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Cedar House Restaurant

9968 Hwy 140, El Portal, CA
+1 209-379-2316
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good29%
  • Average36%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“sandwich” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
9968 Hwy 140, El Portal, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is nothing special about this average over priced restaurant. I believe the only reason it survives is that there is no competition. Breakfast is buffet style at $16.95 not a good choice if you want too eat light. I had fish and chips. It’s...More

Thank TodLis5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our serve, Donald, was the best part of our experience. Such a kind, attentive person. Truly a delight. The food is plentiful (all you can eat) and reasonably priced. You can fill-up for a full day of energy at Yosemite.

Thank Art V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic food, awful salad bar, soup served in bowls the size of an eye wash glass (just about). Obvious staff problems.

Thank Di S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Cedar House Restaurant for dinner after a long day hiking in Yosemite National Park. We were hungry and full of expectation! The restaurant and very friendly staff did not dissappoint us. I had a lovely Angus steak and my girlfriend the...More

Thank Martijn P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Cedar Lodge and this restaurant is on the property. There are not other restaurants nearer than 5 miles. The breakfast buffet ($16.95 adults, $12.95 kids) is very good, with large selection, and all beverages included. The dinners were just average -...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It's pricey but has good food and great service. It is right on the premises, so it's very convenient. The breakfast buffet is very nice.

Thank Christianne S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Ate three meals there over 2 days. The food was excellent however service was spotty. My opinion is they struggle with recruiting reliable service workers given the small local workforce available. We were extremely pleased with their bartender, Michael. He was unflappable despite staffing issues,...More

Thank halltd59
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We were staying next door at an RV park , decided to get our food to go . Had to go back to the bar area to order and we were the only ones there and it took 45 minutes to get our order. The...More

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We spent near two hours for service. The salad bar is not so good although you could go a number of times. The steak was very good.

Thank lbernad
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This must rank as the worst meal I have ever had. The restaurant was dark and dingy, which was probably deliberate in order to conceal the filth. The waiters didn't seem to have much grasp of English and the food, when it arrived, not only...More

Thank Andrew T
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9968 Hwy 140, El Portal, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Portal
  • Phone Number: +1 209-379-2316
  • This restaurant is at Yosemite Cedar Lodge
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