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Malena's Cafe

61 S Main St, Ephraim, UT 84627-1383
+1 435-283-4425
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin
61 S Main St, Ephraim, UT 84627-1383
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Food is always good at a reasonable price. I usually order the chicken tostada with extra guacamole. Yum!

Thank M7741SLlisaf
Reviewed 12 December 2017

It's the best Mexican food in town, cafeteria style. Step up, order, and pay. Self-service drinks and no table service. We went because people were raving about it. I prefer spice and heat, food was on the milder side for me, but tasty and a...More

Thank traveler o
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is almost like a cafe rio knock off. The burrito was ok and you get a lot of extras included. For what is around this is probably good but not great.

Thank SteveE304
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Malena's is worth a visit if you're in the area and hunkering for some Mexican food. It's definitely satisfying, but not as good as so many high ratings suggest. Nor would I call this place "authentic." It's really a clone of the Cafe Río and...More

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The line was really long and if you've never been there the set up is a bit confusing. The staff was not friendly or helpful in any way.

Thank gwendolyns60
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I LOVE Malena's! It is easily my favorite restaurant in Ephraim. Its menu is similar to Cafe Rio's, but it's more authentic. The rice is tasty and I really like their dressing as well. Prices are similar to other tex-mex places. They often have local...More

Thank Miriamjean
Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you are a fan of Costa Vida's you will like Malena's Cafe. A very clean location with a nice family feel. The food was fresh and delicious. The tres leche cake was very good. My only complaint is that the Coke FreeStyle Machine was...More

Thank BisonBro
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Comparable to Cafe Rio but more food at a better price is is just a question of if you like their sauces and rice as well. Area clean and nice for eating

Thank 203sth
Reviewed 20 December 2016

large variety of fresh ingredients for some excellent burritos. I wanted tot try the Tamale Special but they were sold out, so what does that tell you....thats right great food.

Thank chris c
Reviewed 30 November 2016

You won't leave here hungry. Portions are large and relatively inexpensive. Friendly atmosphere, and very fast service.

Thank Alan P
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Judy Z
3 August 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 S Main St, Ephraim, UT 84627-1383
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Ephraim
  • Phone Number: +1 435-283-4425
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