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72317 29 Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2419
760-367-3736
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Good basic diner food at a reasonable price. Best for Lunch or Breakfast. Had a roast beef club with French Fries. My partner had a Ruben. Both were fine.

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Riverside, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We had to eat at this funky carousel and were glad we did. Initially we were put off because they were crowded and the staff totally ignored us. However, once we were seated the waitress was very friendly and the service good. Good food for very reasonable prices. Seemed to be mostly locals eating here.

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kiama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Awesome place to get a great meal on a budget. Mostly awesome staff and super friendly.. they get slammed on weekends for breakfast. it is a little run down looking but staff and food is great.

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Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Good food, with huge servings (one meal would have been enough for two of us). Fun atmosphere inside a faux carousel. Waitress was super friendly and made our visit a joy.

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QUINCY
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were on our way to Vegas and stopped for breakfast here. The service was outstanding as well as the food. I believe this is a family owned business. The portions were large we split our breakfast between us. I am glad we did because we still couldn't finish it. This will definitely be on our agenda when we go... More 

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Portland, OR, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Carousel shaped and themed diner - incredibly kitschy without a hint of irony or self awareness. Serviceable diner food - no real complaints, but nothing we would go back for. Service was fine.

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Hebron, Kentucky
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Visited the Carousel Cafe twice during our 4 days visit to Joshua Tree National Park. Stayed in Twentynine Palms, and this restaurant was located two miles from our hotel. Generous potions of tasty home style meals served with friendly service. The interior decor is carousel themed. I had the meatloaf and the roast beef and gravy. My wide had a... More 

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Visalia, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This place has great service, people are very friendly. The food is good and you do get a lot of it. Older place, inside is a little worn but the food and service make up for it.

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Macomb, Michigan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Fast friendly service. Small town "home cooking". The food was excellent and I'd consider it genuine home cooking. I will definitely visit again on our next visit to Twentynine Palms.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great place for breakfast, Eggs, corned beef hash and well done hash browns. The restaurant is old fashioned and not artistically pleasing to the eye. So what the food is great! Service is always great with never having to wait for coffee refill. Give breakfast a try you won't be sorry!

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Address: 72317 29 Palms Hwy, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2419
Phone Number: 760-367-3736
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Twentynine Palms
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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