Mount Carmel, Utah: Thunderbird Restaurant - Ho-Made Pie

1931 eatery with unintentionally amusing neon sign advertising Ho-Made Pie.
US Hwy 89, Mount Carmel, UT
Junction of Highway 9 and 89, just outside the northern entrance to Zion National Park in Utah.
Sign always visible. Diner: Summer daily 7am-10pm Winter daily 7am-8pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Thunderbird Restaurant.

Thunderbird Restaurant - Ho-Made Pie

The Thunderbird Restaurant is a 1931 diner in Mt Carmel, Utah.

[Tori Armstrong, 08/24/2018]
Ho-Made Pies

This place was worth the stop to see the sign and try the pie. It's actually a hotel, gift shop, and diner all in one. We stayed for some food and pie and took pics. The pie was good, service was great, sign was funny.

[Juice, 12/28/2012]

Eating the pie is essential to the Ho-Made Pie experience.

Thunderbird Restaurant - Ho-Made Pie

The pies are a bit disappointing.

[Julie, 08/27/2011]

Hmmm... never considered actually buying and eating pie there. Just like the sign.

Thunderbird Restaurant.

Thunderbird Restaurant - Ho-Made Pie

Great little roadside diner from 1931 with a terrific sign that spotlights the notion of "Ho-Made" pies. Now, I would assume that, at the time this neon gem was conceived, it was just a clever play on words. However, in today vernacular, "Ho-Made" takes on a new and hilarious meaning.

The sign is worth the stop, but the pie is really good, "Ho" made or not.

[D. Pruiksma, 08/17/2010]

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