Had a typical variety of items. I had eggs, meat and pancakes, my husband had the country fried steak. All delicious. Arnie was our server and he was the best! Perfect start to a busy day at the park.
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We were starving because there are not a lot of choices in El Portal in the winter. We walked over to the restaurant and then waited for about 30 minutes. The service was fine - but overwhelmed. Honestly - everyone was kind and trying therefore...More
This is a restaurant that understands its mission—to be a welcoming lodge to tourists from all over the world. A big fire burns in the middle of the more-casual bar/dining area, televisions are on over the bar. The drinks were good, and service is excellent....More
We stayed at the lodge for 3 nights in January and ate at The River Restaurant and Lounge 2 out of the 3 nights. Both the restaurant and bar were cozy and not too crowded at that time of year. The food was great but...More
If you were a first time visitor you might have been unprepared about the lack of eating opportunities in the area. I visited in early January and as there is no connection between the Hotel and this resstaurant, they were understaffed all the time. Menu...More
We were staying in the hotel, which overall we were pleased with. We arrived at the restaurant 5 minutes after it opened and were told that the wait was 30 minutes. There was one table seated at the time. The system restaurant (a pizza restaurant...More
We were surprised to have such a great meal - because we were aware that we were a captive audience - but it was really good, and the waiter was a real joy!