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Big Trees Lodge Dining Room

8308 Wawona Rd, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
+1 209-375-1425
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pot roast” (53 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
“trout” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8308 Wawona Rd, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat out on the veranda, which was lovely. Specialty cocktails are good; nice that higher end liquor is used (i.e. Casamigos tequila in the Honeyed Paloma). My husband had the pot roast, I had the potato crusted red snapper. Both were delicious, large portions....More

Thank Bigtenmom2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

garlic wedges and chilli on the veranda was out of this world. Later in the week we had a fillet steak in the restaurant which was also excellent . All breakfasts were to die for.

Thank ncleeo3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent lunch after a round of golf at the golf course. We all had the Salmon Sandwich. There are Sequoias in the back yard if you want to see some and can't make Mariposa Grove (they are young Sequoias so you won't get the feel...More

Thank j0elaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were extremely surprised by the quality of the service and by the meals offered at a fair price. We had dinner and breakfast. We definitely recommend this restaurant in Yosemite!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

▪️Location: Between Yosemite Valley and the South Gate. ▪️Dining Room: Large, historical, classic feel. Floor noticeably slopes by the window tables. ▪️Food Quality: Fresh, well presented and good choices. ▪️Cost: Fair for the area. ▪️Service: Friendly, positive wait staff. ▪️Recommend? Yes

Thank packcal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped to have breakfast (formerly Wawona Hotel Dining) on our way home from Yosemite. They offer a little something for everyone, from something small and healthy to the big eaters not so healthy. A little pricey, but of course to be expected.

1  Thank pammygre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was ordinary, the prices were expensive. You would think for those prices, you'd get something really special. The floor tilted toward the walls so you couldn't sit by the window. There is no air conditioning and it was a hot day. We had...More

Thank contradancer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only had dinner here and the place was packed - but we suspect this reflects limited choice in the area rather than the quality of what's on offer. It isn't awful, but the food is quite average and disappointed after what looked like a...More

Thank RobinADXB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely, delicious dinner with great service. The lodge is an icon in Yosemite. We also had drinks and enjoyed the ambiance of the beautiful setting.

Thank artprf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magical place but expensive.. Staff very good .. Get Table on the terrace overlooking the fountain.Have after dinner drink on the Hotel Veranda- Loved this place!!

Thank Marie E
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Questions & Answers
27 April 2016|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
Try calling the Dining Room staff at 209 375 1425
Warren S
3 April 2016|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
Try calling the Dining Room staff at 209 375 1425
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8308 Wawona Rd, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 (Formerly Wawona Hotel Dining Room)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park
  • Phone Number: +1 209-375-1425
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