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The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge

45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
+1 559-561-4133
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (47 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of hiking and enjoying the incredible views of Sequoia and King National Park we came upon the Gateway Inn as we exited the park. We were seated at an outside table, then it all went bad. Out waitress arrived 10 minutes...More

Thank jimmer68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gateway Restaurant is indeed at a lovely place, but that's the only positive aspect of it. Prices in general are way to high in comparison to the quality of food and drinks they serve. The meat for 35$ was chewy and simple. Besides that...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was amazing, with prompt attention by the waiters, waitresses, bus boys and other personnel. Even though a wedding reception was going on, we were still served as if there was nothing else going on! The setting is idyllic , immediately adjacent to a...More

1  Thank Lestertheinvestor
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lestertheinvestor, thank you for your honest review. We hope that you had a wonderful experience with Gateway Restaurant. Contact us if you need us, or for any comments or concerns. Thanks!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this lodge in September 2016. The restaurant is located right next to the river, with a lovely terrace. We had dinner after a long day of hiking. They offer a large choice of dishes, mainly meat which was deliciously cooked and served...More

Thank yara_globetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a day in the park, we stayed here. Nice dinner and accommodations. Not inexpensive. Rib eye and osso bucco we're delicious.

Thank anlechtman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice and enjoyed both steaks and fish. The ingredients were fresh and well prepared. The setting next to the river was most pleasant. Service was efficient, though a bit slow the second night, but we were at a busier time. Breakfasts...More

Thank LadyMacaw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Gateway Lodge and Restaurant is one of my favorite places to visit. It is one mile away from the entrance of the Sequoia Natl. Park and the perfect place to spend the night prior to your visit to the park. The view from the...More

Thank V6424SIpatriciat
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife and I both had very good steaks. Mine was called a NY steak. It was not a strip steak, so not sure what kind. Very nice, within walking distance of our motel and great view of the river.

Thank lzclzhs
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

lzclzhs, Thank you very much for your review, we're glad to hear you had a great time!

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in a beautiful location. We were there for lunches and the food was very good. Service was great. Very enjoyable

Thank cotimes2
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

cotimes2, Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Gateway is a bit of a surprise and maybe even a bit deceiving if you are expecting a typical tavern/lodge restaurant. It is definitely more classy than most in the area with its upscale menu (and prices), Inexpensive menu items are still between $10-15....More

Thank ReadRibbet
MGR_Guest_Relations, Manager at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

ReadRibbet, thank you for your review. We are glad we were able to provide you with a wonderful experience. Please contact us to voice any concerns. Thank you.

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4 May 2016|
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Response from autumnfoods | Reviewed this property |
Hope you did not stay here especially for your 40 th Aniversary!
Dana W
6 February 2016|
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Response from npi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I highly recommend an early reservation. Check with their dinner specials manager. Have a great time!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45978 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271-9500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Three Rivers
  • Phone Number: +1 559-561-4133
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