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Base Camp Cafe

3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
+1 760-934-3900
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“curly fries” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About 15 years ago we used to eat here often whenever we were in the area. They used to do a nice breakfast burrito and always had good coffee. We were very disappointed when we stopped in for lunch on our way home from Tahoe....More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 arrived at this restaurant after having been caught in a rain and hail storm while horseback riding. It was 3:45 on a Saturday afternoon and we needed a hot light lunch of soup, sandwiches and some coffees. The server took our...More

Thank GoodToGoGirl
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We used to make Base Camp a must do when we go to Mammoth. Something has changed in the last year! We ordered our favorite.... chicken fingers.For seven dollars I got 3 small fingers and two droppings that looked like they had been in the...More

1  Thank apeakhiker
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The service was a little slow and the waitress got confused often. The food was average, basic grub. Sorta tasty, but, not great. It was adequate if you are hungry and nothing else available. We probably wouldn't dine here again.

Thank rabbitone
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Went here for lunch during a recent ski trip to Mammoth Lakes. Enjoyed my cheeseburger and a few, (gave half of them to a friend) not too many thick curly fries. Loved the curly fries and the restroom, which had outhouse photos from different places...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Was hopeful but turned out to be disappointed. My wife ordered pancakes when the y came they were dense that my wife asked if they could make fluffy pancakes and the next time they came out they were the same. The waitress said they were...More

Thank Vildeee
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch here over the weekend. The place was busy so we sat at the large communal table in the middle. Service was pretty good, but the ladies were running. At one point they forgot to bring us our pitcher of water,...More

Thank Jill H
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks so much for stopping by!!! Hope with all our snow we can tempt you to return to Mammoth again this season. Safe travels...

Reviewed 29 January 2017

This spot is a great local place for lunch. Great burgers, sandwiches, fries and soups. I've always found Base Camp Cafe to be a good meal at a decent price. Benn coming here for years.

Thank Steven G
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Thanks so much! We have lots of snow, so hoping we can tempt you to return again to Mammoth this season... Safe travels!

Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a hamburger place, but with a variety of offering that include such things as French Onion Soup, etc. We had sandwiches and a burger, which were fine, typical type acceptable standard fare. There is nothing going on here that would make anyone to...More

Thank David B
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thanks a bunch. We keep it pretty simple, but also hope it has a comfortable local vibe! Safe travels...

Reviewed 3 January 2017

I love getting mocha here right before I hit the slopes. White mocha or regular. Can't wait to try the food!

Thank Amy D
rmmammoth, Owner at Base Camp Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Ah, thanks so much. Glad to hear you enjoyed our little place. It is authentic old school Mammoth and our team appreciates the support very much. Safe travels! We are getting an epic amount of snow right now!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:00
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
Saturday
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3225 Main St, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mammoth Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 760-934-3900
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