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The Restaurant at Convict Lake

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2000 Convict Lake Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760-934-3803
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Dine at The Restaurant at Convict LakeJust 10 Minutes from Mammoth...
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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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food in a spectacular setting

by far the best food in the Mammoth Lakes area. Great wait staff and a very diverse menu make this restaurant a great way to enjoy the mountains. Had the restaurant cater our wedding reception in one of their cabins and it was superb. If you miss it, your loss...

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
gary w
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Mammoth Lakes, California
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Mammoth Lakes, California
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

by far the best food in the Mammoth Lakes area. Great wait staff and a very diverse menu make this restaurant a great way to enjoy the mountains. Had the restaurant cater our wedding reception in one of their cabins and it was superb. If you miss it, your loss...

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Rochester, Minnesota
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We arrived at mammoth lakes from Yosemite and decided to have dinner at this restaurant. We arrived at 5pm, the staff informed us that dinner was served at 5:30pm so we made reservations and waited outside., It appeared that they are a resort location, host weddings and also have a gift shop. There was three of us and when we... More 

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Bonsall, California
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The restaurant offers a menu of well prepared items including rack of lamb, beef wellington, trout, pork chops. Start with a selection from their salads, soups and appetizers, move on to one of their well prepared main entrees including rack of lamb, beef wellington, trout, pork chops. and be sure to order Bananas Foster , prepared and flamed at table... More 

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Mammoth Lakes, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Every time I want to impress friends or business associates, I come to Convict Lake restaurant. Out of all the restaurants in Mammoth, I think it is the best! The service is always consistent, the food is delicious and if you have the opportunity to meet Mike you will know why this restaurant is so successful. I highly recommend it!

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This restaurant has been an outstanding standard for years. It continues to impress. The setting is beautiful and cozy. The food is superb. The wait staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and always on hand without being obtrusive. Don't miss this restaurant when you visit the Mammoth Lakes area.

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Ventura
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We choose this restaurant based on the prior reviews....and we were beyond pleased! Choose this small-town gem for our anniversary. The food was fabulous. The wine was amazing...choose the Ponzi Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley to compliment our meal. We loved the Salmon Tartar for the starter and I was elated with the surf and turf. The short rib... More 

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Ladera Ranch, California
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Had dinner here on July 4. Another wonderful meal. Had two mule deer eating grass right outside our window as well as an awesome thunderstorm going on in the mountains above the lake. Beef Wellington this time for dinner and it was delicious. Bananas foster for a dessert is a must. Planning on coming back over Labor Day weekend too.

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love this place. It is our go to place for special occasions or when we want a great dinner. Last time I had the carrot ginger soup, so smooth and great flavor. The soups are always great, everything from scratch. I also had the Venison........it was perfect. It is best to eat Venison rare and it was the best... More 

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Lakewood, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

On our recent vacation to the Mammoth Lakes area, we drove over to sightsee at Convict Lake. On our way back to the highway, we stopped for lunch at The Restaurant at Convict Lake. Nestled near the base of the mountains, the outdoor dining of the restaurant was sheltered by a delightful stand of aspens, which kept the heat of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We come here at least once every summer during out visit to Mammoth Lakes. This year we came twice. It's hard to believe that this outstanding restaurant exists out here nest to Convict Lake. If you come up to this area, be sure to have a meal here. The entrees are not inexpensive, at about $40, but the food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2000 Convict Lake Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: 760-934-3803

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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