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Forty-Niner Cafe at the Furnace Creek Ranch

Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
+1 760-786-2345
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good40%
  • Average31%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“meatloaf” (35 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
“hash browns” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
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1 - 10 of 715 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We ate here on one trip when we really did not have any other options in Death Valley. Meals were OK, but pricey, as you would expect in a place like Death Valley. I would recommend the lunch specials at the Inn if you must...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our road trip to death valley national park, we stop by this cafe to get a bite to eat. There is no much to it, nust a place to eat when there is no much choices around. The menu is limited but then it...More

Thank Sandyang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chili tasted like Hormel's, bread a bit stale. Service was a bit slow, but the place was busy. There are TV's to watch - which could be a good/bad thing depending on your view.

Thank Callie0520
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was fast, the staff was pleasent and made sure you had everything you needed. Breakfast has something for everyone. The dinner menu also had a good selection of diner type fare. I understand that the cafe is. Ow closed for renovations so I will...More

Thank JoeCosentino
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great buffet and very friendly staff. We had the roast beef on the buffet, with fresh salad and desert. Would definitely recommend!

Thank 853manager
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I worked at the 49er for 2 and 1/2 years. We closed down the day after easter this year! No more café. The corkscrew and the buffet are still open.

2  Thank cactus140
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had our evening meal and breakfast here when we stayed for one night during our road trip from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. It is a Western Themed Restaurant serving good wholesome food. For our Evening Meal we had Pasta Penne with Tomato...More

1  Thank Allan S
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here several times during our few days in Furnace Creek. We always got a big, hearty meal here and the service was excellent. They do great steaks and burgers in particular. Nicely air conned too which is vital in Death Valley! Very reasonable...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I wanted to eat here as there is not a lot of options in Death Valley. The decor looked old and tired, I waited in line with a few other persons and was told it would be about 30 min. The menu was very limited...More

1  Thank keyeslaw
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The service was good, the food was not. Choices are limited in the valley.... keep your expectations VERY low.

1  Thank Brian G
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Furnace Creek Visitor Center
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 190, Death Valley Junction, CA 92328
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Death Valley Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 760-786-2345
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