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The Majestic Yosemite Hotel

4.2
6075 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Californian
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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 6075 People Are Saying
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5.0  Dined a day ago

Amazing views, great service, perfect ambiance !

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Vegetarians/Vegans - this review is for you. The Majestic is beautiful and has great service and ambiance, but they are very old school when it comes to the menu. If you have a plant based diet, prepare to overpay for food that doesn't quite compare to what you make at home. Vegetarians can get the standard pasta based carb meal or Vegans can get some red and white quinoa with some roasted veggies. Not a lot of food and not much thought or effort by the chef's.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We were very pleased with our brunch. The prime rib with au jus was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

My family has been coming here for sunday brunch for the last 15 years, and the quality has gone down hill dramatically since the new consession company took over. This use to be an amazing sunday brunch with impecable service and truly top quality food and selection. Now, it's just an overpriced breakfast buffet that relies on the ambiance of the amazing hotel it's served within. Service was very poor (rexervation for 12 only had seating for 11, and took forever to get drinks/coffee). Food quality was not good (most things were overcooked and flavorless). Food selection was more limited than prior years (lots of family favorties from prior years weren't available). Overall a dissapointing experience, and an expensive one at that. This has always been the highlight of the weekend for us - my wife especially (who has always emanded that we come for the brinch). After this visit, even my wife said she probably doesn't want to come back.

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Chuck (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

BRUNCH is amazing. Wonderful selection and wonderful quality. I highly recommend!

SPECIAL NOTE: If you time it right, try to be in the room when Paul sings "It's a Wonderful World" - great moment and even better memory.

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AliM (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We just did the a la carte Sunday breakfast. It was very good, but the selection was limited. The brunch buffet looked delicious! Next time!

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JimA 
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Lunch menu was amateur at best. Simple food prepared mediocre. Service was between good and fair depending on who came around. Wait staff seemed to be on edge as if they weren't allowed to enjoy their job. Not a fun place to dine

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RyanM (Yosemite)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The prices are a little high but I don’t know of anyplace that beats the history and beauty. Definitely an awesome special event opportunity. Every employee was very gentle.

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CurtisW (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Excellent restaurant with great food...... that embodied hospitality, first class service and a staff from top to bottom that went out of their way to assure your happiness and comfort.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Beautiful dining room. Adequate service. Mediocre food. Better to just enjoy a drink in the lobby.

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Mtnlady4 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

The hostess's have a bad habit of making you wait for seating at a table even thought you have a reservation and the tables are mostly vacant. Bad personal habit of the hostess. Otherwise a great experience.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The dining room of the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, formerly the Ahwahnee, is excellent. Although expensive, it is good value.

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BonnieR (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always a wonderful experience. What I was not aware of is that the open table app only posts a few reservation spots. We were surprised to find plenty of tables that were available. I appreciate using this app. But do check the restaurant if the app says there are no reservations available.

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Eleganct (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

We celebrated with Manhattans we ordered at the bar and the waitress suggested we could take them to any of the many sitting areas near the several fireplaces near the dining room. Delightful!

Dinner was a late seating at the Majestic 8:30 pm the day before Valentines. Real candles on the tables, white linen service. I was prepared to hear they were out of this, out of that. Exactly opposite. Hubby had one of the best french onion soups he had ever had. Served bubbly hot crusty with gruyere and a toasted slice of french bread. He also had and a New York steak cooked exactly medium rare while I enjoyed rack of lamb perfectly prepared pink and juicy with interesting collection of small tasty vegetables. Huge serving which could be enjoyed for lunch the next day. Tea arrived with a teapot! It's my benchmark of a truly great restaurant ---they pay attention to their tea drinkers.

George our server has been there 40 years, was attentive, warm and very professional. The pianist had a versatile repertoire of background music. We were among the last to leave but were never hurried or rushed. They understood this was a special evening for us and we loved every moment.

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WillFresno (Yosemite)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

No better ambiance. Food was just average, expected better.

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BethanyW (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

My husband took me here for my Birthday, I was so impressed. Our service was excellent, the staff was great. The piano player was excellent, food was great. The ambiance was amazing, it is truly a majestic place to have dinner. We pulled up to the red carpet and have the valet take our car, the whole experience was excellent. We loved it!

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Sandy at Lunch and David at dinner were very friendly. Josh and Omar the bus boys were very helpful. Prime rib was really good and boysenberry was especially delicious

Looking forward to coming back and trying new dining room menu.

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Cindy (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We love having meals at the Majestic Dining Room. The room itself is amazingly beautiful. It’s a very special place in the heart of Yosemite Valley.
The food was exceptional. Really. We had breakfast and dinner there for 2 days and everything was good. The prices are a bit high (especially the breakfast buffet) but it’s worth it. Be sure and try their Onion Soup.
I highly recommend reservations plus there is a dress code at night. Be sure and check before you go.

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NandiniB (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

David and his team did a wonderful job of serving us.
The grand buffet was really grand. The variety and taste is truly something to forward to.
I always wanted to eat here and I am so glad I finally did.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Fantastic service, beautiful live piano music and gorgeous dining room.

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