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“Great breakfast!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nicely's

Nicely's
U.S. 395 and 4th St., Lee Vining, CA 93541
760/647-6477
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Ranked #8 of 13 Restaurants in Lee Vining
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Portland, Oregon
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“Great breakfast!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I took my car club on a drive through California. We toured Yosemite and Mono Lake and dropped in to Nicely's for breakfast.

This is an old fashioned restaurant and everyone loved it - great food and service. Highly recommended if you are in Lee Vining!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great American diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Really nice food, really nice waiters and good atmosphere. Reasonably priced too. Would eat here again if ever in the area again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“We loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Service quick and friendly. Burger, Chicken Sandwich and Steak Sandwich all excellent. Nice atmosphere. Chips were frozen but we liked them. Would definitely recommend.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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“Visit on your lucky day only”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Nicely's is one of a very few places in the tiny town of Lee Vining to eat, and considering some places are closed for breakfast, not many to choose from.
I’ve been in this restaurant at least a dozen of times and each time the food taste from pretty good to almost uneatable, even one day apart. It could be a different cook or perhaps they prepare some dishes far better than others.
Visiting the town year apart hard to remember what was good and what was ugly, so I put it in writing here to remember for everybody:

During my last visit this August 2013, my wife and I ordered Eggs Benedict. It was watery and tasted weird. I've eaten this kind of dish in many places across America and this is the worst example so far. The service was also almost non existent.

Next day we decided to have a breakfast at Body Mike's (walking distance from the hotel), but found it closed. Well, I should have learned this fact from the previous years. So laziness forced us to try Nicely's again, very fortunately though. This time we ordered sunny side up, slightly customized for only $2 extra. It was excellent, and the service was great as well!

I would highly recommend to try Nicely's as long as the day is your lucky day :)
I am definitely going to eat there again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Good Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

A very good restaurant - I eat here at least once during my visits through the area. The staff is friendly, the food good, and a nice place to catch up on some reading during the meal.

Visited July 2013
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