Between Cedar City, Parowan, and Brian Head our area is home to some incredible local dining! These favorites are prepared with a little local flair that makes them a must-try for any visit. Order up any of these 15 items during your stay for a true taste of southern Utah!

Seafood Fettuccini Alfredo from Lighthouse Seafood & Grill

Seafood in the desert sounds unexpected, but the dishes at Lighthouse Seafood & Grill won’t disappoint! Stop by for their fish & chips or try the seafood fettuccini alfredo for something a little different. Bay scallops, shrimp and crab in a rich cream sauce are served over fettuccini pasta in a great combination.

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House Margarita from Don Miguel

We can’t be the only ones who love a good drink with dinner. 🍸 And this local favorite has a lot to offer! Try one of their flavorful dishes, enjoy a house margarita, and don’t forget the deep fried ice cream before you go!

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I Don’t Know from Mandarin

The name of this dish alone is our favorite! This chef’s special has a little bit of spice to it with sliced chicken sautéed with the chef’s special golden brown sauce, served with rice and veggies. A chef’s special with a fun name, we love it.

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Summer in Cedar Acai Bowl from the Berry Bar

Fresh fruit and toppings with fun summer time kick, the Summer in Cedar Bowl from Berry Bar is a must-try! A base of your choice topped with granola, strawberry, kiwi, pineapple, coconut chips, and almonds, it’s as colorful as it is delicious.

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Pineapple Fajita from Brody’s Mexican Restaurant

A favorite for locals and visitors alike, the pineapple fajitas are more than worth a visit to Brody’s! Your choice of grilled meat, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, and chunks of pineapple all marinated in their house sauce. Made to serve one, you’ll be the focus of any food-envy at your table with this one.

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The Margheroni from The Pizza Cart

This local spot started as a small woodfired oven/ cart in the parking lot of Ace Hardware and has since grown to a local and visitor favorite with some incredible food. This made-from-scratch wood-fired pizza is a twist on the classic Naples style Margherita pizza, just add a little pepperoni. Before you go, don’t forget to try the in-store made gelato!

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The Thunderbird at The Brick House

Named for the mascot of the nearby Southern Utah University, the Thunderbird is a local favorite! Grilled chicken and bacon with bell pepper, mushrooms, onions, three kinds of cheese….and SO much more! This sandwich is bursting with toppings and flavors, it’s no wonder it’s a favorite.

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Dry Lakes Ranch Beef at Milt’s Stagestop

There are few things we love as much as a local collaboration and this combo between Dry Lakes Ranch Beef in Parowan and Milt’s Stagestop in Cedar City is a match made in heaven! With beef cattle raised right here in southern Utah, between Parowan and Brian Head, Dry Lakes works hard to provide fresh local beef to their community. Raised and prepared with care, the beef finds its way to spectacular dishes and incredible meals at Cedar City’s oldest steak house, Milt’s Stagestop. With a full drink menu and mouth-watering dishes, it’s a must-try in the area.

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The Riesling from IG Winery

Located in Historic Downtown, Cedar City is fortunate to be home to Southern Utah’s premier winery, IG Winery. While you can schedule a tasting of their whites and reds, order cocktails, or catch one of their many wonderful events, a favorite on their menu is the Reisling. Stop by to try a glass or purchase a bottle to share with friends.

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Two Slices + a Pint from Pizanos Pizzeria, Brian Head, UT

After a day on the slopes or mountain bike trails at Brian Head Resort, you’re going to need to refuel and nothing quite says comfort food/refuel like pizza! With a full beer menu, their lunch special of two slices and a pint is popular with locals and visitors alike.

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Freshly Baked Croissants from The French Spot

It’s not often that you find a true French bakery in the heart of southern Utah, but the French Spot is just that! Chef Michael Attali strives to bring a corner of French culture to our community and as a Michelin-rated chef, his cooking is truly divine. Whether you sit down for a meal, grab a freshly baked croissant to go or treat yourself to a mouth-watering tart or macaron, we promise you will love this local spot!

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Patriot Pale Ale from Policy Kings Brewery

Utah’s only Black Owned Brewery, Policy Kings is a wonderful and exciting addition to our community with some great drink choices! Stop by for a round of trivia, live music from local artists, and a new food truck to go with your drinks. Whether you go for their house Patriot Pale Ale or branch out to try one of their new seltzers, you’ll love the experience!

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Peach Cobbler from Hamburger Patty’s, Parowan, UT

Another dutch oven dish that’s a true Utah favorite, cobbler is a dessert that we go out of our way for! Cake mix layered with fruit, cream, and other toppings, and baked all together in one dish, it’s hard to go wrong. Stop by Hamburger Patty’s in Parowan to try the Peach Cobbler for yourself.

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Golden Harvest Spudnut from Silver Silo Bakery & Espresso

Cute as can be with a true country flair, Silver Silo has quickly become a local favorite! Their home-cooked meals, carefully crafted coffees, and amazing baked goods make this spot a true standout. But one menu favorite that seems to top the rest? The Golden Harvest Sputdnut! A glazed potato doughnut, these are light and fluffy, packed with flavor, and topped with delightful glaze.

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Tableside Quac from Puerto Vallarta Jalisco

There’s nothing quite like fresh guacamole to really push that dining experience over the edge into amazing! And Puerto Vallarta Jalisco in Cedar City does just that. They have a wide drink menu, incredible and flavorful dishes, and, of course, tableside Guacamole with a chance to customize what you want to see included in the dish!

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Tableside Quac at Puerto Vallarta Jalisco in Cedar City

Looking for a place to eat? Checkout these local restaurants with great eats and drink in Cedar City and the Iron County area.