All that hiking, biking, horseback 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, restaurants throughout Yosemite National Park and Mariposa County have great food , and one of them will have exactly what you’re craving.
Restaurants in the area 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 in Mariposa for signature “twisted burgers” and locally brewed beer, or Happy Burger for a quirky diner experience. 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 Coffee House and Trading Post 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.
Whatever you’re looking for in Yosemite Mariposa County restaurants, use our handy guide to find the perfect dining experience. Search by cuisine type, region and budget to plan your next Yosemite dining experience.