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The Elderberry House Restaurant

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Our Garden Terrace Patio Dining OPEN, visit the "Cuisine" page to view the a-la-carte menu!

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Culinary Poetry

An epic dining experience – a feast for the eyes, the palate, and the soul.

The Elderberry House Kitchen team presents inspiring and flavorful dishes with the finest local, seasonal, and organic ingredients right from the nearby Central Valley farms. The Elderberry House Restaurant combines exceptional food and drink with impeccable service within an elegant European atmosphere to create a mindful dining experience.

The restaurant has received numerous honors and awards – yet the most coveted praise comes from our valued patrons who continue to dine with us after three decades.

Please inquire about how to reserve the entire restaurant or one of our lovely dining rooms for a private lunch or dinner party for a group of 6 or 100.

Escoffier Dining Room
Paul Bocuse Private Dining Room
Point Dining Room
Fernand Point Room

What To Expect


During this time, due to COVID-19, we are currently welcoming guests to enjoy our Garden Terrace for Patio Dining only – Wednesday through Sunday 5pm to 8:30pm.  Our Culinary Team will delight you with a delectable a-la-carte menu and our beverage director has a wonderful curated wine and cocktail list. 

Reservations are accepted by phone Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:00pm at 559-683-6800, and can also be made online. Reservations may be made up to 4 months in advance, and for parties of 6 people or more a credit card is required to hold the booking.


Currently we are offering an a-la-carte menu with reservations made for tables on the Garden Terrace Patio (outdoor dining only). 

By offering our nightly changing tasting menu, we are able to create an experience that expresses the kitchen’s culinary creativity. Our 5-course tasting menu is $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Sunday Brunch offers a 5-course tasting menu, $68 per person, or you may choose to enjoy from the daily a-la-carte menu prices based on items selected. Our Afternoon High Tea is $68 per person thus offered the first and third Sundays of the month, unless an event occurs. Please check our Events Calendar for set dates. 


Our corkage policy is $40 per 750 ml bottle; the limit per party is two bottles. The corkage for magnums is $85 dollars; the limit per party is one bottle.


Cancellations of a group size 6 to 12 with less than 48-hours notice will be charged a fee of $45 per person thus being applied to the credit card on file. Kindly know if the group must adjust the size of the party you may do so up to 48 hours prior to the date, with no penalty.


Regrettably from now through August we are not accepting parties of 6 or more.  Should you have a future date in mind please note the following details … For large parties (6 or more) kindly know a credit card will be required at the time of booking. Please note our 48-hour cancellation policy will apply once your reservation is secured and an automatic 18% gratuity will be added to the final bill.  Should separate checks be requested our service team will gladly accommodate, an individual check fee of $5 will apply.  Please know our ladies in Reservations will gladly assist you with the group’s dining experience – ensuring every detail is thought of. 


In order to provide you with the best dining experience, we request advance notice for any guests with severe dietary restrictions or life threatening allergies.  We respectfully require 48 hour advance notice for all guests with dietary restrictions or food allergies. Please note, last minute unknown allergies may present difficulty thus guests may have to omit certain items from the menu.  If you would kindly inform us when making your reservation via telephone or online. We will do you very best to accommodate your dietary needs, to the best of our culinary teams ability based offering a-la-carte menu.


We are delighted that our Garden Terrace Patio dining is open, after many months of waiting to do so!  Thus we understand the timing provides Summer weather therefore we ask guests dress according to the summer months.  Your attire should be what will allow the most enjoyable dining experience – dressy casual, casual, cool, comfortable, and so forth.  Thank you to all that continue to support us. 


Gentlemen will feel most comfortable in a jacket and tie, although slacks and a button down shirt are quite appropriate. For Ladies our restaurant is a perfect place to dress for elegance, casual dressy will always be acceptable. But – please no tank tops or flip flops.

Erna's Elderberry House is located in Oakhurst, California, just 20 minutes from the South Gate of Yosemite Park.

For reservations, please call (559) 683-6800.