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Whitney Portal Store

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238 S Main, Lone Pine, CA 93545
+1 760-876-0030
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09:00 - 18:00
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Southern California
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The friendly service and hubcap sized pancakes are enough to make the drive up the mountain worth it. Whether you're up to see the Mt. Whitney Trail entrance, hike to Lone Pine Lake, climb into the backcountry all the way to the top, or just look at the waterfall at the end of the parking lot, the Whitney Portal Store... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting gift items for sale and a small cafe too. Super friendly proprietor who was happy to chat about the walks etc around the area. I asked for two coffees and he said ' a dollar'. I thought he meant a dollar each, so I gave him two dollars, he said no, only one for both! What can you say... More 

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RapidCity,SD
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stopped in here to get some advice on our Whitney hike--excellent advice by the way. Picked up a couple souvenirs. Sat out of the picnic tables and enjoyed the view. Munched down a huge helping fries and sipped on a cold beer. Life is good.

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Sawyer, Michigan
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

It's brilliant to have this place at the bottom of the Mt. Whitney descent. Whatever you've been eating, it hasn't been as good as the burgers from this place. Burgers may seem a little pricey, but they are great. And consider your options, There are none.

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Ventura County, USA
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Was able to find nice patch for my backpack anf a refrigerator magnet.walk around anf eaves drop other people's hiking adventures

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Sacramento, California
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154 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to get a cooked meal before or after your wilderness adventures. There are the usual t-shirts and such, some useful provisions and a nice little pond and waterfall nearby. If you aren't up for an all-day attack on the mountain, this little venue gives you a sense of the place.

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Thank SacAnnie
Boulevard, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Got breakfast and a dinner here. Just good filling food. I had the hamburger and fries. and for breakfast I had the eggs, bacon and hash browns. Everything was yummy. No long wait. Everyone is friendly and they have a bit of everything you might need for a hike.

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Thank 1bluecowgirl
Tehachapi, California
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The Whitney portal store is at the Mt.Whitney trailhead. They have great hospitality and some great hiker food. Cheeseburgers, fries and an assortment of trail gear for when you forget something. They have the best giant pancakes I have ever had. I have trouble trying to finish just one.They have soda and beer. They also have assorted trail bars for... More 

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Thank Sonny B
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Sorry I forgot to take photos! I was so happy to be down from Whitney, I dropped my WAG bag in the disposal unit across from the store and then was ready to get cleaned up & eat. All thoughts except those concerning my burger & fries escaped me as I began to chow down!! The guys behind the counter... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Tahoe. Grabbed a bite to eat - pleasantly surprised at how tasty the food was. Also found the requisite Mt Whitney souvenirs. Goes without saying the scenery from the eating area is awe inspiring. Definitely glad we made the detour to stop here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 S Main, Lone Pine, CA 93545
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Lone Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-876-0030

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?