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26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
mile high food

great place for a get together. food was fresh and tasty. would return. I had soup and sandwich. very tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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indio,ca
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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353 reviews 353 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Traveling through here on our motorcycles we happened upon this very nice restaurant. Serving life lunch we had salads and the meximelt sandwich. It was delicious and the service staff was incredible giving us great local road information

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After arriving latish the day before, our first breakfast in Idyllwild we stopped into Mile High Cafe since reviews on Trip Advisor were clearly excellent. We were not disappointed. Seating was fast and friendly, waitress was very nice and funny, food came out quick, flavor was excellent and the portions were large. As we ate and enjoyed, I remembered that... More 

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indio,ca
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

great place for a get together. food was fresh and tasty. would return. I had soup and sandwich. very tasty.

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Columbia, Missouri
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391 reviews 391 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We stopped for lunch at the Mile High without reading any reviews, so were pleasantly surprised to find Korean dishes among the lunch choices. We had Bibimap, Yaki Udon, and a terriyaki turkey sandwich. The first two were excellent (so much food in the bibimap that I had a full meal in the to go box). The spice level was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Since I'm working near by That's my place of choice for my lunch break.I always call ten minutes before to pick up my food

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

This place we just happen on when we took a wrong turn. What a wonderful find. The service was exceptional, food delicious and the atmosphere was very welcoming with the cozy fire. I plan on making another trip up there when I can take my parents to enjoy the live pianist :)

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Sierra Vista
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My wife and I discovered Idyllwild in 2013. We tried the MHC for lunch and discovered they serve sushi. The sushi is great. We returned this year and stopped here first. We had Sizzling Rice Soup which was terrific. Nam and Jason do a great job.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My family of 5 (which includes a 3, 4, and 7 year old visited the mile high cafe for lunch. It was busy, but the staff was very courteous and worked quickly to get us a table. The menu was very diverse with a little bit of everything. Once we ordered it took about 10 minutes for our food to... More 

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San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The Mile High Café was perfect for breakfast on two chilly mornings. A wood fireplace was welcoming, service was attentive and the food was excellent. Eggs cooked beautifully. Galbi beef ribs with eggs were totally unexpected, but brilliant. Belgian waffle crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Highly recommend.

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had a late breakfast here on a wintry morning. The dining room was heated by a wood-burning stove, and we were given a table near it. The menu was standard, but extensive (incl. Korean barbecue). My 2 eggs over easy, 2 large pancakes, and 2 strips of bacon were well prepared and actually more than I could eat. Easy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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