing ice cream treats and made-to-order delicious menu items. Children will love the picnic atmosphere, watching the llamas in the backyard and your pet dogs will love the complimentary ice cream w/bacon.

Sweetwater Kitchen

3621 Hell’s Backbone Rd

Boulder, UT 84716


Our restaurant came out of a celebration of this sacred region, done through growing, cooking and sharing sustainable food in a spectacular and quaint setting.

The chefs are an integral part of what ends up on your plate. We literally oversee your food from Farm to Table. . . From seedling to harvest, fresh eggs every morning, to cattle, poultry, and pork being raised for us exclusively by our neighbors.

Come here... take a load off, be nourished, and enjoy an amazing cuisine. Reservations recommended; catering available.

Escalante Mercantile

210 W Main Street

Escalante, UT 84726


We are a natural grocery and mercantile, nicknamed “The Merc” located in a historic building on Main Street in Escalante, Utah. Extensive selections within the store feature all types of natural and organic items including fruits and vegetables, meats, gourmet cheeses, milk alternatives, and many gluten-free brands. We have hiking/backpacking foods for sports and health enthusiasts. Asian, Thai, and other ethnic offerings make The Merc is your oasis in the desert! We also have a full service coffee bar!

Hell's Backbone Grill

20 North Highway 12, Boulder, UT 84716

(435) 335-7464

Jen Castle and Blake Spalding are our chef-owners and operate the restaurant following Buddhist principles, with a commitment to sustainability, environmental ethics, and social and community responsibility. We serve organic, locally produced, regionally and seasonally appropriate cuisine, growing many of our own vegetables and fruits organically in the restaurant’s two gardens and on our six-acre farm. We feature dishes made with fruit from Boulder’s heirloom orchards and rely largely on local ranchers for the grass-fed meat we serve.

Ranch Dog Kitchen

280 E Main Street

Escalante, UT 84726


Hot dog diner gone wild! Now serving breakfast, homemade gravy with buttermilk biscuits, breakfast burritos, homemade granola with fresh fruit and yogurt, egg cups. We serve classic hot dogs, polish, our own famous Reubensky, a Mac dog , but also wild game sausages, boar, buffalo and elk. Not into meat, no problem , we have homemade vegetarian chili, a portobello sandwich and homemade soups. Don’t forget something sweet, locally baked cinnamon buns, homemade chocolate bread pudding or apple pie.

Escalante Outfitters

310 W Main Street

Escalante, UT 84726


Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Featuring fresh, homemade pizza, salads and sandwiches. These pizzas are worth coming back for time and time again. There are several local Utah micro-brews on tap and the cooler is stocked with the area’s largest selection of micro-brew bottled beer.

Kiva Koffeehouse

Unique Koffeehouse where you can truly have your coffee with a view!  We offer a variety of great food, amazing views, and a look into the history of the Escalante Canyon. Kiva Koffeehouse is open on a seasonal basis from April to October.  Come hang out with us and have the best food and coffee on Hwy 12!

Subway @ Cottam's 66 C- Store

79 E Main Street

Escalante, UT 84726


Your local Escalante Subway® Restaurant, located at 79 East Main St brings delicious ingredients and mouth-watering flavors in billions of sandwich, salad and wrap combinations to you. An alternative to traditional fast food, we offer freshly cut veggies, toppings, protein and freshly-baked bread to create the perfect meal with freshly baked cookies all at a great value!

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