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The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room

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1 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (Village Drive)
+1 209-372-1489
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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San Francisco Bay Area
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Their staff have been there for many years, sometimes decades and they're a bit quirky in the nicest way.

Thank Italophilia
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in Yosemite and decided to have something to eat at the majestic. This place is wonderfully grand, the standard of service was very high and the food was absolutely lovely. This is a very grand hotel, it did remind me of the hotel in the film the shining (in a good way) though. There is very little... More 

Thank Tony W
West Hills
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153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been celebrating friends and family for years at the Ahwahnee and a highlight has always been our meals taken in the grand dining room. In particular Sunday Brunch. Regardless of the Season the soaring ceiling and amazing vistas viewed through arched picture windows are spectacular. Our Christmas Day brunch was memorable for many reasons but also left a... More 

Thank james p
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were waiting for over 50 minuets to get seated. there was barely anyone in there. the metra d said that people were getting back from lunch. i think we got there around 11. he just wasnt very nice and even seated us at a cramped table meant for kids. we had 7 adults. we complained and they got us... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a really nice spot to relax after being in the park. We came on a snowy day and the views from the windows were beautiful. The food is pricey but good. The portions are a good size and you can't beat the ambiance. The service on this particular visit could have been better but overall it was... More 

Thank MCBC4
Houston, Texas
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122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing production and dinner meal. Long time staff show their dedication and appreciation for the event. Highly recommended.

Thank diver94523
Miami Beach, Florida
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217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The capper to our winter Yosemite visits is dinner in the Ahwahnee dining room (still cannot bring myself to call that hotel the Majestic). I usually have the prime rib and that has remained consistently excellent. The appetizers were in need of some help (my chicken liver paté was bland) and the wine steward had trouble opening our bottle of... More 

Thank John K
Ocean, New Jersey
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch and had a 40 minute wait but they operate a buzzer system so you can enjoy the lodge while you're waiting. For was nothing special but we were lucky enough to sit in the top alcove where the celebrities are usually seated (obviously no special was here that day) for a great view of the whole hall... More 

Thank Helen G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful, however the food is only average and it is fairly expensive. Not sure I would go again for the food, but I would certainly visit the hotel just to see it.

Thank Karin P
Nashville, Tennessee
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as a part of a park tour. The hotel itself-- formerly called Ahwahnee Lodge (legal despite over naming rights)-- is beautiful. The structure opened in 1927. It is worth it to visit to see the architecture and the grand dining hall. The food itself was fine, but we were not exposed to the typical menu.

Thank Westermaab

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
    (Village Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Stop #3 on complimentary Yosemite Valley Shuttle route.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 209-372-1489
With towering 34-foot high ceilings, enormous pine trestles and granite pillars, the chandelier-lit The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room is as spectacular as it is inviting. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served each day as well as our legendary Sunday Brunch. The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room offers the finest dining in all of Yosemite National Park.

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