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Tioga Gas Mart & Whoa Nellie Deli

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Hwy. 120 and U.S. 395, 22 Vista Point Drive, Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-1088
06:30 - 21:00
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Oakley, California
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good place to fill up on gas before you head up through Yosemite. they have tons of things for sale shirts hats sunglasses just about anything you need that you may have forgotten. And the gas price not too crazy bad for this area. I try the Deli a couple times nothing spectacular. I want to give this place a... More 

1 Thank mdauth58
san diego
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The food is great. In the summer they have live bands that go well with the Mango Margaritas!!! The lines can be long so get ready to wait a bit but the service is friendly and there is a gift shop you can look around in with pricing that beats Yosemite AND Neighboring Communities.

Thank allie619
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stopped off here for lunch after leaving Yosemite because the place had rave reviews in our guidebook (not the first time that Lonely Planet let us down on this trip). The deli looks the part with lovely views over the lake and a nice indoor and outdoor seating area. The menu also looks exciting, but boy was it rubbish.... More 

2 Thank Natflash
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Stopped here after driving from Vegas on our way into Yosemite. $3.85/gallon for gas here. Pretty sure it was cheaper in the park! Hot Dogs were HUGE and the fries were the crispy kind. AWESOME! Nice little gift shop here too. The food was high priced for grill food but it was at the entrance to a national park so... More 

Thank Matt M
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I think it is ridiculous that trip advisor forces me to write 100 characters when all I want to say is that it is closed until April in order to help my fellow travelers.

5 Thank teniffog
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

As we left a Yosemite bereft of open restaurants (shoulder season) Whoa Nellie deli was a life saver! And what a fab place - plastic plates belied restaurant standard food served with proper mugs of coffee. Loved It!

Thank YPsham
Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had to stop for gas on the way to Yosemite and decided to get breakfast as well and it was a great break and good food. The view over Mono Lake was wonderful while eating.

Thank AlexisFelicite
Jackson, New Jersey
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It was very early in the morning and cold so my wife and I decided to get some breakfast. I had a bacon egg and cheese sandwich. My sandwich was big and tasty. My wife just got a bagel. We were served quickly. Prices were also good.

Thank Heyguy74
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124 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went here with some friends while in the Sierras. They raved about it; my opinion is that the food is just fine. Nice outside eating area too. Not sure it lived up to its fabulous reputation. It was just OK- I wouldn't go out of my way to go there again, but a fun experience to see everyone that comes... More 

Thank JBicrs
Arcadia, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I am so glad we followed the recommendation of a fellow reviewer and went off highway 395 to find this place. We arrived on a Saturday during fishing season and the place was packed. We almost left when we saw how crowded it was and that this was an order-at-the-counter place, but we're so glad we stayed. We noticed items... More 

Thank bpuzzler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 120 and U.S. 395, 22 Vista Point Drive, Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: +1 760-647-1088
Closed for the winter

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