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“Dining with a view”

El Tovar Lodge Dining Room
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 29 June 2018

You have to book a table, try to get a table by the window, great view!!! Food is good, service is ok.

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Thank schumbt
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

We dined here twice during our stay - services was slick and professional and the menu choices were good.

Thank Antal
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

After a 7-mile hike in the Grand Canyon in 94 degree heat, the dining room at El Tovar was just the right thing. The restaurant is part of the rustic hotel and has great ambiance to boot. The wait staff is exception and very attentive with jugs of ice cold water to refresh you as you empty glass after glass. The Navajo Taco was terrific as well as their salad selections. The menu is not too extensive, but stick to the local dishes for the best results. I recommend getting there before 1pm as they fill up quickly. The railroad station is nearby so time your meal accordingly as many people rolled from the train to lunch. It’s worth spending time walking around the room to see the various Native American paintings as well.

Thank Eric W
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the busiest time of the day for lunch and were seated immediately. My husband had the steak sandwich, my son had the pastrami sandwich, and I had the pesto chicken salad sandwich. I tend to be particular about chicken salad because I like it chunky with lots of additional veggies. It was perfect! My husband’s sandwich had many very thin layers of very tender steak. Our server was very courteous and attentive.

Thank bamacsteacher
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We ate lunch a tad early and did not need reservations. We walked right in and got a splendid window table overlooking the grand canyon. I had plenty to eat and was surprised at how modest the prices were considering our location. Wait staff was very friendly and professional. Service was very fast. To the negative comments posted here I have to wonder if they are talking about the same restaurant.

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Thank Michael S
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