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Chisos Mountains Lodge Restaurant

Big Bend National Park, Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
+1 432-477-2291
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (42 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Big Bend National Park, Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the only dining place in the Basin area of the National Park, nevertheless it is a great place. It provides a great view of the Window of the basin while dining, though I wish it had also provided a view of the Casa...More

Thank Previa1994
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the only restaurant near "lodge" but is still not a bad place to eat. There is a very limited menu but the selections weren't too bad. It's a little pricey but there are still some affordable items so you won't spend a mint...More

Thank Phil E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent 2 nights at the lodge and had dinner each night at the restaurant. Not fancy but food was good. Reasonable prices for a captive location. Service is decent considering they are most summer college kids. The menu has basics with a local southwest Texas...More

Thank jsachanda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife had lunch here. The view is amazing and the food was surprisingly good. My wife was very impressed with the salad bar. I had beef enchiladas and they were good too. I defiantly will go back.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lite dinner here our first night, nothing special then breakfast the next morning which took three times as long as it should have. We became so frustrated, it was as if our waiter had forgotten to put in our order but he...More

Thank 2fridad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 44 year old daughter has been a vegetarian since she was 12. She has eaten here multiple times and is thrilled to have choices at a restaurant so much in the middle of nowhere (well it IS somewhere, somewhere beautiful!). And everything tastes fresh...More

Thank ernestjahntraining
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some flavorful dishes, moderately priced. Chips and salsa were very good. Fish tacos were excellent. Very nice unlimited soup and salad bar. The refried beans were marginal. Not very warm, and seemed like they came from the can then lightly microwaved.

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So there were not many choices ( HA HA) but it was worth it to me. The food was good, the servers were great and the view was just spectacular

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chisos Mountains Lodge Restaurant is the only restaurant in the Chisos Mountain Basin. So, as monopolies go, the food is pretty good and you won't feel gouged! We had an opportunity to try the breakfast buffet (seems like the dollar value at $9.95, including...More

Thank TrademarkTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed lunch here - beautiful setting overlooking the Window. Food was good and service acceptable - as expected in such a location.

Thank carlos049
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20 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from abrown_bigbendresort | Property representative |
Thanks for your question Wayne. Breakfast buffet is all you can eat for $9.25 and a la carte options range from $6 dollars to $11 dollars. Dinner entrees can range from $9.25 for the all you can eat salad bar to $21.95 for a... More
8 March 2016|
Response from busystudent |
As of September 2, 2016 breakfast buffet was $9.25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Big Bend National Park, Basin Rural Station, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Big Bend National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 432-477-2291
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