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U.S. 395 and 4th St., Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-6477
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (40 reviews)
“pancakes” (34 reviews)
“patty melt” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
U.S. 395 and 4th St., Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We had a pretty good lunch here. The place is clean and tidy, but isn’t strong on personality. The food is standard fare, generously portioned and modestly priced (my Reuben cost $10.95). Service was friendly enough, but a bit slow because they were short staffed....More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Citallwic
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We popped in for pie, late evening. Good pie and everyone else looked to be enjoying their meals. Used by people heading in to yosemite the next day.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Mark A
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a very enjoyable breakfast here while in the area. The garden omelette I had was delicious and they used great ingredients (no canned veggies). I would recommend this place for a reasonably priced hearty breakfast.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Scraggsy123
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We picked Nicelys as it was busy with locals. The menu was the standard fare for a small town dinner. We all enjoyed the three different meals ordered. The place was clean and tidy. Service was friendly and helpful. We had no complaints.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gregk330
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Lee Vining is only a small town and there aren’t that many places to choose from for food. This was the one that appealed to us the most. The meal was basically ok, perfectly palatable but nothing special. I had a steak and fries and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank annacar101
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The hamlet of Lee Vining is tiny and luckily this is a good little diner. We were there for lunch had meatloaf and a hot beef sandwich which were good. The same owners seem to run the bbq eatery next door, which was also good...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jenhorne95
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Great family friendly restaurant with great food and service. We had a long day at Yosemite and found this little place when we exited the park on the north side. We had a group of 9 and everyone enjoyed their meals. Fried chicken, country fried...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JenniferS9254
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Recommended by a local, which is a plus. A hidden gem of Lee Vining Perfect location on US395 and walking distance from our motel. Street parking available along with a Small parking lot across the street from the diner, Busy location on a Sunday morning....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sandra98walter
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Good sandwiches. I had the reuben and my husband had the turkey special. The service was very attentive.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LIer-Native
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We were staying in Lee Vining for a night before heading out to Yosemite early the next morning (going this direction helps avoid traffic, as most people go the other way). Nicely's was walking distance. The outside and decor made it look like a well-worn,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Chris A
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Response from Mmmach | Reviewed this property |
My taste buds work just fine. I guess my taste is different from yours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U.S. 395 and 4th St., Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: +1 760-647-6477
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