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

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  • 7
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  • 2
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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
DON'T PASS UP THIS PLACE

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2014
Emry L
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Yuma
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Yuma
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293 reviews 293 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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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El Centro, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Occasionally, my wife and I go to Juniors for a late lunch. The real nice thing about the restaurant is, the waitress always remembers what you had to drink last time that you had a meal there. The special of the day is always good. It is kind of hard to find a restaurant that serves a good old fashioned... More 

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Murrieta, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Don't let the outside of this eatery fool you, it is a real gem. Carlos the owner makes all of the food fresh, no pre made foodservice type food here. The fries are freshly cut and fried to a delicious crisp. The roast beef was delicious, rare in the middle on really nice white bread. It's a very busy place... More 

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El Centro, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food is homemade, service is fast and efficient, and the prices can't be beat for the amount of food you get. Catering goes by a different menu, and he has so many choices at reasonable prices. They always do their best to serve the customer.

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El Centro, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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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
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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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
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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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
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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