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Zion Canyon Scenic Dr., 31/4 mi north of Canyon Junction, Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3213
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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate just one meal here, breakfast. I asked if I could get a fried egg? Nope, the eggs(?) come a frozen yellowish brick. Bagels tasted like they came from New York, several weeks earlier. The biscuits were...well, I wouldn't recommend eating them. Suggestion: Order a beer on tap, it's what's good for breakfast.

Thank Chuck N
Manalapan, New Jersey
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Worst National Park food that my wife and I have ever had. (We've dined at quite an extensive number of national park cafes and restaurants) Ordered chicken breast sandwiches. Extremely low quality and poor taste. Below that of any fast food chain store. Both the chicken and sandwich were probably well beyond their respective shelf lifes. Avoid if possible.

Thank jkoft
Lexington, Kentucky
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had spent 5 hours sightseeing and hiking and were ready to eat in Zion NP. We didn't really want a sit down meal so we decided to try the Castle Dome Grill and eat outside. They had the normal burger, hot dog, fries fare but also a few other sandwiches. I decided to try the chicken salad and was... More 

Thank Mlkearns
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small cafeteria/cafe next to the shuttle stop. It's a quick and easy place to grab a burger, a snack, or a drink. After a long day of hiking, we stopped here for snacks and drinks, and enjoyed a relaxing break on the outdoor patio. The patio also has a small bar serving craft beers and coffee. The... More 

Thank ERFSU82
Tadley, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If this wasn't the only choice on the scenic drive for a quick bite I suspect they would have been out of business a long time ago! The food was expensive, the burger we had was of the lowest quality. I'm a realist, and I don't expect everybody behind a till to be happy all the time (I doubt I... More 

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Sunnyvale, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The only place within Zion National Park along the Scenic Drive where you can get a quick eat. 1pm, temperatures in the low 80s, and it's only late April. I'm ready to eat a horse, after doing 4 hours of hiking up and back off the death defying Angels' Landing hike. I get off the free Park shuttle and walk... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

A quick serve, order at the counter lunch spot. Quick service, alright food. We ate there all four days we went into Zion. It was packed all four but there are enough tables outside that we got one every day. The food was basic- the hamburger was good but the pulled pork sandwich was tasteless and very chewy so avoid... More 

Thank Pete K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

My husband & I were waiting for the shuttle and decided we could use a snack. Nothing really looked that good so I got a parfait and he got a cup of coffee. They were both okay but didn't want anything else from there.

Thank MstqMI
Olympia, Washington
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

We visited the Castle Dome Café for a quick breakfast before leaving Zion. We waited in line behind another guest for several minutes before learning that he had also been waiting for the one employee working the café that morning to return. When she did return, it appeared as if she had been pulled from bed and forced to work... More 

Thank Moclips57
United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

This is shockingly bad. High price, poor choice, average quality food. Unfriendly obese staff who are a disgrace to the very good Zion lodge. This is not a cafe - it is a scruffy cafeteria where you wait in line to order; then wait in line to collect. This is the only alternative to eating at the main lodge restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zion Canyon Scenic Dr., 31/4 mi north of Canyon Junction, Zion National Park, UT
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Zion National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 435-772-3213

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