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U.S. 395 and 4th St., Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6477
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (35 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
“pie” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
U.S. 395 and 4th St., Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed today

Lee Vining is only a small town and there aren’t that many places to choose from for food. This was the one that appealed to us the most. The meal was basically ok, perfectly palatable but nothing special. I had a steak and fries and...More

Thank Carolanne W
Reviewed 4 days ago

The hamlet of Lee Vining is tiny and luckily this is a good little diner. We were there for lunch had meatloaf and a hot beef sandwich which were good. The same owners seem to run the bbq eatery next door, which was also good...More

Thank jenhorne95
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great family friendly restaurant with great food and service. We had a long day at Yosemite and found this little place when we exited the park on the north side. We had a group of 9 and everyone enjoyed their meals. Fried chicken, country fried...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Recommended by a local, which is a plus. A hidden gem of Lee Vining Perfect location on US395 and walking distance from our motel. Street parking available along with a Small parking lot across the street from the diner, Busy location on a Sunday morning....More

Thank sandra98walter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good sandwiches. I had the reuben and my husband had the turkey special. The service was very attentive.

Thank LIer-Native
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Lee Vining for a night before heading out to Yosemite early the next morning (going this direction helps avoid traffic, as most people go the other way). Nicely's was walking distance. The outside and decor made it look like a well-worn,...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed both breakfast and dinner here. Service was great. Portions were huge. Enjoyed the breakfast more. Might have been smart to choose the dinner specials instead of just soup and salad. This place isn't fancy but everyone we encountered did a great job.

Thank YosemiteTwo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our previous nights experience we regretted not eating at Nicelys. The breakfast was wholesome and tasty with an incredible portion size. Very friendly and helpful staff. Would recommend

Thank warobbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in this cafe on spec and what a joy,food was superb and the staff great.The portions were huge,I like my food but they beat me,would recommend this gem to anyone.

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent three days in the area. We are there twice, Breakfast and Dinner. Both meals and service were excellent for the price and faire. Friendly, Polite, hard working people. Great pies, great selection of wide variety of food.

Thank geneb455
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Jami R
11 November 2015|
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Response from Mmmach | Reviewed this property |
My taste buds work just fine. I guess my taste is different from yours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U.S. 395 and 4th St., Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: +1 760-647-6477
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