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Good Life Cafe

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126 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760 934-1734
Today
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 68
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  • 59
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We ate here before we leave. Their breakfast is totally worth it. Its a big serving and its cheap. I love their hashbrown and sausage. I hope that i can go back and try some other foods.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Rose S
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We ate here before we leave. Their breakfast is totally worth it. Its a big serving and its cheap. I love their hashbrown and sausage. I hope that i can go back and try some other foods.

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Ventura, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We tried this place out the last time we stayed in Mammoth. We ended up eating there three times in four days, lol. Yes, it has become our favorite Eastern Sierra restaurant!! The food is so incredibly tasty, fresh and healthy!!! The waitstaff was very nice! If I were a local, I'd eat there all the time. If I were... More 

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Los Angeles
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124 reviews 124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We were so impressed here we ate here 3 times on our vacation. Two breakfasts and a dinner to treat our taste buds. We read a fluff article in one of the tourist magazines on the owner/chef of the Good Life Café and their attitude of using fresh ingredients with a non-fast food attitude. With that and the good reviews... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This place is something special. Everything we had was amazing including their coffee. Great service, and prices. Make sure you get blueberries AND chocolate chips on the pancakes. It will change your life!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A bit expensive for a cafe but good choice and good service. Local police used it so it must be good :-)

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North Tustin, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

If you are visiting Mammoth Lakes, CA and would like to find a great place for breakfast, we suggest you go to the Good Life Cafe on Old Mammoth Road. The food is very good in this charming small cafe. We found that the menu was extensive, with a few surprise dishes. Prices as reasonable. Try it, you'll like it.

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Huntington Beach, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Small coffee shop in shopping center. They forewarn you that food is cooked to order and will take a little longer to receive your order. Everybody friendly and it was worth the wait. Nothing fancy but food was tasty and prepared correctly.

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Hollywood, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a great breakfast here every morning before skiing. I chose a different omelette each day. They were all great, including the Bodie, with bacon, mushrooms, onions, green chiles and cheddar cheese. The side of hashbrowns could be substituted for fruit. The choice of toast included sourdough and whole wheat. The coffee, OJ and lemonade were all delicious! Service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A local and tourist favorite. They always have a special or two going, and you can't really miss. Feeling like you want something a bit healthier? Try the veggie stir fry with chicken over brown rice. It comes with a hot garlic sauce on the side and is actually hot. Not the 'americanized-we-don't-want-to-make-it-too-hot-or-someone-might-sue-us' kind of hot. It's spicy goodness! Or... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This little cafe is quite quaint in its decorative style. However, the food was fresh and very tasty. I had a burger and a salad, and it was quite good. Price-wise, it was affordable. Though the cafe is about a block off from the main street, it is worth the effort finding it. The service was very nice, too. Would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: 760 934-1734

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?