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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 good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (14 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
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1 - 10 of 345 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

About 10 minute drive from El Portal entrance to Yosemite, this motel sits right on the Merced River which is nice - actually had to shut the door of my riverside patio because the rushing water was so loud. Room was very comfortable with king...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Food was very mediocre. Restaurant was really busy one waiter trying to do almost everything. While we were waiting we watched the front of house woman through the window have several cigarette breaks in the court yard while Rome burned around her. Great team effort......More

Thank eskimo22
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

No reservations taken. Food relatively expensive for what you get ($20-$25 mains) Uninspiring salad bar. Wit has a captive audience from the lodge so does get very busy. Waiters do work to provide good service and are pleasant. Yet after 5 days of dinner there...More

Thank mekenned
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

It’s the only close restaurant to the lodge. And this explains the pricey meals. However the food is good and the Service is friendly.

Thank Rene W
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

With limited options of pizza or restaurant we thought we would try the restaurant, three of us ordered steak - with none cooked as requested all were served well done and tough - would recommend ordering another item from the menu.

Thank rhb70
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We used this restaurant every night for the 3 nights we were there, we had various meals, our Son is a vegan and there were several choices off the menu or the specials board that he could eat, you always got bread included in the...More

Thank Louise G
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Restaurant Details

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