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11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
+1 209-379-2681
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Devizes, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A decent enough experience. Food was pretty average. Salad bar and soup with many of the menu options. Choice of local beers. Gluten free pasta option. Service was quite slow but friendly and courteous. Wasn't amazed by anything. Just average all around really.

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Thank 91DeniseV
San Clemente, California
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a disappointing meal at the nearby mountain room we went next door to have snack and a beer. Service was excellent and super friendly. Try the Tioga-Sierra Half dome wheat beer with some tacos.

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Thank RealRoadWarrior
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at the restaurant the first night and was not impressed by the steak. i ordered medium and my bf ordered medium rare. Both came out pretty much the same-well done. Next night we ate at the pizza place next door and it was really good.

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Thank Csg74
Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very basic food. Reasonable menu but average food. Stick to things like chicken or pasta as you cant go far wrong with those.

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Thank Karen A
California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will be dazzled to sit and eat here. The food is fantastic and the ambiance is holistic! Ask for a window seat to enjoy the beauty outside while you savor the food.

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Thank hensleytravelz
Monument, Colorado
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the breakfast buffet and it was lousy, especially for $14.99 per person! I recommend that you skip it and go into Yosemite and eat at the food court at Yosemite Valley Lodge. Plus, they have a Peet's Coffee in the food court!

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Thank Judy L
Richmond, Virginia
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171 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never had a bad meal. It was convenient place to eat right across the road from our lodge. It was more than what we expected for back in the woods Yosemite Park.

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Thank VA-Short-Term
Marietta, Georgia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast. Excellent service and tasty food. Western decor. Restaurant is located on the Cedar Lodge grounds.

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Thank Travelgal2244
South Africa
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288 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had breakfast in the restaurant attached to the Yosemite View Lodge. It was buffet style with a charge to cover the food, but the coffee was not included (first time I have encountered this). Service was decent and would rate this as reasonable value.

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San Francisco Bay Area
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Good choices and nice coffee bar. Pie was pretty good, but food was just regular stuff, nothing great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11136 California 140, El Portal, CA 95318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Portal
  • Phone Number: +1 209-379-2681
  • This restaurant is at Yosemite View Lodge

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?