© Desert Pearl Inn
9 East is the on-site restaurant at the Desert Pearl Inn. It is open to the public as well as guests of the hotel, providing a casual, yet fine dining type atmosphere. They are open for both lunch and dinner and feature Italian/Mediterranean dishes as well as having a bakery where all pastries and treats are made from scratch. Guests will love the option to enjoy brick-fired Neapolitan style pizza, cooked in their specialty ovens, which is available for both lunch and dinner.
Lunch is served Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers a great selection of items from deluxe salads to burgers and pasta and even Beef Tenderloin and Vegetable Skewers. There are simple, yet tasty lunch desserts available such as ice cream bars, root beer floats and cinnamon rolls.
Dinner is available from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily, but closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the off-season. The menu consists of an array of Antipasto selections such as Fried Calamari, Spiced Local Watermelon Salad, Assorted Meats & Cheeses plate and more. Of course, the brick-fired pizza is always available in a variety of styles and flavors. The menu features simple, yet delicious pasta choices and tempting, gourmet entrees such as Grilled Mediterranean Sea Bass or Smoked & BBQ’d Leg of Lamb.
The dessert menu will wow guests with homemade gelato and sorbet selections, cookies, mascarpone cheesecake and many other tempting treats.
There is no dedicated bar or lounge at the Desert Pearl Inn, however, 9 East has a full bar service menu if guests wish to enjoy a beer, glass of wine or cocktail. They have a decent selection of local Utah bottled beers at reasonable prices, as well as a draft menu featuring local, domestic and import beers and ales. The cocktail menu offers choices of shots, straight up liquor, and mixed cocktail drinks. If guests enjoy malt whiskey, they will love the 15 year old malt whiskey choices to enjoy.
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