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2305 Old Faithful, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Yellowstone National Park, WY
307-344-7901
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
airline food at ground level

This place is serving room service /airline food without that pesky plane ticket. Its obvious that this is a nuke and go place as the dinners all come out under covers. you have about an 12 item selection with prices that will make your eyes water compared to anywhere not being run by a government... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Michael T
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is serving room service /airline food without that pesky plane ticket. Its obvious that this is a nuke and go place as the dinners all come out under covers. you have about an 12 item selection with prices that will make your eyes water compared to anywhere not being run by a government contracted service provider. The greater... More 

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Otsego, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This dining room had a breakfast buffet that was more money then I could justify. I couldn't eat enough, especially since I don't eat meat. So I opted for pancakes, expecting some really good fluffy ones. They were the worst pancakes I have ever had. They were very flat and tasted like you had bought them in a gas station... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We ate two dinners and two breakfasts here. There's no booking, but we had no trouble getting a table on our visits. The staff were friendly and service was good - orders taken and delivered promptly and regular water refills. The food was fine. The dinner menu stays the same with no specials and overlaps to a large degree with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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126 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My family and I stayed in the Snow Lodge 3 nights, and had to eat at this restaurant several times. The food was good, but the service was slower than molasses on a cold day.

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Central Mass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

During a recent stay at Snow Lodge we had a couple of occasions to eat at the Obsidian. My impression is that, as with some other park facilities, this restaurant gets overwhelmed easily and can't cope with the demand. Even if you're staying there, you can't make reservations, so you end up in queue with the rest of the world.... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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31 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Maybe it was because we arrived late (10:00 pm) and the Obsidian was the only option at that hour, but the service was slow, the potatoes were cold, and the order was mixed up. And considering the bill ($87 for three before tip), let's just say that we didn't go back during our remaining three days in Yellowstone. If you're... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

The service was slow which we know going in. The food overall is high priced and mediocre at best. The French toast was soggy and not cooked though. The eggs were runny.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Wow, we loved this place -- the airline chicken breast was a hit. The bison ribs I would skip -- but the pecan crusted trout -- a winner! Service is excellent -- come here for a great meal and service.

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State College, PA
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Having read some recent reviews about this restaurant, I wasn't sure what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised with not having to wait for a table, quick service, reasonable prices, and good hot food. Considering that the restaurant is in an isolated location and served high volume, we were very pleased with both dinner last night and breakfast this morning... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We're the type that gets up before dawn to capture sunrise pictures....so we eat dinner and go to bed early. The Obsidian Dining Room in the Old Faithful Snow Lodge was perfect for us. It opens at 5:00 pm and is first-come-first-served (no reservations are taken). We got there right at 5:00 and were one of the first parties seated.... More 

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Address: 2305 Old Faithful, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Yellowstone National Park, WY
Phone Number: 307-344-7901
Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 2305 Old Faithful, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, Yellowstone National Park, WY
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Yellowstone National Park
  • Phone Number: 307-344-7901

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

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