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The Restaurant at Convict Lake

2000 Convict Lake Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-3803
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Dine at The Restaurant at Convict LakeJust 10 Minutes from Mammoth Lakes!The Restaurant at Convict Lake is widely recognized as the finest restaurant in the Eastern Sierra and a "locals" choice for special occasions. Dine in a romantic and casually elegant location just 10 minutes from Mammoth Lakes across from the Mammoth/Yosemite Airport.
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English first
san francisco, ca
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Our group stopped by this restaurant while exploring the lakes along Highway 395. This is a rather small restaurant, I don't think you can seat more than 30 patrons at a time (I would definitely recommend making reservations). We ordered the beef wellington, steak, and the special (it was a halibut dish). The dishes were all well prepared and service... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We are staying at Convict Lake Resort and had dinner tonight at the Restaurant. It truly was one of the best meals that my husband and I have ever had. I had the trout and the flavor was fantastic. My husband had the filet and it was so tender and tasty, it was unbelievable. For desert, we shared the homemade... More

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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had high expectations for The Restaurant at Convict Lake since it was rated # 2 in Mammoth Lakes. What I experience did not match their rating. The staff was friendly. The food was over priced. The appetizers were good but the entrees were terrible. My granddaughter ordered a steak that was over cooked and had to be sent back.... More

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Upland, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We recently stayed in the cabins and fished at Convict Lake. While there we discovered The Restrurant @ Convict Lake. This place is well apointed w/ white table clothes & nice wine glasses. The dress is casual (out door camping casual), but the food is not. There are steaks, sea food, and many other delights. My wife had the special... More

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Have never had anything but exceptional service, food and drink. The Bananas Foster, prepared table side is our go to dessert. Frequently have fresh, locally caught trout available.

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Ladera Ranch, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have eaten there a few times now and as always never a bad meal. Must have bananas foster for dessert! Romantic and the staff was really terrific.

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Joshua Tree, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Excellent food and service. I've had dinner here twice, and it is one of the best restaurants I've ever been to. This restaurant has the total package: excellent food, atmosphere, and great service. Come here to dine, not just to eat.

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Corona, California
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I went there for dinner for my birthday. I really only go for the bananas foster and they did not disappoint. The food is good and all of my guest enjoyed it. The thing that I do not like with many restaurants is that they feel the need to sauce the steak. My filet had a sauce on it, and... More

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Mammoth Lakes, CA
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I have lived in the eastern sierras since 85 and eat here about 6 times a year, if not more. The atmosphere is 2nd to none and views are spectacular. We have had xmas parties here, birthday parties, entertained guest here and it is always a hit. The food is great and the service is the best in the area.

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Brian B, Owner at The Restaurant at Convict Lake, responded to this review

Dear Patron, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide comment on your experience at Angels. We appreciate you patronage and any comments that you have. Can you tell us the date of your visit. Also, if you will send us your email to info@convictlake.com we will be pleased to send you a small token of our appreciation.... More

The World
Top Contributor
269 reviews 269 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

At the annual "Taste of the Sierra" the best offerings were from the Convict Lake Restaurant. We wanted to go to the restaurant itself but we couldn't get to it before we left Bishop. Next time!

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