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The Petite Pantry

2278 North Sierra Highway, Bishop, CA
(760) 873-3789
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Ranked #15 of 50 Restaurants in Bishop
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We drove by and saw the sign but not the restaurant, we turned around and found it. We went in and were greeted by a loud, entertaining gentleman who was Jay, the owner. We were seated and presented menus. he also brought us flour and corn tortilla chips and a "salsa that I just made. Watch it, it has a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Quirky ambience (e.g. office chairs for seating), but INCREDIBLE food, and an eccentric owner/host/server/raconteur.

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Los Angeles
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I've now been here a few times and every time, it does not disappoint. Immediately upon entering you are greeted with a smile and chit chat. All the tables have office chairs as their chairs and you are given homemade salsa and 2 kinds of chips, flour and corn (man those flour ones....think a tostada shell, are amazing) chips and... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We went recently to the White Mountains across Bishop and had breakfast in a familiar-looking restaurant. It was the Petite Pantry. The place is intimate and full of pictures on the wall. The amount of the meals is great and the rest is going to be wrapped in tortilla to go. The coffee and food are good. It is one... More

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We went to the restaurant for dinner while staying in Bishop enroute to Yosemite National Park. The restaurant has a homely feel, with family pictures and newspaper articles relating to the local football team the owners son plays for. We felt immmediately comfortable as soon as we were greeted at the door. The owners were very accommodating for my wife's... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Friendly atmosphere, but fair food. The salsa was good, but they were out of guacamole. This was a cute local place, but I wouldn't return. Village inn cafe was around the corner, but apparently they're closed Mondays and Tuesdays to golf so beware if you walk two miles from town to breakfast there.

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Washington DC
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96 reviews 96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

First, an oxymoron: This is a Mexican restaurant called The Petite Pantry. The name, legend holds, is a vestige of its previous ownership: a little old lady served lunch for a few hours each day, to her friends, and called it a restaurant. Just saying, IRS.... Anyhoo, husband and I stopped in here around 3pm, after finding the Burger Barn... More

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We stopped into the Petite Pantry and found a lively and fun place with lots of family decor and very good food. "Papa" was charming and full of fun chatter while handling the rapid service of the large menu. Home cooking and generous portions, Locals and repeat customers are given extra attention. Breakfast all day, Too. Try it for some... More

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perth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Okay so it might not of been the best food experience ever...but... We were passing through from Mammoth from Perth, Western Australia, we decided to call in and get a takeout breakfast. 3 hours later we walked out and said to each other that "that was one of the highlights of our American Adventure!!! We were so welcomed, lots of... More

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Bakersfield, California
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The food has a home cooking feel, its not gourmet but its tasty with huge portions kinda of a play on words with the restaurant name. Its family operated and the owner is very friendly, the atmosphere is very unique and kinda of odd its not fancy but it has a cozy feel where you feel like family.

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