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1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
760-353-9556
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    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
What a Diner Should Be

The single negative regarding Junior's is that it is not open for dinner. I have eaten both lunch and breakfast at Junior's in the past two months. My last visit was with my wife for breakfast. The menu is what you would expect from a diner in the Imperial Valley; plentiful food at a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ronald F
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Holtville, California
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Holtville, California
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The single negative regarding Junior's is that it is not open for dinner. I have eaten both lunch and breakfast at Junior's in the past two months. My last visit was with my wife for breakfast. The menu is what you would expect from a diner in the Imperial Valley; plentiful food at a good price. I ordered Biscuits &... More 

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Thank Ronald F
El Centro, California
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

really good quality & great tasting comfort food. There are a few good choices for health conscious eaters. It's a little noisy but that's because it's so popular with the locals especially for lunch.

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Thank Tod B
El Centro, California
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Jrs. has a policy eat, pay and get out. It is great when you are working because they get you in and out during a lunch hour. However if you are in your day off they wont give you time to look at the menu. I feel too rush to enjoy my lunch.

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Thank 482mariaj
Fort Worth, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

best place for lunch very good food with big quantity need big appetite to finish the plate with reasonable price

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Thank audry k
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The food always comes out hot and delicious, Carlos and staff are always looking for ways to provide you with the best customer service possible. The Lemon Herb Chicken full plate will fill any appetite. The soup or salad is and extra perk.

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Thank Roman H
El Centro, California, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Good old boy diner. Large portions and excellent taste. Well worth the trip. Be prepared to gain weight!

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Thank John L
El Centro, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our children chose Junior's to cater our luau themed anniversary party. The food was great, arrived on time and made a hit with everyone attending. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Michael N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by for breakfast. Quick, polite service and good food! Clean bathroom. Nice stop on our way Tucson. Even met a sweet Rat Terrier, we love our puppies!

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Thank Mildred D
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Hole in the wall place with attitude. Staff all wears tees saying, "Eat, pay, and get out." Actually, nice down to earth people. Really good food-- way too much food! Only downside, I finally had to ask for our check. Chuck full of locals who know a good thing when they see it.

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Thank ChinaLake1
Yuma
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381 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

12/3/14 I checked Tripadvisor before going over to El Centro. When we got there all I saw was cars. I told the wife this must be a good place. Far once I was right. They have very good service, place is clean and the price is right. You will not go away hungry. I am looking forward to trying their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: 760-353-9556

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm

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