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El Tovar Lodge Dining Room

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6312 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 600N, El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
+1 928-638-2631
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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69 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're not staying here you can make reservations only one month before. View of canyon only one one narrow side of the dining room, which we were not seated at. After the 2 mile walk along the rim from the visitor center with breathtaking views, it was disappointing to see only the parking lot in the dark dining room.... More 

Thank Catbird28
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lunch and service. We had the Salmon, Ribeye sandwich and Tacos. Food was excellent all around. For lunch you have to get there before 2PM. Dinner you need to call a number and make reservations.

Thank decon
Irvine, California
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tonight we dined at El Tovar Dining Room at 5:30pm. I got reservations two months ago for the 4 of us. White tablecloth and grand room. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. We had prime rib, lamb chops, salmon salad, crab stack appetizer, chocolate mousse dessert and raspberry sorbet. We were never rushed and spent a great... More 

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chicago, il
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217 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to eat breakfast based on all the reviews. Put our name in and when we were called, they brought us to a table away from any of the windows. Asked if we could be seated at one of the 2 open tables by the windows overlooking the canyon and was given an extremely dirty look from the hostess who... More 

Thank viv2367b
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809 reviews
364 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and large portions. Window tables allow you to watch the sunset over the Grand Canyon.

Thank SBF2
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of hype ... get your reservation months in advance they said .... so we did! I was expecting huge windows with a view of the canyon - not so! Yes, the food is the best you can get at the south rim - but I guess I don't expect to eat like a foodie in a national park. The... More 

Thank MH_in_SC
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fine, but nothing memorable. Nobody complained about their meal, but I doubt anybody would request to go there again. There aren't a lot of options at The Grand Canyon, so probably worth a trip if you want a sit down meal while you visit. Prices were better than expected.

Thank Alissa W
Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked at visitor center and walked the approx 2 miles to the restaurant...it was crowded. We did wait probably 30 minutes, but the lodge itself is beautiful and there are a couple of gift shops. The dining room itself was beautiful and historic and the food was good.

Thank kat032967
Great Lakes
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good wine list, complete menu and great service! We had a steak that was good but the reduction (sauce) was outstanding. The pork loin special was very good, the sauce, vegetables and presentation were all really delicious. Overall, this was a great experience.

Thank ElDuderinoMI
South Bend, Indiana
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice restaurant that makes you feel like you have stepped back into the 1920's. Food and service are great, but it is expensive. A good place to celebrate a special occasion while at the park.

Thank NatalieSP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6312 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 600N, El Tovar Hotel, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Grand Canyon National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 928-638-2631

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