Local Eats

Our staff has compiled a list of our favorite local restaurants in St. George! Whether you are looking for fine dining, super fast-casual, or dessert, we have included a list of amazing options for you to enjoy.


Check out these local favorite and highly rated breakfast restaurants!

sopapilla with chocolate drizzle and strawberries

The Crepery

The crepes served at this darling cafe have been voted best in state. With over 20 flavors to choose from (for either your sweet or healthy side), you’ll be sure to find the perfect breakfast fit!

omelette with veggies Bear Paw Cafe

Bear Paw Cafe

Breakfast that’s served all day long? Say no more! Bear Paw Cafe is open 7 days a week, 7 am-3 pm, and located right in the heart of downtown. Also open for lunch! This restaurant has been serving St. George for over 25 years!

sandwich from George's Corner restaurant in St. George

George’s Corner Restaurant

This downtown establishment offers patio seating and serves up all your breakfast favorites. Come back at night to enjoy live music!


Here are several great options for lunch around St. George!

fajita chicken with vegetables

Benja’s Thai

Voted best Thai and sushi in town, if you are craving anything Asian, this is the place to go, with a nice park right across the street!

quesadilla from a St. George restaurant


There is no one offering bigger portions of Mexican food around! Enjoy their indoor or outdoor seating!

hot and fresh pepperoni pizza on cooking stone

Pizza Factory

With 3 locations around town, and to-die-for garlic breadsticks, there is something for everyone!

entree from Viva Chicken in St. George

Viva Chicken

Viva Chicken is a fast casual charcoal-fire Rotisserie Joint specializing in the authentic Pollo a la Brasa (Peruvian Rotisserie Chicken)!

local artwork inside a restaurant in St. George Utah


This local European-style bakery offers everything from salads, to pizzas, to sandwiches. And don’t forget the cookies!

pork entree at Angelicas restaurant in St. George


If street tacos are what you are craving, look no further! Angelica’s amazing food is matched with amazing prices!

Hawaiian Burger at Morty's Cafe

Morty’s Cafe

While the made-to-order burgers here are awesome, this local joint also offers great veggie burgers and quinoa salads to keep everyone happy!

fresh caught fish and soup from a local St. George eatery

Xetava Garden Cafe

Xetava Garden Cafe offers a delightful dining atmosphere, a menu full of variety, and E-bike rentals right on site!

sandwich and fries from a local restaurant in St. George Utah

Cafe FeelLove

Walking into Cafe FeelLove will transport you to Europe. Considered one of the best coffee shops in town, relax and enjoy the yummy pastries.

Mo Bettahs

Enjoy Hawaiian style food the whole ohana will love! Teriyaki chicken, kalua pig, tempura shrimp, and more!

Pica Rica BBQ

A dynamite blend of traditional Americana and Mexican Barbecue you don’t was to miss. Welcome to the smoke show!

Kairos Mediterranean

Kairos Mediterranean features bright flavors, quality ingredients, lean proteins, and tangy sauces.


Whether you want a fine-dining experience in the heart of downtown or perched on a cliff overlooking the whole town, we’ve got you covered with our options below!

Mushroom Gnocchi


Authentic Italian and Argentine food are served up with love in this family-owned and operated restaurant. Taste comes first at Cappelettis.

Cliffside Restaurant


Best views in town!! Cliffside Restaurant offers a little of everything on their menu, but save room for the amazing cheesecake at the end!

fresh salmon with asparagus

Wood Ash Rye

Located in historic downtown, the menu features a unique spin on American cuisine and an open-air kitchen for an immersed experience.

food at a local restaurant in St. George Utah

Red Fort

The incredible Indian food served at Red Fort will be sure to capture a unique dining experience and leave you talking about it for hours.

mexican food on counter

Cafe Sabor

Cafe Sabor has the best Carne Asada in town, and the house-made chips and guacamole are to die for, too! Be sure to come early, this place fills up fast!

medium cut steak on plate with herbs

Rib & Chop

Award-winning baby-back ribs, fresh seafood, and incredible steaks are available for dine-in or take-out! Be sure to try their ribeye! Reservations taken!

fresh medium rare steak sliced

Anasazi Steakhouse

For a unique experience, come to Anasazi, where the steaks finish cooking right at your table on lava rock displays! Incredible fondue desserts are available, too!

fresh sushi bar


Sakura is dinner and a show! With meals prepared and cooked at a grill right in front of your table with entertaining chefs, this is the perfect place to celebrate a special night!

sushi with a plate of wasabi and soy ginger

Painted Pony

Painted Pony brings a touch of Southwestern class and intriguing flavors all to one spot. Perfect for a romantic night out, you can enjoy their patio dining while viewing their extensive wine list.


Ready for the 4th meal of the day? St. George is known for plenty of dessert options around town. Here are some of our favorites!

ice cream bar with a variety of flavors

BYU Alumni Creamery

If you’ve eaten ice cream from the creamery before, you know why it’s such a crowd favorite! Come enjoy or challenge yourself to the Freshman 15 (6 scoops of ice cream)!

rolled ice cream tacos of all colors

Sweet Rolled Tacos

Sweet Rolled Tacos isn’t just dessert, it’s an experience! Watch as they custom-make your ice cream in front of you, roll it up, and then top it with delectable extra treats! Such a fun stop after a hot day!

two ice cream cones with four scoops of ice cream

Handel’s Ice Cream

For the most authentic ice cream in town, be sure to stop at Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream shop! There are multiple flavors to choose from — you can also call ahead and just pick it up to-go!

decorated cookies with icing

Crumbl Cookies

If cookies are your thing, look no further than Crumbl! With rotating flavors each week, these fork and knife cookies are memory-making for sure!

fresh strawberry custard with spoon

Nielsen’s Frozen Custard

A St. George favorite, Nielsen’s Frozen Custard will make you fall in love with custard. Try their famous concrete and be blown away by the quality and taste!

Caramel apples with an assortment of toppings

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Known for their Apple Pie Apples and an endless supply of chocolate-covered everything, Rocky Mountain is a must do!