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The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge

45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
+1 559-561-4133
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“steak” (50 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The prices are ridiculous. Had an Oriental chicken salad, wilted lettuce and meager amount of chicken. Better if you go to the deli down the road.

Thank hmsatty
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed next door at the Buckeye so this place was very convenient. The menu selection was good and the food was, too. Not exceptional but well presented and tasty.

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed most of the food here. Nice variety on the menu.I wound say on a scale from 1 to 10, an 8. depending on or course what you order.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't go unless u wanna ask for your drinks and food a few times waitress was horrible took 2 hrs to get a tuna salad,BLT and a Cesar salad o and they let a guy drink from like 9am to 1 pm befor cutting him...More

Thank Martina C
Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying next door at the Buckeye, we had dinner at the Gateway. The food was just okay. I had to season both the vegetable and the steak to have decent flavor. It was way, WAY overpriced for what you get. They are definitely taking...More

Thank 4randdmom
MGR_Guest_Relations, Owner at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

4Randdmom, I am sorry you had a less than perfect experience. We pride ourselves in customer satisfaction. Did you bring the concerns up with a manager? If not, please contact me, Susan, at the restaurant so I can make it right for you and address...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my family for dinner..each of us ordering something different..Ribeye steak, pork chop, salmon and lamb chop..each one of us so happy with our choice..friendly service..we had a great time..my lamb chops were so good..served with mint jelly..thought no one remembered that anymore..Thank you...More

Thank RACHcv
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

RACHcv, thank you very much for the review! Glad to be able to provide you with a wonderful meal!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is convenient if you’re staying near the park but the food was just ok and it was fairly pricey (think $15 burger). The outside tables have a great view of the river though and some nights they have live jazz music so it’s...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal and good service on a lovely deck overlooking the whitewater river. My wife was thrilled at this birthday surprise and loved her trout dinner!

Thank gmhilliker
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the review, gmhilliker! We're glad you both had a wonderful time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times over the years. Brought my whole family here 2 years ago after our wedding in 3 Rivers. Came again for dinner on a Tuesday night, slow night, was way too much money. The Monterey chicken dry and just not worth the...More

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The food was very good, as was the service. The menu is diverse, but the prices are a little on the high side. But that's par for the course when services are limited and you're near a national park.

Thank hikingnut
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

hikingnut, thank you very much for the review!

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4 May 2016|
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Response from autumnfoods | Reviewed this property |
Hope you did not stay here especially for your 40 th Aniversary!
Dana W
6 February 2016|
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Response from npi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I highly recommend an early reservation. Check with their dinner specials manager. Have a great time!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Three Rivers
  • Phone Number: +1 559-561-4133
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