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Review of The Restaurant at Convict Lake

The Restaurant at Convict Lake
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Ranked #14 of 88 Restaurants in Mammoth Lakes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Dine at The Restaurant at Convict LakeJust 10 Minutes from Mammoth Lakes!The Restaurant at Convict Lake is widely recognized as the finest restaurant in the Eastern Sierra and a "locals" choice for special occasions. Dine in a romantic and casually elegant location just 10 minutes from Mammoth Lakes across from the Mammoth/Yosemite Airport.
Ladera Ranch, California
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Never had a bad meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have eaten there a few times now and as always never a bad meal. Must have bananas foster for dessert! Romantic and the staff was really terrific.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Kathy R
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Joshua Tree, California
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Make Reservations”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2014

Excellent food and service. I've had dinner here twice, and it is one of the best restaurants I've ever been to. This restaurant has the total package: excellent food, atmosphere, and great service. Come here to dine, not just to eat.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Suzette W
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Corona, California
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173 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Bananas Foster is the best”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2014

I went there for dinner for my birthday. I really only go for the bananas foster and they did not disappoint. The food is good and all of my guest enjoyed it. The thing that I do not like with many restaurants is that they feel the need to sauce the steak. My filet had a sauce on it, and it was not that good of a sauce. I like my steak with just a bit of salt and cracked pepper. The service is beyond comparison. Mammoth has lots of restaurants, but most of them simply do not have all around good food and good service. They are hit or miss. This place you can order almost any item and you will have good food and the service is always good. I am sad to say that the making of the dessert got more interest than the actual dessert so I do not have a picture of the dessert. Needless to say, it was delicious. But watching it being made is a lot of fun. You will not be disappointed if you dine here. It is very cool to go in the winter after a good snow, as it is a beautiful setting. I also want to say that I really miss not being able to get Alpers trout. I hope it comes back because that is my favorite item on the menu.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mary Jean P
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Mammoth Lakes, CA
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“As a local, this is my personal favorite”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2014

I have lived in the eastern sierras since 85 and eat here about 6 times a year, if not more. The atmosphere is 2nd to none and views are spectacular. We have had xmas parties here, birthday parties, entertained guest here and it is always a hit. The food is great and the service is the best in the area.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Bodie_Lady
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Brian B, Owner at The Restaurant at Convict Lake, responded to this review, May 16, 2014
Dear Patron,

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide comment on your experience at Angels. We appreciate you patronage and any comments that you have.

Can you tell us the date of your visit.

Also, if you will send us your email to info@convictlake.com we will be pleased to send you a small token of our appreciation.

Best regards,

Brian
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The World
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442 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
“The best food at "Taste of the Sierra" was Convict Lake Rest.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

At the annual "Taste of the Sierra" the best offerings were from the Convict Lake Restaurant. We wanted to go to the restaurant itself but we couldn't get to it before we left Bishop. Next time!

Visited May 2014
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Thank aledm
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