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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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San Francisco Bay Area
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Thank Italophilia
Houston, Texas
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122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank diver94523
Melbourne, Australia
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank cbsgwobal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank Shelby G
southeast London
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank ronaldo1925
California
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank RSTS1972
Mackay, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having breakfast and lunch in this restaurant during our 3 day trip to Yosemite. Food varieties was great, but the food counter was only opened on certain time only. They served pizza , burger, fish, omellete etc. Taste and appearance was also good. Whenever the counter closed, we might still choose food from freezer and cashier were always opened. Food... More 

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Thank Ika C
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

we were pleasantly surprised about the evening service on 12.12.16! the waiter just did all he could to make us feel welcome! food was good and sufficient - same goes for the breakfast! unfortunately we made a bad experience in the hotel - they will suffer from the hotel's service! choice of food was good by the way and reasonable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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?