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Whitney Portal Store

238 S Main, Lone Pine, CA 93545
+1 760-876-0030
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (14 reviews)
“pancakes” (32 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
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238 S Main, Lone Pine, CA 93545
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Great location, well stocked store with snacks, gifts, camp stuff that you forgot to bring, drinks, beer, ice cream, grill, and very knowledgeable staff about Mt Whitney.

Thank bdkLosAngeles
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This small store is conveniently located at the Portal camping site. You grab last minute items from sunscreen lotion to snacks here before hiking. On your way back, get your t-shirts, magnets, and other souvenirs. They are open until 7 pm so if your hike...More

Thank jawa13
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Very Hiker Friendly, Very People Friendly. Food is widely known among the hiker community - HUGE Plate Size Pancakes for pre-hike Carb Loading and wonderful Burgers and Fries for the end of the trip celebration. Nice picnic area with a lot of tables, nice pond...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

A variety of offerings in a compact space run by a very entertaining cook/proprietor. Good trekking book selection.

Thank DJMcDonald
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Small little store that has a bunch of Mt. Whitney souvenirs. Although I didn't have one, I've heard the burgers are great.

Thank Gino1234567
Reviewed 23 July 2017

What can I say about Doug and the portal store? It is more than just a store. More than a place to get some good food before you head up the mountain or a place to fill your tummy after coming down off the mountain....More

Thank Jeanne N
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Last weekend my wife & I travel up to Lone Pine CA. We spent a couple of day up at Mt Whitney. The Whitney Portal Store at approximately 8,300 feet elevation is a great destination whether you are driving or hiking along the eastern Sierra...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My son and I enjoyed looking at the many knickknacks in the store. I purchased a Mt Whitney baseball cap. They also service food and drink.

Thank AldenS19
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect cafe at the base of the Whitney trail. Service was friendly, price was very fair, the burgers were fantastic and the beer cold! (We came down to late for the pancakes.) One note is there is no indoor seating. You sit...More

Thank Olineman
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We visited early evening, no rush, good collection, average price, friendly staff. We bought few items to remember Lone Pine.

Thank Asoka B G
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22 September 2016|
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Response from armstrongvk12 | Reviewed this property |
Send the camera to Doug at Whitney Portal. Anyone who hiked Whitney or stayed at the campground or visited the store is most likely to look there. The stores closes for the winter so send to the hostel in Lone Pine if closed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 S Main, Lone Pine, CA 93545
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Lone Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-876-0030
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Located next to the Mount Whitney trail head
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