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The Majestic Yosemite Hotel

4.2
6217 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Californian
Perfect For:
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

The Majestic Yosemite Hotel conveys a feeling of elegance and refinement while maintaining a comfortable, natural atmosphere. The logs of stripped and polished sugar pine, which support the 34-foot-high beamed ceilings, reinforce the rustic ambiance that is reflective of The Majestic’s mountain surroundings.


Under the culinary leadership of Executive Chef Troy Thompson, The Majestic Dining Room offers traditional California cuisine for breakfast and dinner daily. An array of excellent California wines are also featured on the menu.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Californian, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Buffet Breakfast: Monday - Saturday: 7:00am - 10:00am; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday-Sunday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm; Brunch Buffet: Sunday: 7:00am - 2:00pm


For Dinner, we require Gentlemen to wear long pants and a collared shirt. We require Ladies to wear a Dress, Skirt, or Long Pants with a Blouse. For One and All: Please NO Shorts, T-Shirts, or Tank Tops or Hats.


Casual Dress for Breakfast, Lunch and Brunch.



Reservations are strongly recommended for all meal periods. Walk-ins will be accepted based on table availability.
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Phone number
(209) 372-1489
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Troy Thompson
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Private party facilities
Onsite hotel catering available for up to 200 guests. Please contact our experienced special function managers, Kevin Anderson & Deanna Anderson, for more information.

For regular dining reservations of 15 guests or less, please contact the Dining Room directly at (209) 372-1276.
If your party’s plans change, we ask that AT LEAST 48 hours notice be provided to the dining room if you are altering the reservation.
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Catering
For regular dining reservations of 15 guests or less, please contact The Dining Room at (209) 372-1276.

Onsite hotel catering available for up to 200 guests. Please contact our experienced special function managers, Kevin Anderson & Deanna Anderson, for more information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Village Drive
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Parking details
Hotel parking lots and complimentary Valet service available. Parking at The Majestic is limited. Day use parking in Yosemite Village is encouraged. Free shuttles run regularly for transportation to and from all lodgings within Yosemite Valley.
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Public transit
Stop #3 on complimentary Yosemite Valley Shuttle route.
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Entertainment
Piano player during dinner service nightly and Sundays during brunch service.
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Special events & promotions
Book now for our upcoming Grand Grape, Thanksgiving, BraceBridge and Taste of Yosemite events.
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 6217 People Are Saying
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3.9
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4.3
service
4.8
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3.5
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3.0Dined 15 hours ago

Service mediocre (server very slow, did not know soup of the day, forgot juice, did not know about certain menu items - seemed like for breakfast they expect everyone to order the buffet and if order anything else they’re surprised). Food mediocre at best. You’re there for the view and the history of he hotel - if going for anything else don’t bother.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Excellent fine dining, beautiful lodge and memorable experience thank you!

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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Our waiter, Marty, was superb. His asst. was well meaning but a bit of a nuisance, always fussing about when we wanted to enjoy our food and friends. Overall, the food was overpriced, but the venue is very special.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

The greatest location and staff............food darn good too.......20 visits or so over the past 40 years, a unique and memorable experience.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Food was good and setting rustically elegant. Our waiter, Walter, is not happy to be in this kind of work or very good at is; however, his assistant more than made up for his lack of grace, efficiency and charm (and was tipped separately).

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2.0Dined 3 days ago

One of the most fabulous dining spots in the world. Fabulous architecture. Great views and good hamburgers. Our food--hmmm. Crab dip--not at all good. Onion soup--ordinary. Pork sandwich--ok! Service was inadequate. Not enough servers. Kind servers, however. Talkative. Right on time seated at best available table. Wine was ordered but did not arrive until nearly finished--so we cancelled. Bread was ordered: same thing. Gelatos? Very good. Bar was out of several wines. So go here for lunch for the GREAT architecture and view, the sense of history, the special ambience, the California kindness and a perfectly adequate meal.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We honeymoomed at the Majestic and would also recommend it for a great evening, or breakfast for that matter.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

This dining experience is definitely worth the price. The hotel (whose original name is Ahwanee) is beautifully preserved from its early days. The dining room is elegant, the view is great, the service is very good, and the food is also fine. Make reservations far in advance!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Dining at The Majestic is an experience. The dining room is beautiful. The wait staff attentive. The food delicious. I had the Prime Rib with Brussels sprouts and although it was good would order “medium” next time. It was a bit underdone for me. The Caesar salad was wonderful as was the cauliflower appetizer with curry dipping sauce. My husband had the New York steak which he finished! Love the food and experience.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The place is very pretty and historical. The wait staff are very nice. The food is not great and very expensive, and the wine list is good and not too pricey. It was a special day for me so we splurged. It was ok, but we probably would go to another restaurant next time.

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Grand old hotel, very reserve. We arrived early and spent time in the bar - while waiting on our reservation, we sat in the great room by the fireplace. A couple came in a took off their shoes and socks and put them near the fire to dry - they walk around bare foot which shocked me. Ambiance great, food okay, slow service, expensive. When I finished a glass of zinfandel, there was sediment all over the glass.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Staying at the iconic Majestic Hotel in the heart of Yosemite Valley had been on our list for years. Finally we did it. Dinner at the hotel was excellent and added a lot to the special experience of visiting the Valley.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Very good food , beautiful surroundings and nice staff.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Wow. GET THE TROUT!!!! Delicious. We enjoyed it while it was snowing outside. It was heavenly...

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Fantastic! We went there for our anniversary. Everything was perfect!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

We go to Yosemite twice a year and always have one breakfast and dinner with drinks at the bar. The ambiance and the service are impeccable. Expensive, but worth it.

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4.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Its the Majestic...rather Awhanee... service AND food seem improved. WE were a BIG family of 14 with 6 under years old...the staff catered to ALL our needs and made us feel not only welcome BUT not a burden to other diners.

THANK YOU

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Love this restaurant and we eat here every time we visit Yosemite. Wonderful food, fabulous view and ambience, excellent friendly service. You can’t go wrong here. It can get busy on weekend evenings so arrive early or plan on a bit if a wait.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

We didn’t have the Sunday Brunch. We just ordered off the menu and everything was very nice

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

We were a couple enjoying the many walks in the Yosemite National Park and the highlight of our stay was dining at the elegant and historic dining hall of the Majestic Hotel. I highly recommend you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Great lodge dining room with excellent food. Not cheap - but worth it.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Great atmosphere for a good dinner or breakfast

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Amazing venue. Meal was very good and beautifully presented. Service was a little slow therefore food not as hot as it could have been.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Beautiful dinning room and great service. The location cannot be better with an amazing view to Yosemite.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Extremely over priced, an hour and a halve to eat 3 sandwiches and over a hundred dollars later.

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Just wanted to experience the old Awahnee. The atmosphere is great, food was just average. Nothing special.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Beautiful setting. Service was friendly but food wasn’t hot. Coffee VERY strong and again not hot.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great lunch destination before exploring Yosemite. The staff was exceptionally courteous & knowledgeable. The lunch menu was full of good choices & the food was very good. I would return for a dinner date.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

I Asked for a table at the windows and we were seated in the alcove and had 3 windows
Beautiful view of the Falls
The restaurant didn’t have draft beer , but was able to get me one from the bar
We eat here every time we go to Yosemite, usually in the Spring
Awesome !

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

We reserved a table for lunch on a Thursday in mid-April. We were seated promptly and enjoyed the scenery and atmosphere. Our servers were attentive and friendly. The portions were generous and food tasted good, though I did add a bit of salt to my trout. Calamari appetizer and cookie dessert were very good and shared by three of us. The prices are higher due to the location, but didn't seem outrageous. We would probably eat there again on another visit.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Wonderful experience. Beautiful location. Sam and Erin were great!!!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great place. Great food and service. Highly recommend

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Very delicious!

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

The lamb rack was excellent but the duck gnocchi was small with grissly duck. We booked for 7:45pm and were seated at 8:15pm. We weren’t fed until 9:10pm.

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

We were asked to wait 45 minutes past our reservation confirmation because they did not have enough staff.

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Both salads we ordered were awful! The bread/butter mix was good. The crabcakes were good, as was the special steak meal.

Our friends enjoyed the french onion soup and the chicken entree.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Really enjoyed it; the full experience... beautiful setting, historic building, friendly service, decent food. Made for a great capper of a very memorable trip to Yosemite.

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2.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Very mediocre food. Very expensive. Horrible value. I ate breakfast and dinner in the dining room and had lunch in the bar while a guest at the hotel. Every meal was over priced and not very good.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Really good traditional American cuisine. One of the best prime rib I’ve had. Plus the view outside of the window is worth every penny!

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Good food and great service. This was the second night in a row that my wife and I ate at the Majestic. I told our server that we were going star gazing after dinner, so our food came smoothly, with no sense of rush. Our server and her assistant were tentative to my wife and my needs. But the outstanding feature of the Majestic (the former Ahwahnee) is the view from the 30 feet tall windows of Yosemite Valley and the waterfalls.

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