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Yosemite View Lodge Restaurant

11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
+1 209-379-2681
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average29%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“bread” (8 reviews)
“fruit” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a typical variety of items. I had eggs, meat and pancakes, my husband had the country fried steak. All delicious. Arnie was our server and he was the best! Perfect start to a busy day at the park.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were starving because there are not a lot of choices in El Portal in the winter. We walked over to the restaurant and then waited for about 30 minutes. The service was fine - but overwhelmed. Honestly - everyone was kind and trying therefore...More

Thank Christa R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant that understands its mission—to be a welcoming lodge to tourists from all over the world. A big fire burns in the middle of the more-casual bar/dining area, televisions are on over the bar. The drinks were good, and service is excellent....More

Thank helent172018
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We stayed at the lodge for 3 nights in January and ate at The River Restaurant and Lounge 2 out of the 3 nights. Both the restaurant and bar were cozy and not too crowded at that time of year. The food was great but...More

Thank Dani M
Reviewed 16 January 2018

If you were a first time visitor you might have been unprepared about the lack of eating opportunities in the area. I visited in early January and as there is no connection between the Hotel and this resstaurant, they were understaffed all the time. Menu...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were staying in the hotel, which overall we were pleased with. We arrived at the restaurant 5 minutes after it opened and were told that the wait was 30 minutes. There was one table seated at the time. The system restaurant (a pizza restaurant...More

Thank cgcurley
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Good food and beer at a reasonable price. Warm cosy surrounds with friendly staff who are happy to share their extensive local knowledge.

Thank David F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were surprised to have such a great meal - because we were aware that we were a captive audience - but it was really good, and the waiter was a real joy!

Thank SusannaW799
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Restaurant as bad as hotel shocking overpriced rubbish . Long queues and very expensive for what u got.

Thank Mr and mrs l
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

One of the worst restaurants I ever visited Even simple dishes such as pasta or hamburgers are not good

Thank Olivier J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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