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“Family style eating at 8000'” 4 of 5 stars
Review of White Wolf Lodge

White Wolf Lodge
Tioga Road, Yosemite National Park, CA
209 372 8416
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Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Family style eating at 8000'”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Food is served family style at this quiet restaurant, giving you a chance to chat with other travelers and compare notes. Good quality food, fresh ingredients and plenty of it. Our server offered everyone additional bowls of soup, salad and sourdough bread. The menu is fixed, so you don't get a lot of choice, but you can choose just soup & salad or the full meal. The red velvet cake was delicious.

Visited June 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Dayton, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“"Fancy"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This is a great place for dinner that you wouldn't expect in a National Park. Upscale so it will cost a lot more than a hot dog and chips. It was worth the trip over from Curry Village.

Visited April 2011
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Racine, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Show up for the breakfast.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

The buffet style breakfast at the restaurant is well worth the money. There are not a lot of dining options and prices are steep for food in general in the park, but the breakfasts here offered a huge variety of healthy foods and will keep you satisfied for quite a few hours. The fresh fruit salad had huge blackberries, raspberries and mangos. The scrambled eggs were excellent one day and not so great the next. Quality and taste may vary depending on who is cooking that day, but there are plenty of other options if one item is not especially appealing.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Great Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2010

The breakfast buffet at White Wolf is a nice blend of great food in a unique setting. Think about the porches in Mayberry with a view of the mountains. Most of the clientele are staying at this High Sierra Camp, but it is a nice stop if you are driving through the Northern part of Yosemite on Tioga Road.

Serve yourself buffet offers better food than you would expect - eggs, waffles and really good coffee. Full dinner menu - including vegetarian choices.

Friendly and accommodating staff and fellow travelers willing to share their secret "finds" in the park. Well marked gravel road (not too far) takes you there from the western end of Tioga Road.

Note: not open in winter

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California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“The best dining experience in Yosemite Park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2007

Family style seating means you get to meet other interesting people at this hidden-away location. They serve two choices - regular and vegetarian - for about $20. All you can eat! Including dessert. It's in a small but very nice lodge dating back more than 100 years.

The cabins and tents at White Wolf are very mediocre and not very clean, but the dinner experience was VERY nice, and we met people from all over the world.

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