Restaurants for College Students in St. George, UT


By Staff Writer Published on May 24, 2018

Like many others who grew up dining in lunchrooms across America, seeing these words may send a ghostly chill down your spine, make your stomach turn, or prompt horrific flashbacks to mysterious slops jiggling on your lunch tray.

Fortunately, at Stevens-Henager College in St. George, we don’t subject our students to the grisly grub of cafeteria food. We do, however, know that food is a critical part of a college student’s life and believe that with happy taste buds and a full stomach you’ll better prepare yourself for learning and success. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best student-friendly restaurants in St. George. Whether you’re looking to grab a quick bite in between classes or a hearty meal after a long day of learning, this go-to grub guide can point you in the right direction.

 

Best restaurants on a budget

If you’re jonesing for a good meal, but aren’t looking to break the bank, turn to these cheap, yummy eateries.

1. The Lunch Box – 1091 N. Bluff St., Ste 301

Dishing up: An array of budget-friendly soups, sandwiches, and other deli fare

Open: Mon.-Fri. 11:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat. 11:00 am-3:00 pm, closed Sundays

2.  Viva Chicken – 1183 East 100 S.

Dishing up: Peruvian specialties like roasted chicken, quinoa-stuffed avocado, yucca, and more

Open: Mon.-Sat. 11:00 am-9:00 pm, closed Sundays

3. Island Grinds – 1973 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. B

Dishing up: Hawaiian soul food like pupu chicken, short ribs, BBQ chicken, and famous macaroni salad

Open: Monday 11:00 am-6:00 pm, Tue.-Sat. 11:00 am-8:00 pm, closed Sundays

4. Waffle Love – food truck commonly found along Sunset Blvd. or at 231 Red Cliffs Dr #102

Dishing up: A creative, mouthwatering array of sweet, savory, and build-your-own waffles

Open: Monday 5:00 pm-10:00 pm, Tue-Sat 8:00 am-10:00 pm, closed Sundays

 

Best restaurants for study grub

Looking for food to fill your tummy and fuel your brain, but don’t want to waste valuable study time or be late to class? Hit up one of these grub hubs.

1. Ninfa’s Mexican Grill – 430 E. St.George Blvd.

Dishing up: Flavorful street tacos, steaming enchiladas, tortilla soup, and other traditional Mexican fare

Open: Mon.-Thurs. 11:00 am-9:00 pm, Fri.-Sat. 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, closed Sundays

2. One Hot Grill – 14 W. Tabernacle

Dishing up: Gourmet hot dogs, sandwiches, burgers, and french fries

Open: Mon.- Sat. 11:00 am- 6:00 pm, closed Sunday

3. Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop – 250 Red Cliffs Dr.

Dishing up: Signature and extraordinary subs like the Philly cheese steak, capastrami, meatball, and much, much more.

Open: Mon.-Thurs. 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Fri.-Sat 10:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

4. Cafe Allure – 661 E. St. George Blvd.

Dishing up: New American cuisine like pizzas, fresh salads, deli sandwiches, and yummy desserts

Open: Mon.- Sat. 11:00 am-9:00 pm, closed Sunday

5. Riggattis Woodfire Pizza

Twisted Noodle-healthy foods

25 Main-awesome café style setting.

Bear Paw Diner-really good breakfast

 

Restaurants to celebrate your educational success

1.  Cliffside Restaurant – 551 S. Airport Rd.

Dishing up: A plethora of new American and seafood dishes like coconut shrimp, four cheese and pear pasta, carnitas tacos, garlic-parmesan fries and more

Open: Mon.-Thurs. 11:00 am-9:00 pm, Fri.-Sat. 11:00 am-10:00 pm, closed Sunday

2. Pepper’s Cantina – 144 W. Brigham Rd. Ste. 2

Dishing up: Cheesy chimichangas, meaty fajitas, enchiladas, margaritas, and a slew of other stick-to-your-stomach Mexican dishes

Open: Mon.-Sat. 11:00 am-10:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

3. Painted Pony – 2 W. St. George Blvd., Ste. 22

Dishing up: A fancier fare of international wines, bacon-wrapped duck, seared ahi tuna, rack of New Zealand lamb, and much more

Open: Mon.-Sat. 11:30 am – 10:00 pm, Sun. 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

4. George’s Corner – 2 W. St. George Blvd., Ste 1

Dishing up: Sandwiches, burgers, fried chicken, steak, ribs, pasta and cold beer

Open: Mon.-Sun. 8:00 am – 12:00 am

 

Feed your stomach, fuel your mind

At Stevens-Henager College in St. George, not only is our campus surrounded with a slew of mouth-watering restaurants that dish out the grub you need to stay hungry for more knowledge, but we also offer a catalog of degrees that can help you get on the fast-track to pursuing the career of your dreams. Request more information about our unique degree programs today.