Utah’s Top Pit Stops: 5 Delicious Local Restaurants to Try on Your Next Utah Road Trip

Dec 12, 2019, 1:27 PM | Updated: Aug 20, 2020, 9:15 am
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The following article about utah road trips Stops in the new Honda HR-V is presented by your Utah Honda Dealers.

On your next Utah road trip in your new Honda H-RV, you are sure to maximize your cargo space and your gas mileage. Why not make your trip more delicious, too? Whatever part of Utah you are going to explore its special beauty, there are unique (and tasty!) local food stops to try on the way. This list of Utah’s top pit stops contains some of the highest reviewed local restaurants to try on your Utah road trip.

Kiva Koffeehouse & Kiva Kottage


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Escalante, Utah

Driving through Escalante? You will not want to miss the idyllic Kiva Koffeehouse. It is as much of an experience as it is a place to go for delicious coffee, hot chocolate, and wholesome food. Also, built into the red rocks on Highway 12, Kiva Koffeehouse is as convenient as it is unique. You won’t have to go out of your way to visit the breathtaking view. Pull off the road, slow down, and enjoy yourself at this cozy and beautiful Utah pit-stop!

Tangerine Eatery


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Price, UT

Tangerine Eatery is a wonderful place to stop and get a healthy lunch! Fast and fresh made to order sandwiches are their specialty. They also feature 12 flavors of FROYO!  Get a balanced meal and a treat at Tangerine Eatery on your Utah road trip! Tangerine Eatery is conveniently located 5 minutes off of Highway 6 in Price, UT.

Dairy Keen- Home of the Train


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Heber, UT

Ice cream, burgers and fries- OH MY! Located in the scenic Heber Valley East of Salt Lake City, Dairy Keen is a fun and delicious small-town eatery. Inside you can admire the iconic working toy train that circles the store and a detailed Harry Potter Hogwarts and Hogsmeade model. The cheery atmosphere has a menu to match- fry sauce included! Their menu items are reasonably priced, so you can bring the whole family! After all, what’s more Utah than a good burger and shake? Dairy Keen- Home of the Train is conveniently located on Main Street in Heber.

Pizza Cart Wood Fired Pizza

Cedar City, UT

In their own words, the fresh and hot pizzas at this popular Cedar City fixture are “Made from scratch. Served with love.” Google reviews do not lie. With a 4.8/5 rating, you know you will get a remarkable pizza! Don’t let the name fool you, though! The pizza “cart” is a fully operational restaurant with plenty of seating. The cherry on top? Pizza Cart’s location is very convenient for your Utah road trip! It is just minutes off of I-15 in Cedar City!

Moab Garage Company


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Moab, Utah

This casual and hip establishment is a perfect Utah pit stop for those enjoying the surrounding beauty and national parks near Moab.  Their comfort food menu items are a perfect carb-load after an invigorating hike or long drive. Don’t forget dessert! Moab Garage Company’s made to order liquid nitrogen ice cream is becoming famous to Moab locals and visitors! Moab Garage Company has a central location, in the heart of downtown Moab. You can conveniently visit the local shops for your Moab souvenirs after your tasty meal!

The Honda HR-V is Available through YOUR Utah Honda Dealers

Ken Garff Honda Downtown
64 E 900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 526-1700

Ken Garff Honda of Orem
195 E University Pkwy
Orem, UT 84058
(801) 709-1695

Ken Garff Honda Riverdale
950 W Riverdale Rd
Ogden, UT 84405
(801) 781-4700

Larry H. Miller Honda
5808 S State St
Murray, UT 84107
(801) 262-3331

Performance Honda Bountiful
2215 S 500 W
Bountiful, UT 84010
(801) 295-4477

Stockton #12 Honda
10860 So Automall Dr
Sandy, UT 84070
(866) 778-1103

Young Honda
1945 N Main St
Logan, UT 84341
(435) 554-3400

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Utah’s Top Pit Stops: 5 Delicious Local Restaurants to Try on Your Next Utah Road Trip