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The Lakefront Restaurant

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Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 800-237-6879
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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San Diego, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could go on and on about how much my husband and I like this restaurant. We both enjoy the contrast between the rustic setting and the creative menu and excellent service. The short story is that we have eaten dinner here 6 times in as many years and have never been disappointed. We had dinner here September 28 and as... More 

Thank Roberta L
Santa Barbara, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got in late and decided to treat ourselves to dinner at this restaurant at Tamarack Lodge. I am very glad that we did. The servers and hostess were extremely attentive and helpful - very friendly. The food was great - Halibut was very fresh and tasty, as was the venison. Our beet salad was delicious. The portions were generous and... More 

Thank Travelaunt58
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to treat yourself to an intimate, delicious dining experience, make this a must go in the Mammoth area. We were so glad we selected this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. The food was terrific, with a great wine selection, and prompt, kind service. Will definitely visit again next time I'm in the area.

Thank eswrite
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We had rented a cabin at the lodge and looked forward to a great meal at their cozy restaurant. I was disappointed that trout nor any other local fish was on the menu, but that turned out to the least of our concerns. Bread and appetizers came out quickly and they were all quite good. And then came a long... More 

Thank Brookmoor10
palos verdes, ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This restaurant is located next to Twin Lakes adjacent to Tamarack Lodge, about a 10 minute drive in the summer uphill above the town of Mammoth. It serves only dinner. And it is quite a dinner. We ordered the nightly special of Prime NY steak and the vegetarian dish. Both were excellent. They also serve wine by the glass or... More 

Thank Cali4niaSunshine
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Every time I come to Mammoth, I go here. The food and service is always amazing. Book well in advanced because it's hard to get a table on weekends especially during the ski season.

Thank Cyrus S
Palmdale, California
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98 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

After enjoying a hike we wanted to get some coffee in the bar of the lodge. The restaurant part was busy so we had to wait a little before a servant showed up. We ordered coffee and relaxed a bit in a nicely looking lodge. Having decided to move on I asked how much I had to pay for the... More 

Thank Arno0571
Camarillo, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The restaurant is in an ideal location for viewing the beautiful Twin Lakes, although we did not see the lake from inside the restaurant. The Lakes are a short walk (across the road). While the interior of the restaurant is small, rustic and cozy, the food is sophisticated and trendy. We enjoyed the homemade bread, "Simple Salad" (that's what it... More 

Thank wuvhawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We greatly enjoyed dinner and the next day lunch celebrating my husbands birthday. Can't say anything negative, it was all so good. Just be sure to reserve in advance if you want to eat there.

Thank Douglas C
Las Vegas, Nevada
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661 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

From Bryan taking care of us at the bar in front to Michelle's attentiveness in the restaurant the evening could not have been better. We started with the Joseph Phelps Pinot, awesome. My wife had the Brussel Sprout salad and I had the Octopus. Both were wonderfully prepared. I had the Venison and my wife had the Salmon. I had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Twin Lakes Road, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 800-237-6879

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?