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The Mono Inn

55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6581
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best advice we can give to anyone is to save some room for dessert. The beignets are the best we have had. France or New Orleans pah! Come to the Mono Inn instead to taste such light exquisite puffs of pastry cooked to perfection....More

Thank KV1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the Mono Lake area of California and you want an exceptional meal and wonderful service stop for dinner at the Mono Inn. The building itself has an interesting historic past and present and it also has a gallery that features local...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed the weekend fishing on our annual trip to Lee Vining. Three days of great fishing at our regular spots and three nights out for fine dining. Needless to say, we very much enjoyed the Mono Inn Restaurant, not once, but two twice. The Filet...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Terrible service. We had to wait for 30 minutes (we had a reservation), nobody was talking to us, no excuse for the delay, nothing. The meat was too cooked, extremely disappointing.

Thank melaineaubrykientz
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Stayed overnight at Lee Vining on our way from Vegas to Yosemite, and went to this place for dinner as recommended by the hotel receptionist. Not disappointed at all. Food was very good, and the view of the mono lake was fantastic.

Thank arvid59
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Great wine list and great owners. The owner served us she was knowledgeable but more important, she was interesting and smart and a great conversationalist. Beautiful view of the lake in a quite upscale setting....but don't worry you can wear shorts and still feel at...More

Thank allie619
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The restaurant has a very comfortable ambiance with a fantastic view of Mono Lake. Excellent food and service. Not cheap but worth every penny.

Thank MJ_JR00
Reviewed 28 October 2016

It's the best place to eat east of the Bay Area. The food and service was excellent and the view - divine. I had dinner there on my 60th birthday and was glad I did.

Thank Samuel J
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Not a lot of options in Lee Vining for overnight accommodations. The Mono Inn was charming and had a nice view of Mono Lake. The staff was friendly. I thought the price was high for the accommodations but happy to find a place to stay...More

Thank SoCalAdventureSeeker
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I dined at the Mono Inn twice during a weekend visit in Oct. 2016. My first dinner was grilled Branzino (white fish) with a delicious sauce. The wine accompanying my meal which was suggested by the waitress was an excellent pairing. I had to go...More

Thank Elma O
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16 July 2015|
Response from Lonna H | Property representative |
No dress code! Come as you are.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Romantic, View
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55620 U.s. 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: +1 760-647-6581
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Located on Mono Lake. For miles north of Lee Vining on Highway 395
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