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The Restaurant at Convict Lake

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2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mill Valley, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just dined here this evening after many years of coming to the eastern Sierras. There is no longer the need for funky joints or so-so run-of-the-mill cafes while visiting some of the most incredible places in nature and, hence, super rural/wilderness areas. This place was a tip off from the AirBnB owner where I was staying. I was amazed. For... More 

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San Francisco
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining at the Restaurant at Convict Lake is like stepping back in time. Old school table-side service and classic dishes remind one of how fine dining establishments were not always located in the "Big City." The staff is incredibly attentive and the main dining room has a rustic beauty. A good variety of dishes, wines and spirits. Prices are very... More 

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Bishop, California
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We live in Bishop and there is a real lack of fine dining establishments in this town. We wanted to splurge and celebrate my birthday, so we chose Convict Lake Resort and we were not disappointed. The food was a bit pricy, but flawlessly prepared and presented. The portions were also more than adequate. I ordered a salad and entree... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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138 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Located in the Convict Lake Resort, The Restaurant at Convict Lake features fine dining in a warm, inviting setting. The staff is super friendly and extremely knowledgeable about the menu. We enjoyed our dinners immensely. Our meals were plated beautifully and tasted amazing. I highly recommend coming here for dinner with the family, a special occasion or for a nice... More 

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Union City, California
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my 70th dinner here with family and we were not disappointed. The dishes were delicious and presentation was excellent as well as the attentive staff. There was a party at a tent across from the restaurant and everybody seemed to be having a lot of fun. We saw a couple of young deer outside the restaurant. Overall ambience was... More 

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San Jose, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Outstanding wine list, excellent food, romantic atmosphere - you can have your apres-ski or dayhike couples dinner in blue jeans! Great for small groups, too. Have enjoyed this place for 20+ yrs now, after a full day's hiking with friends, as a couple, and with my mother after a harrowing blizzardy drive down 395! A great special occasion/accomplishment place. Note,... More 

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Truckee, California
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250 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

When I ever I go visit the Mammoth Lakes area. I make a reservation at the Convict Lake Restaurant. Its one of the best mountain fare food restaurants I have ever been to. Serving steaks, seafood and other specialty's, this fantastic restaurant also has a full bar and a wine selection to rival any collectors. Service is fantastic and location... More 

Thank dank937
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

After a horrible meal at Slocums the night before, it was a real treat to have Father's Day dinner at Convict Lake. Waiter Steve was friendly and professional. Both the rack of lamb and the duck were delicious. They even comped the corkage for Father's Day. No view, of course, but still a nice atmosphere.

Thank dnsbus
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant while staying in Mammoth Lake. Short drive to a resort tucked back from the main road. The food was top notch, wine list was very nice with lots of high quality selections and service was extremely friendly. I only wish they were closer to the Bay Area since we would be regulars. The duck was... More 

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Long Beach, California
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182 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My husband and I were staying in the very basic cabins of Convict Lake to enjoy the beauty of the surroundings and driving 15 minutes daily to spring ski Mammoth Mountain. We decided to give this very talked about restaurant a try. We were deliciously surprised at the food coming out of their kitchens. This is a very pricey menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: 17609343800
Dine at The Restaurant at Convict LakeJust 10 Minutes from Mammoth Lakes!The Restaurant at Convict Lake is widely recognized as the finest restaurant in the Eastern Sierra and a "locals" choice for special occasions. Dine in a romantic and casually elegant location just 10 minutes from Mammoth Lakes across from the Mammoth/Yosemite Airport.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?