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Charles Street Dinner House

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Hwy. 140 at 7th St., Mariposa, CA 95338
+1 209-966-2366
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 13:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Walnut Creek, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of our experience was the service with several staff attending to us, giving the place a nice friendly and cosy feel. The food was very good but in our opinion our selections from their specials were overpriced.

Thank RowS54
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the rack of lamb one night, my wife the salmon, and other menu items. Excellent and perfectly cooked by the chef. Well worth the price as the ambiance was quiet and reserved but very friendly and small town joyful.

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Brea, California, United States
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is highly recommended by local hotels but falls short with dated decor and tight tables. We were left standing at the Hostess podium for several minutes without any greeting or even eye contact as the Hostess answered phones and ran from table to table explaining the nightly specials. The food was good but was overshadowed by the worn... More 

Thank Kevin B
Kirkland, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like an earlier poster, hotel recommended and gave me a card for free glass of wine. I think that is why many people show up here. I saw numerous diners with same. The hostess finding a table with no reservation comes at a price. She actually asked us someone was waiting for our table when we had barely finished desert... More 

Thank Pickleballer62
Denver, Colorado, USA
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173 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just finished dinner at this cute restaurant in the charming town of Mariposa. The hostess took her job seriously and swept us to our table. We realized we should have made reservations but had arrived early so we were seated right away. Both my husband and I had the prime rib , one of the nightly specials, which was... More 

Thank BetsyGite
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Greatest rib rack ive ever tasted. Nice environment, good meat and serveful service. Totally recommendable

Thank Daniel D
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend by TripAdvisor so went in with at least some expectations. Great staff, good food and fun setting makes this the perfect dinner option if you are visiting Mariposa!

Thank Richard V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was suggested by the hotel where we stayed and it was a good decision to go there. Not bad variety of food with meal and fish served in different styles. Each dish we chose was really good. Excellent desserts. Friendly environment with very kind and helpful staff.

Thank ildigiampi
Surprise, Arizona
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181 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered grilled chicken lemon and chicken cordon bleu. The grilled chicken was pretty much just grilled chicken. The chicken cordon bleu was very tasty. The dinner salad was colorful and quite good. It took us almost 15 min to get our name on the reservation list and there was only 1 couple in front of us. I think they... More 

Thank Duane B
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since this was the #1 rated restaurant in Mariposa, our hopes were high. Perhaps we expected too much, and the place was certainly busy, but we found the food lackluster and did not live up to promises. Service was great, but the "signature" onion soup was uninteresting and had very little onion or onion flavor. The baby back ribs were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 140 at 7th St., Mariposa, CA 95338
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mariposa
  • Phone Number: +1 209-966-2366

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