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Cedar House Restaurant

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9968 Hwy 140, El Portal, CA
(209) 379-2316
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Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

cedar house restaurant is average but ok for a simple diner meal. You can also get a drink and play pool. That's it folks!

Thank cbsgwobal
Hong Kong, China
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55 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horrible and Painful Experience, we didnt get much choice as we wanted to stay close to the park. The restaurant did not provide quality food nor service. The worst was my Coach sunglasses was stolen. Be aware! Will not recommend.

Thank Jwebuser
Lubbock, Texas
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ate dinner in the bar grill twice. The fish and fries, chicken basket and onion rings were excellent! We had breakfast in the restaurant one morning. We didn't appreciate paying $11.95/per person for a breakfast buffet that is free at most hotels.

Thank Sharon G
Sebastopol, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The brunch was $12 and was your basic assortment of food you would expect for a brunch price. No ordering off a menu allowed for breakfast.

Thank Kate B
Santa Rosa, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Since the motel was full, the restaurant was inundated and while we were offered free soup and salad bar it still took an hour for our sandwiches to come. Our server was attentive and apologetic, and the for was good when it came, but I would suggest going early if they have a full house.

Thank bogartazul
El Cerrito, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Unfortunately we had a bad experience with breakfast, was a Buffett deal that gave us burned bacon, eggs, not many other choices but fruit that was what we ate. Id we wanted juice it would've been more charges, so the following day we drove to mariposa and have an excellent breakfast. Really disappointed, we were at the Red Bun Lodge... More 

Thank LuisZavala
Martinez, California, United States
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343 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Oh, curse the lack of cell reception! During a brief period of reception inside the park I had selected the June Bug for dinner on our way out of Yosemite, heading to overnight in Mariposa. But then we drove right by Cedar House and it would save us at 20 minutes, or 35 if we had to go all the... More 

Thank Cameron M
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

After a long hike in Yosemite this place provided a great meal (burger and turkey sandwich with great onion rings!)! We enjoyed the meal even though the prices were higher than average...

Thank Tal S
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here once during our stay in the Cedar Lodge. Bad junk food for a big price. Unfriendly staff. Consider eating somewhere else!

Thank Tim P
County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We found our food to be of very poor quality. I would suggest you avoid eating here. Such a shame as so much more could be done with a restaurant in such a lovely location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9968 Hwy 140, El Portal, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Portal
  • Phone Number: (209) 379-2316
  • This restaurant is at Cedar Lodge

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