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Wawona Hotel Dining Room

41 Wawona Road, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
209 375 1425
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
Sunnyvale, CA
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195 reviews 195 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
789 helpful votes 789 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We were in the sitting room in the lobby, waiting for a table, watching the empty piano bench. The pianist was off tonight, hopefully not recovering from indigestion from eating the food here, if previous bad reviews are of any indication! Well we are 30 miles from nowhere, and they have a captive audience, and we aren't about to eat... More

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Mountain View, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The hotel is very nice but kind hot. The food are good but nothing fancy or exciting. The staff are very nice and efficient. This is a good place to stop for lunch before taking the Free Shuttle to Mariposa Grove (there is limited parking space at Mariposa Grove entrance).

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New York State
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the Mariposa Grove. The food was good, but nothing special. The dining room is quaint and I loved the lamps. We are giving this a 4 instead of a 3 because our waitress was so charming, it made the meal that much more enjoyable.

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New England
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our family of 5 had a $100 lunch here. What can you do? There aren't any options near the mariposa grove. The employees are very very friendly although not super quick. The day we went the place was a mess. Crumbs all over the carpet and the tray stand was grossly covered by crumbs and food. Two of us had... More

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Harrisburg, Pa.
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177 reviews 177 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had lunch at the Wawona Hotel after visiting the Mariposa grove. It was a very nice experience in an older Victorian hotel. It was a relaxing, good lunch. If you are in a hurry, this is probably not the place to go. We enjoyed the style and the leisurely pace. It is an older hotel and dining room, so... More

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CA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I've enjoyed lunch at the Wawona Hotel on several occasions and both the food and service have been consistently good each time. Their wine list is ok, and one's sure to find something to their liking. Price is average for hotel dining, but wow, it's such a beautiful location in a lovely historic hotel - the setting is wonderful! After... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Needing lunch in Yosemite NP, we hit the Wawona Hotel Dining Room. Proper soups, salats, sandwiches, reasonably priced in the relaxed atmosphere of their shadowful patio, serviced by a really attentive and charming server. Pleasant!

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Long Beach, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is like other dining options in the park, a lunch for 2 will cost you $50.00 and leave you shrugging your shoulders. It's not bad, its not particularly good either. The wait staff is friendly, though service is slow.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited the Wawona 20 years ago, then returned this year with our teenage sons. The Food and Service are really excellent, and hit the spot after an excellent day of outdoor activity in Yosemite.

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Berkeley, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The service here was just s terrible. I went here for my birthday and could not believe how rude the staff were to me. One server actually made fun of me for ordering a cheaper priced wine. I was so excited to celebrate my birthday there, and it was ruined by the service. Other than the service the space is... More

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