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Chart House Restaurant - Mammoth Lakes

3.9
327 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic

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About

Chart House Restaurant in Mammoth Lakes serves up fresh seafood and more. Its relaxing setting is wonderful for enjoying a meal with the family or a date. Chart House Restaurant offers a variety of tasty appetizers to try, like seared-pepper Ahi tuna, crunchy coconut shrimp and herb-steamed artichokes. Guests can dine on a main course of prime rib with a baked potato, lobster tail or grilled citrus salmon with lemon-scented sticky rice. It also has hearty soups, fresh salads and a three-course menu.

Chart House Restaurant has a full bar that offers a variety of drinks and a lounge area for guests to unwind. It features a happy hour and banquet rooms for hosting private events.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday & Tuesday -Thursday 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Happy Hour: Sunday - Friday 4:30pm -7:00pm.
Closed Monday
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Phone number
(760) 934-4526
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
We offer semi-private banquet facilities for groups up to 250 guests. Banquet menus available to parties of 14 or more. Private party space is also available during the day for groups of 40 to 250 guests.
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Private party contact
Ken Murray: (760) 934-4526
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Tavern
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Parking details
Parking is available in the Mammoth Mall Parking Lot or across the street in the public lot behind the Red Line bus kiosk.
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Public transit
Red Line
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9based on all time ratings
3.9
food
3.9
service
4.0
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Moderate
82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on March 30, 2016

Wonderful evening in a beautiful restaurant. Good was great, as usual. Ken took care of us, and he was great He does everything there, so it took a little bit longer than expected. But Ken kept us happy with the pace and it was really nice.

Sad to learn this location closed this past Sunday. Mammoth will miss it, as will the many that visit each time we are in town.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2016

The food is always good and our server was terrific!

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2.0Dined on March 28, 2016

It's either fish or prime rib. No other steaks on the menu. Disappointment undescored by the inexperience of our server. Just more training needed overall. Experience not worth the price.

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2.0Dined on March 28, 2016

We only went there for the prime rib and it was so tough. We could tell it was tough just by trying to cut into it with a knife.

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2.0Dined on March 23, 2016

Okay for an evening out in Mammoth. Kid friendly.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2016

We always enjoy going to our local Chart House restaurant here in Mammoth Lakes. The food is always very good, it has a very nice ambience, in the service is great! We often go here for special occasions, and we were in for my husband's birthday dinner. Actually, our dinner consisted of several of the delicious happy hour appetizers followed by a huge, flavorful big baked potato that we split.

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3.0Dined on March 14, 2016

They were short on staff that night and although our waiter did his best it was very slow. But the food made up for it. The sautéed trout was perfectly done and well seasoned. The portions are very large. Unless you have a very large appetite I suggest sharing. Good wine list.

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2016

We believe it was the manager of the evening, but we were sitting in our truck, in the parking lot, in the cold and snowy weather waiting for the rest of our party and for the restaurant to open in about 25 minutes, and here comes the manager out of the restaurant, knocks on our window and invites us to come in, to get out of the cold/snow. We were able to sit in the bar and enjoy a drink and sizzling mushrooms before opening and the rest of our party arriving!! You can't get better customer service than that, he really deserves big kudos for that!! Please pass this along, wish we got his name!! He had a white chef's coat! And he seemed to be overseeing the flow of the restaurant , at least during our visit.

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4.0Dined on March 12, 2016

We enjoyed our evening !

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4.0Dined on March 12, 2016

Food delicious. The seating was not the best. Felt to close to the other parties. Service was wonderful. Definitely be back!

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1.0Dined on March 11, 2016

Don't waste your money at this restaurant there are better places in Mammoth. Total tourist trap!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2016

Perfect for a great dinner. Went here after skiing. Had a great service and food is just delicious. Higly recommanded

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2016

One of the best restaurants in Mammoth Lakes. You NEED a reservation on winter weekends and holidays. Love their meats, fish, and big backed potatoes! It is easy to have an expectation here-it is always good!

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3.0Dined on February 19, 2016

Took over an hour to get our meals, for a group of 9

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3.0Dined on February 17, 2016

We made a reservation through open table 24hours before dining there.
when we arrived we had to wait about 40 minutes for our table! As if we had no réservation.
We asked for a table near a window and they tried to sit us in the middle of the restaurant with a poor environment.
We discovered that the room where we wanted to be was quite empty with many tables free of people. The reason why they didn't want to place us there was that the waiter had too many people to look after...

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2016

The Chart House has become one of our favorite places in Mammoth. They have high quality service, with an attentive onsite manager and table servers who are personable, knowledgeable and polite. We are always impressed with the quality of the people they hire. The food in our estimation is hard to beat--we are especially excited about the spinach salad (though they also have a good salad bar), the fish dishes (including the seafood grill) are all excellent (both the standard items on the menu and the simpler daily fish specials), the prime rib is terrific, and the accompanying sides add to the overall quality. I noted that the bar scene is vibrant, but this is really mainly prior to the normal evening mealtimes. Again the cocktails are well done and the wine list is at least adequate. The ambiance of the restaurant is really nice. Even though it is no longer new, it is obviously well maintained and has a great high open beam ceiling. Finally, we have been there several times with children in tow. They are very accommodating, treat the kids well, have a nice menu for kids etc. It is unusual, but I can hardly think of anything to complain about, except that the one night we were there recently (after a Holiday weekend) they had run out of a few items--macaroni and cheese for the kids and the lobster bisque for adults.

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2.0Dined on February 15, 2016

The food was great, but we were sat next to a large group with kids that were singing and chanting throughout most of dinner. I should have asked to be moved, but I didn't want to make a scene and I was hoping the parents would control their kids. Nope. There were several other tables not near this group, so why did they seat us next to them??? Spent over $300 for a table of 4. Not worth it...

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2016

They were out of everything I wanted, including TP in the ladies room. My husband left his favorite winter hat behind. We were the last people at that table. And yet his hat didn't make it into lost and found. Needless to say, never going back.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2016

Service was slow, food was over cooked. However , The clam chowder was very good, Probably won't eat their again. Should have eaten at the white bark in the Westin.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner and I highly recommend the green beans!

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2016

Best restaurant in town

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4.0Dined on February 12, 2016

The yellowtail ahi tuna had too much connective tissue but it was okay otherwise.

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2.0Dined on February 6, 2016

Food was great as always. However, we waited over an hour for our reservation. The restaurant was understaffed for a Saturday night. The bar was understaffed as well. Very disappointing for the Chart House.

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3.0Dined on February 6, 2016

We are from Truckee, CA we celebrated my Birthday here last year and it was GREAT! This year not so much.
When making reservations we said its my Birthday the host greeted me and acknowledged my Birthday our waitress never did. She placed the wrong order for me then charged me extra when I had it fixed. She didn't tell us where the salad bar was located didn't remember from last year we were seated in a different area. When she bagged our leftovers she placed them in the bag wrong so we had to re bag them or they would of been all over the place.
A positive was the hot lava cake desert is the best!

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2016

The food was excellent. Even though they were very short staffed they made us feel comfortable and apologized for the occasional delays.

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3.0Dined on February 1, 2016

The lava cake was exceptional

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4.0Dined on January 31, 2016

Went for the happy hour which was great! We sat by the fire and the ambiance was wonderful. Particularly liked the ahi nachos, fried artichoke, and lettuce wraps. Fish tacos were big but meh and calamari was a bit soggy, too. The three different maitre d's I've met here have been rude - what's up with that?? But waiter was nice. I've eaten dinner here before and the food is decent. But the happy hour was a great deal.

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5.0Dined on January 30, 2016

The steak was cooked perfectly!!! I am definitely going here again!😊

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2.0Dined on January 28, 2016

The food was as average as I've had. As a Landry's club member with other great options, this will be the last visit to The Chart House. What a waste of money.

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1.0Dined on January 28, 2016

Don't bother with this outdated, overpriced stop. Food very mediocre!

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3.0Dined on January 27, 2016

Chart House is great for special occasions and on a snowy night. Food and atmosphere can't be beat. Menu could use a few more non-seafood and beef items.

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4.0Dined on January 23, 2016

Chart House in Mammoth is great. Busy and loud, but some of the best service. Food isn't to die for, it's good. I really like how kind the staff is. Food is overpriced for quality. Cocktails were fantastic!

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5.0Dined on January 23, 2016

Delicious and cozy restaurant after long day on the mountain! Fresh fish and fresh gourmet salad bar. Great kids menu! My four year old loved it too! A must when in Mammoth.

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2016

I was at this Chart House twice recently. Both times we had outstanding service. Once, my husband was a little cold so he had his jacket on his shoulders. The manager stopped by and offered complimentary coffee or tea to help warm him up.

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3.0Dined on January 21, 2016

I have been dining here literally since they opened. Its the Chart House, you expect a good meal and better service. I call to change reservation from 8:00 to 9:00 asked if they would still be serving full menu, (otherwise I would go somewhere else), and sure enough after seating my daughter ordered the prime rib, which of course they were just out of. Salad bar not kept up, server had to make our Caesar, just O.K., waited a bit to long for wine. They sat all the patrons in the lobby area by the fireplace to make it look like the restaurant was full, (which it was not), they had portable heaters by the windows, my wife was cold and it was a bit uncomfortable, and I don't like sitting there anyways. Called to change my reservations for the following night, they just gave me guff, so I didn't even bother. Eat at Nevados if you want a good experience in Mammoth. Get it together Chart House. By the way, the Manager was extremely nice, but oblivious to the situation. Dinner for four/with splits around $400.00

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3.0Dined on January 12, 2016

Chart House is a must stop for us when we are in Mammoth Lakes. The last few stops the scenario has been the same. Our server was pleasant and considerate. She managed to serve with competence. Considering the apparent staffing shortage, from bar, hostessing to bussing service, the wait staff appeared to be overwhelmed. Lovely building, great wine list, should be a fine dining experience, but instead we just felt hopeful we'd have a pleasant dinner. I would hesitate to try it again. Darn it.

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4.0Dined on January 11, 2016

My family had a wonderful dinner at the Chart House. They had a separate gluten free menu which was appreciated. The food was perfect, the service was perfect, the ambiance with the fire place in the middle of the dining area was wonderful. I highly recommend the Chart House.

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4.0Dined on January 10, 2016

Family of 5 plus sister celebrating belated birthday for kids (triplets).

Reservations made easy the previous night via opentable.com

Hostess was courteous and funny; were seated within 5 minutes of arrival.

Overheard our hostess raving about our waitress - Terica (Erica with a T) but we found her service was sub-par. She admittedly was a fast talker which only added to our perception she was not personable; did not respond when asked if she was working to ski (at Mammoth). She seemed to be just going thru the motions of being waitress.

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5.0Dined on January 9, 2016

A mammoth treasure. Great food. Fantastic Service. And one of the few remaining awesome salad bars (with caviar). Everyone's favorite for an after-ski meal in Mammoth !

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4.0Dined on January 9, 2016

Menu used to have broader variety i.e. used to have several different cuts of steak, now only one filet. But otherwise good, relaxing dinner after a hard day on the snow.

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