All that hiking, biking, horse back riding and outdoor exploration in Yosemite is a blast, but it can build up a hearty appetite in no time. When it’s time to take a break from the trail, dining in Yosemite Mariposa County has exactly what you’re craving.
Yosemite restaurants run the gamut from casual, DIY picnic goodies from a market to burgers, sandwiches, pizza, pasta and even luxury dining. Yosemite restaurants are perfect whether you’re staying in a hotel, motel, B&B or even roughing it while camping in Yosemite Mariposa County.
Feeling up for a few drinks and burgers? The spot is 1850 restaurant for signature “twisted burgers” and locally brewed beer. If you’re in the Wawona/Fish Camp area, stop at Jackalope’s Bar & Grill at Tenaya Lodge for locally-sourced dishes including gluten-free and vegan options. If custom sandwiches are your thing, swing by High Country Health Food Store in the Mariposa area for a pack lunch that’s healthy and delicious. Or maybe you just need to recharge with a hot cup of Joe or a cold coffee drink. If so, hit up Moonbow Espresso or Pony Expresso off Highway 140 in Mariposa for your caffeinated needs. In Midpines, drop in on the June Bug Café for casual American fare, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free Yosemite dining options. Staying in a vacation rental or cabin? Hit up Mariposa Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza, grab a pie and bring it back for an unforgettable night at your home away from home.
There’s plenty more options for dining in Yosemite, including the stunning rustic ambience of Sierra Restaurant at Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp, where the main dining room is dominated by a towering limestone fireplace. When it’s warm out, sit on the outdoor patio by the fire pit under the stars.
For the ultimate in Yosemite dining majesty, make a reservation to visit the Majestic Yosemite Hotel Dining Room in Yosemite Valley. It promises an unforgettable evening of luxury and top-notch, award-winning cuisine in a gorgeous, historic setting.
Whatever you’re looking for when dining in Yosemite, use our handy guide to find the perfect meal. Search by cuisine type, region and budget to plan your next Yosemite dining experience. Check back regularly, as we keep the list of Yosemite restaurants updated frequently.