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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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Clovis, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only had breakfast there twice. It is buffet style and filling. The kitchen was slow to refill some of the serving trays. But the food was good and the wait staff was pleasant. There was no wait to be seated either day.We were there to visit the park and this place met our needs at the time.

Thank Paul H
Carmel, California
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151 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The perfect place for a quick meal at regular prices. not fine dining but you don't always need that. Their grab and go in the morning was just what we needed.

Thank phh26541
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an ok place to get some grub. Nothing fancy or too nice just a good place for food. The staff were friendly which was a plus. The food was good, no complaints. This is good.

Thank Chris S
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiter that had waited us was great and did a wonderful job in getting exactly what we wanted. We also did not have to wait a long time to get our food, but in the waiting time, there was a smaller buffet for small food that was also in the restaurant which added a nice little snack to our... More 

Thank Alan A
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The convenience of being where we stayed made it good. The food was reasonable and tasty. We had a view of the river that was right out of the window and that made it special.

Thank Lori C
New Jersey
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156 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant. I am surprised by the mediocre and negative reviews. Three of us ordered the local trout and one ordered chicken marsala. We were all very happy with our meals that came with mashed red skinned potatoes and fresh vegetable mix. The salad bar was very fresh and the corn chowder and vegetable... More 

Thank Sherstur
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the Entree which meant access to the soup and salad bar which was good, then followed by the Blue Steak which was OK with French fries not great! Service was slow it took an hour for our main to arrive and the poor waiter Jose seemed to be doing everything on his own,

Thank bobduc
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117 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is okay but priced well above what I would expect to pay for the same thing further from the park. Our servers (Dinner and Breakfast) were very nice.

Thank Johnh S
Honolulu, Hawaii
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is okay. The food was all right, nothing spectacular. There is very little available, so it is what it is. The wait staff was friendly and tables were kept clean. I wish the food had been as good as the staff.

Thank RPS57
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you are in the throes of starvation and the end of the world is nigh you can do better than this.

Thank Lloyd J

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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
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?