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Tioga Pass Resort Cafe

Tioga Pass Resort, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (9 reviews)
“pies” (10 reviews)
“meatloaf” (9 reviews)
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Tioga Pass Resort, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

We stopped here for lunch on our way from Yosemite to Mammoth and thought it a lovely little place to stop off. It wasn't too busy so we got seated right away. Food was homely and plenty of it so much so we couldn't find...More

Thank SarahBSSE
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We very much appreciated having the option to eat in a restaurant so near our cabins for the moments we did not feel like cooking. However, while last year we had an excellent lunch at the Cafe while passing through, this time we found the...More

1  Thank Luca1932
Reviewed 19 July 2015

You'll regret not stopping here for food if (a) you're anywhere between Mono Lake and Yosemite Valley and (b) you're even the slightest bit hungry. This is an authentic, rustic little cafe that serves excellent hearty, homemade sandwiches and even better pie! No wifi in...More

1  Thank MarMoeReit
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

As other reviewers have said, great breakfast place. Clean with a small breakfast counter (part of the appeal) excellent food (eggs over easy are not easy to do correctly....but they did it! Most likely some of the best scones I've ever eaten. Good job! We...More

1  Thank norm D
Reviewed 15 July 2015

One of the best breakfasts we've had in years! We ate here after camping in Tuolumne Meadows for 3 nights and it was AWESOME and just what the doctor ordered! Pancakes, Bacon, French Toast, Eggs were all top notch and were music to our bellies!!...More

1  Thank Mattylenzen
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Stayed at the resort and ate breakfast there every morning for a week. Great basic food cooked with care, you could not ask for anything better to start a day of hiking. Ate dinner there many of the nights of the week we were there,...More

2  Thank VMI70
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

You have very limited options, when you are in this area, for food. We stopped here for lunch, and as soon as we walked through the door we knew we made the right choice. The smell of cinnamon rolls was wafting through the air. It's...More

1  Thank Katelyn T
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Since we live on the East side of the Sierras we use Tioga Pass to enter Yosemite. It isn't a trip without stopping at Tioga Pass Resort and eating in the cafe. Space is limited to three tables and setting at counter but food is...More

Thank mistravel
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Quick stop for coffee and a snack became a great stop for an amaxing home made blueberry pie and vanilla ice cream! On your way from Yosemite NP to Mono lake it's a must.

Thank travelove365
Reviewed 1 November 2014

My father-in-law and his wife vacation in Mammoth Lakes every year, and we spent a week with them in September, exploring the wonder of this beautiful area. One of the places they wanted to share with us was the Tioga Pass. As we drove up...More

Thank scottb211
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tioga Pass Resort, Lee Vining, CA 93541
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lee Vining
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