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Forty-Niner Cafe at the Furnace Creek Ranch - CLOSED


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Dantes Shrimp
jumbo char-grilled shrimp with a cilantro-garlic and herb butter, served with vine-ripened tomato relish
Beef Satay
char-grilled seasoned beef with a fragrant ginger-fennel relish and spicy peanut sauce
Sweet Bacon Dates
ripened sweet dates stuffed with gorgonzola cheese, wrapped in smoked bacon, and finished with aged balsamic glaze.
Dv Flat Cakes
pan-fried duo of fresh made tamale sweet corn cakes and black bean cakes, served with summer vegetable relish and sweet and spicy coulis.
fresh made with summer vegetable finish.
California Artichoke
slow roasted to perfection and served with a lemon-basil aioli.
Classic Chilled Wedge
crisp iceberg lettuce topped with tomato, red onion, crispy smoked bacon, and our own chunky bleu cheese dressing.
California Field Spinach
petite leaf spinach combined with brie cheese, red onion, tomato, and sunflower seeds in a sun dried tomato vinaigrette
Tomato-basil Napoleon
layered fresh mozzarella, vine-ripened tomato, and fresh basil dressed with peppered olive oil and aged balsamic drizzle.
Chopped Salad
refreshing chopped lettuce, tomato, bell pepper, carrot, and cilantro in our own herbed vinaigrette, finished with crispy tortilla strips
Classic Caesar $8.95
Oasis Garden $6.95
Furnace Creek House Salads
Free Range Chicken
sage stuffed airline (with wing on) chicken breast with wild rice, petite broccoli, and pan-sauce with toasted macadamia nuts
Sea Scallop Pasta
pan-seared all natural jumbo sea scallops atop spinach fettuccine in gorgonzola cream, bacon, and pine nuts.
Wild Alaska Salmon
pan-seared salmon filet with wild rice, petite broccoli, and sweet and spicy tomato coulis.
Mushroom Pasta
mushroom medley sauteed with shallots, garlic, roasted tomato, fresh herbs, and tossed with organic whole wheat fusilli pasta.
Chefs Garden Risotto
al dente organic petite root vegetables with slow-stirred herbed arborio rice
All Steaks Are Usda Choice Grade. Each Is Hand Cut And Char-grilled For Ultimate Flavor. Entrees Are Served With Crisp Hericot Verts And A Choice Of Baked Potato, Seasoned Wild Rice, Or Steak Fries.
Prospector Strip Steak
10 ounce cut new york strip steak.
Cowboy Steak
12 ounce full flavored ribeye.
Beef Tender Kabob
char-grilled skewer of tender beef, marinated mushrooms, and sweet onions.
Filet Mignon
a naturally lean and tender 8 ounce cut.
House Smoked Pork Rib Chop
16 ounce chop finished on the grill.
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I got take out to have later for supper. Staff was friendly and helpful. Got a fried chicken dinner. Chicken tasty but coating little overdone. Biscuit okay and cole slaw good. Since there is not much else available what else can one say. I would...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 140elainee
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Husband and I were here for lunch and dinner as it is the only restaurant at the Oasis resort (which is being renovated.) This is a cafeteria with no atmosphere, mediocre food at best and vastly overpriced. Lunch was barely okay. Since it is a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 75cathier
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The title says it all - this was the alternative to a shabby looking dinner buffet. Thought there would be pizza, but no go. Sad

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank dragonfishGA
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We ate here on one trip when we really did not have any other options in Death Valley. Meals were OK, but pricey, as you would expect in a place like Death Valley. I would recommend the lunch specials at the Inn if you must...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Philip S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

On our road trip to death valley national park, we stop by this cafe to get a bite to eat. There is no much to it, nust a place to eat when there is no much choices around. The menu is limited but then it...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank Sandyang
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Chili tasted like Hormel's, bread a bit stale. Service was a bit slow, but the place was busy. There are TV's to watch - which could be a good/bad thing depending on your view.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Callie0520
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Service was fast, the staff was pleasent and made sure you had everything you needed. Breakfast has something for everyone. The dinner menu also had a good selection of diner type fare. I understand that the cafe is. Ow closed for renovations so I will...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank JoeCosentino
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great buffet and very friendly staff. We had the roast beef on the buffet, with fresh salad and desert. Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 853manager
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I worked at the 49er for 2 and 1/2 years. We closed down the day after easter this year! No more café. The corkscrew and the buffet are still open.

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank cactus140
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We had our evening meal and breakfast here when we stayed for one night during our road trip from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. It is a Western Themed Restaurant serving good wholesome food. For our Evening Meal we had Pasta Penne with Tomato...More

Date of visit: May 2016
1  Thank Allan S
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