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The "Whoa-Nellie Deli" in Lee Vining

Once in a while a very special place comes to my attention and the "Whoa Nelli Deli" is one.

Housed in a Mobil Station/Quickie Mart/Gift Shop at the Highway 395 and 120 (Tioga Road) intersection, it's 4-star food in a quick-mart atmosphere.   Minus the deli, this quick mart is no different than the million you've been in before.  But off to the side is a walk-up deli serving Bison, Lobster, breakfast quiche and pizza.  See the menu and photos below. During summer only, during the time that the Tioga Road is open, the Mobil Station is rockin'.  Thursday and Sunday nights are live music, basically open mike for local talent...  It's a very hip place, food is WAY over-the-top good, and you'll love it.  It's no cheap date, as you can see, but it's worth it.

This is the sign you're looking for.
   
Live bands perform here
   
As casual as it gets...
   
Main menu; Lobster Taquitos and the Steak Caesar Salad are to die for... 
   
...but the Bison Short Ribs over Fettucini are very popular as well.
   
Burgers are excellent.
   
Customers enjoying a delightful repast of Barbecue Ribs (l), and Bison Meatloaf.
   
Chicken Caesar Salad wrap
   
Barbecued Pork Ribs, St. Louis style, mashed potatoes and shredded squash.
   
Herb-Crusted Pork Tenderloin
   
Meet Matt Toomey, owner of the Whoa-Nellie Deli...