We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mono Cone


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Location and contact

American, Fast Food
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (143)
Filter reviews
137 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ice cream scones burger fries chocolate soft serve fish tacos malts and shakes seating area in the back order at the window old school great stop quick service worth a stop picnic tables vanilla grass childhood
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 137 reviews
Reviewed October 19, 2018

While in the Lee Vining area, no trip would be complete without a stop to the Mono Cone. Their frosties are excellent and very reasonably priced. One bummer is they are not open during the evening hours. But if you're in the area around lunch...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jeremiah Z
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Almost a four, this simple old fashioned burger shack offers a great lunch option for people who love hamburgers. There are a dozen options, along with fish tacos and a few other options. Order at the window, cash only. There is an indoor room and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michelelabelle
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Burgers are excellent. Fries are plenty. Onion ring are best! Fried pickle if you want something different. The ice cream cones are an absolute must. A nice grassy quiet seating area in the back. Worth a stop every trip through. Cash only. Nice outdoor eating...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank someyawhoo
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Mono Cone's chocolate soft serve is so delicious, I found myself craving it three hours later when we were already back home. Fortunately I visited them on a warm October day when they were still open.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kayla530
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We only go through LV every few years, but we never miss the Mono Cone. It has great hamburgers and fries. You can't go through LV without stopping. Maybe the greatest hamburgers west of the Mississippi. So many flavors of malts and shakes that I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SDAnnie
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Definitely an old school establishment but worth a visit if only to try the malts. Other folk seemed very much to be enjoying the ice cream as well as the food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HTin
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

They were fresh and tasty and reasonably priced. Fries were good as well. The only problem was the long line and no option to prepay for ice cream so the kid got dessert first. Cash only.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank prestoninaj
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We never miss going to the Mono Cone when we are in the Eastern Sierras. We have told all our friends. The Cheeseburgers, fries, onion rings, shakes and ice cream are all delicious. It is always the same too. You know it's good when all...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Barbara B
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This is where all the locals stop when driving up and back the 395. Get the wafflecone choc/vanilla and LICK FAST if the day is hot. It I HUGE. Don't know about the hamburgers because I don't eat them, but my family sure likes them....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Linda K
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a must stop for lunch on 395. The burgers are great and the soft serve cones are hands down the best.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bob P
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
El Mono Motel
392 reviews
.11 miles away
Yosemite Gateway Motel
280 reviews
.17 miles away
Lake View Lodge
696 reviews
.23 miles away
Tioga Pass Resort
71 reviews
8.21 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12 nearby restaurants
Epic Cafe
218 reviews
.30 miles away
Latte Da Coffee Cafe
172 reviews
.10 miles away
Tioga Gas Mart & Whoa Nellie Deli
793 reviews
.85 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 21 nearby attractions
Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center
263 reviews
.61 miles away
Mono Basin Historical Society
9 reviews
.08 miles away
Mono Lake Committee
133 reviews
.15 miles away
Beaver's Sporting Goods
8 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mono Cone staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing