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Spotted Dog Cafe

428 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7701
+1 435-772-3244
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
428 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7701
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had a tasty refreshing meal at the Spotted Dog Cafe! After camping and hiking my husband and I were glad we found someplace offering great food other than hamburgers, enchiladas, and basic fare. We had the red trout encrusted with pepitas and the grilled chicken...More

Thank katysuzanne
Reviewed yesterday

We were able to walk right in for dinner at 6:00. We tried to walk into Whiptail Grill across the street (which did not take reservations). It was still about 90 degrees out as Zion Canyon was experiencing a very hot spell for June, and...More

Thank greysquirrelGirl
Reviewed yesterday

We were only in Springdale to visit Zion NP for two evenings, and we passed by Spotted Dog Cafe the first night... and we are sorry we did. Although the days were 100 degrees + while we were there, once the sun dips behind the...More

Thank snorkelingfan46
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun place to eat and enjoy. Great food and service. We were in Springdale for a couple of days and went enjoyed going to the Spotted Dog Cafe to eat. No matter what we ordered it was good.

Thank 353elainew
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are now travelling already 11 days in the area but this is by far the best food, service we had. All 3 courses were very nice presented, very tasteful and service was great. It is the first restaurant that can compare to what we...More

Thank EddySteurs
James W, General Manager at Spotted Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your enthusiastic review and encouragement. We are thrilled that we lived up to your expectations. Please let us know when you are traveling through the area again, as we would be delighted to see you again. Kindly James W

Reviewed 5 days ago

Service was poor - appetizer not brought at all, food did not get served as ordered, had to look for the waitress to get our bill.

Thank poppawags
James W, General Manager at Spotted Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Please message me privately to discuss the details of your experience. I apologize that our server did not treat you with the proper respect that you deserve. Kindly James W spotteddogcafe@gmail.com

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I ordered the salmon and my partner ordered the sage and almond pasta. The pasta was okay but small. The salmon was clearly a defrosted piece and was a soggy mush. It was really bland as the entire dish had not been seasoned. I asked...More

Thank EJ2727
James W, General Manager at Spotted Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am so sorry that you left here unhappy enough to leave such a scathing review. We obviously dropped the ball somehow if your experience was as poor as you describe. This is very atypical of our normal reviews, and I am embarrassed that you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful service! Well prepared and a delicious assortment of menu options. We liked it so much that we didn’t bother to try anywhere else. Servings were plentiful.

Thank jane s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate dinner and breakfast here. Super friendly staff. Huge wine cellar. Fresh food that tasted great! Cobb salad was tasty as well as a very good breakfast buffet.

Thank sukiyaki03
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in to the Spotted Dog after a day of hiking Zion. Was surprised at how elegant it was yet we were still welcomed. Lovely atmosphere! Food was outstanding! Never expected to find such a place in a small town. If it had been up...More

Thank Hawk099
James W, General Manager at Spotted Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind review brought smiles to our wonderful and talented staff. Both in the front of the house, and also our hard-working kitchen personnel that are the real heroes of The Spotted Dog Cafe. We hope that we are lucky enough to see you again...More

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Questions & Answers
Barrie H
6 October 2017|
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Response from James W | Property representative |
We traditionally do not feature live music in our dining room. Thank you for your inquiry.
Julie K
4 November 2016|
Response from James W | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. On Thanksgiving we are featuring an all you can eat Thanksgiving feast. Oven-Roasted Turkey Cranberry chutney Sage Stuffing Mashed Potatoes Turkey gravy Candied Sweet Potatoes Mexi-Corn... More
18 September 2016|
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Response from Terry T | Reviewed this property |
The dessert menu changes from time to time, but certain items seem to remain on the menu for a while including: crème brulee (really fabulous...some of the best I've had), chocolate cake (it may have been a flour-less cake... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT 84767-7701
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Springdale
  • Phone Number: +1 435-772-3244
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