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The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room

1 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-372-1489
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (125 reviews)
“prime rib” (109 reviews)
“oysters” (21 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in to the hotel around 3:00pm to see if we could eat a late lunch. We did not have any reservations and were able to be seated in the main dining room in about 30 minutes. Our waitress was lovely and the food...More

Thank Riker12
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in here for a lunch (which had been pre-booked - which was handy as we heard a couple being turned away and told there was a 1.5 hour wait for a table). The architecture was fantastic but the service was slow and stilted (putting...More

Thank yodastoke
Reviewed 6 days ago

We very much enjoyed the views and history of this hotel and restaurant. Our server didn't seem to care to much about us, not sure why we were very excited to be here and were not demanding in any way. I think he didn't care...More

Thank klossau
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eating here was a mixed experience. The food was good, and the waiters were super friendly. However, the experience at the front desk was pretty unnerving. We had reservations for 11:30 and were the first to wait in line for seating, however, we were the...More

Thank Savedbygod
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations for a party of 6 eating at the newly named Majestic hotel and were seated timely. The service was good with fun banter between the waiter and the bus boy but it did take some time to get our food. Our party...More

2  Thank Traveler29TT29
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely gorgeous place for dinner. Made reservations 6 months before. Service was excellent. Food was good. However, the dining was great. It was also worth walking around the hotel. Because of road construction, I was really glad we left the valley view lodge hotel...More

Thank Mo M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This month we had a birthday dinner for my wife. There were twenty of us including children and the Majestic was able to accommodate us with no problem. Food was awesome as well as the wine selection. If you are in the Yosemite Valley I...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have traveled extensively throughout our national parks, have visited Yosemite often and have dined at the Majestic Yosemite (formerly Ahwahnee) Dining Room several times. Fine dining in that magnificent space is always a highlight of the trip. Unfortunately, due to a major rockslide June...More

1  Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great experience in the dining room of this beautiful hotel HOWEVER I will always call it the Ahwahnee Hotel. Had the trout for lunch which I had last time and a Caesar salad. My brother had the pasta and tried both of the soups...More

Thank travelwithpam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a late dinner here one evening while visiting the park. Although the valley had been crowded that day, the hotel grounds were not crowded giving us plenty of time to walk around the hotel, enjoy the history and have a drink in the...More

Thank Charles M
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Are gift certificates available to purchase on line?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry-I don't know.
Do I need to make a reservation for lunch? I'm not sure how long the hike I plan on doing will take...do people go in hiking gear?!
30 March 2017|
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Response from Katherine B |
Reservations are always recommended for every meal period, except during the winter season. Even then, it can get busy enough for there to be a wait for a walk-in reservation during the holiday season. Also, the dress code... More
Do I need to make a reservation for breakfast?
7 February 2017|
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Response from Emperorsuite | Reviewed this property |
We didn't. Played it by ear. But it was very popular even then and we had too wait 29 minutes. I strongly recommend booking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
    (Village Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Stop #3 on complimentary Yosemite Valley Shuttle route.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 209-372-1489
With towering 34-foot high ceilings, enormous pine trestles and granite pillars, the chandelier-lit The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room is as spectacular as it is inviting. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served each day as well as our legendary Sunday Brunch. The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room offers the finest dining in all of Yosemite National Park.
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