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Great Basin Cafe

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$5 - $12
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American, Cafe, Barbecue
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in on a whim because we needed coffee, and we were blown away by the customer service/food. We came by on a cold morning, and the woman working behind the counter (Dianne) was super friendly and full of personality. She talked us into eating...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HotMessExpress8687
DonnieC174, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you guys for coming. Be safe in your upcoming adventures and drop back in to visit. Donnie

Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

We were first to arrive. Buffet was plentiful. If you leave hungry, it is your item fault! Fresh salads, vegetables and hour dishes and meats. Just whay wet needed after a long hike!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mft195610
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Very good and cooked to order lunches. Reasonable prices for big plates. Better, even, than Kerouac's, in "downtown" Baker, from our experience. Of course, it is not open very late. Enjoyed a beer, also. Also enjoyed the beautiful view while we waited for our food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank whencanwego
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We were hungry and grateful for the cafe. While camping out and cooking out is fun, it's nice to get a nice, stable cafe meal in the middle of nowhere. The staff was particularly friendly and we felt well cared for.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sschafe5
Donnie C, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you for your kind words, next time you visit come by and try one of our many board game demo's. Thank you for coming in and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

One of the few eateries in the Great Basin NP area and it is surprisingly good. The wait staff is courteous and prompt and the choices and quality of food is good, especially considering how remote this location is. Definitely a solid choice if you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OSU_Fan1967
Donnie C, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed the food and your stay. We all hope to see you again if you make it our way again. Thank you for coming in.

Reviewed August 8, 2018

This cafe is right at the GBNP visitor's center, so it was very convenient. You can expect to pay for that convenience. Most of the dishes were WAY overpriced for what you receive. Fortunately, they're pretty good. I also appreciate the friendliness of our waitress,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 171wbryan
Donnie C, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

I am sorry you feel the way you do about the prices. It does cost us a little bit more to get locally raised meat from local butchers, garden fresh vegetables and the fresh ingredients to make our own soup, chili, breads, etc. That being...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

We usually avoid food in national parks because it's usually provided by food service companies and has no taste etc., but we were hungry and this place was available so we jumped in. We were shocked to have delicious freshly made soup with homemade bread...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank T9683PJannaz
Donnie C, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope you come back again soon.

Reviewed July 27, 2018

This spot was great! The staff were all friendly, the food was good, and the view was phenomenal! I got a pretzel sandwich which turned out to be very delicious. This place is great and although it is a national park restaurant and a bit...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Donnie C, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Thank you for coming in. I’m glad we could feed you some good food and be a part of your visit Donnie

Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is the only café right in the park, and we were starving after a morning of hiking. We were not the only ones trying to get lunch and the kitchen was swamped and there was only 1 person trying to waitress and ring up...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Janice N
Donnie C, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for coming in. I am sorry about the time it takes but we try to make everything fresh and as you saw room is somewhat limited. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We hope you come in again. Donnie

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Home-made foods utilizing as many ingredients as possible from local farmers. A real surprise to enjoy food of this quality from such a remote area. Thank you!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Donnie C, Owner at Great Basin Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Emily, thank you for coming in. I am glad we were able to be a part of your trip here. We hope to see you again. Donnie

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