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Restaurant at Convict Lake

Restaurant at Convict Lake Review

Tucked in a tiny valley ringed by mile-high peaks, Convict Lake is one of the most spectacular spots in the eastern Sierra. Thank heaven the food lives up to the view. The chef's specialties include beef Wellington, rack of lamb, and pan-seared local trout, all beautifully prepared. The woodsy room has a vaulted knotty-pine ceiling and a copper-chimney fireplace that roars on cold nights. Natural light abounds in the daytime, but if it's summer, opt for a table outdoors under the white-barked aspens. Service is exceptional, as is the wine list, with reasonably priced European and California varietals.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Convict Lake Rd. off U.S. 395, 4 miles south of Mammoth Lakes, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
  • Phone: 760/934–3803
  • Website:
  • Location: Mammoth Lakes

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • No lunch early Sept.–July 4.
Updated: 02-04-2013

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