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“Great Fish and Hamburgers” 5 of 5 stars
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Chilly Willy's
55692 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA 92284-2508
760-369-2069
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Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Fish & Chips
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Fish and Hamburgers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is nice, small restaurant with great service and the food is always consistently good! Prices are not bad either. I recommend the Mr. Cod and for those that would like a good cheese burger try one here!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Joshua Tree, California
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Great food Bland atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Loved the food! I recommend upgrading to cod if you order fish and chips, it's worth the extra money. The lobster bisque and lobster ravioli were great.
The only downsides are the atmosphere, and the credit card machine wasn't working.
We will go back.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Riverside, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Remarkable "find" in Yucca Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I've been coming and going from Yucca Valley for years, and often wondered about the food at this restaurant, but I never stopped in. Then, about two months ago, I decided to have lunch there. Wow. Chilly Willy's serves what might be the best fish-n-chips I've ever had. The fish portions are large, crispy and flavorful. The fries aren't really "chips" but are nicely cooked. The cole slaw is better than average. And the array of sauces - malt vinegar, tartar sauce, orange marmalade, cocktail sauce were great accompaniments. Toss in a beer, and it is a terrific meal at a very reasonable price.

I have now eaten at Chilly Willy's several times and also want to compliment the service. It isn't anything awesome, but every server has been friendly and efficient. And while the decor is a bit tired, the restaurant is always clean and comfortable.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego
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151 reviews 151 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“good value”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This little restaurant is right in the center of Yucca Valley so convenient to most motels and close to Joshua Tree Natl Park. We were looking for a cold beer and some comfort food. Blame us for trusting Yelp which said the place served beer, but it doesn't. The service was fast and attentive, the dining room was clean and comfortable, and the prices low. We had the cod fish and chips. The pieces were larger than we expected - we ordered three each, and two each would have been fine. The fish was a little bland and the fries only OK, and I was disappointed with the tartar sauce. But it was a satisfying meal in a friendly place at a great price. And the pie was homemade!

Visited November 2012
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Joshua Tree, California
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“Upgrade to the cod”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

The regular fish and chips are made with pollack, but for a little more money, I recommend that you upgrade to the cod. It is delicious! The soups are very good also.
This establishment does not serve alcoholic beverages, and the ambiance is..... well there really is no ambiance.
I will definitely eat here again when I am craving good fish and chips, but don't want a beer with it.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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