Manka's Inverness Lodge

★★★★★
  • 30 Callender Way

    Inverness, CA 94937

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  • 415-669-1034

About Manka's Inverness Lodge

Hours
Monday To Saturday From 07:00 PM To 10:00 PM Sunday From 04:00 PM To 10:00 PM

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My husband and I have lodged at Manka's once and dined 4 times in the past 2 years. The lodge is a fabulous, rustic, yet sophisticated place to stay. As a vegetarian, I was a bit turned off by the deer head mounted on the wall of the

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My husband and I have lodged at Manka's once and dined 4 times in the past 2 years. The lodge is a fabulous, rustic, yet sophisticated place to stay. As a vegetarian, I was a bit turned off by the deer head mounted on the wall of the

Pros: Excellent Food, Peaceful Ambiance - the perfect weekend getaway

Cons: Extremely slow service - be prepared for a long, European-style meal.

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My husband and I recently received a gift certificate for Manka's. While we love good food, we don't like overpriced lodging, so we booked a room at the Golden Hind just down the road. We had read the reviews here, and we were a little

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My husband and I recently received a gift certificate for Manka's. While we love good food, we don't like overpriced lodging, so we booked a room at the Golden Hind just down the road. We had read the reviews here, and we were a little

Pros: Food, Service, Food

Cons: Overpriced lodging

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I recently took my fiancé to Manka's for his birthday and for our last get away before the birth of our first child. We stayed two nights and had three meals and loved all of it! The new general manager, Franze Meise, was

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I recently took my fiancé to Manka's for his birthday and for our last get away before the birth of our first child. We stayed two nights and had three meals and loved all of it! The new general manager, Franze Meise, was

Pros: food, interiors, staff

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I took my lovely to Manka's for a romantic dinner on May 4th (our anniversary), and I was not disappointed. The food is simply sublime. I had an amazing pengrove duck and the homemade bacon was fantastic. The service was wonderful. Ex.:

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I took my lovely to Manka's for a romantic dinner on May 4th (our anniversary), and I was not disappointed. The food is simply sublime. I had an amazing pengrove duck and the homemade bacon was fantastic. The service was wonderful. Ex.:

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We just returned from a weekend at Mankas and had an amazing experience. Our waiter, Owen, was gracious and had an extensive knowledgeable of the wine list - both on and off the menu. The management and lodge staff were extremely

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We just returned from a weekend at Mankas and had an amazing experience. Our waiter, Owen, was gracious and had an extensive knowledgeable of the wine list - both on and off the menu. The management and lodge staff were extremely

Pros: Service, Food

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Most of the other reviews already tell the story- Manka's dosen't know how to treat patrons. After being screwd over by them on three occassions, (including our wedding dinner ) we have now learned our lesson. Their unique real estate

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Most of the other reviews already tell the story- Manka's dosen't know how to treat patrons. After being screwd over by them on three occassions, (including our wedding dinner ) we have now learned our lesson. Their unique real estate

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You really need to understand Manka's before going.... Manka's serves incredible food that is SIMPLY prepared (people that don't expect this find it overpriced and overrated), but it's amazing because it's prepared well, using nothing but

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You really need to understand Manka's before going.... Manka's serves incredible food that is SIMPLY prepared (people that don't expect this find it overpriced and overrated), but it's amazing because it's prepared well, using nothing but

Pros: GREAT food, rustic ambiance

Cons: horrible service, snooty managers, far drive

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The other reviewers were absolutely correct! Our room was beautiful for sure, but the high-flying ATTITUDE of the staff is comical! They consider themselves the guests and star performers in their own little show, while you are the

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The other reviewers were absolutely correct! Our room was beautiful for sure, but the high-flying ATTITUDE of the staff is comical! They consider themselves the guests and star performers in their own little show, while you are the

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Manka's is expensive but the entire atmosphere is wonderful. I found the staff extremely friendly and very willing to accomodate us. The meals were amazing. The fixed menu allowed me to try things I may otherwise have missed. The

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Manka's is expensive but the entire atmosphere is wonderful. I found the staff extremely friendly and very willing to accomodate us. The meals were amazing. The fixed menu allowed me to try things I may otherwise have missed. The

Pros: Wine, Views, Outstanding Food

Cons: Price

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It must be hard to have a stunning place like this and have the experience reported on line by guests who have had a terrible time. The negative / fake / and at times condescending attitude can ruin a wonderful room atmosphere. Let me

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It must be hard to have a stunning place like this and have the experience reported on line by guests who have had a terrible time. The negative / fake / and at times condescending attitude can ruin a wonderful room atmosphere. Let me

Pros: stunning lodge, location

Cons: attitude, price

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I find the rough hewn elegance of Manka's to be enjoyable and rejuvenating.

If you can't go with the flow, don't eat here. Dishes are incredible, well-timed perfection and the taste combinations and emphasis on lenghty dining is a

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I find the rough hewn elegance of Manka's to be enjoyable and rejuvenating.

If you can't go with the flow, don't eat here. Dishes are incredible, well-timed perfection and the taste combinations and emphasis on lenghty dining is a

Pros: WINE LIST, Romantic, Warm, Stellar Food

Cons: Too Quirky for Some

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My recent dinner at Mankas was the worst dining experience of my life! When I called about their location, I spoke with an incredibly rude, directionally inept hostess. We asked our server about alternatives for the rabbit sausage and

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My recent dinner at Mankas was the worst dining experience of my life! When I called about their location, I spoke with an incredibly rude, directionally inept hostess. We asked our server about alternatives for the rabbit sausage and

Cons: Horrible service, No menu choices, Overpriced

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Just got back from Manka's where we stayed in the Perch cabin and dined on Saturday night. My overall experience was very good. Possibly because I live in San Francisco I did not find the food selection particulary adventurous as some of

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Just got back from Manka's where we stayed in the Perch cabin and dined on Saturday night. My overall experience was very good. Possibly because I live in San Francisco I did not find the food selection particulary adventurous as some of

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Manka's is a special place and one that I return to yearly. The staff is extremely friendly. The restaurant has an excellent wine list filled with rarities that one does not expect to find here (don't miss the unlabeled Sean Thackerey

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Manka's is a special place and one that I return to yearly. The staff is extremely friendly. The restaurant has an excellent wine list filled with rarities that one does not expect to find here (don't miss the unlabeled Sean Thackerey

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Hungry at Christmas! An awful dinner for $48 (plus $12/glass of wine, $4/tea) with three stingy courses: ONE poached oyster on pureed cauliflower; tiny serving of extremely FATTY, RAW duck breast served over potatoes; miniscule piece of

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Hungry at Christmas! An awful dinner for $48 (plus $12/glass of wine, $4/tea) with three stingy courses: ONE poached oyster on pureed cauliflower; tiny serving of extremely FATTY, RAW duck breast served over potatoes; miniscule piece of

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If you want a rare and wonderful dining experience, Manka's is one of the most special places in the entire bay area.

The 1917 hunting lodge's overlooking Tomales bay is just an hour from San Francisco, yet worlds away. The décor

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If you want a rare and wonderful dining experience, Manka's is one of the most special places in the entire bay area.

The 1917 hunting lodge's overlooking Tomales bay is just an hour from San Francisco, yet worlds away. The décor

Pros: Amazing fresh food, Romantic ambiance, charming staff

Cons: can be pricey

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Blech! We had a dinner on 9/14/02. The hostess was terribly unhelpful and unaccomodating, and the menu was even worse. The menu offered no choice! It was a fixed meal, including: rabbit sausage in the soup, seared tuna, pidgeon leg (with

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Blech! We had a dinner on 9/14/02. The hostess was terribly unhelpful and unaccomodating, and the menu was even worse. The menu offered no choice! It was a fixed meal, including: rabbit sausage in the soup, seared tuna, pidgeon leg (with

Pros: Great Ambience

Cons: Fixed Menu-No Choice!, Overpriced, Pretentious Menu

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The good: Our meal was delicious and the portions fairly sized, yet expensive. The dining room is cozy and romantic.

The bad: There were probably 20 people standing and sitting by the entrance who waited a long time to be seated . Their

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The good: Our meal was delicious and the portions fairly sized, yet expensive. The dining room is cozy and romantic.

The bad: There were probably 20 people standing and sitting by the entrance who waited a long time to be seated . Their

Pros: Delicious food, Romantic setting

Cons: Big white dog, Crowded, Thoughtless service

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Okay, for a $68 prix fixe meal (which comes to $200 with drinks for two), my expectations were obviously set very high for this meal. While the food was admittedly quite good, the recently outdated practice of microscopically-small

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Okay, for a $68 prix fixe meal (which comes to $200 with drinks for two), my expectations were obviously set very high for this meal. While the food was admittedly quite good, the recently outdated practice of microscopically-small

Pros: Amazing Ingredients, Artfully Prepared, Mellow/elegant

Cons: OVER-priced, Microscopic Meat Cuts, Service was spotty

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My husband and I first dined at Manka's 11 years ago on our honeymoon. Returning there, it was wonderful to see that nothing had changed. The food was just as fabulous, inventive and savory. This time we also stayed for 2 nights in one

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My husband and I first dined at Manka's 11 years ago on our honeymoon. Returning there, it was wonderful to see that nothing had changed. The food was just as fabulous, inventive and savory. This time we also stayed for 2 nights in one

Pros: unique, romantic, secluded

 

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