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French Corner Cafe and Bakery

72-423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA
760-568-5362
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Ranked #7 of 240 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Ontario, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

First visit this season and the last. Service was terrible, finally had to wave over a waiter to place iced tea order then waited another 15 minutes hoping for our food order to be taken. Gave up, went to the cash to pay for the iced tea, she apologized and didn't charge. Also the menu has changed drastically from last... More 

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Waldwick, New Jersey
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135 reviews 135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Tried this for lunch on a whim and spotted from the road. Very pleasant surprise. Excellent food and service. Wanted to return for dinner during our stay but ran out of time. A definite repeat if ever in the area.

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San Marcos, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Although a wonderful concept in a laid back community of Leucadia ... it's not quite there. Interior is extremely small and you'll bump shoulders if more than two of you. A small patio outside. It is a hands-on operation with the owner. The day we were there, flies where gathering around the area where a salad was being made. Only... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Went for dinner last week and was very excited for another great meal at this establishment since we have eaten here in the past and very much enjoyed their food.The five of us had three orders of their rack of lamb and two others had filet mignon.The escargot appetizer was swimming with roquetfort cheese and was quite different to the... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My friends and I had spent a great day shopping and we were bushed. We saw this French restaurant and decided to check it out. We were glad we did. Although offered a wide range of food, we were hungry for beef. Two of us had steak (one topped with Roquefort cheese and one with herbed butter). Both were excellent... More 

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vancouver
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121 reviews 121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

stopped by for lunch and enjoyed the seafood crepe while my partner had a super veggie burger on a brioche style bun. Took away some delicious sweets. Their display case had some amazing delicacies that would be fantastic for a splashy dessert. Would go back in a heartbeat to try other menu items.

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Seattle, Washington
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164 reviews 164 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Finally made it here after two years of reading about it as we spend a couple months each winter. When we got here and saw it ranked #4 in Palm Desert we said it was time and were not disappointed. Mrs had what she said was the best salade Nicoise with ahi tuna she has ever had. It was huge,... More 

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San Diego, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This restaurant opened 7 years ago and we have not missed a year of dining with them. It is a French bistro with excellent food and desserts that are delectable. This time I enjoyed a potato leek soup, sand dabs and Tiramisu. My husband had the wedge salad and filet mignon with blue cheese crumbles. The wine list is not... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I moved to Palm Springs over a year and a half ago from San Luis Obispo, CA. I eat out five times a week and just love the variety of restaurants available throughout the desert, but The French Corner Cafe and Bakery is my favorite place to eat! The Sand Dabs, Filet of Sole, and Salade Perigord, are my favorite... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Service was a little slow although the restaurant was almost empty for late breakfast. After breakfast we went to the pastry counter and omg they all looked delicious. and we bought a few. They alone were worth the trip. Something seemed to be missing from the service but I would go back again

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Additional Information about French Corner Cafe and Bakery

Address: 72-423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA
Phone Number: 760-568-5362
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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