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Charles Street Dinner House

Hwy. 140 and 7th St., Mariposa, CA 95338
+1 209-966-2366
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (45 reviews)
“steak” (111 reviews)
“onion soup” (19 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy. 140 and 7th St., Mariposa, CA 95338
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always great.delux dining. Great menu. Would recommend to anyone on their stay in Mariposa. Have been going there for years

Thank Vance M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Literal chaos the minute you walk in the door. There is no process or system, just a three square-foot space in front of the door that is a free-for-all. You’ll wait an hour or more for your table so plan accordingly (try to make a...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On way to Yosemite, stopped for dinner. It was a very good effort. Two different cuts of steak prepared perfectly. Dinner salads a notch above. Accompanying veggies fresh, crisp and tasty. Dessert just excellent. Why not 5 stars? Keep trying guys. We'll be back.

Thank MarkSS1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting a friend, this was the place that was open on a Friday night (why other places were closed on a Friday in a tourist town is a mystery) and so here we came. The staff was beyond kind and friendly, absolute kudos. The food...More

Thank travel035
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living in mariposa just one year now we look for quality , and creative and of course savory dinning for those "date nights" as a married couple. Why drive an hour when you have a gem in the foothills? Certainly our favorite place to dine....More

Thank ramonar97
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This place... we spend two days in Mariposa while visiting Yosemite and went to have dinner for two nights in a round. The food is absolutely delicious. They have chef's specials every night and a large menu for you to try different wines from Mariposa....More

Thank ECAM53
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We were in Mariposa for 3 nights and ate here both nights - once as a couple and once with 2 teenagers. Food and service were excellent. Very friendly staff and cosy atmosphere

Thank Charlotte T
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Marisa has few choices. Hotel recommended a couple and from Reviews picked Charles Street. Great decision. Greetings warm and gracious. We started appetizer calamri. Large portion. Wife had rack of lamb. 8 ribs perfectly cooked. I clam pastz. Deserts excellent. Really wonderful evening. Highly recommended...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Great restaurant in a great little town. I love food but am also interested in the ambience of the restaurant and friendliness of the staff. I think this can really make or break a visit and the Charles st dinner house staff could not have...More

Thank Corinne H
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great cozy restaurant with friendly service. We had the portabello ravioli and the rib eye steak, with the French onion soup and the Potato & Steak soup. Bread was served warm and toasted. All in all a filling and satisfying meal after a day of...More

Thank Kylie G
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2 March 2017|
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Response from Carolyn B | Reviewed this property |
Monday CLOSED Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Sunday CLOSED
23 November 2015|
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Response from MrsRachelJC | Reviewed this property |
No. The restaurant is closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
5 May 2015|
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Response from RetiredSheriffJim | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest making reservations for a large group. But you can walk right in without and they will seat you as soon as they can.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 140 and 7th St., Mariposa, CA 95338
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mariposa
  • Phone Number: +1 209-966-2366
  • E-mail
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