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Base Camp Cafe

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3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-3900
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07:30 - 16:00
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Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was hopeful but turned out to be disappointed. My wife ordered pancakes when the y came they were dense that my wife asked if they could make fluffy pancakes and the next time they came out they were the same. The waitress said they were premixed and that they would not charge us for the pancakes. I ordered french toast... More 

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Thank Vildeee
Dove Canyon, California, United States
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch here over the weekend. The place was busy so we sat at the large communal table in the middle. Service was pretty good, but the ladies were running. At one point they forgot to bring us our pitcher of water, but they made up for it and made sure we were taken care of. Our... More 

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Thank Jill H
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by!!! Hope with all our snow we can tempt you to return to Mammoth again this season. Safe travels... More 

Beverly Hills, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This spot is a great local place for lunch. Great burgers, sandwiches, fries and soups. I've always found Base Camp Cafe to be a good meal at a decent price. Benn coming here for years.

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Thank Steven G
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We have lots of snow, so hoping we can tempt you to return again to Mammoth this season... Safe travels! More 

Carlsbad, California
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203 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a hamburger place, but with a variety of offering that include such things as French Onion Soup, etc. We had sandwiches and a burger, which were fine, typical type acceptable standard fare. There is nothing going on here that would make anyone to hurry back. Basic sort of place, but very acceptable basic

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Thank David B
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks a bunch. We keep it pretty simple, but also hope it has a comfortable local vibe! Safe travels... More 

Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I love getting mocha here right before I hit the slopes. White mocha or regular. Can't wait to try the food!

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Thank Amy D
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Ah, thanks so much. Glad to hear you enjoyed our little place. It is authentic old school Mammoth and our team appreciates the support very much. Safe travels! We are getting an epic amount of snow right now!!! More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered two tuna toasts they were massive, great value for money. Great service - couldn't fault. Really very friendly and comfortable.

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Thank Cari96
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Hope you enjoyed your trip! More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great friendly place to eat and enjoy a drink in Mammoth, great food, great beer and friendly staff..

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Thank The_Rochdalien
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Appreciate your visit very much. Safe travels! More 

Thousand Oaks, California
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Small place in strip mall, easily missed. But do not miss. Excellent service, delicious food, hearty yet healthy. A good start to a day of hiking.

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Thank Arun K
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Ah, thanks so much! Safe hiking (and soon snowshoeing!) More 

Aromas, California, United States
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Service was a bit slow, but we were not in a hurry. The breakfast was hearty and healthy. Tables were sort of "family style" so we had fun getting acquainted with the folks sharing our table.

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Thank Simone M
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much. When it gets busy we have to run, appreciate your patience and glad you enjoyed the food! More 

San Diego, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Late lunch. Great burger. Lots of happy customers smiling. I wish I remembered our waitress name. She cared and it showed.

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Thank Shannon E
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much!! Hope you had a nice time in Mammoth | Yosemite in general and will consider returning to our little slice of paradise again soon...! :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:00
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
Saturday
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-3900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?