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61705 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252 (Formerly Rattler Fine Food)
(760) 366-1898
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Ranked #9 of 12 Restaurants in Joshua Tree
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2013
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Joshua Tree, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Then read these reviews. What gives? So many of the food places in Joshua Tree have these outrageous accolades, yet the food is so ridiculously ubiquitous, so overpriced, so thoughtlessly presented with nary a garnish insight. A wrap with turkey and cheese is presented as though it is so special, you begin to believe it might be. Maybe they smoke... More

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Cooke City, Montana, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This place is a cute little dark hole with neat old vintage clothing all about. I liked it, it made me feel like I was in a Grandmother's little shack. I honestly can't remember how I liked the food...

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I went for coffee...and had to buy the souvenier cup. I loved it that much! The place and employee (Sarah i believe) was warm and comfy. A very nice place to enjoy coffee use the wifi and chat with a couple of locals.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

I liked this place a lot in theory. But my granola bar, which was $5.50 was great but not so incredible to warrant such a price tag. Very nice staff. Decent wine selection. Overall, not bad at all, but I really preferred the Natural Sister Cafe across the street. I did not try the coffee but heard it is quite... More

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This place is run by very caring people who make amazing food. Service is great but slow so don't come here when you are in a rush.

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Beach Cities, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

stop by for a shake on a HOT day in Joshua Tree. Lots of other drinks as well.

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DC area
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

This is close to perfect. More like being in a good friend's kitchen. Cosy, hip, fun and of course, good food and good coffee. The locals come in, serve themselves coffee and leave their money at the register. In fact, if the server/chef is busy, a local might pour your coffee, too. Locals talk to tourists, tourists talk to locals.... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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127 reviews 127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

I was on my way from the Mojave National Nature Preserve to Joshua Tree National Park when I stopped at Ricochet for some breakfast. It is a tiny little cafe with great food and coffee. I had the breakfast wrap and a date shake--both were really good. The service was fabulous. They really care about their customers. Joshua Tree seems... More

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Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

After a great breakfast at the Crossroads Cafe we called in at Ricochet to see if they had some granola bars or something we could take in for our hike in the Joshua Tree Park. We almost walked out since we didn't see any boxes of granola bars but I thought I would ask. The young man said they made... More

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Centennial, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

This was the second visit to Joshua Tree this year and I could not wait to get more of their coffee. We also enjoyed the food, excellent breakfast and tamales. Oh, and do not forget to have a Date Milkshake. People are very friendly here also.

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