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Tuolumne Meadows Lodge

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Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
209 372 8413
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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
Dinner at the Lodge

I had the beef stew and my son had the trout. Both were very good. It was also nice to meet the people at the table that we shared. We had one meal at the Lodge during our three days stay. We drove over to the nearby picnic area at Lembert Dome, and prepared meals using our gas grill for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2014
Steve W
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San Ramon, California
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burlingame,Ca.
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69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Hot showers, simple wood frame and canvas tent cabins, Hot meals, great swimming holes to discover,,, A bit expensive, but,,, at about 9000ft ELEVATION.

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San Jose
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had reserved for a high Sierra camp stay at sunrise camp; unfortunately the camp had to close due to fire. The front desk at toulemne meadows would not look into calling high Sierra camp reservations to see if they substitute us with a stay at Toulemne Meadows Lodge.

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Redondo Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

$24 for half a chicken. Its a National disgrace. The food was mediorce and over priced. They need to update the decor , tables and chairs. I will never eat there again. Mammoth is only an hr. aray.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place is amazing! Stay here if you like solitude and the great outdoors. The staff is great there is a cascading stream right outside the door of your cabin and great scenery all around you. In the summer this is the place to be in Yosemite! The food in the restaurant is great!

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San Ramon, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I had the beef stew and my son had the trout. Both were very good. It was also nice to meet the people at the table that we shared. We had one meal at the Lodge during our three days stay. We drove over to the nearby picnic area at Lembert Dome, and prepared meals using our gas grill for... More 

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California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great service & delicious food @ Tuolumne Lodge. This has usually been the case with every visit there. Zak - host, extremely pleasant & accommodation. Had the special - home run.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Our family of four enjoyed two breakfasts and two dinners at the Lodge during our stay. Everyone is seated at communal tables of 8 or 10 people. At breakfast, there can be a bit of a wait right when they open at 7am, as many morning hikers que up as early as 6:30am to get breakfast in before hitting the... More 

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Travelating
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Several of us remarked on how bad the food was at Tuolumne Lodge. I couldn't eat my entree, the tuna that couldn't decide if it was sushi or cooked, on a stingy bed of undercooked pasta. We loved the overall lodge experience and we loved hiking through the wilderness. But the food here was well below-par even for a rustic... More 

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Spring, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This place is so much better than anything in the Valley!!! The food, the service, the cleanliness, everything about Tuolumne Lodge is great.

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Ellicott city, md
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Since there are not many dining options in Tuolumne Meadows, I suspect that's why they charge premium for their food. They also charge you for drinks refill and splitting plate. Personally I am definitely turned off by that. We had their Minestrone Soup, Cornmeal dusted trout and Shrimp Scampi. The soup was not any better than canned soup. Cornmeal dusted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: 209 372 8413

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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