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The Lakefront Restaurant

Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 800-237-6879
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our special places to enjoy a dinner. It sits in the old Tamarack Lodge and is full of old items from 100 years ago. PROBLEM A NEW CHEF. The dinner was so over done with sauces and pureed vegetables, you really...More

Thank Louis M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We used to Love this restaurant but its not the same. The atmosphere is fantastic the service very good but the food is very expensive $50- $70 per entree and nothing special like it was a couple of years ago. They used to have very...More

Thank PVjules
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Lovely! The Lakefront is a little slice of heaven tucked into the Tamarack Lodge. We stay at the cabins on the property and enjoy the short, starry-skied walk from our cozy cabin to enjoy the creative and amazing Lakefront cuisine. Each dish is a unique...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

we ate at Lakefont last summer, and we're not impressed, but thought we should give it a try again since we were staying at the lodge. Our main complaint (and same for many other reviewers) is the portion size and prices. I think this restaurant...More

Thank 95472liz
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have been visiting Mammoth Lakes over the years and always booked a dinner at Lakefront Restaurant at Tamrack Lodge. We went tonight and were surprised to see that the menu prices have skyrocketed and the food has gone way down. We ordered a Brussels...More

Thank love2skiLosAngeles
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I've been eating at restaurants in Mammoth Lakes for years. And this place has shown itself again as the finest in the area. My date and I had a truly wonderful dinner!! I had the Cornish Game Hen and she had the delectable vegetarian option....More

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Lakefront Restaurant at Tamarack Lodge is the perfect combination of log cabin rustic and dining elegance. The brussel sprout salad was incredibly flavorful and the scallops and forbidden rice was excellent. Pricey but worth it after a good day of skiing.

Thank nbast11
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I'm very sorry to say we will not return. The food is good but not 5 star like the high price warrants. The service is really good like always as she has been there for years but the restaurant used to be packed now 1/2...More

Thank 2kitty2
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Best scallops I have ever had. Everything was great! I had the pork belly and scallops. They only have 10 tables so it is smart to make a reservation ahead of time. It is a great reviewed restaurant so that is why I was curious...More

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Large rib eye steak $70, duck breast $52, Cornish game hen $38 beet salad with unique subtle flavors $13. For 4 with one glass of wine and ice cream scoop $281 for 4.

Thank DebbyLA
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Maili O
How Should We Dress For Christmas Eve Dinner At The Lakefront? Is It A Fancy Restaurant?
16 December 2016|
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
Lakefront is one of the "fanciest" restaurants in Mammoth. But, it is located within the beautiful and rustic Tamarack Lodge. Although I have seen the occasional suit and tie and fancy dress, you will be quite comfortable... More
Do you make group reservations? We are coming out from Florida with 32 in our ski club.
26 January 2015|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
Don't expect much ,another restaurant that ha declined in food quality!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
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17:30 - 21:30
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17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
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11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 800-237-6879
  • E-mail
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