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junior's cafe

1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
760-353-9556
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Ranked #5 of 88 Restaurants in El Centro
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
El Centro, California
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Junior's is only open for breakfast and lunch, and it's quite noisy and busy....but if you want wonderful home-cooked food...this is the place! Junior also caters. Their cheesy potatoes are to die for! Love this restaurant!

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Haskell, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

can't beat the value for the quality of the food. Fast, hot service, waitress knew the repeat customer drink order and had it out to the table in seconds. Best french dip sandwich ever.

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

All the food here is made from scratch. Great breakfast and lunch spot. The service is good and fast.

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Imperial, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Junior's is a little Diner off of 4th Street in El Centro. Only open for Breakfast and Lunch. Has a daily Special. The food is always excellent. Service is friendly and FAST !. If in the Imperial Valley, this is a must try place.

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solvang, california
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Food is fresh, good quality and served in a fast, friendly atmosphere. I recently had Junior cater a Thanksgiving Dinner for 70. Food was great, hot, arrived and served on time. No small task to do and to have 70 happy people.

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

"Eat, Pay and Get Out" is the motto and perfectly sums up the attitude at Junior's. The wait staff are short and to the point and don't tolerate wishy-washy diners. That being said the service is spot- on and everyone is treated like a regular. After a few visits they'll remember how you take your coffee and if you want... More

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Heber, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

I've been here several times and was always satisfied with their food. Unfortunately, the last time I went it was not what I expected. The food was cold, the vegetables overcooked, the mashed potatoes flavorless (except for the excess of black pepper) and rubbery.

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anywhere
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

they serve food from a menu thrown on your table. Food is smothered in gravy / sauce. When you ask the full plate, you just get more potato mash. Couldn't recognize my grilled turkey below the gravy / sauce. Needed a few hours to digest. Would not go back

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el centro
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Food is delicious and quick service. Junior, the owner makes it a unique place.

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

Was recommended to Juniors by a local farmer and glad that he did. His recommendation was too understated. The place is clean, good service, food was plentiful, hot, well prepared, and reasonably priced. I now have something to look forward to for breakfast or lunch when I am in El Centro. Try the blueberry pancakes-best I have eaten since my... More

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