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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nope, skip this and bring your own booze and fill up your favorite walkabout cup. This is the most skip-it part of the hotel.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 21 October 2021

Expensive for such poor service. Not much help to serve or bus tables. Guess what you are there for that. We paid $34 for a beer and a martini with tip. Buy a bottle of wine in the hotel sweet shop and take it to...outside table. Cheaper and better view.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 9 October 2021

We drove over from Curry Village at 7pm and we were lucky to get a parking spot. The famous dining room was first-come, first serve and they could not accommodate us. We headed to the bar. There was a bit of a line, but very...friendly and organized. We enjoyed a large pretzel with wine and then enjoyed vegetarian chilli and an fantastic artichoke salad on hummus. We sat at a table in the bar and the delivery of our food and water was fantastic. The wait staff was very friendly.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 20 September 2021

We appreciated being able to order a salad and some turkey meatballs from the bar and have it delivered to us on the lovely patio. I spent a long afternoon out there, and consider it one of my happy places. The indoor part of the...bar was lovely too.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 20 September 2021

A lovely drink and some pie. Eating outside under an umbrella is just the best. We always rent bikes and then make a side trip to the Ahwahnee. Just beautiful, peaceful, special in every way.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 8 July 2021

Had a 'prime rib' sandwhich with meat that didn't look or taste like prime rib. Just a lot of grissle

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 16 June 2021

Always a treat to get a table here. The food and service is consistently top quality. We've always eaten inside but they do have outdoor seating with views of the park.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 31 May 2021 via mobile

Great well made drink! A little pricey but it’s part of the experience. Some seats fir COVID but we sat at tables outside.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021

meatballs-very boring charcutery tray-marginal and way overpriced pretzel-good This restaurant had better food than main dining room, but still not very good

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

When we checked in at 2pm there was only one option for food- the hotel bar. It was an expensive lunch! The Honey Glazed Sesame Meatballs were really tasty. My best tip- grab sodas at the Sweet Shop right across the lobby ($1.49 vs $6.25)...where they also have a great selection of snacks. There is limited seating inside the bar so you will either sit inside the lobby or outside. My daughter didn’t like the hot dog from the bar and we wound up finding the snacks later at the Sweet shop which would have held her over to dinner. The hot pretzel was giant but underwhelming. If you come to the Ahwahnee bar hop on line (there are 2 lines- 1 for each bartender) and order an El Capitini. Head out back and grab a table to enjoy this delicious cocktail and the amazing viewsMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Kristin G
18 February 2016|
Response from Matt D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But the food and service is still terrible.
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Ahwahnee Hotel Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 4