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Restaurants in Sierra Nevadas + Yosemite

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Sierra Nevadas + Yosemite restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Sierra Nevadas + Yosemite restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Sierra Nevadas + Yosemite to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Sierra Nevadas + Yosemite restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Sierra Nevadas + Yosemite.

  • Anne Lang's Emporium

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Grab a picnic lunch at the Victorian-housed emporium, specializing in fresh salads and sandwiches designed to be packed up and taken into the park. More
  • Baxter’s Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The sultry lounge has artisanal cocktails (try the Alpine Blood Orange Cosmo), house-made charcuterie, and remarkably good live jazz. More
  • Blue Water Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Sit right over the lake and watch the sun set over the bouillabaisse or the sake-steamed clams with cilantro-lime butter. More
  • Caffè Via d'Oro

  • Columbia Kate's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Little House on the Prairie fans will adore this teahouse, where along with salads and sandwiches you’ll find homemade chicken pot pie. More
  • Dory's Oar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Housed within a 16th-century Tudor replica this hip-ified Bay-style bistro serves everything from gourmet burgers and rack of lamb to halibut fille... More
  • Drunken Monkey

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The loungelike restaurant has creative sushi (halibut tempura with chili aioli), Asian tapas (Vietnamese shaking beef; curry mochiko chicken), and ... More
  • Dylan’s Delights

    The chic boutique stocks stylish children’s clothing and toys. More
  • Erna's Elderberry House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Gateway Restaurant & Lodge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Stop in Three Rivers on your way in or out of the park for a French dip sandwich. More
  • Good Life Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Start the day with a breakfast burrito. More
  • Incahoots

  • Jax at the Tracks

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Housed in a restored 1940’s dining car, the diner serves aptly named Morning Addiction—layers of hash browns, avocado, bacon, and eggs, with a driz... More
  • Lodgepole Market & Snack Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Create a picnic basket with prepared salads and sandwiches. More
  • Moody's Bistro & Lounge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    On the ground floor of 100-year-old Truckee Hotel, Moody’s Bistro & Lounge emphasizes local and organic produce with such dainty dishes as the “big... More

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