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Jimmy's Taverna

248 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-2515
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
248 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting Mammoth Lakes for over 25 years and have been to most all of the restaurants. This is a fun, well decorated and upbeat eatery. It is styled after a Greek Taverna. The Hummus appetizer was smooth, savory and served with fresh...More

Reviewed May 15, 2018

One highlight was finding with the help of the staff an excellent in un Oaked Chardonnay from Washington State, by Gilbert Cellars 2015. Our waiter, Freddie was helpful and the starter and main course of Scallops was delightful. Well worth a visit.

Thank thehorseracer
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Best crab legs I've ever had outside of Florida! Super fun tapas, great salads, wonderful wines!!! Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Thank you.

Thank barbaraszeprethy
Reviewed April 26, 2018

The staff was amazing, especially their wine pairing. The owner Chip, is an excellent host and is also very amazing with the wines they carry, especially Silver Oak. The tapas were amazing,and a cool way to start your meal. Chip at different times came by...More

Thank Bubba M
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Well I have to say, Jimmy's Taverna provided us with an extremely unique dining experience. Our night started with us arriving for our reservation at 7:15. We were promptly seated and placed drink orders. After drinks were served, we then met our actual server for...More

Thank Elias M
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I came here on the last night of my bachelor party dinner and could not have had a better experience eating out in Mammoth. The exquisite service, greek inspired atmosphere, and the hosts made the experience a memory I will always remember. The restaurant interior...More

Thank brettj1313
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We came here for a Bachelor Party Dinner. The restaurant is elegant, the service is top notch, the food is delicious and beautifully presented and, best of all, the prices are moderate. The restaurant is a crisp-looking beauty: all white with a few blue accents....More

Thank dbpcorp
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Nothing better than finding a great Greek restaurant in the mountains. The food service and drink menu is second to none. As a fellow Greek I can be pretty picky. You will not go wrong if you choose to eat at Jimmy's!!

Thank Sandy P
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Quite pricey for what they serve. Quality is a mixed bag. We had an appetizer platter - some items were okay. Eggplant dip was a miss... mushy & tasteless. Octopus salad (the salad part) was okay but the Octopus was overcooked and did not have...More

Thank PG13LA
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Flaming cheese (ouzo) a must. I felt the special halibut was overpriced at $44, but my fault for not asking price prior to getting the bill. Perfectly cooked. Pear salad was overly sweet (poached pear super sweet) the Point Reyes blue cheese tasted off to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-2515
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Please join us for the freshest seafood, wood-grilled meats and the most innovative appetizers in Mammoth Lakes, California. Our chefs are classically trained, our service is superb, and our decor is gorgeous. Our world-class wine and spirit selections pair perfectly with our incredible seafood making every meal an event. It's the closest you'll come to the coast while in the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. Reservations are recommended.
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