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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
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  • 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
Most recent review
Good Life Lives up to its Name

The food is excellent for this mountain café that draws equally from the permanent and transient populations of Mammoth. We almost always go there for breakfast. Service is good, there is not much ambiance, but who cares early in the morning when glasses of fresh squeezed o.j. perk us up, excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Santa Monica, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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Santa Monica, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The food is excellent for this mountain café that draws equally from the permanent and transient populations of Mammoth. We almost always go there for breakfast. Service is good, there is not much ambiance, but who cares early in the morning when glasses of fresh squeezed o.j. perk us up, excellent eggs, toast, bacon, sausage, oatmeal selections.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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276 reviews 276 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This restaurant has a lot of hype in town. It lives up to the hype. Breakfast is delicious. The variety is not huge but there is something for everyone. The wait staff is pleasant. Service is prompt. The special with 2 eggs, bacon, and pancakes is enough for two people.

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Ventura, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

We had great omelettes here and good service. We would definitely return on our next trip to Mammoth.

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Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I'm sure it was just an off-day for them since I've heard nothing but great things about this place from all of my friends in the area. We went on New Year's day so it was packed, service was slow (the girl was working fast but she definitely had too many tables), food came out late and mediocre. I ordered... More 

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Rainbow, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have never had a bad meal here. The daily specials are delicious. The location is not that inviting but the food makes up for the parking lot views.

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Orange County, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

They were really fast and food was delicious. We had breakfast there. They had really good lattes and fresh orange juice. We didn't wait much at all. I would recommend.

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Dallas, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

highly recommended. Order a custom breakfast sandwich off-menu. Also has pretty good service and super omelets. Pretty cheap, and we never waited for a table.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We've had breakfasts and lunches here. Service is very good and food is delicious in good portions. Looking forward to having dinner there one of these days to see if that trend continues.

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Huntington Beach, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We have been coming here a couple years now for breakfast. Great location in town. Occasional wait due to popularity. Service has always been good. Typical fare with fresh ingredients - including avocado - every meal we have had. This visit we had biscuits and gravy, choice omelette with ham and avocado on top, coffee. Avocado came inside though we... More 

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Best breakfast place. Great selections and you can have breakfast or lunch - I always get the fried zucchini.

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?