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Swain Brothers

€€ - €€€American, Steakhouse,
1684 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078-4126
+1 435-781-8700
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
“fried pickles” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar
€€ - €€€
1684 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078-4126
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

No atmosphere. The stairs leading down the the restaurant had one of the guard rails missing. The food was OK but the service was very good. Would not go back again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NewMexicotraveler37
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

In town for a night, read TripAdvisor reviews, selected Swain Brothers. Other reviewers have said the prices were fair, we thought they were on the high side. Wife ordered coconut shrimp dinner with soup (clam chowder) for $20.99. Came with a baked potato also. Dinner...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gary C
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is a sports bar come restaurant within the Quality Inn. We enjoyed the food we had but I am giving this just an average rating because of two significant faults. Firstly, the portion sizes were ridiculous. Half of what I was presented with as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RoverP
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This place is located in the Quality Inn. Don't bother going anywhere else, it was great! My husband had the nachos and they were so large, that he had the leftovers the next night. I had the bacon cheeseburger and it was delicious. This was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Trackerhun
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Good is always pretty good. Steaks are more reasonable than other places in town. My kids like the pasta dishes. I would recommend this place for a family diner, but there are nicer places in Vernal for special occasions and events. Cool that this place...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mrbeefjerkey
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Hungry after a long Hike and drive into town, my family was hungry. We stopped into Swain Brothers thinking it must be ok. We were wrong. Ordering was fast and getting our food was fast, but it all went down hill from there... 1) Food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We read reviews from others that discussed the decorating in this place, and they are right. We also wrestled over eating at a steakhouse in a hotel or driving into town and decided to eat here because we were just too tired to drive anywhere....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Babu2773
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We have found although the food is good a bit over seasoned. It’s very pricey. We never received our rolls. Or refills on a our beverages. Overall good place to eat...

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 613DANIELS
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Just arrived in Vernal and after checking tripadvisor decided to go for the best burgers in town at Swain Brothers. We were very satisfied with our choice, the burger menu for the kids and the local little hole beer 🍺 excellent service and nice local...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Marko_van_der_Smitte
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The Swain Brothers Restaurant is located in the Quality Inn in Vernal. We found the hostess and servers to be excellent. The food...exemplary, prepared to perfection! If possible, try the Gourmet Salmon Salad, and be amazed at the incredible sweetened dinner rolls. You will not...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Marmoore66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1684 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078-4126
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Vernal
  • Phone Number: +1 435-781-8700
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