Restaurants

Top Choice Modern American in Mono Lake Region

Mono Inn

A restored 1922 lodge owned by the family of photographer Ansel Adams, this elegant yet casual lakefront restaurant makes everything from scratch and has delectable views to match. Stop in for the occasional live ba…
Top Choice American in Yosemite National Park

Mountain Room Restaurant

With a killer view of Yosemite Falls, the window tables at this casual yet elegant contemporary restaurant are a hot commodity. Plates of flat-iron steak, cider-brined pork chops and locally caught mountain trout wo…
Top Choice Californian in Yosemite National Park

Evergreen Lodge

Creative and satisfying, the Evergreen’s restaurant serves some of the best meals around, with big and delicious breakfasts, three types of burgers (Black Angus beef, buffalo and veggie) and dinner choices including…
Top Choice Modern American in Fish Camp

Narrow Gauge Inn

Excellent food coupled with knockout views make the dining experience at the Narrow Gauge Inn one of the finest in the Yosemite region. The dinners are creatively prepared, the lodge-like atmosphere is casual but el…
American in Groveland

Iron Door Grill & Saloon

Claiming to be the oldest bar in the state, the Iron Door is a dusty, atmospheric old place, with big swinging doors, a giant bar, high ceilings, mounted animal heads and hundreds of dollar bills tacked to the ceili…
Diner in Mariposa

Happy Burger

Boasting the largest menu in the Sierra, this buzzing roadside joint decorated with old LP album covers serves the cheapest meals in Mariposa. Its all-American cuisine means burgers, sandwiches, Mexican food and a t…
Top Choice Modern American in Mammoth Lakes

Lakefront Restaurant

The most atmospheric and romantic restaurant in Mammoth, this intimate dining room at Tamarack Lodge overlooks lovely Twin Lakes. The chef crafts delights like trout cakes and breast of duck accompanied by creative …
Californian in Oakhurst

Erna's Elderberry House

Got a stack of extra cash or an expense account to burn up? Then definitely make a reservation at Erna’s. It offers a renowned Californian-French dining experience in humble Oakhurst, at the super-swank Château du S…
Top Choice Cafeteria in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Valley Food Court

This self-service restaurant has several tummy-filling stations serving a large choice of pastas, burgers, pizza and sandwiches, either made to order or served from beneath heat lamps. Proceed to the cashier and fin…
Bakery in Bishop

Erick Schat’s Bakkerÿ

A much-hyped tourist mecca filled to the rafters with racks of fresh bread, it has been making its signature shepherd bread and other baked goodies since 1938. The bakery also features a popular sandwich bar.