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Base Camp Cafe

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3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
17609343900
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7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Santa Ana, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was just delicious. We arrived during the busy lunch rush but the service was pretty prompt and the food came out fast. Everything was fresh and really tasty. Definitely highly recommend!

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Thank JoyMcN
GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much. Hope you are having a great time in Mammoth | Yosemite! Our weather has been pretty amazing so far this summer. Safe travels... :) More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stopped in for lunch, very crowded so we thought this is a good sign. We ordered sandwiches, average sandwiches, nothing special, actual more expensive than they should have been, but this is Mammoth where everything is more expensive. Food nothing to get excited over, but we had to try.

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Thank Robtzu
GomezsMammoth, Guest Relations Manager at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you enjoyed your stay in Mammoth... Safe travels! More 

Victorville, California
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

AWFUL! Ordered coffee, delivered cold! Their breakfast menu leave much to be desired. It was 11 a.m., lunch begins at 11:30 so no I could not get any lunch, however we were the only ones there. I opted for an order of white toast, got one slice of sour dough, I can live with that, no jelly was offered. finally... More 

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Thank MizKChandler
GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

We generally get good reviews so this was really disappointing. Not sure why we were so far off the rail, but your specifics were really helpful and we will work with the spring training staff. Safe travel! More 

Irvine, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Great little local spot. Super clean. Great food. Try the Eggs Benedict. Mammoth at it's best. Not overpriced and mediocre like much of the "new" Mammoth!

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Thank 827welltravelled
GomezsMammoth, Guest Relations Manager at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much. We are working hard to keep the Camp DNA in Mammoth. Appreciate your support... More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Went there for lunch, place was busy, but not packed. Had soup and very good sandwiches for which we waited a long time, about half an hour. The French onion soup was served cold, obviously not fresh and poorly re-heated, which I find disgusting, so I returned the bowl after rejecting the waitress' offer to heat it up. The waitress... More 

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Thank Marwie
GomezsMammoth, Guest Relations Manager at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

We completely mishandled that. Not sure who was on the team that day, but our policy is to comp the food no questions, no excuses. If you don't like it, that is all that matters. Thank you very much for mentioning. We will use it to coach, but regret that we did not give you our best. Beyond that, hope... More 

Oban, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Had several breakfasts here and always enjoyed them. Plenty of choice, good service and WiFi. Nice atmosphere and (unlike some others) no hidden extras or pressure to make you move on.

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Thank Gimli-by-sea
GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed the place..! More 

Nevada
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We searched out the "Base Camp Cafe on the advice of a local. Small cool place,beautiful day so we chose outdoor seating. Bused our own table,went inside to get menus at the hostess stand and let them know we were outside. Menus and the condiments on table were sticky.Server showed up after a 15 minute wait.Then we waited quite some... More 

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Thank ValSears
GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Wow, honestly that really doesn't happen at the camp... at least not very often! Could be we had a new guy. Sooooo sorry! Thanks for letting us know even though it stung a bit... ;) Wish we could buy you the next round... Safe travels... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Really excellent food,chilled atmosphere and great staff,it does get busy but you are made to feel welcome and not rushed out of the door!

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Thank Jayne G
GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so very much! Hope you had a nice time in Mammoth | Yosemite. Cheers! More 

belgium
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112 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Typical Burger restaurant at the main street, free parking, good and friendly service. Quality burger food.

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Thank yellowlabrador
GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much. Great to have you stop by... cheers! More 

reno
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Finding a good place to eat in a touristy location like Mammoth is such a headache. So my wife and I were so pleased to find that Base Camp Cafe serves good food, reasonably prices, in a pleasant setting. It's also easy to get to with ample and convenient parking. We had soup, sandwiches, and beer. The food all seemed... More 

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Thank chipperxv
GomezsMammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this review

Ahhh, thanks so much! Hope you had a nice time in Mammoth overall... :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: 17609343900

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