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Jailhouse Cafe

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101 N Main St, 101 North Main Street, Moab, UT 84532-2340
+1 435-259-3900
06:30 - 12:00
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Harlan, Kentucky
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I tried it for the novelty but was pleasantly surprised. The coffee was incredibly good, and the sweet potato pancakes made for a great start to a day of hiking in Arches. The service was attentive, and the price was very reasonable for the portion size and good quality.

Thank ShanDHarlan_Kentucky
Tampa, Florida
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I've eaten here on two different trips to Moab (August 1014 and October 2015). The first time, I had a great meal. The eggs were terrific and the BACON... hard to describe (they call it Soul Bacon on the menu). I visited there again this past October. And while the service and eggs were great, I was less impressed with... More 

Thank Pamela W
Clinton, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Ate breakfast here our last day in Utah. Ginger pancakes were delicious. We sat inside, but they also have an outside patio.

Thank beerandbooks
Milford, CT
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

This place is extremely popular and it's easy to see why. The food and service are fantastic. We sat in the enclosed, heated patio and watched the trucks, mountain bikes, ATV's, cars, and strollers walk down the main drag of town. Every breakfast item was delicious- omelet, pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee and even the toast!! Definitely THE breakfast destination... More 

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

They specialize in breakfast! Where we sat, we could still just see the comings and going of Moab and have nice tasty breakfast. Friendly service! Awesome!

1 Thank SMBooth
Sherwood, Arkansas, United States
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

The only think keeping this from being an excellent rating was something that we noticed at several restaurants in Moab: the service was efficient, but not overly warm or friendly. The food was excellent though.

Thank Ted B
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132 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Ate here again recently after remembering the same place from four years ago. It hasn't changed....breakfast is always good! The bacon is wonderful and the pancakes are tasty and filling. We waited about 20 minutes outside on the deck on a chilly October morning, but the patio heaters helped. Ate in one of the outside patios with window tarps down... More 

Thank AZSWtraveler
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here several times on our visits to moab and I have yet to be disappointed. I typically get the pesto omelet. The eggs are always cooked perfect, soft and delicate. Never any color.

Thank JJ1911
San Francisco, California
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136 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

They only do breakfast and they do it pretty well. The coffee is strong and their sides of bacon are extra yummy. The Southwestern style Eggs Benedict was a little too spicy for me (I'm a wimp on the heat scale) but it was prepared very well. The next day I went for the Swedish pancakes and cleaned my plate.... More 

Thank Kelly P
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Became our venue of choice for breakfast as we could never get into the Love Muffin. Frankly there's no comparison, food and service way better, focuses on delivering food and service and doesn't try to be arty or quirky. Good, honest, simple.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Main St, 101 North Main Street, Moab, UT 84532-2340
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Moab
  • Phone Number: +1 435-259-3900
Moabs Breakfast Restaurant! Open 7:00a.M. - 12:00P.M. Wednesday-Monday. Closed TUESDAY. Seasonal Restaurant opened March - October 31st only.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?