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The Mono Inn

55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6581
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

My family literally walked out of this restaurant 2 years ago. I said never to return. Then my friend really wanted to eat here. God awful I should have listened to myself the first time. Waitress totally lost. Food unbeatable. Place is beautiful but I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank W W
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We have been coming to The Mono Inn for years, usually on a fall drive along beautiful Route 395 and often staying in Lee Vining along the way. And The Mono Inn is usually our dining destination - not quite in town (it's about 4...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank JulesSF
Reviewed October 21, 2018

When we called for our reservation, I inquired about the beer selection. Their wide selection did not have our favorites. With that said, the owner ask what we liked and made sure our selection was waiting for us when we arrived. That is service! The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The Mono Inn — a restaurant with full bar — is located about 2 miles north of Lee Vining, an Eastern Sierras village on Hwy 395, close to the Mammoth Lakes and June Lake resort areas. The historic Inn has a stunning view of Mono...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank K E
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We walked in and were greeted with such warmth and delicious food we were blown away. Go if you can, it makes staying in Lee Vining a real treat

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pistebashers84
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I drove in the smoke (from the yosemite fires) just to eat at Mono Lake Inn. We were cheerfully greated by both owners Lonna who runs front of the house and Debbie who helps with the kitchen. We shared two amazing appetizers...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank csansam11
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We stopped by this century-old inn because I was interested in its history. As it turns out, it has a great view of Mono Lake, two enormously welcoming sisters as hostess-owners, and some really good food. I particularly liked the smoked salmon and was wowed...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CateHuisman
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Lana and Debbie are two sisters that run the inn. They work very hard to deliver a great experience. The place is small and casual with panoramic views of Mono Lake and the mountains. The Inn is well cared for and tastefully decorated with locally...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Timothy B
Reviewed July 7, 2018

On July 1 after leaving Yosemite via Tioga Pass and stopping to view the tufas at Mono Lake, it was time for dinner. My daughter-in-law checked her app and suggested we eat at the Mono Inn on our way out of Lee Vining. We arrived...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Lee Vining was a place with not many good places to dine and as the restaurant at our lodging closed on Sunday, we had to search hard on the net for places to eat. We found this restaurant and it had good reviews. It was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Sally T
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July 15, 2015|
Response from Lonna H | Property representative |
No dress code! Come as you are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: +1 760-647-6581
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Located on Mono Lake. For miles north of Lee Vining on Highway 395
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