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Tuolumne Meadows Lodge

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Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
+1 209-372-8413
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I think the Meadows is one of the most beautiful places on earth. You are close to so many hiking routes thet you will need more that couple days to know the surroundings. The filet mignon in the restaurant is pretty good actually. YOU SHOULD VISIT THE MEADOWS.

1 Thank Esteban C
Phoenix, AZ, USA
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I ate here 3 times at the end of August and early September -- two dinners and one breakfast. James was our server all three times. My first dinner was good. I had the beef stew. Good flavor, good veggies, and beef that wasn't at all fatty. Tables are shared with other diners. The next morning I had breakfast here... More 

Thank alsobidingmytime
Redondo Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2014

$24 for half a chicken. Its a National disgrace. The food was mediorce and over priced. They need to update the decor , tables and chairs. I will never eat there again. Mammoth is only an hr. aray.

Thank hikerdude2011
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This place is amazing! Stay here if you like solitude and the great outdoors. The staff is great there is a cascading stream right outside the door of your cabin and great scenery all around you. In the summer this is the place to be in Yosemite! The food in the restaurant is great!

3 Thank EricBurnett
San Ramon, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

I had the beef stew and my son had the trout. Both were very good. It was also nice to meet the people at the table that we shared. We had one meal at the Lodge during our three days stay. We drove over to the nearby picnic area at Lembert Dome, and prepared meals using our gas grill for... More 

1 Thank Steve W
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Great service & delicious food @ Tuolumne Lodge. This has usually been the case with every visit there. Zak - host, extremely pleasant & accommodation. Had the special - home run.

2 Thank BikeSarah
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Our family of four enjoyed two breakfasts and two dinners at the Lodge during our stay. Everyone is seated at communal tables of 8 or 10 people. At breakfast, there can be a bit of a wait right when they open at 7am, as many morning hikers que up as early as 6:30am to get breakfast in before hitting the... More 

1 Thank CubsFanMike
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Several of us remarked on how bad the food was at Tuolumne Lodge. I couldn't eat my entree, the tuna that couldn't decide if it was sushi or cooked, on a stingy bed of undercooked pasta. We loved the overall lodge experience and we loved hiking through the wilderness. But the food here was well below-par even for a rustic... More 

1 Thank Travelating
Spring, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

This place is so much better than anything in the Valley!!! The food, the service, the cleanliness, everything about Tuolumne Lodge is great.

1 Thank lynn j
Ellicott city, md
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106 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Since there are not many dining options in Tuolumne Meadows, I suspect that's why they charge premium for their food. They also charge you for drinks refill and splitting plate. Personally I am definitely turned off by that. We had their Minestrone Soup, Cornmeal dusted trout and Shrimp Scampi. The soup was not any better than canned soup. Cornmeal dusted... More 

3 Thank Girlseatworld

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  • Address: Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 209-372-8413

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?