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Base Camp Cafe

3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-3900
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (27 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“curly fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Lots of choices and generous helpings. Get away from the crowds for some great grub and local shopping at the ski shops close by.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped off at Mammoth Lakes for lunch between Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe. We were not disappointed. To find a veggie/vegan chilli after a few days in LV was exactly what I needed and the sweet potato fries hit the spot. My husband burger (for...More

Thank LynneGarner
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This is our go to place for breakfast and brunch when we visit Mammoth. Great food, great service, sometimes a wait but worth it.

Thank robertnam
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered a baked potato with chili - the baked potato was WAY under cooked so it was hard to eat. Service was ok

Thank DCgirl42
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Big portions of omlets, different variant, sadly did not have hashbrowns, but the omlettes were good.

Thank Jelena S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We stopped by the Base Camp Cafe on our way to picnic at Convict Lake where there is a small rocky beach and picnic tables at the end of the road. I had a delicious, fresh, Good Earth Sandwich with homemade coleslaw that was fantastic!...More

Thank AdventureReady
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Service was on point. I would only suggest eye contact when talking. Food was great and fries are fantastic. Hot sauces are great.

Thank 9jtsmith
Reviewed 29 June 2017

About 15 years ago we used to eat here often whenever we were in the area. They used to do a nice breakfast burrito and always had good coffee. We were very disappointed when we stopped in for lunch on our way home from Tahoe....More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Our family of 6 arrived at this restaurant after having been caught in a rain and hail storm while horseback riding. It was 3:45 on a Saturday afternoon and we needed a hot light lunch of soup, sandwiches and some coffees. The server took our...More

Thank GoodToGoGirl
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We used to make Base Camp a must do when we go to Mammoth. Something has changed in the last year! We ordered our favorite.... chicken fingers.For seven dollars I got 3 small fingers and two droppings that looked like they had been in the...More

1  Thank apeakhiker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-3900
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