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Rafters Restaurant and Lounge

202 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-9431
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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202 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress was good, and made sure we were comfortable by adjusting the fire for us. The atmosphere was nice. My son got the kids Cheese pizza, and that was ok. My daughters noodles were mushy and she did not eat them. I got the...More

Thank Bridget G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant area of the bar seemed to not be too happy with us (party of 5 with 2 kids ages 6 and 8) coming into the restaurant in the evening. The place was about half full and the service was sooooo slow that my...More

Thank Patti M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I gave this restaurant 1 star because I can’t give it -0- stars. Awful service and food! Wish we hadn’t wasted our time going here.

Thank Jeasue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good pizza & overall food! The service is pretty good as well. We ate at the bar & got served quickly! A good stop!

Thank paul h
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The atmosphere seems dated. While all was functional, there was nothing engaging about the decor. We stayed for a drink in the bar but decided to go elsewhere for dinner. The drink was good :-)

Thank Portland_OregonGgman
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Where I come from (Belgium) happy hour means 1 drink bought = 1 drink free, or at least half price. Here, you will only have 1 or 2 dollars off, on a very limited choice of wine and beers (cocktails are of course off limits)....More

Thank Nathalie D
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Walked in at 10 am this morn, saw a family of 5 in the lobby waiting to be seated. No one there to greet us, and asked the family if they had been approached. They said they were told there was a 5 min wait....More

Thank hdmomma8
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Good burgers in brioche bun, but the fries had seen better days - appeared to have been cooked several hours earlier and reheated so gave the impression of being well cooked but were soft and not particularly pleasant

Thank Dick F
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

You MUST try the Gambas al Ajillo!!! Out of This world!! I even ask for s spoon to eat the juice! The shrimps were flavorful and the sauce just delicious!! Great job!!!

Thank Paola H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We drove up from Oceanside on Saturday. Arrived in the late afternoon and spent most of it at Rafters. They had a great beer selection even gluten-free! Good appetizers as well.

Thank Patricia W
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1 April 2017|
Response from Sierra Nevada R | Property representative |
Contact Jess Karell in Sales. She will be happy to help organize the event and get rooms set up for your group. Contact her at 760-934-2515. Looking forward to working with you!! Regards, Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa
Carrie Z
5 February 2015|
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Response from LaCostaKeith | Reviewed this property |
In Feb 2017 they were closed. I do not know if they have reopened or not. Sorry no other info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-9431
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A Mammoth Landmark since 1967, Rafters has been reborn as a world class restaurant under the ownership of James and Nancy Demetriades. Executive Chef Jeremy Graham presents New California cuisine complimented by one of Mammoth's most extensive wine lists and perfectly crafted cocktails. Now serving breakfast and dinner, and providing room service to Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa next door. Serving Happy Hour daily from 4pm-6pm and all night on Thursdays - PLUS live music in the lounge every Friday and Saturday night.
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