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“A fun experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tuolumne Meadows Lodge

Tuolumne Meadows Lodge
Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
209 372 8413
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Houston, Texas
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127 restaurant reviews
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157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
“A fun experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

This is not fine dining ... but it is fun dining. You will relish the dining options after a long day on the trail, and you might like the opportunity to share stories with some people you've not met before they were seated at your table for 8! This (along with the meals at White Wolf) is the best food you'll find in the Tuolumne area of Yosemite.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Paso Robles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Dining in the high country”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I shared one of the daily specials, the chicken parmigiana, with a friend since the serving was huge. After a long day of hiking, it was delicious. The seating is tables of eight so we met some nice people who shared their experiences in Tuolumne Meadows.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Clayton, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“unique dining experience- average food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

eaten here on several occasions over the years during visits and continue to enjoy the experience. The lodging is tent camping rustic and the dining hall is an old structure covered with canvas. So the quality of the food is very good and a pleasant surprise considering the setting.
The menu for dinner consists of about four specials and these are all very good. You also can get other items such as burgers. The vegetarian burger got good compliments. The breakfast menu also had a continental type breakfast plus you could order from menu. All food was average but considering the location you could probably say exceptional. If you don't enjoy the food, go outside and get over it by looking at the views in Tuoloumne Meadows.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Good food, but high-priced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I had the mountain trout and my wife had the chicken piccata. Both were very good and the atmosphere was great. But, be prepared to pay a high price for your meal.

Visited July 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Simple Lodge”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Offers only canvas tents, offers dinners by reservation (we did not try), no longer offers showers.

Visited July 2012
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