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The Restaurant at Convict Lake, Mammoth Lakes, CA

The Restaurant at Convict Lake

4.9
4.9
1364 Reviews
$31 to $50
Continental
The Restaurant at Convict Lake is widely recognized as the finest restaurant in the Eastern Sierra and a "locals" choice for special occasions. Dine in a romantic and casually elegant atmosphere located just 10 minutes from Mammoth Lakes across from the Mammoth/Yosemite Airport.

Our menu features continental cuisine and such sumptuous specialties as rack of lamb, beef wellington, grass fed beef steaks, fresh seafood and pastas. We have an award-winning wine list including some of the best vintages around the world and a martini bar. If you are not up for a four course meal, enjoy appetizers and drinks at the martini bar in The Lounge. The lounge offers a separate menu and HD TV's to watch your favorite sports.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Continental, American
  • Hours of operation
    Open 7 nights a week during the spring, summer and early fall seasons. Evening dining from 5:30pm to close.
  • Phone number
    (760) 934-3800
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress

What 1,364 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Best Overall

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Best Food

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Best Service

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Best Ambiance

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Best Value

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Good for groups

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Healthy

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Great for fine wines

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Good for special occasions

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Lively

  • Yosemite / Mammoth Lakes

    Most Booked

1,364 Reviews
  1. ScottH

    Yosemite

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Order the Trio of Mushrooms. Dip your bread in the broth. You’re welcome.

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  2. JamieM

    Los Angeles

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, great service, and wonderful ambiance!

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  3. TraciS

    Nashville

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time coming here after coming up to Mammoth for years. Loved everything about it! First and foremost, I have to mention the staff - top notch! Friendly, helpful, and only want to make your experience memorable. Our martinis with blue cheese-stuffed olives were excellent. The wine selection is superb. Food is very good and we love the chill, casual vibe. Can't wait to try again.

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  4. Aliash

    San Diego

    51 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A beautiful location, with excellent food and cocktails. Initially, I had thought the drive would be longer out of Mammoth, however, from Village, it was roughly 15 minutes away. Location is absolutely beautiful, and if there is time, it is great to go in slightly early and enjoy the views and the location.

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  5. MichaelM

    Yosemite

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Long time customers. It’s consistently great service and good. Nice people

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was absolutely outstanding! A shout out to our server Wayne, who made it very enjoyable.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Estuvo muy a gusto el lugar. Muy buena experiencia en general.

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  8. CarlosC

    Chicago

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely restaurant in a gorgeous setting. The food was excellent as was the service. Hope to come back soon! Highly recommend for upscale dining in the Mammoth area.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A favorite restaurant when in Mammoth. Trout and Beef Wellington are amazing. Great service every time. Bananas Foster are a great ending to the evening.

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  10. KayleyB

    San Diego

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food. I was utterly shocked how good. I would definitely go there.

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Hamburg

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had such a great dinner! Seriously, it's one of the best meals we've ever had in the States. Easily in my top 5 restaurant experiences. And the service was fantastic!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best restaurant near Mammoth! Could eat there every day of the week and get something different.

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  13. LillianN

    Orange County

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food & service is always excellent. The restaurant at Convict Lake is our favorite of all restaurants!

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  14. Tyler415

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this place - if you are staying in Mammoth is well worth the 15 minute drive down 395. Food is delicious, excellent service, and nice cozy vibe. Come a few minutes early and drive the extra quarter mile to the lake to take in the view.

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  15. ScottH

    Yosemite

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible menu selection, delicious food, and great service by Wayne! Loved the mushroom trio appetizer and fresh sourdough bread. Entrees (venison & lamb chops) were delicious! Can’t wait to go back.

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  16. BeachBum

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was impeccable and the food was delicious. Portions were large, which made the quality of the food an even better value.

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  17. EricS

    San Francisco

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It's a tremendous out-of-the-way location. The food and ambiance were phenomenal. We will be back!

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  18. HeatherP

    San Diego

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing! I had the lamb and my husband had the beef Wellington and they were both delicious! Our server was great! Ambiance was beautiful. Overall such a great dinner and well worth the money!

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  19. KimN

    Portland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love this hidden gem !!! Absolutely amazing food and service! I would recommend to everyone 😎😊🩷

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This place is wonderful and the good outstanding. TonyC

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  21. MelanieZ

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Awesome food! Best meal we've had in years! Scallops were the best I've ever tasted. Mushroom appetizer was to die for! Great service!

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  22. ChristaW

    Cleveland

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful dinner . Everything was done excellent . We had the beef Wellington and steak and banana foster a must !!

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  23. MeganH

    Yosemite

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, great environment, and friendly professional waiter Wayne. We loved it!

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Totally worth the drive from downtown Mammoth. Amazing ambiance, polite service and exceptional food.

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  25. RyanB

    Hawaii

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our favorite dinner location when visiting Mammoth.

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  26. RosieR

    Los Angeles

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This gem is such an amazing date night spot. The beautiful cabin in the mountains atmosphere combined with amazing food and service. We will come back for sure! 5 stars!

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and ambiance. Service was outstanding as well!

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Yosemite

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Highly recommend! The perfect place to dine for our anniversary. The Beef Wellington was excellent, service was on point, the atmosphere beautiful and relaxing.

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  29. PhilR

    Yosemite

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Jenny was wonderful! Entree size wasn't skimpy.....like some nice restaurants. Convict Lake is a spectacular first stop before arriving for dinner.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Yosemite

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nuestro mesero era muy amable y agradable, la comida estaba deliciosa el ambiente era íntimo nos encantó, definitivamente volveremos a cenar aquí

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  31. DianeZ

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Just what I expected! Food beautifully presented and very well prepared!

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  32. ryanc

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Can't say enough good things about this place, food is NEXT LEVEL, the services matches and it's tucked away in one of the most beautiful scenic landscapes. Highly suggest getting there about 30min before your reservations to go check out the lake. *especially beautiful just before sunset.

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  33. Rhoward01

    San Francisco

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    This one of the best dining experiences in the eastern sierra! The restaurant is rustic and cozy. The food is fantastic! I highly recommend the Restaurant at Convict.

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  34. RayS

    Yosemite

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We love the Restaurant @ convict Lake & the food. Our reservation was@ 5-30 & Both desserts we wanted were already sold out. The noise level was great.

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  35. Fritzy

    San Diego

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food is always delicious and service as well - we go here every trip we are in mammoth without fail

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  36. JustinD

    Yosemite

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Daniel was an Amazing & Friendly server. He did a great job with the Bananas Foster! The food was beyond Delicious! We had trout, tenderloin cooked perfectly & Brie appetizer that literally melted in our mouths. Living in Bidhop, we can’t wait to return in April for our Anniversary 💗

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  37. TamarS

    Los Angeles

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved every minute. Highly recommend to enjoy a meal at this magical restaurant

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  38. AFIS

    Los Angeles

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Consistently great food, attentive and personable service, in one of my favorite settings.

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  39. PeterH

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great find. Rustic cabin like feel… comfortable warm and cozy. Food overall was a 6.5 to a seven. Service was wonderful. We are foodies. Salads too big unless you have a serious appetite, suggest sharing. Ordered the beef Wellington was very good steak cooked perfectly, wish they didn’t put it on top of the mashed potatoes. Again portion too big we could have shared it. Same with the bananas foster too big share it. FYI there was no phone reception on part of the road. Keep driving and you will see it. I will go there again.

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  40. LauraO

    Palm Springs

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Never disappoints!! Food was fabulous! Service was superb.. Drinks were beautiful.. it’s such a treat to visit this restaurant.. I had the fillet, it was delicious my son had the beef Wellington, which was out of this world, and my daughter-in-law had the scallops which they ate every single last bite of their meal, so it was fantastic one last delicious item my daughter-in-law ordered the chef special soup, delicious. The drive from our place in mammoth takes 10 minutes to convict lake after dinner we went out by the lake and watched the stars for a few minutes.. couldn’t have been a better experience.. ..p.s you have to get the banana foster if you have desert.. it’s made table side and done beautifully.. 

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FAQs

The Restaurant at Convict Lake is rated 4.9 stars by 1364 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Google Map for The Restaurant at Convict Lake

2000 Convict Lake Rd, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Additional information

  • Cross street
    US Hwy 395
  • Neighborhood
    Mammoth
  • Hours of operation
    Open 7 nights a week during the spring, summer and early fall seasons. Evening dining from 5:30pm to close.
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Continental, American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Cocktails, Entertainment, Wine
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