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Cedar House Restaurant

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9968 Hwy 140, El Portal, CA
(209) 379-2316
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the attached Cedar Lodge and were here for breakfast before we hit the Yosemite National Park. We ordered the usual coffee, fried eggs, hashbrown, toast and sausage. One guy was manning the entire restaurant and he was very attentive despite being very busy. The food was good - particularly the hashbrown, and we had our fill.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

cedar house restaurant is average but ok for a simple diner meal. You can also get a drink and play pool. That's it folks!

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Thank cbsgwobal
Hong Kong, China
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55 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Horrible and Painful Experience, we didnt get much choice as we wanted to stay close to the park. The restaurant did not provide quality food nor service. The worst was my Coach sunglasses was stolen. Be aware! Will not recommend.

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Thank Jwebuser
Lubbock, Texas
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We ate dinner in the bar grill twice. The fish and fries, chicken basket and onion rings were excellent! We had breakfast in the restaurant one morning. We didn't appreciate paying $11.95/per person for a breakfast buffet that is free at most hotels.

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Thank Sharon G
Sebastopol, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The brunch was $12 and was your basic assortment of food you would expect for a brunch price. No ordering off a menu allowed for breakfast.

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Thank Kate B
Santa Rosa, California
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Since the motel was full, the restaurant was inundated and while we were offered free soup and salad bar it still took an hour for our sandwiches to come. Our server was attentive and apologetic, and the for was good when it came, but I would suggest going early if they have a full house.

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Thank bogartazul
El Cerrito, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Unfortunately we had a bad experience with breakfast, was a Buffett deal that gave us burned bacon, eggs, not many other choices but fruit that was what we ate. Id we wanted juice it would've been more charges, so the following day we drove to mariposa and have an excellent breakfast. Really disappointed, we were at the Red Bun Lodge... More 

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Martinez, California, United States
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346 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Oh, curse the lack of cell reception! During a brief period of reception inside the park I had selected the June Bug for dinner on our way out of Yosemite, heading to overnight in Mariposa. But then we drove right by Cedar House and it would save us at 20 minutes, or 35 if we had to go all the... More 

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Thank Cameron M
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

After a long hike in Yosemite this place provided a great meal (burger and turkey sandwich with great onion rings!)! We enjoyed the meal even though the prices were higher than average...

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Thank Tal S
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here once during our stay in the Cedar Lodge. Bad junk food for a big price. Unfriendly staff. Consider eating somewhere else!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9968 Hwy 140, El Portal, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Portal
  • Phone Number: (209) 379-2316
  • This restaurant is at Cedar Lodge

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