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$5 - $12
American, Cafe, Barbecue
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Reviewed October 4, 2021

Truly made to order breakfast. My husband loved the green chili burrito. I wish they had pancakes or French toast.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 18, 2021

The wraps that are served here are both delicious and large, so much so that neither one of us finished, and we took the leftovers for later. It might get slow during busier times, as everything is made-to-order, but for us it was well worth...the wait.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 8, 2021

Friendly service and good food can be found in this cafe/giftshop attached to the visitor center at Great Basin National Park. They have a number of quick offerings for folks hungry after hiking in the park or if you are fueling up for a long...day on the trails.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 28, 2021

Had some excellent grilled cheese sandwiches with dill slaw. Did not expect to find a cafe like this in a National Park. Wish we had more days to try different menu items. Unfortunately, we didn't try any of the great looking desserts.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 26, 2021

We went in for a snack between hiking and going to the cave. We ended up with snacks, dinner, and souvenirs. We were surprised that the food is homemade, and cooked to order. Our son wanted a milkshake and when we heard the owner say...that they had huckleberry shakes with real huckleberries, we had to get one. It was so yummy! I also had a peanut butter stuffed chocolate chip cookie. It was very tasty as well. We did get the adult-sized nachos. We didn't care for those. They tasted like ballpark nachos. Probably would have been better if we would have gotten more toppings. We got sandwiches to take with us for dinner later. We really enjoyed those too. I wish we would have had time to try the breakfast there. The owner was very nice and helpful. They had a nice selection of local made souvenirs and great shirts.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 9, 2021

We met some friends here for lunch today. Having spent a fair amount of time in Baker off and on over the past five years, we were very pleasantly surprised by the food in the cafe. They were packed when we arrived and they announced...immediately that it would be about a 35 minute wait for our order, giving us the option to go someplace else. We opted to stay. I had the smokehouse wrap with pork and a side of dill slaw. It was a bit salty for my tastes, but the food was fresh and well prepared. The slaw was especially tasty. The only critique is that we would have liked some water and after they took our drink order for iced tea and delivered it, they did not return to check on us. Very nice surprise from what most National Parks have to offer.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 4, 2021

This is café is attached to the visitor center at the park. We went for breakfast two days in a row and it was excellent. We had the grilled cheese sandwich with an egg, which is made on homemade bread, and the hash browns, green...chili and scrambled egg dish. Because we were pressed for time, we ordered two lunches to go: the BLTA and the pulled pork. The BLTA was good, but would have been much better had we been able to order it grilled and eaten it hot. The pulled pork was very good and the side of potato salad good as well. Prices are more than reasonable, especially considering this is a national park and remote at that. Food is made fresh to order, so it make take a little longer, especially when they’re busy. It’s a small operation, so cut them some slack.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 16, 2021 via mobile

We had no idea we would get such a scrumptuous lunch at a National Park eatery. The wrap was fresh and fries hot. My husband's chicken sandwich was also very good. The woman and man working were friendly and extremely efficient. I strongly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed October 28, 2020

We enjoyed a delicious breakfast there before hitting the trails. Homemade cinnamon rolls were delicious. We ordered sandwiches for the trail which were perfect and they have amazing fries!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed October 7, 2020 via mobile

There aren't a lot of choices in Baker and we were happy to find this place inside the national park and open! They have a varied menu and print out a new one for each person in view of the pandemic. I got the BLT...and it came grilled on artisan bread and was excellent. Hubby enjoyed the chili dog. Service was quick and you can browse the little store while you wait. They have an amazing selection of games and t shirts.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Yes, Great Basin Café offers takeout services.

Great Basin Café is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5