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Forty-Niner Cafe at the Furnace Creek Ranch

Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
+1 760-786-2345
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good40%
  • Average31%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“meatloaf” (35 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
“national park” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
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11 - 20 of 717 reviews

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here several times during our few days in Furnace Creek. We always got a big, hearty meal here and the service was excellent. They do great steaks and burgers in particular. Nicely air conned too which is vital in Death Valley! Very reasonable...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I wanted to eat here as there is not a lot of options in Death Valley. The decor looked old and tired, I waited in line with a few other persons and was told it would be about 30 min. The menu was very limited...More

1  Thank keyeslaw
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The service was good, the food was not. Choices are limited in the valley.... keep your expectations VERY low.

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Given limited choices for food in Death Valley, you would think that any offering short of garbage would be received with glee. Our attitude after finding a seat at the bar was better than this rudimentary expectation. Nonetheless we decided to stick with basic items...More

1  Thank Grayendo
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I got the fried chicken for dinner . .I was thankful for a hot meal . . A lot of food . .it was good. . .not great. . .but you will leave satisfied . .get there at 5 or after 8 . . Always...More

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 9 April 2017

There aren't many options for places to eat inside the Park. We had two lunches at the café. The food was very good. Fish and chips were better than most places I've had them. Portions are large. Prices are a little high for a very...More

Thank MtDana2015
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I found this restaurant expensive with little choice. I ordered a bowl of soup and got a dried up bun with it. The soup with tax and tip was $10 US or $14 Canadian - rather expensive for a bowl of soup.

Thank dodecanese13
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Very convenient place if you are staying at the Furnace Creek Ranch. Food choices are very limited. Service is friendly and fast. Food was pretty tasty. My wife and I both ordered pasta dishes, and we loved the fact that they served the pasta dishes...More

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a surprisingly fast and competent lunch at the 49er. Sometimes I base my ratings on expectations, and if that were the case I'd actually give this place a 5, given how typically miserable the restaurants are at most parks (maybe I'm cursed that...More

Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The menu is fairly basic, but offers a good selection, something for everyone. And the kitchen is very accommodating for those with dietary restrictions, they were able to modify things for vegan, vegetarian and gluten free needs and served up something that each of us...More

Thank CTBCalifornia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Death Valley Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 760-786-2345
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