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Forty-Niner Cafe at the Furnace Creek Ranch

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Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
+1 760-786-2345
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Indianola, Iowa
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Good restaurant at the Ranch. Friendly staff. Food was very good. We had dinner and breakfast here during our stay Resort recommend.

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Thank Gary J
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The food was good but the service was great - everyone was very friendly. Eating alone at the counter was no big deal as the staff and others were all open to conversation . As for the food it was fine diner food nothing extra special but the dinner roles were really good!

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Thank Nicole S
Denver, Colorado
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Not many choices of places to eat in Furnace Creek. This was average food and expensive. We had to wait for a half hour or so, we expected that, but really not that good. I had the meatloaf, it was ok, mashed potatoes were lumpy, but the fresh veggies were done very well. The wife had the spahgetti and it... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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369 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Scared away from the steakhouse by the prices, and unwilling to pay for a big buffet since I am a small eater, I selected the café as my restaurant of choice. I was pleasantly surprised. I ate dinner here for four straight nights and enjoyed every entrée very much. I sampled the meat loaf, fish and chips, scallops and, finally,... More 

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USA
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117 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Had breakfast and dinner here Dinner prices half that of the resort dinning room and you could be in and out in around and hour. Breakfast was super quick and the same quality as the resort dining room. However, the ambiance of the 2 places is very different and it's noisy here

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Thank Panda113
Ca
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

First of all, there are not too many choices where to eat at the Park and the prices are a lot more expensive than eating outside it. Of all of the places, this is probably the better bargain to eat with a decent menu and decent food. Try the Pork Chops, they were very good. You get two chops, mashed... More 

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Thank capun1950
east coast
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375 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Had lunch here on our first day in the park. First off the food was very expensive. $15 and up for sandwiches. I was going to get a turkey sandwich which was like $16. I asked if it was real meat turkey and she said they use real meat until they run out then its deli meat. She went back... More 

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Thank foodfancierEastCoast
SoCal
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Great place for a breakfast or lunch. Good food at decent prices and friendly servers. Good variety to menu to please the whole family.

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Thank Yulama
Los Angeles
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159 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I tried the lunch here to take a break from the pre-packed food we had in the room. The $11 plain hamburger with a pickle was good, and I understand the food has to be trucked in, which accounts from the cost. The irritating part of the meal is the long wait and cold attitude of the hostess. I hate... More 

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Thank Nomad_LA
Fresno, California
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218 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

If you're camping in central Death Valley (Furnace Creek or Texas Springs), you could eat a granola bar or pasty oatmeal ... or you could eat a nice hot breakfast at the Forty-Niner! OK, we have a trail mix lunch and eat dinner of noodles in camp; but we splurge for breakfast. For the best service, get there before the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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