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The Forks Resort

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39150 Road 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604
+1 559-642-3737
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Eastpointe, Michigan
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I made an early morning stop for breakfast at the Forks prior to leaving on a multi-day backpacking adventure in Yosemite National Park. We got there just after they opened and enjoyed the quiet, rather rustic ambiance as we looked out the large windows overlooking Bass Lake. It was a great scene. We both ordered The Chicken... More 

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Clovis, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great homestyle cooking. If you like chicken fried steak this is the place. The plates aren't big enough to hold the steak. Absolutely great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the Yosemite half marathon. It was very convenient for the race because the finish line is about a mile away. The one bedroom cabin#3 is very clean and pretty much has everything we needed including kitchen items. Staff is nice and friendly. Too bad we didn't have enough time to enjoy the lake. But we will... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We frequent this place often mainly because there aren't many places to eat at in Bass Lake. The burgers are good, but the meat on the burgers are very skinny. I think it would be better if they were just a tad bigger. I'm sure they do that to keep the cost down. Also the salad are swimming in water... More 

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Thank Sharon D
Stuart, Florida
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This was a wonderful resort. we had a one bedroom cabin with two queen beds. Very comfortable and clean. Small, but functional and fully furnished, kitchen. Good size bathroom-very clean. Our own porch with a view of Bass Lake. Able to sit outside and enjoy coffee in the morning before start of busy day. The staff was wonderful. Answered all... More 

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Thank Susan P
Canoga Park, United States
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I camp at Bass Lake every year and eating at The Forks is one of the things I always look forward to. Great food, fun atmosphere. Beautiful lake views and outdoor patio dining. Friendly people. You kind of forget you are in California!

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Thank Jenny D
Oakhurst,CA
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Despite the very crowded Bass Lake area this restaurant was able to seat us and deliver our meal in 15 minutes. It was very good food and fresh, you can sit at an old fashioned counter and watch them cook .

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Thank YoPopDog
Juvigny-sous-Andaine, Basse-Normandie, France
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Had a lovely time at Forks Resort. Beautiful setting. We stayed in one of the lodges by the lake. Unfortunately the first night we were in a lodge close to a road and the restaurant and the noise of the road all night and the deliveries early morning meant that we did not sleep very well. However the staff were... More 

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Thank Ron G
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30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Worldmark Wyndham resort and Forks was very near by. We stopped for dinner - good place to eat if you want onion rings and burgers. Very casual.

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Thank Debra M
San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Have stayed several times at the Forks and have not been disappointed ever. The staff is great, accommodating and friendly. Have stayed in various cabins and they are clean and well maintained. Have never left for home without having one of the famous Fork burgers....delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39150 Road 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bass Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 559-642-3737
Description
Friendly family fun in a 50 diner setting. Home of the famous "Forks Burger". Patio dining available. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Homemade Chili, soups, & dressings. Hand dipped Malts and Shakes. Family owned and operated for over 70 years. Cabin rentals, boat rental and the best selection of Bass Lake souvenirs.

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