We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Roosevelt Lodge Dining Room

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Tower-Roosevelt, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
307 344 7311
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

433 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 418: English reviews
Level Contributor
52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We highly recommend the Roosevelt Lodge when visiting Yellowstone. After a long day of hiking and touring, it was a friendly and relaxing place to enjoy a beverage from the bar and relax in the rocking chairs on the porch. We had 5 of us and all of our dinner choices were excellent. Our server was a lovely young man... More 

Thank GandM_va
Level Contributor
93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We really enjoyed our meal here. We had salads, great onion rings, steak and ribs (really delicious). Service was attentive and we enjoyed a drink at the bar beforehand...they had some interesting cocktails. While it is on one side of the lobby, the atmosphere is laid back and rustic-pleasant. And, the porch is perfect for relaxing after a great meal.

Thank darwinmoore
Westminster, Colorado
Level Contributor
90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

One of our favorite meals in Yellowstone. It's busy and plan to wait if going at the rush hour but wow, the ribs were awesome and loved the Roosebelt beans!

Thank Karen R
Chicago, IL
Level Contributor
73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We arrive at 6pm and put our name into the queue. It took about an hour to get seated, but the wait on the porch rocking chairs actually made the time go by fast. Our group had the ribs, burger, and bison burger. All food was good. But this is one of those places, in my opinion, were you visit... More 

Thank RacingFan2006
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
133 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Huckelberry icecream was a treat. Nice selection of barbequed beef. Students from all over the world worked there. The lodge closed on Labor Day and served their last breakfast the morning we were leaving. There is a general store there and a pay phone located outside.

Thank Bess W
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Level Contributor
35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We spent the last night of our week of camping at Yellowstone celebrating our son's 13th birthday in the Roosevelt Lodge Dining Room. He had the ribs and enjoyed them thoroughly. We were a party of 7 but our wait was only about 30 minutes (we knew to anticipate a wait). Some of us rocked on the porch, others enjoyed... More 

Thank Peggy B
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
Level Contributor
921 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 707 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is actually a pretty good dining choice but, at the end of the season, personnel is drastically reduced. The remaining kitchen staff (Estimated to be about 34% of peak) is due in part to students returning to school. They were generally pleasant and hardworking despite their extra workload, but the downside was exemplified by my wife's first dinner. The... More 

Thank HowlnBubba
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The roosevelt lodge had very good food although the service was very slow. I'm thinking they may have been a little short handed. It was a little pricey but everything was very good! Breakfast and dinner

Thank Anne S
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
112 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is by far the better place to eat within Yellowstone park. The restaurant is first-come/first serve, so the wait time during peak hours can be upwards of 45 mins. They have a large porch with rocking chairs to while away the wait time. Or inside a few tables with a bar. I had the bison spaghetti, which was tasty.

Thank waejae_jae
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level Contributor
261 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Roosevelt Lodge is in a great location in the park. Just wish the Xanterra corporation would improve their foods' taste. They have great potential with items like bison burgers, bison tamales, biscuits and gravy, etc. We had the hiker's special for breakfast a couple of times. It was a good basic breakfast (eggs, toast, hash browns, bacon). Their pancakes... More 

Thank nursesar

Travellers who viewed Roosevelt Lodge Dining Room also viewed

Yellowstone National Park, WY
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Yellowstone National Park, WY

Been to Roosevelt Lodge Dining Room? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tower-Roosevelt, Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park
  • Phone Number: 307 344 7311

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Roosevelt Lodge Dining Room staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?