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“Home style 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, Dinner, Lunch
Nottm
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13 restaurant reviews
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“Home style breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Visited Nicely's on route to Bodie Ghost town. Loved the diner feel to the restaurant, envied the two people who ate at the counter as this was a long held ambition of mine. We arrived for breakfast, as first timers in the States we had played it safe and ate at Denny's but wanted to try something more authentic. The menu was groaning with choice. I had the garden omelette which was tasty and crammed with cheese and broccoli, the daughter had corned beef hash and hubby the French toast, which was a giant portion. Everything was hot, tasty and home cooked, special mention for the coffee which was the best I'd drunk since arriving in the states. Overall, a great experience

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
“reasonably priced for the area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Ate there for lunch on the way to Yosemite. The daily special was a Mexican dish which both my wife and I ordered. The ingredients were fresh but the chicken was a little overcooked. The house blush wine was very good for the price. Service was ok but not outstanding.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Northern California
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“A good, basic American cafe/restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had breakfast here - have had lunch on other trips - and it was quite satisfactory. Not a fancy place, but the pancakes and omelet were good, the coffee was fresh, and the service attentive and friendly. (Don't plan on going here for a super-early start, though; they opened at 7 AM.)

  • Visited July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sacramento, California
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“Fried Chicken”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Stopped on the way to Cemetery Road and bought a fried chicken dinner to go. Crispy, well cooked, securely packed for the drive. Not busy at 5 pm.

Visited October 2013
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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
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“Good place for breakfast”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Lee Vining for a couple of nights and ate breakfast in Nicely's twice and dinner once. On all occasions it was a pleasant experience.

On day one my wife had the stack of two pancakes which doesn't sound a lot but boy was the portion huge, so much so that she couldn't finish it all. Next day she joined me in having the oats and toast which was just enough and made more enjoyable by the accompanying raisins and sliced banana.

The dinner menu offered far more an burger and fries and had a number of specials. We can recommend the pasta which was particularly good.

A bright and airy place it's very friendly with good waitresses and given the limited choice of eating establishments offers decent value.

Visited July 2014
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