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528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-3491
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $11
Cuisines: Southwestern, Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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Banning, Ca
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218 reviews 218 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Found that they were open for desert hours - you may want to contact - closes at 2:00pm. Had a great lunch there. Food was hot mixed menu great service. Had a tostada meal that I had to eat from the top first or have a tostada nose. Not fancy just good food.

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Palm Springs, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As you walk in, everyone says hello ! Someone always acknowledges you right away and ask what you would like to drink ! Unlike that other place in town, the red ocotillo ! The food style at Kendall is coffee shop, it is very good ! The place is friendly, the waitresses very pleasant and fast ! Prices reasonable !... More

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Marengo, Illinois
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast there two times this week. Very good biscuits and gravy. Homey atmosphere with mostly locals. Full carafe of ice tea was a relief from the heat and great service.

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

So yet another review of the places we ate in the hot off season of Borrego Springs. As I am always trying to eat low carb, my first meal here was breakfast and was a perfectly fine omelette and cottage cheese. Lunch was really good... We both had The grilled chicken sandwich, the baja, with avocado and bacon, lettuce wrapped... More

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Buckeye, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

we had breakfast here and teh food was excellent. Large portions and well prepared. Service was excellent. This is an older local diner type of place so there is not much atmosphere but good food. Would recommend.

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San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

On the main drag in Borrego. Lively atmosphere with seating in the bar area or booth seating on the other side that is quiet and more intimate. The service was quite friendly and the menu quite large. The burgers are great, and the dinner I had very good. I would definitely come back to try another dinner selection.

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Porter Ranch, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Kendall's is one of the nicer finds in Borrego. It's not the finest food you will ever eat. But we found the fare to be quiet good and the service very attentive. Prices are just a tad above what I might want to pay, but considering you are a couple miles off the beaten path just being in Borrego, it's... More

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Escondido, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We go to Borrego frequently. Kendall's is the go to breakfast place: good food; reasonable prices; locals hangout.

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borrego springs
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you are looking for a retro diner type place--one that is truly retro, not just trying to be--I can certainly recommend Kendall's for breakfast or lunch (haven't tried dinner, but really must). We just had lunch there yesterday and I have to say, the Reuben sandwich was the best I have had in years. Maybe ever! Breakfast is straight-ahead,... More

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

On a recent trip to Borrego Springs with 16 birders, our group had breakfast here twice, and also ordered boxed lunches for our group twice. We showed up for breakfast before 6 AM, which is when they open, and we were invited in immediately. With 16 people ordering 16 different breakfasts, I don't know how they managed to get those... More

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Address: 528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Phone Number: 760-767-3491
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Borrego Springs
Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
Cuisine: Southwestern, Coffee Shop

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