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Forty-Niner Cafe at the Furnace Creek Ranch

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Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
760 786-2345
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have nothing but good things to say about The 49er Cafe! The food was excellent - my husband and daughter had the salmon and I had scallops - very tastey with wild rice and spinach. We split cheesecake with chocolate and caramel sauce for dessert which was equally yummy. Our waiter, Sean, was the happiest, most helpful, friendly guys... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everyone in our family was happy with there breakfast. Service was fine. I think the prices where a little high but they are the only place around.

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Flitwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The three restaurants were in the same quaint saloon complex. We were seated straight away and there was a basic menu to choose from with a good selection of beers. The food came in a timely manner and was very tasty. A little bit on the expensive side but I guess they have a captive audience and the logistics of... More 

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Murrysville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in the first day for something cold to drink. No problem and our waiter offered a to go cup of lemonade. I was very thankful as it was 132 outside. Went for breakfast the next day. Good selection.

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Thank mcmahon2016
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice meal here during our one night stop over on the way from Yosemite to Las Vegas. The food was plentiful and tasty, made fresh to order in front of us. Given the somewhat captive audience, you can perhaps understand why the prices are inflated, however near $20 for a fairly basic pasta dish is a little... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was just perfect for me as they do a smaller version of the chilli, so whilst my husband enjoyed the chilli bowl on our first evening, my daughter and I went for the chilli cup. These come with hot rolls and butter, little pots of salsa, cheese and sour cream. Just the amount of food we wanted without the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eating places in Death Valley are a little limited so expectations were low but this diner was actually pretty good. I had meatloaf which was around $16, so not unreasonable, while the rest of the family had burgers which they were happy with. The apple pie was $8 and could have fed three people and was nice. 15% gratuity is... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of desert, the ranch is nice and as restaurants go, this is okay. Next tables. One peeve. They embed a tip. First day guy was good and was okay but did not like being forced. I tip 20% usually. But second day waitress was shameful and we still had to pay? They said they get a lot... More 

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london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food was average but not much choice in Death Valley. we found the portions too big and could have shared. We had the fish and chips. The shop has some food items so you could consider getting something there or bring your own food to eat in the room. The cafe is expensive but no competition and it is in... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good breakfast. Lots of choice and friendly staff. Chairs were a bit threadbare but otherwise we were comfortable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA 92328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Death Valley National Park  >  Death Valley Junction
  • Phone Number: 760 786-2345

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