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Whitney Portal Store

238 S Main, 36°35'12.4n 118°14'27.1w, Lone Pine, CA 93545
+1 760-876-0030
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (16 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
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238 S Main, 36°35'12.4n 118°14'27.1w, Lone Pine, CA 93545
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited the Alabama Hills for years but never drove up any further along Whitney Portal Rd. Such a nice drive from the desert floor to tree covered mountains. At the end of the road is the store. We parked and decided to share a...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Husband and I hiked 55 mikes from Lone Pine over Mt. Whitney and exited at portal. After living on Mountain House meals and sweet granola for five days, that last mile was filled with hopes for a bag of salty chips. Store was out of...More

Thank reneeraney
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We drove the switchbacks to the end of Mount Whitney Portal Road appreciating the gorgeous views on the way up and more beautiful views on the way down. There is parking at the end of Mount Whitney Portal Road. We took time to enjoy the...More

Thank JerseyJosie
Reviewed September 18, 2018

About 20 years ago I saw this restaurant on the travel channel and wanted to have that pancake. Well finally I got to have it. It was a 4 hr drive from LA and we needed to be there before 10:45am as that's when they...More

Thank anonbird
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Although it's about a 12 mile drive from Lone Pine once there it is beautiful but the best part was the bacon burger. OMG!!! And the fries are to die for and plentiful. You will love this place and you won't get cheated. Don't miss...More

Thank Relax803039
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I loved this store. they had a great collection of stuff and most stuff that you need. I had bought a couple different shirts and i thought the dry fit shirts were cheap. the staff there was very nice. There was quite a collection of...More

Thank 367kimberlyf
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The Portal Store was our dinner destination after an overnight summit trip up Whitney. We were hungry and tired, and a hot meal was just what we wanted. Be aware, the portions are large. The burgers are big, and you get plenty of fries. It’s...More

1  Thank K1946EFjacobb
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Very popular breakfast place for good reason. Food is excellent, service is great and the portions are large. Prices moderate.

1  Thank Phlintheart
Reviewed March 4, 2018

considering you've been eating backpacking food for how long? Get a beer and a burger as you come off the mountain. It will taste delicious.

Thank moke4u
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Great location, well stocked store with snacks, gifts, camp stuff that you forgot to bring, drinks, beer, ice cream, grill, and very knowledgeable staff about Mt Whitney.

Thank bdkLosAngeles
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September 22, 2016|
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Response from armstrongvk12 | Reviewed this property |
Send the camera to Doug at Whitney Portal. Anyone who hiked Whitney or stayed at the campground or visited the store is most likely to look there. The stores closes for the winter so send to the hostel in Lone Pine if closed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 S Main, 36°35'12.4n 118°14'27.1w, Lone Pine, CA 93545
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Lone Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-876-0030
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Located next to the Mount Whitney trail head
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