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Forty-Niner Cafe at the Furnace Creek Ranch

Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
+1 760-786-2345
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Overview
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good40%
  • Average31%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“meatloaf” (35 reviews)
“hash browns” (14 reviews)
“national park” (27 reviews)
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American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
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1 - 10 of 938 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great buffet and very friendly staff. We had the roast beef on the buffet, with fresh salad and desert. Would definitely recommend!

Thank 853manager
Reviewed May 5, 2017

I worked at the 49er for 2 and 1/2 years. We closed down the day after easter this year! No more café. The corkscrew and the buffet are still open.

2  Thank cactus140
Reviewed April 28, 2017

We had our evening meal and breakfast here when we stayed for one night during our road trip from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. It is a Western Themed Restaurant serving good wholesome food. For our Evening Meal we had Pasta Penne with Tomato...More

1  Thank Allan S
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

We ate here several times during our few days in Furnace Creek. We always got a big, hearty meal here and the service was excellent. They do great steaks and burgers in particular. Nicely air conned too which is vital in Death Valley! Very reasonable...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I wanted to eat here as there is not a lot of options in Death Valley. The decor looked old and tired, I waited in line with a few other persons and was told it would be about 30 min. The menu was very limited...More

1  Thank keyeslaw
Reviewed April 16, 2017

The service was good, the food was not. Choices are limited in the valley.... keep your expectations VERY low.

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Given limited choices for food in Death Valley, you would think that any offering short of garbage would be received with glee. Our attitude after finding a seat at the bar was better than this rudimentary expectation. Nonetheless we decided to stick with basic items...More

1  Thank Grayendo
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

I got the fried chicken for dinner . .I was thankful for a hot meal . . A lot of food . .it was good. . .not great. . .but you will leave satisfied . .get there at 5 or after 8 . . Always...More

Thank Todd A
Reviewed April 9, 2017

There aren't many options for places to eat inside the Park. We had two lunches at the café. The food was very good. Fish and chips were better than most places I've had them. Portions are large. Prices are a little high for a very...More

Thank MtDana2015
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I found this restaurant expensive with little choice. I ordered a bowl of soup and got a dried up bun with it. The soup with tax and tip was $10 US or $14 Canadian - rather expensive for a bowl of soup.

Thank dodecanese13
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Nearby Restaurants
The Inn at Furnace Creek Dining Room
486 reviews
.89 miles away
The Corkscrew Saloon
280 reviews
.01 miles away
Wrangler Steakhouse at the Furnace Creek Ranch
366 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
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.35 miles away
The Racetrack
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Amargosa Opera House
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.36 miles away
Furnace Creek Visitor Center
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.34 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Death Valley Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 760-786-2345
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