The Pioneer Kitchen

The Pioneer Kitchen at Capitol Reef Resort includes great comfort food and drink in a relaxing, inviting space surrounded by windows revealing Capitol Reef National Park and the high desert of the Colorado Plateau. Chef Bret Saign welcomes you to enjoy his latest creations.


Indulge in a delectable Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 23, 2023 at The Pioneer Kitchen at Capitol Reef Resort. Hours: 5:00-8:00PM. Reservations are required – please contact the restaurant directly to reserve.

Breakfast will be served during regular hours on Thanksgiving Day (7:00-9:00AM).

For additional dining options, please follow link below.

Hours & Menus


Summer: 7:00AM – 10:00AM

Winter: 7:00AM – 9:00AM


Summer: 5:00PM – 9:00PM

Winter: 5:00PM – 8:00PM

*Holiday Hours: Please note The Pioneer Kitchen will be closed for dinner on Christmas Eve (12/24/23), closed all day on Christmas Day (12/25/23), and closed all day on New Year’s Day (1/1/24).

A few things worth noting

Plan the perfect getaway to the magnificent Red Rock Cliffs with our online only deals.

Enjoy indulgent room accommodations alongside stunning views of the Red Rock Cliffs.

Enjoy our heated outdoor pool and hot tub, free Wi-Fi, and majestic surroundings.