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All 77 Mammoth Lakes Restaurants

Base Camp Cafe

3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760 934 3900
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Ranked #27 of 77 Restaurants in Mammoth Lakes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Just right for lunch. We were lost, trying to find the restaurants in Mammoth lakes after visiting the Devils Post Pile. We asked the way and this restaurant was recommended. Home made soup, burger and delicious sweet potato fries were just right.

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

Oh, thank you so very much. Glad you had a nice visit. The DPostpile is really fascinating so happy you could pay a visit. Cheers! More

Crestline, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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

Thank you very much. We are really enjoying fall colors now but starting to itch for snow. Cheers! More

Laguna Niguel, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. We work hard and play hard at the Camp. Glad you had a nice time with us. Cheers! More

Lancaster, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

We are bummed that we disappointed you so much. Obviously we were not our best that day. So sorry. Glad to hear we recognized it and at least tried to do something at the time. Hope that the remainder of your visit to Mammoth was positive and you'll consider our area again. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much. We make many, many of our items from scratch and glad you enjoyed them. Hope you enjoyed all of your stay. Cheers! More

Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your observations. Sorry our service was a bit slow. We are small and do tend to get into conversations with our guests keeping it personal, but we don't want that to slow us down for others. We love our cozy atmosphere and glad you had a nice time. Hope all your trip to Mammoth/Yosemite was delightful. Cheers! More

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

Thank you very much. Our place is small and humble but we love it and enjoy our many loyal Base Camp followers. Hope your visit to Mammoth/Yosemite was great overall. Safe travels! More

San Diego, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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

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Additional Information about Base Camp Cafe

Address: 3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
Phone Number: 760 934 3900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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