Zion National Park is home to some of the most breathtaking views in Utah. If you’re visiting from out of state or unfamiliar with the area, finding a fun dining spot can be difficult, especially without recommendations. Whether you stay with us at Zion Canyon Campground or in one of the many hotels surrounding the park, you are sure to stumble upon a local spot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Take it from a local, these are some of the best places to check out while visiting Zion National Park.

Feel Love Coffee

This quaint little cafe is located just outside the entrance of Zion National Park. Chances are, you are looking for the perfect place to watch the sunrise and get ready for a day of hiking and exploring in the park. Feel Love Coffee features specialty beverage selections like their Vaughn Gogh Latte. Enjoy light breakfast scones or danishes while sipping your beverage and indulging in the stunning views from the balcony. This little cafe is a must if you’re looking for breakfast among the beauty of Zion National Park. 

Whiptail Grill

This dining spot is just down the street if you stay with us at Zion Canyon Campground or in our new cabins. The Whiptail Grill offers a selection of Mexican food, including salads, ribs, and burgers, perfect for a quick bite before heading out for the day or a short lunch break between activities. The patio is a great place to check out the view while enjoying one of their delicious dishes. Check out their Whiptail Burrito or opt for a vegetarian option with their inclusive menu. This is an excellent spot for the entire family, sure to please everyone. 

Oscar’s Cafe

A classic Zion Canyon favorite, Oscar’s Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a large menu. This family-friendly restaurant is sure to accommodate even the pickiest of eaters. Cool off at lunchtime with a Grilled Chicken Salad. Or drop by for dinner after a long day for their signature Oscar Burger. Oscar’s is located near various shops and restaurants if you’re looking to grab souvenirs or dessert after dinner. 

Bit & Spur

Known for their margaritas, Bit & Spur is a great place if you’re looking for a drink or a light meal to end your evening. Try their backyard taco shack in a time crunch, or grab a table for relaxed dining. Enjoy a casual yet classy atmosphere with their indoor and outdoor seating. This boutique-style cantina features a diverse selection of pasta, salads, and tacos, with gluten-free and vegetarian options available. If you’re looking for nightlife here in Springdale, this is one spot you should definitely check out. 

Zion Brewery 

Zion Brewery has two locations, one near the south entrance of Zion National Park and the other downtown in the nearby town of St. George, Utah. The Springdale location offers a more pub feel, offering small bites, cold local beer, and live music. Stop by for a table for two or the whole crew to enjoy the park’s stunning views while enjoying a locally brewed beer and their Signature Buffalo Meatloaf. If you’re only looking for a drink, skip the pub and head straight for the Zion Brewery Tavern attached to the Brew Pub. This is another great spot if you’re looking for a bar scene here in Springdale. 


Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly restaurant or exciting nightlife while visiting Zion National Park, Springdale City offers some fun local spots for you to enjoy. After a long day exploring the park, grab a beer while still immersed in the beauty of Zion National Park. Stay close to the park and Springdale to try all these fun locations. Book your stay at Zion Canyon Campground and Cabins to begin planning your next family vacation to Zion National Park.