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Base Camp Cafe

3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760 934 3900
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Ranked #23 of 76 Restaurants in Mammoth Lakes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • German first
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English first
Crestline, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

With it's high adventure motif, this fun little place is perfict to get you in the mood to hike, ski, camp or bike the mountions and lakes of the area. The food is good and the prices are reasionable, the staff is friendly and the clientele down to earth.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This place is young at heart with lots of adventure odds n ends hanging on the walls and ceiling. Great sandwiches! friendly service.

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Lancaster, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

In my opinion, I do not recommend this restaurant. I visited this restaurant with my wife and kids for lunch. At first we had to wait nearly an hour for a table. There was no reason for this long wait! Each time I looked in the dining area, I saw two to four empty tables. The tables had been cleared... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a very tasty casual restaurants with wonderful sandwiches. My favorite is the French onion soup and a turkey sandwich with cranberry sauce. It is a small place and popular, the prices reasonable.

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Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Our friends in SF told us that Base Camp Cafe is a must visit restaurant in Mammoth Lakes. We followed their advice. We went there for lunch. We all enjoyed what we ordered (sandwiches, a soup, and a salad). Sandwiches tasted great. Salad was fresh and tasty. We were so impressed. We ordered take-outs sandwiches for dinner that evening. Service... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Loved the selection of teas and the french toast. Wonderful! Also loved watching the tv up above showing all of the activities to do in Mammorth.

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San Diego, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went for lunch with my son. Food was fine. A little overpriced, but nothing beyond reason for a destination town. They were out of some menu items - not good given the small menu they have to begin with. The service was friendly but poor. I'll just say that the only thing that arrived in timely fashion was the check... More

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Sorry our service was a little off during your visit. I know we are training a couple new servers, but maybe the "laid back" atmosphere as you mentioned got a little too much so! Appreciate very much your stopping by and glad the overall experience was good. Safe travels, and thanks for visiting Mammoth! More

Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Great hearty breakfasts! BUT, limited choices on eggs - no Egg Beaters or poached eggs. Oatmeal is delicious!

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by and your menu suggestions. Will keep those in mind. Glad you enjoyed the oats. Coaches Oats are a premium brand that we carry and our guests enjoy them. Safe travels. More

Laguna Niguel, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Two of us had lunch here recently while visiting the art festival across the street. The menu described the Cesar wrap as huge, so two of us decided to share it. It turned out to be very average in size but was very delicious as was the salad on the side. We definitely had room for Ben and Jerry's ice... More

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by and your observations. Safe travels! More

Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped in while exploring the various fishing lakes in mammoth. 3 of us had sandwiches and hubby had a burger. Everyone was satisfied with quality and we all walked out full. Service was top notch for us as we were asked by at least 4 young ladies if we needed anything. Beat the lunchtime rush before noon as the... More

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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by. We are small and sometimes get a bit challenged when it is super busy with our tiny kitchen, but we love our place and glad you enjoyed it as well! Safe travels...:) More

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