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Mountain Room Restaurant

Yosemite Valley Lodge, Yosemite National Park, CA 95379
+1 209-372-1281
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (47 reviews)
“steak” (86 reviews)
“trout” (52 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Yosemite Valley Lodge, Yosemite National Park, CA 95379
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is very convenient if you are already in the vley but the food and service is below average. We were seated relatively quickly without reservations. I ordered the trout that was served a little over done with rice that was not fully cooked....More

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 7 or 8 miles of hiking, this restaurant was a welcome oasis. The first thing I did was to order an ice cold Corona Extra beer. My wife had a classic Caesar salad with chicken, I had the grilled salmon and roasted asparagus (substituting...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined here several times and have always had good food. But, our last meal was awful. I had fish and it was so salty that I couldn't eat it and I like salt!!! The server said I could talk with the manager and...More

Thank Grace A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Lodge so this is the obvious/only choice. The real problem is the menu, if you stay here for a few nights you would run out of option very fast. We kept coming back to trout/salmon or beef/beef. We stayed here...More

Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First night in the Valley we decided to eat at the Mountain Room bar instead of the restaurant. It was well after the dinner hour so there were very few guests in the bar/lounge. The menu is pretty limited; a few sandwich options and appetizers....More

Thank kiawah1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the restaurant we were sited promptly, but felt as we were not really welcomed - the place looked busy though. We had to wait a while for someone to take our order - it seemed as the team was understaffed. Food...More

Thank DorotaL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner here the second night of our stay. The food was delicious, fresh and well prepared. Portions were good, the menue has plenty of options for meat lovers, vegetarians, vegans, gluten free and special requests. The kitchen is able to make...More

Thank Hala14
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Finished a bit late in the park today so we decided to have dinner here before making the 38 mile drive back to Buck Meadows where we were staying. The restaurant was busy at around 7:30 pm on a weekday but we were seated right...More

Thank paxa
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very nice restaurant looking out at Yosemite falls. Quite busy but they did accommodate our group of nine.

Thank LakeViewEllen
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on the night of our stay, nothing fancy just a couple of sharing platters and some drinks, all very good all reasonably priced considering you're a captive customer staying in a park. Great service, 8/10

Thank Liampc67
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Questions & Answers
27 May 2017|
Response from Jordan F | Reviewed this property |
No we didn't.
23 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Fran J | Reviewed this property |
Nope - as far as I remember we waited a short while for a table but they don't take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 29
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yosemite Valley Lodge, Yosemite National Park, CA 95379
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 209-372-1281
At The Mountain Room Restaurant, you will take in astounding views of the nearly 2500 foot high waterfall. The menu offers perfectly cooked steaks, sustainably caught seafood, and mouthwatering pasta dishes. The restaurant is open year-round.
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