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Kendall's Cafe

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Southwestern, Coffee Shop
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528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-3491
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good ol Coffee Shop food and service

They make a great breakfast, especially the Pecan pancakes and anything eggs. The cook gets it right. Lunch burgers are very good to. Just don't expect any smiles from the staff, they don't seem to know how.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
kenmac1
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Spring Valley, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Spring Valley, California
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

They make a great breakfast, especially the Pecan pancakes and anything eggs. The cook gets it right. Lunch burgers are very good to. Just don't expect any smiles from the staff, they don't seem to know how.

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Del Mar, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Good service, acceptable food, about what is expected. We arrived about 8 PM very hungry so it is not easy to find a restaurant open other than the bars. This one has been around for a long time and is better for breakfast or lunch.

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Corona, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Good home cooking, very good service, cozy and friendly. We like the casual, family-like feel of the cafe.

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Every time my wife and I spend time in Borrego Springs we have breakfast or lunch here and we have never been disappointed. Food is good, staff is fast and friendly. Today we were there for lunch and had a BLT and a Cobb Salad. Both were delicious. Give them a try if you get to Borrego Springs.

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

An old style coffee shop with friendly waitresses and good food. We loved the atmosphere (It has probably never been re-decorated since it was built , so fun)... we were in and out quickly... stop in.

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Guelph, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good food at a reasonable price. Open all year round morning until night. Mexican flair in several dishes.

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San Carlos, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went for breakfast. The restaurant is clean. The food is good and fresh. Portions are generous. Service was quick and efficient. We enjoyed our meal and will be back.

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Delish breakfast, nice mix of locals and out-of-towners. Sat at the counter and devoured hash browns, eggs and toast.

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Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

A gem of a breakfast place. Clean, super service by ladies with a lot of humor and laughter.and the food is plentiful, fresh and tasty. A great way to,strt your day. Our golf club of 20 guys stops here whenever we are playing in the area. No one leaves disappointed. FIVE SPOONS!!!!!

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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The blueberry pancakes are very good. Unless you are really hungry order the single pancake. The pancake(s) are as big as the plate. Also, the eggs over medium were very good. The staff was friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-767-3491

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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