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Yosemite View Lodge Restaurant

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11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
+1 209-379-2681
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Oakland, California
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate dinner here on a night when power had gone out in the national park so the place was very crowded and understaffed. Nevertheless my shrimp and vegetables were pretty good. The salad bar was pretty meagre.

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Thank Janice A
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice kitchenette. Microwave. Every you need to cook. Reasonably priced. Warm. Big bathroom. And a fairly quiet Hotel. We were very happy

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Thank Ricklily
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is average, not terrible. Service was good and the portions were big. The steak looked good, but the taste was a bit bland. The wife needed A1. I had the ribs and the meat was tender, a bit mushy. The sauce was bit too sweet. When you're out here though, this isn't a bad option.

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Thank Wayne C
Greensboro, North Carolina
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked four nights at the Yosemite View Lodge because of location to the park. We were not disappointed. We had a riverside room and enjoyed our view from the third floor. The pizza we ordered from the on-site restaurant as great. After touring the park daily for four days it was always nice to come back to our room.

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Thank LRR123_13
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is tucked in the corner and is one of the handful of restaurants where you can grab grub before going to Yosemite National Park. The bartender and the restaurant lead - definitely they are the friendliest in this place! Their hostess can work on her smile and being more welcoming.

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Thank Maria C E
San Francisco
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is nothing special, but not bad, especially after a long day in the valley. I would go for the Pizza.

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Thank edrobbie
Elgin, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not good. Dijon chicken bland , fries cold , replacements requested but never appeared. Stir fry vegetables with rice - mushy. Avoid if you can .

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Thank 479carol
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just had the worst breakfast ever for the amount of 20usd. Juice and coffee where paid on the side and they were disgusting... literally juice from powder... the buffet was ridiculously bad.... really bad quality food... not even the eggs where good... I feel intoxicated! Service terrible too....don't recommend this to anyone!

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Thank Irama P
Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good selection of quality food in buffet style. Allowed us to have a great breakfast and quickly start our day of hiking in Yosemite. Very polite service.

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Thank bharrison524
Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not many places available when you come out of park so it was convenient. Good breakfast! Also had dinner several nights, food was good and staff was attentive. Would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Portal
  • Phone Number: +1 209-379-2681
  • This restaurant is at Yosemite View Lodge

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