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Tioga Gas Mart & Whoa Nellie Deli

Hwy. 120 and U.S. 395, 22 Vista Point Drive, Lee Vining, CA 93541
+1 760-647-1088
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (132 reviews)
“mango” (19 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hwy. 120 and U.S. 395, 22 Vista Point Drive, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed today

Wow! Whoa! What a surprise! The food they serve here is as good as any place we've EVER eaten. And at laymans prices. We were stopping to eat and someone suggested we try there, I wasn't expecting much. We ordered the Tioga Taquitos, they supposedly...More

Thank Don_K_12_12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You don't expect food from a Mobil gas station to be this good. We where told about this awesome restaurant from someone in Washington state. So you really have to stop here and eat.

Thank JimandMissy R
Reviewed 6 days ago

My favorite thing here is the Caesar salad with steak. The indoor seating is cozy, and the outdoor seating is stunning. (Just watch out for seagulls!) The food is just fantastic.

Thank Kristin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

After eating here on our way into Yosemite, we vowed to eat every meal we could there and we did! My husband loved it so much, he had us hike out of the backcountry a day early so we could have more food there! The...More

Thank ConKaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

One never expects to see a deli with the best $17.50 Ahi Sashimi platter I ever eaten nestled in a convenience store adjacent to a Mobil Gas Station in Lee Vining, near the turnoff to Yosemite. Good selection of wines and beer as well.

Thank daniel32605
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every waiter in Yosemite told us that if we missed this on our way to Lake Tahoe it would be a tragedy. So, we had to stop for lunch. Perfect timing to drive through Yosemite on Tioga Road making photo stops and exit right at...More

Thank Detarica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, a gas station restaurant might seem strange but don't be fooled. This place is legit. Delicious fish tacos!

Thank brutonruff
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a traditional stop for us anytime we are in the area. The "station" carries a little bit of everything from souvenirs, snacks and restaurant. There were several people eating hot food coming out of the kitchen. My wife and I had a "Grab...More

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Whoa Nellie Deli and Service Station has a little bit of everything. Gas (expensive), restrooms, picnic tables, souvenirs, necessities for the road, and food. The menu has a lot of interesting choices from sandwiches to burgers, to salads, fish tacos, and vegetarian choices. We...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whoever created this concept, was a genius! Right in the middle of nowhere, off SR 395, after traversing Tioga Pass, there it is! The perfect place to stop. The food was fast, well prepared with extremely generous portions. The we arrived, after 2 pm on...More

Thank gdr23
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13 November 2016|
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Response from Nancy E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't include that info in the write up.
14 September 2016|
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Response from Herb T |
There is a great grassy patio area with tables outside, great view, great for dogs. Several diners had their dogs with them when we dined.
2 September 2016|
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Response from frequent1 | Reviewed this property |
I think so, there are many wifi's in lee vining so if that restaurant don't work others will. Have fun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy. 120 and U.S. 395, 22 Vista Point Drive, Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
  • Phone Number: +1 760-647-1088
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