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The Restaurant at Convict Lake

2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
+1 760-934-3800
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bananas foster” (28 reviews)
“beef wellington” (26 reviews)
“trout” (20 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow what a surprise to find this gem at the end of a snow covered road. Thanks to reviews we made dinner reservations and stopped on our way up to Mammoth Lakes. It was a special anniversary dinner for us both. The food was delicious,...More

Thank EmbraceThisMoment
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This restaurant serves a little restore at Convict Lake. They have a very nice and big bar. There service was good with how seemed too experienced staff. The food was very nice and well prepared. Definitely a place to go for a nice meal while...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

A five star restaurant in the heart of the Eastern Sierras. Amazing dinner and dessert selections. What more can you ask for?

Thank erictikeda
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The building is very well decorated. You know you are in a place, sort of chalet, that works during the winter. Both bar and restaurant are very well maintained. Impeccable napkins. Tables very cosy. The waiters are very attentive and offer excellent advices on wine...More

Thank Alain J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Quaint place with high end food at reasonable prices for unique items that you don't get other places. Food is fresh and lasting flavors with great presentation. Nice staff and great desert selections.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We enjoyed our anniversary dinner at The Restaurant and had a great time. While it is true that it feels like a classic older type of restaurant, that is the charm of it. I had the Beef Wellington which is a very difficult dish to...More

Thank ATravelVixen
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has been there since 1959. Some of the menu items are stuck in the 70s, e.g. Beef Wellington and Bananas Foster. It's a rustic setting. Our table had a window overlooking a campsite with kids running around. We started off with the Burgundy...More

Thank Constance M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great place! Already reviewed in the Convict Lake link. Fine dining, not a family restaurant. Menu is small and to the point. Very unusual selections and extremely well prepared

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Service was wonderful. I had the rainbow trout. It was fresh and incredible. My husband had the Beef Wellington and said he chose wrong. It was too heavy for him. The rest of us loved our food. Great setting. Nice wine selection.

Thank anniedutch13
Reviewed 11 July 2017

just finished camping for a week at Convict lake we thought we would give this little restaurant a try. the menu was surprisingly sophisticated for what appeared to be a mountain lodge. the service was spot on and the food was amazing.

Thank D6370ZJmichaelh
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Response from CaboTina | Reviewed this property |
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31 March 2016|
Response from Kristen P | Property representative |
Sorry for the confusion. There is a link to the menu in the 2nd paragraph on the page: "convictlake. com/restaurant. html" There is another link at the bottom of the page here: "convictlake. com/restaurant/dining. html"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-3800
  • E-mail
Dine at The Restaurant at Convict LakeJust 10 Minutes from Mammoth Lakes!The Restaurant at Convict Lake is widely recognized as the finest restaurant in the Eastern Sierra and a "locals" choice for special occasions. Dine in a romantic and casually elegant location just 10 minutes from Mammoth Lakes across from the Mammoth/Yosemite Airport.
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