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A Taste of the Grand Canyon

Overlooking the Grand Canyon

While where you eat may not be the first thing on your mind for your stay at the Grand Canyon, you don’t want to miss local food with a side of history! Many of our restaurants have been around for decades serving tourists and locals alike!

Big E Steakhouse

Opening in 1963, Big E Steakhouse quickly became a staple for it’s authentic Southwest flavor! Their menu offers something for everyone — including kids! Elling Halvorson arrived with his wife, Barbara, for engineering work and they were both so captivated by the Grand Canyon, they had to stay! They are both committed to creating the highest quality tourism experience throughout your stay. Whether you’re looking to fill up after a long day or relax outside with a drink in hand, Big E Steakhouse is a true Grand Canyon staple!


The Coronado Room

The Coronado Room is true fine dining at the Grand Canyon, offering an upscale environment to relax and unwind. Their specialities include steak, elk burgers, buffalo, while also featuring grilled seafood and escargot. If you are searching for a place to splurge and have a fancy dinner, this is the place for you!


We Cook Pizza & Pasta

We Cook Pizza & Pasta was born in 1981 when husband and wife, Wayne and Margi Cook, were spending their summer in a small camper at the Grand Canyon. A nearby restaurant failed and they took off on their dream of opening a pizza place that tourists and locals alike would enjoy! This long standing fixture at the Grand Canyon has a wide variety of menu items — pizza, wings, salads, and pasta dishes. What makes the restaurant stand out is their delicious, handmade, food that is served fresh and quickly every time!

El Tovar Dining

El Tovar Dining Room

From the moment you step into El Tovar, you can feel how historic and special it is. Constructed by native stone and Oregon pine and the murals on the walls reflect the customs of the four Native American Tribes, the Hopi, Apache, Mojave, and Navajo. The El Tovar offers over 100 domestic wines, with a menu providing Southwest flavor with international twists.


The Grand Canyon Chocolate Factory

The Grand Canyon Chocolate Factory is one of the newest additions at the Grand Canyon! Locally owned and operated, they offer specialty chocolates, custom trail mixes, gourmet popcorn and more.


At Grand Canyon Rentals Adventures, we want to provide you with the best experience possible during your stay with us! Whether you’re ending your day of hiking or riding a Polaris ATV, we are happy to recommend local favorites to be your next stop. Our Adventure Specialists are standing by to plan your next big adventure!