June Lake Loop RestaurantsJune Lakes has many eating options that are just as colorful as the Eastern Sierra. June Lake eateries offer everything from Hawaiian Food to Pizza. Here is a guide to all your options in June Lake. Please note that nearly every business is family owned and close or has limited hours during off-seasons. This is especially true in the months of April and November. We recommend checking their social media sites prior to visiting.
Carson Peak Inn – Dinner (Closed until further notice)
Take a step back in time while dining at Carson Peak Inn. Located two miles outside the village, Carson Peak offers seafood, steak, and chicken. With rat pack music playing and dim lighting, dining here reminds one of a time when dining was a treat and you took your time.
Staff pick: Seafood combo or fried chicken
Balanced Rock Cantina - Lunch and Dinner
An authentic cantina serving up staples to fuel your adventures. Their homemade sauces are amazing. They even have a cheeseburger and wings if you have picky eaters in your group.
Staff Pick - Carnitas tacos or the Carne Asada Plate
Eagles Landings Restaurant- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Eagles Landing offers one of the best atmospheres in the June Lake Loop. The décor is mountain luxury mixed with the old west, accompanied by a stunning view of Carson Peak. Seating is comfortable, with large cozy booths and a fireplace in the dining room. The bar has flat screens for watching your favorite game too!
Staff pick: Happy hour from 4:30 to 6:30 is always a good time. Favorite happy hour snack is the June burger or the hearty mountain nachos
Epic Cafe - Lunch and early dinner (to-go only)
The newest restaurant in the area is located next to June Lake Accommodations. Food is prepared the way it is supposed to be. Everything on the menu is made from scratch using locally sourced ingredients as often as possible. Enjoy sandwiches, soups and salads, and baked treats.
Staff Pick: Turkey Chipotle sandwich with a piece of carrot cake for dessert.
Hermitage Juice Bar - Juice Bar and organics Hermitage Juice Bar is located next to Moonshadow Gallery. It serves organic cold-pressed juices, soups, organic toasts, and smoothies. Organic, fresh, and fast!
Staff Picks - A tasty soup with hearty toast on a cold winter's day is just what the soul needs. They can cater to almost any dietary needs.
June Lake Brewing – Beer Tasting
JLB is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Come relax in the tasting room after a long day of fishing, hiking or skiing. The newly expanded patio is a favorite on a warm summer day. You can also take beer back to your friends, cabin or campsite with to go growlers and cans. Nothing is better than a Sierra sunset while drinking JLB beer. June Lake Accommodations places a “loaner” growler in each property for use during your stay in June Lake.
Staff pick: The Hütte Double IPA and Deer Beer Brown Ale are always refreshing.
The Lift - Coffee and breakfast
The newest addition to June Lake eateries, The Lift is one of the first establishments you see coming into the June Lake Village. The Lift offers espresso, coffee, breakfast, and grab-and-go items. This is ideal for fishermen, skiers, and hikers who want to grab something quick and get the day started. Fresh from scratch food is what the owners strive for.
Staff pick: The Basil Pig. Bagel with bacon, pesto, tomato and cheese!
Ohanas 395 – Lunch and early dinner
Also located in the parking lot of June Lake Brewing, Ohanas 395 never serves up anything ordinary. They offer vegan Hawaiian Food. The specials change daily, so you can expect anything from fusion tacos, Honolulu Noodles, and plenty of vegan and gluten-free options.
Staff pick: Kahuna Chips. Think Hawaiian nachos, The Poke Bowl never disappoints too.
Tiger Bar – Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and nightlife
With the second oldest liquor license issued in California, the historic Tiger Bar has a long and colorful history. Many consider it a must when visiting June Lake. The wood floors are original. Food is traditional American with some Mexican mixed in. You can find many local personalities with good music always playing on the jukebox.
Staff pick: BLT with Tiger Chips and a Homemade Bloody Mary
June Pie - PIzza lunch and dinner
Nothing like a New York-style pizza on a cold snowy night or warm summer evening. Delivery to homes and campsites in the Village during the summer months.
Staff Pick: T-BIRD Pizza. Buffalo chicken with onion and white sauce.
Seasonal Establishments April – October
Silver Lake Café– Breakfast and lunch
Everyone’s favorite is the Silver Lake Cafe located right on the shore of Silver Lake. This is the only dining option with lake views, but get there early because the cafe fills up quickly! Silver Lake Resort was once named Carson’s Camp and was built in 1916 making it the oldest resort in the Eastern Sierra. Breakfast has everything you could want along with some of the best biscuits and gravy you can find. Lunch offers fresh sandwiches, burgers, and salads. Do not miss this classic spot on the loop!
Staff Pick: Too many options to choose from. Everything is great!
Going to visit Yosemite National Park or Bodie State Park?
Mono Inn - Fine Dining Dinner
With sweeping views and color-changing horizons make dining here is a treat, but the food makes it an experience. The food is prepared perfectly and has something for everyone. This is a great spot to go for occasions or a special date night. Reservations are recommended.
Staff picks: The scallops and streak are expectational but everything is good.
Whoa Nellie Deli – Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (seasonal)
Just as you turn from Highway 395 onto Highway 120 to head into Yosemite, you will see a Mobile Gas Station with a restaurant inside called the Whoa Nellie Deli. This is a great place to stop after a long day of exploring Yosemite. During the summer months, you can enjoy live music, food, and libations on the lawn all while taking in the sweeping views of mysterious Mono Lake. With a varied menu, everyone can find something to enjoy.
Staff pick: Mango margaritas and fish tacos accompanied by live local musicians
Virginia Settlement – Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (seasonal)
A few miles North on the 395 just past the entrance to Bodie you will spot a cottage with a restaurant inside called the Virginia Settlement. Stop here after visiting Bodie, Virginia Lakes, or Twin Lakes. They offer both American and Italian food for your enjoyment. Inside is like taking a step back in time with fun signs on the walls to keep you entertained all through dinner.
Staff Pick: Pizza, ravioli, and spumoni ice cream for dessert
Going to visit Mammoth Lakes or Devils Postpile?
Skadi - Dinner (fine dining)
Located where the old Mammoth Brewing Company Tasting Room used to be, Skadi offers an intimate dining experience in a modern alpine chalet setting. Reservations are required for this ten table restaurant, so call in advance, especially during peak times like summer months or holidays. Chef Ian takes true pride in his seasonal Scandinavian-inspired menu and curated wine offerings. Skadi is an excellent choice for date nights, celebrations, or just to treat yourself to an incredible meal.
Staff Pick: Maple Leaf Duck Breast paired with a red wine, then the frozen macadamia nut & vanilla bean parfait for dessert!
Giovanni's Pizzeria- Lunch and Dinner
Giovanni's is a family favorite in Mammoth. There is a large dining area along with lots of seating or sit in the bar to watch sports while you sip on a locally crafted brew. This casual dining spot is great after a day of shopping, hiking, or hitting the slopes. They also have great lunch and happy hour specials!
Staff Pick: Any pizza with the white sauce or the Canadian Bacon and cheese sub. The salad bar is always refreshing as well.