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Good Life Cafe

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126 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-6000
+1 760-934-1734
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was looking for a new place to try while in Mammoth. Wen't TripAdvisor to find some suggestions. Good Life Cafe was highly rated, so we said why not. The cafe is located in a strip mall right before you get to the Sierra Nevada Hotel on Old Mammoth Road coming from Main Street. Upon entering we were greeted with a... More 

Thank thematrix
los angeles, ca
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all have different tastes in our family and there was something for everyone. All were happy with the food, including my picky 6 year old and my 47 year old husband. :) The waitress was super nice and competent and we really enjoyed our dinners. We will be definitely be coming back to this establishment again when we are... More 

Thank europeanbunnytail
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Mammoth 1pm but wanted breakfast. Many locals recommended the Good Life Cafe. They were absolutely right. It was delicious and filling. We didn't eat again until after 8pm. One of our daughters had the French toast with bacon. Delectable. Our other daughter had a cheese, bacon, and avocado omelette with hash browns. She ate all of it... More 

Thank Wendymiasofia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are foodies - it wanted to try something simple... and this place is just hat. Good old home cooked delicious meals. The pancakes and French toast were delicious. The machaca ranchero with eggs were delicious!!!! Love this place!

Thank Simon B
San Diego CA
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate breakfast here several times, good food good service. From the behavior of the people in the place it was pretty evident that a lot of the "locals" are regulars in the place. That tells the story right there.

Thank LooseElectron
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crabcake Benedict, and the regular. Hash browns were great, cooked well-done, Benedicts were fabulous

Thank Mahsha57
El Dorado Hills, California
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576 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I recently spent a wonderful long weekend in Mammoth. One morning we were in the mood for a hearty breakfast, and Good Life fit the bill. It's a real, honest hometown cafe. Decor was "real", spacious and clean. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was excellent - we had the usual eggs,... More 

Thank Mark M
san diego, ça
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Located in a local strip mall, we found GLC because I had looked on Trip Advisor. They had great breakfast specials and all ingredients fresh. No frills, small local cafe. Would go back and recommend if you're into simple, but yummy!

Thank Kelly M
Southern California
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my simple breakfast there. I am picky about my eggs. Asked for scrambled soft and ate it all!!! Nice crispy bacon. Will definitely go back again!

Thank Ashley.cat
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2017

The food here was good. It was pretty empty and it took a long time for food to arrive. So understand that you are getting a healthy meal and it's going to be a wait.

Thank mlhensley5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Old Mammoth Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-6000
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-1734

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