Dining in the Park

Dining porch at the Chisos Mountains Lodge.
The dining patio at the Chisos Mountains Lodge.

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The Mountain View Restaurant, located in the Chisos Mountains Lodge, provides the only full-service dining inside the park. The restaurant has a grand vista of the Chisos Basin and surrounding peaks and is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Dining Room Hours:

OPEN Daily

  • Breakfast
    7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Lunch
    12:00 - 3:30 PM
  • Dinner
    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Phone the lodge: 432-477-2291

"Hikers Lunches" are also available for picnicking elsewhere in the park. Packaged food and drinks can be purchased at Castolon, the Chisos Basin, Panther Junction, and Rio Grande Village. Visit the goods and services page for more information.

Several dining opportunities and convenience stores are located outside the park in the communities of Terlingua and Study Butte.

Chisos Lodge Dining Room
The Chisos Mountains Dining Room provides a great spot to enjoy a meal and a view

Last updated: January 8, 2024

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 129
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834-0129



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