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Yosemite National Park Restaurants

Ahwahnee Hotel Dining Room

  • Ahwahnee Rd., about ¾ mile east of Yosemite Valley Visitor Center Map It
  • European
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/22/2013

Fodor's Review

Rave reviews about the dining room's appearance are fully justified—it features towering windows, a 34-foot-high ceiling with interlaced sugar-pine beams, and massive chandeliers. Although many continue to applaud the food, others have reported that they sense a dip in the quality both in the service and what is being served. Diners must spend a lot of money here, so perhaps that inflates the expectations and amplifies the disappointments. In any event, the lavish $43

Sunday brunch is a popular way to experience the grand room. Reservations are always advised, and the attire is "resort casual."

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Restaurant Information


Ahwahnee Hotel, Ahwahnee Rd., about ¾ mile east of Yosemite Valley Visitor Center, about ¾ mile east of Yosemite Valley Visitor Center, Yosemite Village, California, 95389, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Reservations essential

Updated 10/22/2013


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By Judi

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Jun 10, 2004

lunch not worth the time or money

We just had lunch at the Ahwahnee with our family of seven. Our son in law is a chef and we all agreed the food was bland and tasteless. We won't be going back for more. Service was mediocre. The waiter didn't use proper protocol in taking our orders, and was a little feisty with us. We were all giving each other looks wondering what was going on. Good luck. If you want a great meal, with ambience and service. go to the Narrow Gauge south of the


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