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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 November 23, 2017

As we stepped into this place for a late lunch, it felt like we stept a few decades back in time. This is a diner as you saw them in the movies, cubicles along one the walls and windows and tables in the middle. An...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jamesrvp
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Food was average, one of the few options in the otherwise sparse town of Lee Vining. Large portion sizes. Standard diner fare.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed November 3, 2017

We stopped here for lunch as we left Yosemite National Park on a recent weekday afternoon. As it was already getting past the lunch hour, we didn’t want to wait until we got to Bishop, so looked for something in this tiny town and Nicely’s...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank gypsyuno
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. Fantastic strawberry milkshake. Service ok. Plenty to choose from. Nice original style diner.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank quikflik
Reviewed October 17, 2017

If you are like me, you yearn for that old fashion neighborhood restaurant where waiters and waitresses are friendly, work rapidly, and that you like a human being. This is actually the only restaurant in town now. They serve all three meals a day with...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Dale D
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Went to this charming diner for breakfast whilst travelling. Good food, reasonably priced. Friendly staff. Would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jenny B
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Good place to eat before a day in Yosemite. Food was very nice and well priced. Staff very friendly. Good atmosphere. Was nice to eat in a proper independent diner for once after weeks of eating in chains.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank ThomasL2919
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We were here 20 minutes before anyone came by to give us water, coffee or ask for our order. Once that was given, the food did come pretty fast. And it was good. My eggs were OM which I like and not greasy. The potatoes...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jtdanza
Reviewed October 10, 2017

The options in town are limited but this is a pretty good choice. Had breakfast there and the food was quite good. Seemed to be a little hard to get service at first but it got better. The price was reasonable.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank bobvacation2063
Reviewed October 10, 2017

On a recent camping trip to the Eastern Sierras, my wife and I stopped at Nicely's for both breakfast and for dinner. This is a good, basic restaurant when you want a full range of meal options. Bacon and eggs? Pancakes? It's here. Fried chicken...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Terry W
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Jami R
November 11, 2015|
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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, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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