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Base Camp Cafe

3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-3900
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“curly fries” (2 reviews)
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3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Big portions of omlets, different variant, sadly did not have hashbrowns, but the omlettes were good.

Thank Jelena S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We stopped by the Base Camp Cafe on our way to picnic at Convict Lake where there is a small rocky beach and picnic tables at the end of the road. I had a delicious, fresh, Good Earth Sandwich with homemade coleslaw that was fantastic!...More

Thank AdventureReady
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Service was on point. I would only suggest eye contact when talking. Food was great and fries are fantastic. Hot sauces are great.

Thank 9jtsmith
Reviewed 29 June 2017

About 15 years ago we used to eat here often whenever we were in the area. They used to do a nice breakfast burrito and always had good coffee. We were very disappointed when we stopped in for lunch on our way home from Tahoe....More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Our family of 6 arrived at this restaurant after having been caught in a rain and hail storm while horseback riding. It was 3:45 on a Saturday afternoon and we needed a hot light lunch of soup, sandwiches and some coffees. The server took our...More

Thank GoodToGoGirl
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We used to make Base Camp a must do when we go to Mammoth. Something has changed in the last year! We ordered our favorite.... chicken fingers.For seven dollars I got 3 small fingers and two droppings that looked like they had been in the...More

1  Thank apeakhiker
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The service was a little slow and the waitress got confused often. The food was average, basic grub. Sorta tasty, but, not great. It was adequate if you are hungry and nothing else available. We probably wouldn't dine here again.

Thank rabbitone
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went here for lunch during a recent ski trip to Mammoth Lakes. Enjoyed my cheeseburger and a few, (gave half of them to a friend) not too many thick curly fries. Loved the curly fries and the restroom, which had outhouse photos from different places...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Was hopeful but turned out to be disappointed. My wife ordered pancakes when the y came they were dense that my wife asked if they could make fluffy pancakes and the next time they came out they were the same. The waitress said they were...More

Thank Vildeee
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch here over the weekend. The place was busy so we sat at the large communal table in the middle. Service was pretty good, but the ladies were running. At one point they forgot to bring us our pitcher of water,...More

Thank Jill H
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks so much for stopping by!!! Hope with all our snow we can tempt you to return to Mammoth again this season. Safe travels...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-3900
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