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Though Yosemite is known for its gorgeous countryside, incredible landmarks, and awe-inspiring historical sites, one thing many forget about is the delicious gourmet food that you can find almost anywhere. Fortunately, there are quite a few incredible restaurants that you can eat at, though it may be difficult to find a few of them. So, to help you find the little-known dining spots as well as the best restaurants around, here is a small list so you can decide what to have to eat on your next trip to Yosemite National Park.

Ducey’s Bar and Grill

A family favorite, Ducey’s Bar and Grill is a delicious restaurant where you can find some of the finest casual fare anywhere. It is popular for its signature sandwiches and burgers, and also serves some of the best fish and chips you’ll find anywhere. Furthermore, the service is fast, the food is cheap, and the atmosphere is fun and perfect for families. It even has gorgeous lake views! Definitely don’t forget this place if you are in the neighborhood.

Ducey’s on the Lake

Whereas Ducey’s Bar and Grill is great for casual fare, Ducey’s on the lake—the signature restaurant of The Pines Resort—offers food that pleases all appetites, including sophisticated palates and special events. With delicious roasted prime rib, daily fresh seafood specialties, and incredible pasta dishes, there’s not much to not like about Ducey’s on the Lake. Come on by for their famous breakfast on the lake!

Embers at Tenaya Lodge

Featuring classic appetizers and a comfortable atmosphere, Embers Lounge is the perfect end to your exciting day of adventures.

Jackalopes Bar & Grill at Tenaya Lodge

Jackalope’s features made-to-order grilled burgers, sandwiches, specialty salads and heart-healthy, gluten-free and vegan options. Many dishes are prepared from local and organic sources.

South Gate Brewing Company – Oakhurst, California

Making classic American Food and fine Pub Fare

Now, these are only a few of the great restaurants in the region. For more options, check out Smokehouse 41, Plazuelas, El Cid Mexican Cuisine, The Forks, and more! You won’t regret it!