Cedar City has a variety of restaurants to please the palette. From fine dining to casual dining; steaks, prime rib and seafood to traditional Mexican; Thai to Japanese; pizza to hamburgers and hot wings -- you'll be sure to find the right menu. All restaurants are within 10 minutes of The Iron Gate Inn.
If you have a favorite restaurant in town, let us know and we would be happy to make dinner reservations for you prior to your arrival. Or, if you need suggestions for your dining experience, take a look at this list of local eateries or the option to dine here under the umbrellas at The Iron Gate Inn.
If you are looking for a change of pace or just want to relax and dine here, we provide “Dining on the Terrace” during the summer and fall months with a menu of light catered dinners served right here in our garden. The summer fare is deliciously prepared and comes with a small dessert for a sweet ending to your meal.
The terrace menu changes each summer/fall and is posted below. Let us know in advance if this casual meal on our patio or in our dining room is of interest as orders must be 24-48 hours ahead.
Autumn Dining at The Inn
Relax and take things a bit slower by enjoying a delightful catered meal right here at The Iron Gate Inn & Winery. We’ll serve it when you are ready.
For the lighter appetite: Creamy goodness in a bowl! Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup served with a fresh roll or corn fritters; Black Bean Chili served with Southwestern Cornbread; Tomato-Florentine Soup served with cheese pizza sticks. $8 each
Pasta Milano tossed with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and Parmesan in a creamy garlic sauce. $12
Loaded Chicken Salad Sandwich - A lovely chicken salad full of dried cranberries and glazed pecans and piled high on a French roll. $11
Cheese-filled Tortellini Salad - Tender cheese filled tortellini marinated in a light raspberry vinaigrette dressing and tossed with freshly shredded broccoli, tangy/sweet cranberries, glazed pecans and Greek Feta cheese. $12
Toasty Calzones – Your choice of hot and toasty calzones stuffed with: Mozzarella cheese, spicy sausage and beef -or- Spinach, mushroom, mozzarella & ricotta cheese. Both are topped with fresh marinara sauce. $11
Just Desserts – Larger, individual desserts are perfect to order for savoring after the theatre or for an afternoon or evening treat. These fall specials are: Chocolate Mousse Trifle; Banana Bread Churro Bites with white chocolate Kahlua sauce; Banana Bread Cobbler with creamy white chocolate sauce; Pumpkin Mousse Eclairs. $6 each
Restaurants with Reservations Suggested:
We would be happy to make reservations ahead of time for any local restaurants -- just let us know by email or phone. If you will be attending the Utah Shakespeare Festival performances, we recommend between 5:15-6:00 pm for reservations so you can enjoy your meal without rushing and still have time to see the summer Green Show or any play orientations prior to the shows. Also the later the reservation, the more crowded the restaurants.
Milt's Stage Stop - Casual ranch style dining specializing in steak, prime rib and several seafood items from ahi, to orange roughy, to crab and lobster (also teriyaki chicken, pork loin). Salad bar is included with dinner, as are freshly baked rolls, side veggies and potatoes/or rice. Delicious appetizers; cheesecakes, brownies and ice creams for dessert. Full bar liquor license and wine list including Iron Gate wines. Average meals $19-26. (About 10 minute drive from our inn). Open on Sundays.
The Depot Grill - A contemporary-styled bistro with a European flair. Specialties such as steaks, fish, seafood, pasta, pork, duck and variety of flavorful soups, salads and incredible appetizers and desserts. Full bar and extensive wine list including Iron Gate wines. Average a la carte entrees $18-34.
Rusty's Ranch House - Also casual ranch style dining with generous meals of steaks, ribs, chicken, shrimp, pasta and salads. Great appetizers & desserts. Entrées served with salad, potatoes/veggies and bread. Full liquor license. Average meals: $15-24. (About 5 minute drive from our inn)
Garden House Restaurant - Charming historic home turned eatery. Wide variety of appetizers. Choice of homemade soups or salad with meals; fresh bread; continental dining with pork, steaks, prime rib, various fish specials, pasta dishes, and chicken and salads. Excellent array of desserts to finish your meal. No liquor license.. Average meal: $16-25. (About a 7 minute walk - 4 blocks from the inn.)
Ninja Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi - Japanese teahouse with sushi or Hibachi-style together in one restaurant. Salmon, scallops, shrimp, chicken and steak dinners cooked at your table with fresh veggies, rice or noodles. Traditional Japanese foods on other side of restaurant. Average meals: $15-23. Beer and wine license; Open on Sundays.
Sweet Basil Thai -- About 3.5 miles from the inn. Excellent Thai cuisine with a choice of the "spicy" factor from 0-10! Small family-owned restaurant. Average meal $11-15.
There are several other great restaurants nearby that do not require reservations:
Centro Pizza - Amazing thin crust, wood-fired pizza in true Italian style. Beer and wine available including Iron Gate wines. Serving fresh salads and unique pizzas such as roasted mushroom with creme fraiche, margherita pizza, homemade fennel sausage, Nutella dessert pizza and gelattos.
Pastry Pub - Wonderful salads, sandwiches (on choice of breads), chicken, pasta, and desserts. Casual walk-up ordering with food delivered to your table. 2-1/2 blocks from the inn.
La Casa Don Miguel - Excellent, authentic Mexican food, that includes all the traditional fare and vegetarian options, too. Reasonable prices and generous portions. Beer and Margaritas served. About 1 mile from inn. Open on Sundays.
Winger's - Classic hamburgers and everything chicken - from hot wings to chicken salads, sandwiches and hot entrees. Open on Sundays. Beer license. About 3.5 miles from inn.
Bruno's - Authentic Italian food in a casual take-out style restaurant. About 3.5 miles from inn.
Sonny Boy's Barbeque - Down home BBQ and southern-style side dishes (including hush puppies). About 4 blocks from inn.
Alicia's Tamales and Mexican Food - Homemade tamales, mole, and traditional and very authentic Mexican cuisine. 3 blocks from inn.
Mi Pueblo - Casual Mexican dining with about 2 miles from the inn. Open on Sundays. Liquor license. About a 5 minute drive from the inn.
Lupita's - Authentic Mexican food, about 3.5 miles from the inn. Beer and Margaritas served. Open on Sundays.
All American Classic Diner - Traditional American diner with breakfast served all day, hamburgers, chicken fried steak and gravy, ham steaks, and a wide variety of All-American food. About 1.5 miles from inn.
Chain Restaurants: Chili's, Applebee's, Costa Vida, Café Rio, Great Harvest Bread Co., IHOP, various fast food places. Some open on Sundays.