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The Lakefront Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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Perched on the banks of Twin Lakes, this charming dining room is nestled inside historic Tamarack Lodge offering stunning forested views. A true culinary gem that will delight your senses with a fresh, seasonal menu, an extensive wine collection and extraordinary service.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

Great service great food great ambiance Quaint with a high level of excellence! The specials were unique as well as delicious.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mammothrox
Reviewed March 7, 2019

We are five guys on our yearly ski trip and were fortunate to make reservations at this wonderful restaurant. Paul was very accommodating when I called in mid-January and booked us. When we arrived on time, we were seated on time and were served by...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank travelingman010
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Love this restaurant. We have had lunch and dinner there many times. It is a little pricey but well worth it. Get a table by the window and you can see the lake. Everything is very delicious but I like the bread the very best....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tuna18
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Incompetence and arrogance are a very dangerous combination to have as a Manager of a fine dining restaurant. It spells sheer disaster for the reputation and success of an establishment when there are so many places for customers to spend their hard earned money in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MichaelAnnY
Reviewed December 26, 2018

So we come again for Christmas dinner but it was a BIG MISTAKE! If last year's Christmas dinner was a symphony of tastes, this year was exactly the opposite. The salad completely dull was followed by a boring normal pumpkin soup. About the turkey, the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Corina G
Reviewed December 1, 2018

The food is the best in mammoth and Paul the mgr and Sara (server) are beyond fantastic. Good wine selection and great views - we will be back !! Chef did a good job trying to accomadate for some gluten free dietary issues.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Zenorca
Reviewed November 23, 2018

This is our second Thanksgiving with Chef de Cuisine Frederic Pierrel at the Lakefront. Delicious meal: kale salad, roasted squash soup, succulent turkey roulade, perfect pumpkin pie. So cozy and Paul and his staff are so wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dawn F
Reviewed November 10, 2018

A small but wonderful restaurant at the Tamarack Lodge in Mammoth. We have beeen coming here for years, and the restaurant only keeps getting better and better. The specialties are wild game (pheasant, elk etc), but with other options for the more traditionally inclined, it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

My husband and I use to come up to the Tamarack Lodge when our daughter was young for hiking in the summer and always ate one night at the Lakefront. 15 years have gone by since our last visit and I just stayed at the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Megan S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Love this place beautiful view of the lake our gourmet dinner was outstanding and served by a verry helpful waitress

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sandra M
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Maili O
December 16, 2016|
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Response from 762carolc | Reviewed this property |
Lakefront is one of the "fanciest" restaurants in Mammoth. But, it is located within the beautiful and rustic Tamarack Lodge. Although I have seen the occasional suit and tie and fancy dress, you will be quite comfortable... More
January 25, 2015|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
Don't expect much ,another restaurant that ha declined in food quality!
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