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The Inn at Furnace Creek Dining Room

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Highway 190, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
+1 760-786-2345
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice place for a national park restaurant. Well maintained room with better than expected food and service. Highlight was the date bread with date butter (save a piece for dessert).

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a great dinner here with my family. I did not expect food of this quality in the middle of the desert. My only criticism is that I would have liked more regional cuisine. If you are staying anywhere in Furnace Creek- it is definitely the best dining experience.

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ambiance is OK and the menu is big enough to allow for some variety over a multi-day stay but the neither the food quality or the service are as good as one might expect for supposedly the best place in the park.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped at the Inn at Furnace Creek for lunch on the way back to Vegas and while the lunch menu may not be the most extensive one I have ever seen, the few items they have are excellent. I had the burger, done medium rare, and it came out perfect. Without a doubt, it was one of the best burgers... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Even if staying at the Inn, early reservations are a MUST. Visitors at the lower priced overnight accommodation in Death Valley dine here to "splurge" on a first class meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly service during a rare rainy day in Death Valley. Close to main viewpoints and visitor centre.

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Belmont, California
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn is a walk back in time with decorations and ambience reminiscent of another era. We had lunch there on an overcast winter day in February and while the staff was extremely friendly and helpful, the options for lunch were limited to about eight choices and the food was only average. We still enjoyed ourselves and appreciated sitting by... More 

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Boston, MA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Inn is the premier hotel in Death Valley National Park so we expected to find very high, unaffordable prices and a very formal atmosphere. We've visited the Park several times, eating at Stovepipe Wells or at the Ranch restaurants, but one time we had a ranger-led tour (Fridays only) of the historic Inn & were told that they love... More 

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Anniston, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here after hiking. Menu is limited but food was tasty. I had California Cobb salad which was delicious. Everything was very fresh. My wife had a burger which was large and served with crisp and tasty fries. Good place to sit in the cool and look out on Death Valley.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying at the Furnace Creek Ranch, we had breakfast one day at the Inn. We enjoyed our meal and the nice view of the mountains. The service was very fast, efficient, and friendly. The biscuits and gravy was unusual with whole sausages. It was not my favorite method for this dish. Being in Furnace Creek the prices were exorbitant.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 190, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Death Valley National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 760-786-2345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?