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C J's Diner

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American, Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Diner
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74894 Lennon Pl Ste H1, Palm Desert, CA 92260
+1 760-837-9650
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Friendly, casual breakfast and lunch place with great food! Hours: 7 days...
Friendly, casual breakfast and lunch place with great food! Hours: 7 days a week 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Menus and Holiday hours available on our website.
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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good lunch place

We had a really good lunch here. The menu is extensive and the service is good. Our server was friendly and helpful. We will be back. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
JHHboat
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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87 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We had a really good lunch here. The menu is extensive and the service is good. Our server was friendly and helpful. We will be back. Highly recommended.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Great little diner close to JW Marriott Palm Desert. Excellent food, great service! Start your day out right at CJ's. Enjoy!

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. So happy you enjoyed everything while dining with us. More 

Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The eggs were cooked as requested with hash browns and sausage patties. The staff was attentive with a continual refill of coffee. A great place for breakfast! We will return again during the week we are in Desert Springs.

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you William for your review. Happy we met your expectations. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The staff very was very friendly and the food was FANTASTIC!!! We were there with friends...we all had something different and we all thought is was OUTSTANDING! We will return on our next visit to Palm Desert!!!

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you Jim for taking the time to post your comments. Your enthusiasm is great. We hope to see you again! More 

Palm Desert, CA USA
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A group of us have breakfast once a week at CJ's and it is always good. We've tried other places, but keep coming back. Service is always warm and very good.

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate that you keep coming back. Please let us know what we can do better. More 

Minneapolis
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Since the Desert Springs Villas do not have a restaurant on site, we were scrambling for breakfast each day. We found this one just a hop, skip and a jump away. It was low key, with all of the items you would expect and hope for. Service was friendly and prices were low. Loved it.

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We hope we made your time here in the desert more enjoyable. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We ate at CJ's 3 times while vacationing in Palm Desert. All meals were great. We were fortunate to be at the diner for St. Patty's day and had their special of corn beef and cabbage. I am Irish and have to say it was the best I've ever had. Very friendly, down to earth service and just good food... More 

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

We are so happy you were able to be at CJ's Diner for St. Patrick's Day. We love to celebrate the holiday and my husband's birthday. We are proud of our Corned Beef & Cabbage and delighted you enjoyed them. Your comments are so appreciated! Thank you for stopping in. More 

fredericksburg,va
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Don't be concerned about business park surroundings. Food was great, prices were very reasonable. We had two breakfasts and would definitely go back. Full of locals. Very near jwmarriott .

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Your review of our restaurant is greatly appreciated. Happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and service. More 

ny
Top Contributor
179 reviews 179 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Googled "breakfast places in Palm Desert" and found this lovely place near where we were staying. Good food and fair prices for breakfast.

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

We appreciate your finding us on Google and taking a chance on trying us for breakfast. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. More 

St. Albert, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

One of the best restaurant breakfasts that I have had in many years. The food was nicely served and piping hot! Service was friendly and very efficient. We have been twice in 3 weeks and plan to return

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Your review is much appreciated. Happy to know we met all your expectations and hope to see you again. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74894 Lennon Pl Ste H1, Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-837-9650

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients, Families with children

Description

Friendly, casual breakfast and lunch place with great food! Hours: 7 days a week 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Menus and Holiday hours available on our website.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?