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51508 Hwy 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
760-647-6606
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The American experience

My partner and I were driving from Yosemite to Death Valley and stopped in at Lee Vining for lunch. We chose to stop at Mono Cone due to all of the people waiting around it. We got burgers, friends and a small cone to share. The burgers and fries were spot on, American diner style and the soft... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Sunshine Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My partner and I were driving from Yosemite to Death Valley and stopped in at Lee Vining for lunch. We chose to stop at Mono Cone due to all of the people waiting around it. We got burgers, friends and a small cone to share. The burgers and fries were spot on, American diner style and the soft serve was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great burgers and ice cream treats, not to mention the fried mac n cheese. You won't be disappointed, probably the best meal we had in Lee Vining.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

You know your're hungry and have cravings; but stick to the small size cone. Trust Me! Delicious and rejuvenating!

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Brussels, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We were tempted to buy an ice cream from this place but walked away from it after standing in front of the unfriendly ordering window for five minutes: confusing menu, the look of ice creams which did not appear to be made locally.

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Kerobokan, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

a must do on a hot summers day... swirl is the best! i spent many a hot summers afternoon enjoying a cold ice cream cone when in town for supplies while camping.... love it!

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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

great little ice cream stop, food is really good, but... the teenage staff provides less than great service, unfortunately! but, if you've got a few moments, stop in, the ice cream is definitely worth the wait

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Well, I can't take a trip to the East side of the Sierras without stopping at the Mono Cone for a cheeseburger and fries. My last stop there 2 weeks ago was no exception. They have the best burgers that I've ever had, and pretty good fries too. Never been disappointed in their onion rings either. And, on the rare... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great soft ice cream, they also serve food, but I come for the ice cream. I think they are only open during summer months.

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Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

To date, the only place in California that serves cones on par with what I'm used to from my days back east. Very generous portions. Haven't tried the cooked food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Was told by a B&B owner that this place has the best hamburgers in Lee Vining....a good stop once coming out of Yosemite park! Beware, however, they accept cash only.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51508 Hwy 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: 760-647-6606

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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