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The Forks Resort

) #3 of 6 Restaurants in Bass Lake €€ - €€€ American, ,
39150 Road 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604-9752
+1 559-642-3737
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheeseburger” (9 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
“mud pie” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
39150 Road 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604-9752
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While staying here we had our dinner each night for 4 nights. Has I said in the hotel review the limited menu was very good. We had different things each night. Burgers were very good. All thought the restaurant fairly small there was plenty space...More

Thank DecerningLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't even seated or talked to for over 10 minutes. Wayyy over priced. Average food... The WORST customer service I've ever experienced. My husband had to go refill our drinks because the staff couldn't be bothered. Another woman from another table got up brought...More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stayed at Bass lake for a few nights, and our friend (who lives here) recommended we have breakfast here. For $7.50 I got a fluffy pancake as big as a dinner plate, a scrambled egg and a strip of bacon. I'm not a HUGE...More

Thank Foodiewife
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We came to have breakfast here and sat outside looking at the lake. They also had tables inside the building as well. Waiter was great, very attentive.The pancakes were humongous, a three stack was $7.50 and we could not finish them. Combo special with eggs,...More

Thank Eva P
forks27, Owner at The Forks Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Glad you enjoyed your breakfast and thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Come see us again soon.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Forks has the best hamburgers, and is an old time mountain lake diner and bait shop, with a marina and boat rentals too. On the other side of Bass Lake, The Pines holds it down for the fancier resort crowd. The Forks is down...More

Thank Brooke O
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Sitting right across from the lake this is a wonderful place to enjoy a good meal, great service and beautiful scenery.

Thank Sonnysone
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I liked the old time feel of the restaurant. The log cabin atmosphere connected to the bass lake forest. The waitress was friendly and helpful. I ordered a club sandwich with fries. However, I recommend ordering the onion rings. Surprisingly, My cost was 16 dollars....More

Thank davepamn
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

What a hidden gem! Food was fantastic, service was great and the people were very hospitable. Don't pass this up if anywhere near there!

Thank Mark A
forks27, Owner at The Forks Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

So glad you stopped by. Looking forward to seeing you again if your travels send you our way.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

breakfast chicken fried steak, pancakes to die for, famous hamburgers, chil fries, milkshakes,everything is great omeletts

Thank klip126315
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had lunch today for Dad's 95th birthday on the outdoor patio with a lake view. Dad wanted a scenic drive and a good burger. We've never been to the Forks before. The staff was friendly. The burgers were very good. Dad even got a...More

Thank Anna R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39150 Road 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604-9752
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bass Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 559-642-3737
  • E-mail
Friendly family fun in a 50 diner setting. Home of the famous "Forks Burger". Patio dining available. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Homemade Chili, soups, & dressings. Hand dipped Malts and Shakes. Family owned and operated for over 70 years. Cabin rentals, boat rental and the best selection of Bass Lake souvenirs.
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