Directory for Groveland — Alphabetically
ALL SEASONS GROVELAND INN.
Bed and Breakfast in a historic inn. Five suites. Each has fireplace, jacuzzi, steam room, coffee. Also has vacation rentals. 18656 Main (Hwy 120). 209 962-0232, 209 962-0250 fax.
CAR WASH GROVELAND.
Simple car wash; drive into stall and wash and rinse yourself.
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL.
Historic Catholic Church.
CELLAR DOOR (AT THE GROVELAND HOTEL).
Restaurant in the Groveland Hotel. Breakfast and dinner.
Restaurant also has dinner, with dishes including salmon, steak, mahi, mahi, venison, meat loaf, & cheeseburgers. [open for breakfast or is that different restaurant??]. 209 962-4000.
CHARLOTTE BISTRO AND BAR.
Restaurant and bar in Hotel Charlotte. Open W-Sa 6pm-9pm. Wine, cocktails. Children's menu. 18736 Main St (Hwy 120), P. O. Box 787. 209 962-6455.
THE CLAIM JUMPER OUTPOST.
Gas station & mini-mart. Has diesel. Propane (BBQ tank exchange). Mini-mart has drinks, ice, ice cream, basic groceries, beer and
wine, basic auto supplies. Newspaper: Sonora Union Democrat. . 17586 Hwy 120. 209 962-7153.
18730B Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-6651. HOURS: Mon-Sun 10am-9pm.
COMMUNITY HALL, GROVELAND.
Historic building, built 1918. . Main St (Hwy 120).
CROSS COUNTRY CAFE & DELI.
Breakfast & lunch. Eat in or take out. Eggs, omelets, pancakes, etc. Deli sandwiches, salads, soup, pie, etc. Soda, coffee, tea, juice, milk. 11892 Ponderosa Ln. 209 962-7777. HOURS: Mon-Sun 7am-2pm.
THE CUB INN.
Three room inn. Has Wi-Fi. No phones or televisions in rooms (deliberately). Each room has private bathroom. Inn has a "large library". 19301 Elder Lane (P. O. Box 470). 209 962-0403, 209 962-0430 fax.
CUSTOM RENTALS, PINE MOUNTAIN.
Agent for vacation rentals. By day, week, or month. Rentals are homes and condos in the Pine Mountain Lake area. . 18731 Main (Hwy 120) (P. O. Box 606). 209 962-7123, 800 498-7123, 209 962-4437 fax. HOURS: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm, Sun closed.
DORI'S TEA COTTAGE & CAFE.
Cafe, tea room, and gift shop. Cafe has wraps, sandwiches, soup, salads, quiche, appetizers, dessert. Breakfast. Expresso, blended and iced coffee, ice tea. Soda, fruit drinks. Gelato. Free Wi-Fi. Tea and lunch place and gift shop. English tea luncheon and children's luncheons. Wide diversity of teas. Gift shop has teapots and teacups, gift cards, photos, wine, dry tea, jam, sauces, nuts, honey. Tearoom open Th-Mon 11am-3pm. 18744 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-5300. HOURS: Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Fri-Sat 8am-7pm, Sun 8am-5pm.
FIREFALL COFFEE ROASTING CO..
Expresso, baked goods, fruit juice, tea, smoothies, soft drinks. Coffee is fresh roasted. Urban spice blends. Breakfast bagels, breakfast bagels, panning. Box lunches. 18749 Main (Hwy 120). 209 962-7704. HOURS: Mon-Sun 6:30am-5pm.
This building, variously known as the
Gamble, Wells Fargo, or Iron Door building,
was built between 1848 and 1852 and was once the southernmost branch of the Hudson Bay Company of Canada. It includes a small jail
cell. It is very little changed from its
original construction. . Hwy 120.
GROVELAND FARMER'S MARKET.
Open in summer, normally from Memorial Day through September. Open 3-6pm Fridays and 8am-1pm Saturdays. At Mountain Sage. Main St (Hwy 120).
Historic hotel with restaurant. Seventeen rooms. Each room has bath, telephone, coffee, CD player. Free Wi-Fi. Hotel was built in
1849 and has served as a trading post, ranger station, and hotel over the years. Restored
in 1992 by the present owner, Peggy Mosley. Breakfast included with room. . 18767 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-4000, 800 273-3314, 209 962-6674 fax.
Historic jail, built in 1895. The architectural style is Neoclassical. This was a branch of the Tuolumne County jail, and this served as a drunk tank and for temporary holding until prisoners could be transported to the main jail in Sonora. Ponderosa Lane. HOURS: Always Open.
Snacks, soda, juice, canned and dry groceries, donuts, ice, hard liquor, beer, wine, motor oil. . 18974 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-0460.
Motel with cabins, mobile homess. 18933 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-7865.
GROVELAND YOSEMITE GATEWAY MUSEUM.
Museum has exhibits on native plants,
stitching, the Hetch Hetchy railroad, Indian baskets, old bottles, historical fishing.
Petting zoo of animal pelts, including bear, beaver, rabbit, bobcat, elk, javelin. Model
of Longfellow Mine. Store sells books and stuffed animals. . 18990 Main St (Hwy 120).
Prescription and over-the-counter drugs, gifts, maps, snacks, video rentals, copy and fax services, UPS shipping, toys, greeting cards, ATM. 18638 Main St (Hwy 120),. 209 962-5211. HOURS: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-3pm, Sun closed.
HISTORICAL MARKER BIG OAK FLAT.
Historical marker for Big Oak Flat, next to Kwik-Serv. Marker reads: Mark Twain Bret
Harte Trail. Big Oak Flat. First called Savage Diggings after man who discovered gold here in 1848. Renamed Big Oak Flat about 1850 after giant oak tree that stood in center of town near this spot... Rich placer and lode mines reported to have yielded $28 million during heydey. . Hwy 120,.
HISTORICAL MARKER GROVELAND.
Plaque reads: "Formerly called First Garrote traced to hanging of Mexican for stealing horse... Gold discovered here 1849. Thousands in placer gold taken from mines on Garrote Creek, Big Creek and other diggings..." . Main St (Hwy 120).
HISTORICAL MARKER SECOND GARROTTE.
Settled in 1849 by miners who found a rich source of placer gold. Hangman's tree next to marker used to hang lawbreakers, with the practice giving Second Garrotte its name. Old Hwy 120, Second Garrotte.
Ten-room bed and breakfast located in historic hotel. Also has restaurant, the Charlotte Bistro & Bar. 18736 Main St (Hwy 120), P. O. Box 787. 209 962-6455, 800 961-7799, 209 962-6254 fax.
IRON DOOR GRILL.
Dinner only and, during the winter, open only some days Burgers, chicken, salads, soups, appetizers. Summer entrees include steak, pasta, buffalo steak, salmon, fish, desserts.. Breakfast 7-11. 18761 Main St (Hwy 120). 962-6244.
IRON DOOR SALOON.
Established 1852. Claims to be the oldest continously operating saloon i California. Can order food from grill in saloon area. 18761 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-6244.
IRON DOOR SODA FOUNTAIN..
18761 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-6244 .
IRON DOOR STORE.
KEVIN N RANDI'S MEAT MARKET & DELI.
Meat market and deli (limited seating). Deli has breakfast bagels (breakfast served all day). Lunch is gourmet sandwiches, including tri-tip, club slider, turkey-cranberry, veggie, etc. Salads. Chips, soda, coffee. Meat market sells choice and grass-fed beef, organic poultry, pork, bacon, sausages, etc. Wild seafood. 18787 Main Street (Hwy 120). 209 962-5500.
KWIK-SERV & MINER'S MART.
Gas station and mini-mart. Has diesel. Tire chains. Typical mini-mart, plus pre-made sandwiches, coffee bar (machines). Tables inside and outside. Newspapers: Sonora Union Democrat, SF Chron, Modesto Bee. Basic auto supplies, public phone. There is no gas in Yosemite Valley. There is a gas station at Crane Flat, just before the Valley, and stations at Buck Meadows and Groveland??. Hwy 120. 209 962-4768.
LIBRARY--GROVELAND BRANCH OF COUNTY LIBRARY.
Public library, with some historical collection. . 18990 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-6144, 209 533-5507.
Remains of a mine. The photo shows the mine structures before a recent fire. We haven't been to the mine since the fire. We don't suggest actually visiting the mine--it is dangerous. Hwy 120.
MAR-VAL'S MAIN STREET MARKET.
Small supermarket. Fresh produce, housewares, magazines, paperback novels, snacks, firewood, ice, hard liquor, beer and wine, plants, postcards, fresh coffee. Newspapers in racks in front: Modesto Bee, SF Chronicle, NY Times. Hot dog stand sometimes in front. 19000 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-7452. HOURS: Mon-Sun 8am-9pm.
MISS KAILEYS CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE.
Main St (Hwy 120).
MOCCASIN POWER PLANT.
This power plant is part of the Hetch Hetch system, and is the major landmark, along with the pipeline itself, in Moccasin. Water comes down from the top of the hill in the pipelines, goes through the power plant and into the small holding pond. It then continues its journey via pipeline to San Francisco.
Eclectic store includes a nursery, maps and hiking and camping supplies, gifts, and a coffee bar. Gifts include Indian pottery, basks, toys, clothing, framed photos. Coffee bar has expresso, juice, shakes, bagels, baked goods. 18623 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-4686. HOURS: Mon-Sun 7am-5pm (Summer hours) Nursery open shorter hours.
Historic building, built in 1853, when fraternal orders like this one were often very important in people's lives. Hwy 120,.
PINE MOUNTAIN CUSTOM RENTALS.
Agent for vacation rentals. By day, week,
or month. Rentals are homes and condos in
the Pine Mountain Lake area. . 8731 Main (Hwy 120) (P. O. Box 606).
PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE AIRPORT.
Pine Mountain Lake Airport (FAA ID is E45) is open to the public. Elevation 2930 ft, unattended. Two runways. Owned by the County of Tuolumne. . 20960 Elderberry Way. 209 962-5559.
PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE CAMPGROUND.
PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE GOLF COURSE.
9 & 18 hole golf course, open to public, with driving range. Golf lessons & club rentals. Soft spikes mandatory. Dress code: No blue jeans, etc. 19228 Pine Mountain Drive. 209 962-8638.
THE GRILL AT PINE MOUNTAIN LAKE.
Lunch, Dinner. Full bar. Lunch: hot and cold sandwiches, salads. Dinner: Pasta, chicken, seafood, salads. Fri & Sat have full menu,
other nights limited. Dress code after 5pm: casual dinner attire. . 19228 Pine Mountain Drive. 209 962-8638.
Piza, thin or thick crust, variety of toppings. Sandwiches, pastas, calzones, soup, chili, salads, appetizers. Beer, wine, soda, bottled drinks, juice, coffee, tea. Video game arcade. 18583 Main Street. 209 962-7757. HOURS: Mon-Thurs 10am-11pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11:30pm, Sun 10am-11pm Fri-Sat close at midnight.
PJ'S CAFE & PIZZERIA.
Breakfast: eggs, bacon, sausage, omelets, Fr. toast, pancakes, cinnamon rolls. Pizza (4pm-close), burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, pot roast, steak, fish, salads. Beer, wine, ice cream, desserts. Does not accept credit cards
Free Wi-Fi. 18986 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-7501. HOURS: Mon-Sun 7am-9pm.
PML HARDWARE AND LUMBER SUPPLIES.
Hardware store, but also has fishing tackle. Highway 120.
US POST OFFICE--BIG OAK FLAT.
Conventional services, including Express Mail. The zip code for Big Oak Flat is 95305. Big Oak Flat. . Window hours: M-F 8-11:30 and noon-4, Sa 8-10. Pickup M-F 1,3:45, Sa 10. . 18750 Hwy 120,. 209 962-6231. HOURS: Mon-Fri 8am-11:30am and 12am-4pm, Sat 8am-10am, Sun closed.
US POST OFFICE--GROVELAND.
PRIEST STATION CAFE AND STORE.
Lunch and dinner. Tables inside and outside. Sandwiches, burgers, salads, soup, ice cream, cake, pie. Soda, coffee. Has Wi-Fi. Store has travel books. . 209 962-1888.
PRIEST STATION MOTEL.
Motel. Also has cafe and store. 16756 Old Priest Grade. 209 962-1888.
MARY LAVERONI COMMUNITY PARK.
Community park. Has free Wi-Fi. Main Street (Hwy 120).
Antiques, gifts, home decor. 18680 Main St (Hwy 120).
STAN'S BBQ AKA STAN'S QUE.
Lunch and Dinner. Beef, chicken, and pork barbeque dishes. Open only in summer. It is not open yet this summer, but is expected to open later. 18745 Back St. 209 962-0806.
THE INN AT SUGAR PINE RANCH.
Bed and breakfast. Seven rooms in two buildings, a farm house and a cottage. All rooms have private baths. Also five separate cottages. Room includes breakfast and afternoon snacks. . 21250 Hwy 120,. 209 962-7823.
Historic residence, built in 1858. James Tannahill was a merchant who came to Groveland during the Gold Rush. The building is in neoclassical. The "human" figures waving in front of the house are wooden cutouts. (Private home--please do not
disturb residents) .
Women's clothing. There is another branch of the store in East Sonora. 18634 Main Street.
TWO GUYS PIZZA PIES.
18955 Ferretti Rd,. 209 962-4897.
WI-FI AT MOUNTAIN SAGE.
Wi-Fi at Mountain Sage. HOURS: Mon-Sun 7am-5pm (Summer hours) Nursery open shorter hours.
WI-FI AT PRIEST STATION.
Wi-Fi at the Cafe.
YOSEMITE HIGHWAY 120 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Visitor information--brochures etc. for Yosemite National Park, Hetch Hetchy area, Groveland and Buck Meadows. Ranger from Yosemite typically available for consultation. 11875 Ponderosa Lane.
YOSEMITE GOLD (REMAX).
Agent for vacation rentals. Sixty rentals in the area. Office is upstairs from the Yosemite Chamber office. 18688 Main St (Hwy 120), P. O. Box 818. 209 962-7180, 877 962-7180, 209 962-4083 fax.
YOSEMITE INTERNATIONAL HOSTEL.
Hostel. Was formerly known as "Oso Hostel". Dorm roots, private rooms, suites. Free Wi-Fi. (Note that the American Adventure Hostels hostel is no longer in business). 18605 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-0365.
YOSEMITE PINES LODGING, CAMPING & RVS.
Cabins, Yurts, RV facilities, and tent camping. Petting zoo with with llamas, goats, sheep, and donkeys. Gold panning and gold mine tour. Propane. Dump station. Small mini-mart with snacks, coffee, soda, camping supplies, gifts, t-shirts. . 20450 Old Hwy 120. 209 962-7690.
YOSEMITE REGION RESORTS.
Agents for vacation rentals. 18687 Main St (Hwy 120). 209 962-4396. HOURS: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 11am-3pm, Sun closed.