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Mountain Room Restaurant

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Yosemite Lodge, Yosemite National Park, CA 95379
+1 209-372-1281
17:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 20:00
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San Luis Obispo, California
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a review of the Sunday brunch we had there last week. It was one of the worst restaurant meals we've had in years. In general, all of the food in the buffet was tasteless, overcooked, dried out... And cold! For example, my Eggs Benedict: undercooked eggs on top of a not-toasted soggy English muffin and cold; the bacon,... More 

Thank David G
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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239 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were celebrating our anniversary, so decided to splurge at the Mountain Room Restaurant. I had the salmon for an entree and it was wonderful. For dessert the flourless chocolate torte - also great. Our service was very professional.

Thank BrettaAnn
Los Angeles, CA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is ok. Nothing special and a bit overpriced, but I swear Aramark is trying to teach their employees horrible customer service. Particularly with regard to the food and beverage operations. Absolutely horrible service.

Thank kjonmyway
Lafayette, Ca
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275 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went their for diner one night with friends. They loved it. They had the trout and we had chicken. The food was excellant and the service was outstanding. It was more reasonable than the dining room at the Majestic Hotel. I recommend this restaurant and not because of the lesser price but because it was good and offered more... More 

Thank Lesley H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Yosemite every year at this time for Chef's Holliday. With a big Ahwahnee (majestic) dinner one night it's nice to go to the Mountain Room. It is near Yosemite Lodge. The menu offers a great variety of fare from trout to lamb to steaks. With nice large salads and large desserts to round out the menu. The corkage... More 

Thank edc718
Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Having eaten here in 2012 we were already prepared for the pricey menu. We arrived late into the park and went to the restaurant within 1/2 hour of closing. We were so pleased to find the meals arrived as I would expect them to arrive at the beginning of the night. With young children and fussy tastes they ordered a... More 

Thank Woodys5
Midland, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Ate here for 2 dinners. Food is good. Service was good and friendly. Recommend rainbow trout, it was good. Wasn't the best I ever had but certainly not the worse. Actually preferred the food here than the Majestic restaurant.

Thank Nicole D
Miami, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

For dining all the way in Yosemite Valley, and considering our previous camp experiences have all been eating in the campground this was pretty good food! We were recommended the chicken and the pork chop when we checked, which were both great. The French onion soup was recommended, which ended up being slightly above average. We went here because reviews... More 

Thank Jordan F
Phoenix, Arizona
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Not the fine dining experience the menu and pricing implies. Food was better than average, but not a good value. It was a pleasantly nice atmosphere.

Thank julieandjay
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We found our way here for dinner while visiting the park. The ambiance is relaxing and the food was very good. Both of us had the steak. Nicely cooked as ordered. Although it was a busy evening, we were not rushed. They have a nice selection of wine also. Our waiter was attentive and professional. A very pleasant evening.

Thank Raree18

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yosemite Lodge, Yosemite National Park, CA 95379
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 209-372-1281

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