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8308 Wawona Rd, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (Formerly Wawona Hotel Dining Room)
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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Lodge for 3 nights and had breakfast and dinner each day in the dining room. The staff(especially Natalie and Priscilla) were professional, helpful, very competent and quick and yet made you feel totally relaxed. The food was delicious, plentiful, nutritious and excellent quality and value for money. I am a vegetarian and was catered for brilliantly... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited for two days and ate at the restaurant on site twice. The waitress we had both nights was "a hoot"! She was very entertaining and made interesting recommendations for us. The food was not spectacular, but rather ordinary. The Chicken dish was good and the pork chop dish was ordinary. This restaurant is the only... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This could be a beautiful lodge but it is so sadly out of date and not at all well maintained. We had lunch at the restaurant-food was okay but the floor was filthy and stained. I did not want to think about what the kitchen looked like. Out waitress spilled a full pitcher of ice tea on the carpet and... More 

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Sebastopol, California
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not a lot of food choices but the ones they offer are very good. We ate dinner here two nights once inside and the other on the porch. If you can get a porch seating I'd take it. Quite, nice service and a view of the grounds and fountain. There were more menu items than those posted online.... More 

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at opening time due to our schedule so no problem getting a table. We chose the lovely porch and it is very relaxing. Enjoyed chatting with our waitress and she was able to suggest and answer about anything on the menu. You can easily tell this location has a lot of history. When Mariposa is open, I'm sure... More 

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San Jose, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What's not to love about that! Plus they have flagged Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Sustainable, etc. The service is more focused than previously, and they accommodate children well. Great oatmeal, good omelettes, and I like the coffee! You cannot beat the view - especially if you are seated where you can see the fountain. Oh, and they have some tables... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 6 of us had lunch here just before a horse riding stables that were nearby. In fact this was most probably the nearest restaurant to Yosemite West where we were staying. Anyway, lovely old traditional dinning room. Nice, efficient and friendly service and the usual kind of menu you would expect. Everyone enjoyed their meals which were of a... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed great service dinner and breakfast and the food was faultless. We were resident but still needed to book in advance.

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Livorno, Italy
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301 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two dinners and two breakfasts at this restaurant. Breakfasts were really good, with delicious fresh-made pancakes. They even found a brownie for my daughter! The lodge was quite full. The first night, we were seated immediately but it seems that the kitchen just forgot about us and after the appetizer, we noticed that people arrived later were getting... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate two dinners and one breakfast at the dining room. Dinner was great! Lots of choices for the adults and the meals were prepared very well. Kids meals were standard kid-fare (which my kids liked). The wine and drink list were also perfect for us. We really enjoyed it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8308 Wawona Rd, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (Formerly Wawona Hotel Dining Room)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: 12093751425

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