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Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
520-638-2631
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Price range: $2 - $7
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Overpriced even by National Park standards. Even if you are starving, you are unlikely to find anything here that outranks the high-school cafeteria. I was somewhat appalled, and quite turned off by the messiness of the hot-dinner-plate serving area. The caretaker of this section, though she had no customers, seemed quite unconcerned with the huge swatches of brown gravy and... More

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Hockessin, Delaware
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was not overly impressed by the Yavapai Cafeteria. It is basically like your standard college dining hall. They had a selection of hot and cold meals available, with pricing that is much more expensive than you would expect. It is a come-as-you-are place to eat and it would work well for families. However, expect to spent around $10 or... More

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Mound
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The food is fine. They have some cook to order items and some ready to serve. There is a fair amount of variety. One of us is vegan and we were able to find something for them.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We weren't expecting much, and maybe that helped. We just wanted a quick and substantial breakfast before going down into the canyon. You definitely will not ooh and ahh over how delicious the food is, but it serves its purpose. You can easily be in and out of there in 20 minutes.

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Vancouver, Washington
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

When in the park, there really isn't too many choices to eat. The Yavapai Cafeteria is convenient and quick. The food is like the food you would eat at any school or hospitol Cafeteria. Fair amount of choices for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

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Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The food was good but more like a cafeteria in high school. Good pastries and coffee. I would recommend it if there are children in the group, because there is a variety of foods

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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163 reviews 163 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Only ate a breakfast here but it was pretty good - well, my Huevos Rancheros were really good but hubby's pancakes were only so so. Cafeteria style, good portions, prices not as bad as they could be. They can really move people thru in a hurry!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went for breakfast after our hike to watch the sunrise so we were ready for a full breakfast and this place did not disappoint. You go through the line and choose whatever you are hungry for and the portions were generous. The eggs, bacon and potatoes were wonderful and my husband said the pancakes were very good. I would... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place isn't terrible, but it is the worst place we ate in Grand Canyon national park. It is a definite cafeteria with the cafeteria food and the cafeteria smells. If you don't absolutely have to eat here, I'd recommend making the quick drive to one of the other in park options (such as Masawik cafeteria - far and away... More

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Tel-Aviv
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I went there for breakfast, but it was really a bad way to start my day. Expensive, poor service, unfriendly cashier. Clean your table if you don't want to eat in a dirty place. It was really a mistake to go to this cafeteria

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Additional Information about Yavapai Cafeteria

Address: Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: 520-638-2631
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Grand Canyon National Park
Average Prices: USD 2 - 7

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