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The Lakefront Restaurant

Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 800-237-6879
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This cozy lodge offers a 10 table historic restaurant overlooking an incredible lake in a winter wonderland The upscale menu is varied with mountain specialties such as elk and venison, along with steaks and fish Vegetarian options are few and not their specialty A decent...More

Thank frankkaufman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated promptly at 5:45 pm. Our server greeted us within a few minutes and the 4 of us each ordered a pre-dinner martini. By 6 pm we had ordered our meals and wine to go with. Our martinis did not arrive until 6:30...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking a break on a cold day after skiing, rode the Orange Line Bus from Mammoth Village to Tamarack Restaurant for a light lunch with ski friends. Arriving early, we walked out to the Twin Lakes area. It was mostly covered with ice. As we...More

Thank LocalGuySDCA
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Lakefront has this Twin Peaks kind of charm = rustic, local, set in the woods across from a lake. The night we were there, the moon was full and the air crisp. We were excited when we arrived. We were greeted like locals and shown...More

Thank cburnssr
Reviewed 27 December 2017

On Christmas Eve we enjoyed an excellent dinner with a refined menu in a romantic atmosphere. The warm and welcoming host made us feel special from the first moment we stepped inside. Has to be noted their attention to the perfection of every detail. Nothing...More

Thank Corina G
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a cozy upscale log cabin vibe for dinner, this is the place. We went for the Christmas Eve prix- fixe and not only was the food delicious but the energy was very festive. The menu had goose or salmon as entre...More

Thank Gazelle27
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Do not know about the accommodations at this Lodge, however the restaurant was terrible. Overpriced and not wonderful. Only two out of the four at our table got sick on the "sea food". Apparently the chef is new and trying to prove himself by fancy...More

Thank CarlDanaPoint
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a wonderful stop. The Lodge is charming, simple and warm. We had dinner here last year and were delighted! So, we took friends with us this time. We were not disappointed. There is a bar in the reception area of the lodge; so...More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Always excellent and innovative. We had the Guinea hen and the duck. Rhubarb with almond cake dessert and some Avant-guard dessert- sage oil, pine nut brittle, ice cream and wild berries with plate served on Jeffrey pine bark. Our friends salmon and spinach (she did...More

Thank DebbyLA
Reviewed 23 September 2017

My wife and I were accustomed to dining at this restaurant during our yearly visit to Mammoth Lakes. After our most recent experience, I am afraid that we must join the rising chorus of disappointed and less than satisfied reviewers. We found the food subpar...More

Thank jeff g
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Maili O
16 December 2016|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
Lakefront is one of the "fanciest" restaurants in Mammoth. But, it is located within the beautiful and rustic Tamarack Lodge. Although I have seen the occasional suit and tie and fancy dress, you will be quite comfortable... More
26 January 2015|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
Don't expect much ,another restaurant that ha declined in food quality!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 800-237-6879
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