Fodor's Expert Review Hell's Backbone Grill

$$$ Boulder Green Fodor's Choice

On the stunning grounds of the Boulder Mountain Lodge and a frequent James Beard Award semifinalist, this remote eatery—its creative, oft-changing menu is inspired by Native American, Western range, Southwestern, and Mormon pioneer recipes—is worth the 40-mile drive south of Torrey along scenic Highway 12. The chef-owners have a historical connection to the area, and many of the ingredients they use—in dishes like braised lamb with juniper berries and green-chile polenta, and pan-seared trout with organic vegetables—come directly from their own organic farm or one of the area's sustainable purveyors.

Green Casual Breakfast Lunch Dinner $$$ Fodor's Choice Modern American American Romantic

Quick Facts

20 N. Hwy. 12
Boulder, Utah  84716, USA


Known For:
  • Peaceful setting
  • Farm-fresh ingredients
  • Innovative farm-to-bar cocktails
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Dec.–mid-Mar.

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