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Chisos Mountains Lodge Restaurant

Big Bend National Park, Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
+1 432-477-2291
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (39 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Big Bend National Park, Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chisos Mountain Lodge is the place to stay when in Big Bend. It is perfectly located for short trails (minutes from your room) and longer ones as well (minutes by car-Lost Mine Trail, The Window and South Rim). All folks Chisos Mountain Lodge from those...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was surprised by the tasty food here. I was expecting lodge food not restaurant food. The soup and salad bar was good as was the stuffed mushroom. Pass on the steaks though.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long days hike off the trails and up the steep sides of some hills, three weary travellers were ready for some serious refreshment. It seemed like most folk there were with their caravans or tents and were, unlike ourselves covered in trail dirt,...More

Thank peterberresford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was surprised that on a Saturday in the middle of summer this visitor center was closed for lunch. I waited because I wanted to get may National Parks Passport stamped. The people who worked at the visitor center were nice and while I was...More

Thank DPenn_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch there and then went back for drinks and appetizers. The wait staff was very friendly, and the food was tasty.

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only dining option in the park but a great option. The food was surprisingly good, service was excellent and the view cannot be beat! They also have a full service bar which was a surprise. The Lodge restaurant is located within a...More

Thank hellogoodbye_7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed at the Chisos Lodge for 2 nights and ate breakfast 2 mornings and a late lunch at restaurant-- food was delicious, served quickly, clean area, awesome views from windows, reasonable prices for amount of food--friendly staff

Thank barbiewalker72
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is inside the park at Chisos Basin. We were staying outside the park, so we weren't sure if we could find food outside. See my review of Starlight Theater in Terlingua. Regardless the food was good inside the park and filled us up after...More

Thank tjcknigh
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Another example of an excellent margarita served by a friendly and attentive bar person. You are a bit limited as to where you can eat staying in the park. It's 10/15miles to questionable alternatives. There were some good items on the menu, The cob salad...More

Thank Mon0ne
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had lunch and waiting for the little shower outside to pass on our last day in the Big Bend. I sure wish my husband would have listened to me when I had suggested it the day before! Anyhow, it was literally our best meal...More

Thank stonesbutterfly
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20 February 2017|
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Response from abrown_bigbendresort | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Wayne. Breakfast buffet is all you can eat for $9.25 and a la carte options range from $6 dollars to $11 dollars. Dinner entrees can range from $9.25 for the all you can eat salad bar to $21.95 for a... More
8 March 2016|
Response from busystudent |
As of September 2, 2016 breakfast buffet was $9.25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Big Bend National Park, Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Bend National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 432-477-2291
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