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The Restaurant at Convict Lake

2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
+1 760-934-3800
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I first ate at the Convict Lake Restaurant, with my parents, the day it opened in 1957. I had their "Butterflied Fried Shrimp". Since then, I have frequented it when ever I am in the area (which is not often enough). For a restaurant that...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back at Convict Lake last week, passing through. Renewed our love affair with the place from years past. Atmosphere is calm and relaxing, with a beautiful fireplace in the middle of the main dining room. Service was impeccable and the food prepared perfectly. We were...More

Thank 261billh
Reviewed 8 May 2018

For those individuals who would like a "high end" dining experience at an unexpected location close to campgrounds and beautiful Convict Lake near Mammoth Lakes, California, try dining at the Restaurant at Convict lake. After hiking or fishing in the rugged venues of the Sierra...More

Thank Kent S
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

After a fantastic walk around the lake we thought of stopping for lunch at this well-recommended restaurant. On arrival at 1330, the occupier got up, locked the door and then sat down, ignoring us completely. Arrogant, ignorant and rude - not a mammoth welcome 😠.

Thank LATAMAndy
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Wow what a surprise to find this gem at the end of a snow covered road. Thanks to reviews we made dinner reservations and stopped on our way up to Mammoth Lakes. It was a special anniversary dinner for us both. The food was delicious,...More

Thank EmbraceThisMoment
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This restaurant serves a little restore at Convict Lake. They have a very nice and big bar. There service was good with how seemed too experienced staff. The food was very nice and well prepared. Definitely a place to go for a nice meal while...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

A five star restaurant in the heart of the Eastern Sierras. Amazing dinner and dessert selections. What more can you ask for?

Thank erictikeda
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The building is very well decorated. You know you are in a place, sort of chalet, that works during the winter. Both bar and restaurant are very well maintained. Impeccable napkins. Tables very cosy. The waiters are very attentive and offer excellent advices on wine...More

Thank Alain J
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Quaint place with high end food at reasonable prices for unique items that you don't get other places. Food is fresh and lasting flavors with great presentation. Nice staff and great desert selections.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We enjoyed our anniversary dinner at The Restaurant and had a great time. While it is true that it feels like a classic older type of restaurant, that is the charm of it. I had the Beef Wellington which is a very difficult dish to...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546-9718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-3800
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Dine at The Restaurant at Convict LakeJust 10 Minutes from Mammoth Lakes!The Restaurant at Convict Lake is widely recognized as the finest restaurant in the Eastern Sierra and a "locals" choice for special occasions. Dine in a romantic and casually elegant location just 10 minutes from Mammoth Lakes across from the Mammoth/Yosemite Airport.
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