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Tioga Rd. (Rte. 120), Yosemite National Park, CA
209 372 8426
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great shakes and burgers in the 9000ft 'high country',,, Yum.

You can still enjoy your gorp creekside,,, Again, this place and the tent store and the climbing center bldg and the tent 'lodge' city are INSTITUTIONS with savvy Californians who have enjoyed more than just the 7 square miles of Yosemite Valley in this over 1000 square mile fabulous National Park.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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burlingame,Ca.
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burlingame,Ca.
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

You can still enjoy your gorp creekside,,, Again, this place and the tent store and the climbing center bldg and the tent 'lodge' city are INSTITUTIONS with savvy Californians who have enjoyed more than just the 7 square miles of Yosemite Valley in this over 1000 square mile fabulous National Park.

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Whitehouse, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were so hungry when we drove up to this place. We looked at it and immediately expected the food to be below average. We were pleasantly surprised when the food was actually really tasty! My boyfriend got the salmon burger and I got the chicken sandwich. Fresh veggies on both and a large helping of fries on the side.... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Generally I find that some of the worst meals I've ever had occur at National Park concessionaires, fortunately Tuolumne Meadows Grill is an exception. Service was speedy and the food was good, and not just because we had been eating dehydrated food in the back country for the past three days!

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London, United Kingdom
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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

In the height of summer this place has long lines, but they move at a good pace. The food is surprisingly good. We had a vegetarian chilli, a chilli dog and a salad. All three meals were served like fast food in disposable wrappings, but the quality was way above your usual fast food outlet. The prices were reasonable.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I was skeptic to order a burger at this place, but I was pleasantly surprised. First, they offer Gluten Free buns for small charge, second – food was very, very good. We ordered Cheeseburger and it was fantastic. Food was reasonably priced $10 for the burger and fries, so I don’t think it was expensive as found in some reviews.... More 

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Bangor ME
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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Don't be put off by the long line to order--it moves very quickly. The menu is standard fare--burgers, hot dogs, some cold sandwiches, with the usual accompaniments. The burgers are filling as was the chicken salad sandwich.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A book(I know who even uses books anymore) recommended breakfast before a day of hiking so we followed the recommendation and were very disappointed. Breakfast was tiny and VERY over priced for the biscuits. I assume Pillsbury biscuits out of a can(and honestly not even as big as those) and thin sliced lunch meat is what made my ham, egg... More 

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Manteca, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Of course this place is over priced but the food is really good for what it is. There was always a long line but it moved surprisingly fast. The breakfast biscuit was outstanding, then due to proximity I had the chicken sandwich for lunch. Also really good, I like that is came on a grain bun.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great place to grab some food but show up early or be prepared to stand in a long line. Prices are fair but not cheap.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

After walking into this tent/grill, we weren't sure what to expect. There's a good variety of options, and all of the food looked good. We both opted for cheeseburgers and were very pleased. Each meal is quickly grilled to order. My husband had fries; I opted for the fruit. Both were tasty. The salads also looked good. This is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tioga Rd. (Rte. 120), Yosemite National Park, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: 209 372 8426

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10

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