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The Mono Inn

55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6581
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Lovely location but the restaurant in downstairs so do not get out of the car in the parking lot. Have someone go in and tell them you need to get a person using a wheelchair into the restaurant and they will clear a path and...More

Thank JBH7212014
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The best advice we can give to anyone is to save some room for dessert. The beignets are the best we have had. France or New Orleans pah! Come to the Mono Inn instead to taste such light exquisite puffs of pastry cooked to perfection....More

Thank KV1234
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Mono Lake area of California and you want an exceptional meal and wonderful service stop for dinner at the Mono Inn. The building itself has an interesting historic past and present and it also has a gallery that features local...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Enjoyed the weekend fishing on our annual trip to Lee Vining. Three days of great fishing at our regular spots and three nights out for fine dining. Needless to say, we very much enjoyed the Mono Inn Restaurant, not once, but two twice. The Filet...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Terrible service. We had to wait for 30 minutes (we had a reservation), nobody was talking to us, no excuse for the delay, nothing. The meat was too cooked, extremely disappointing.

Thank melaineaubrykientz
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Stayed overnight at Lee Vining on our way from Vegas to Yosemite, and went to this place for dinner as recommended by the hotel receptionist. Not disappointed at all. Food was very good, and the view of the mono lake was fantastic.

Thank arvid59
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great wine list and great owners. The owner served us she was knowledgeable but more important, she was interesting and smart and a great conversationalist. Beautiful view of the lake in a quite upscale setting....but don't worry you can wear shorts and still feel at...More

Thank allie619
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The restaurant has a very comfortable ambiance with a fantastic view of Mono Lake. Excellent food and service. Not cheap but worth every penny.

Thank MJ_JR00
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's the best place to eat east of the Bay Area. The food and service was excellent and the view - divine. I had dinner there on my 60th birthday and was glad I did.

Thank Samuel J
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not a lot of options in Lee Vining for overnight accommodations. The Mono Inn was charming and had a nice view of Mono Lake. The staff was friendly. I thought the price was high for the accommodations but happy to find a place to stay...More

Thank SoCalAdventureSeeker
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15 July 2015|
Response from Lonna H | Property representative |
No dress code! Come as you are.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: +1 760-647-6581
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Located on Mono Lake. For miles north of Lee Vining on Highway 395
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