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Obsidian Dining Room

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2305 Old Faithful, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Yellowstone National Park, WY
(307) 344-7311
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Seattle Area
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200 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three days of breakfast, lunch and dinners here. The staff is very nice and accommodating. While the dining room is a bit tired and need of refreshing, it's comfortable. The menu is fairly typical for what you will find in the area. Breakfast is good (though I would avoid the banal buffet), lunch has good offerings, and dinner... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying at the Snow Lodge for several nights, we ate at the Obsidian Dining Room 3 meals a day. We had read several reviews indicating that the food was not that great, so we had no expectations. But WOW! It was superb -- equal to many fine dining restaurants we've been too. Prices were reasonable, considering you're in a... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main dining room at the Old Faithful Snow Lodge. The service is prompt and friendly and the food is quite good. Full bar for those cold winter nights.

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Thank johncgore
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered so bison chili. I was not even warm when served. 1 hours our after eating I had GI symptoms common o staph food poisoning.

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Thank 110edwardb
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for two dinners and breakfast. The food is good and there are some nice unique dishes (bison, elk, etc). The wine list is fairly extensive. The service is always friendly and prompt. The dining room is always busy but never seems overly noisy.

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Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a four plus star dining area and the menu was full of different dishes, go at 5 pm and you will not have to wait

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Ridgefield, CT
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200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delegated to a time for dinner and the service was slow. The staff was prompt in taking the order but the wait was long. The dining room is pleasant but very dark. Several of the meals ordered were not cooked properly or were so spicy they weren't good. Once one was served, no one came back to check... More 

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Bedford, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I ate several meals here during a 3 day stay. The food and service were surprisingly above-average, given the captive audience. I had the breakfast buffet one day and it was typical of hotel breakfast buffets, with the usual offerings (scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, etc). The buffet food was fresh--but the restaurant was jammed so this is... More 

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Crowded, noisy and a number of menu options were sold out already at 6:45 pm. Server was attentive and pleasant. Wait for food was long - kitchen seemed overwhelmed. Food quality and preparation were average.

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Cincinnati
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Getting more vegetarian choices but menu is limited. The location prevents lots of choices but perhaps there could be a nightly special. The polenta fritter was good but expensive. The prime rib was good and so was the trout. Christmas dinner portions especially and portions in general are small considering we were hungry from all the hiking. The spicy peanut... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 Old Faithful, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park
  • Phone Number: (307) 344-7311

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