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Yosemite View Lodge Restaurant

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11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
+1 209-379-2681
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Marietta, Georgia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast. Excellent service and tasty food. Western decor. Restaurant is located on the Cedar Lodge grounds.

Thank Travelgal2244
South Africa
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288 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had breakfast in the restaurant attached to the Yosemite View Lodge. It was buffet style with a charge to cover the food, but the coffee was not included (first time I have encountered this). Service was decent and would rate this as reasonable value.

1 Thank Nomad422
San Francisco Bay Area
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Good choices and nice coffee bar. Pie was pretty good, but food was just regular stuff, nothing great.

Thank Italophilia
Houston, Texas
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130 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Run of the mill cafeteria layout with standard fare options. Came for breakfast. Staff is cheerfully helpful, bussing/table turn-around is quick and efficient - so even during peak times, tables were available. All-in-all, not bad.

Thank diver94523
Melbourne, Australia
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135 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Got to be joking.... $15 per person for a small buffet that is worth $7 at best. Drinks are extra - even coffee. This is average at best.

Thank cbsgwobal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

they kind of lied on the menus and the food took forever and it wan't too good for the price. but there's not much else to eat around

Thank Shelby G
southeast London
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

excellent food and excellent service. nothing to complain. a good place to eat after a day of hiking and admiring the valley!

Thank ronaldo1925
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We arrived around 1 pm and waiting almost an hour in line for food. Food is mediocre and pricey. Finding a table is an adventure in itself. We managed to snag one just as another family was leaving. I walked over to ask the kitchen staff for a towel to wipe the table off and one of them spilled an... More 

1 Thank Stacie L
Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Told us 45 minute wait. 2 1/2 hours later was served the worst meal cold dry and disgusting. All four of us miserable! Salad bar included in meal but it had been switched off due to running out of food to put in it. We were completely over the whole experience so just paid and left! If had more energy... More 

Thank RSTS1972
Mackay, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

After a long day of travelling to Yosemite and being stuck in traffic getting into the park, all we wanted was a nice hot meal. We ordered our food and waited over 45 mins for it to arrive. We were never informed there would be such a long wait and weren't updated either during our waiting period. The food was... More 

Thank Miryska S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Portal
  • Phone Number: +1 209-379-2681
  • This restaurant is at Yosemite View Lodge

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?