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Kendall's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner
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528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
+1 760-767-3491
Today
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Part of the local scene since who know when, Kendalls has consistently good food and a great wait staff. If you want a touch of "local" this is the place to find it

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Laguna Beach
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167 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kendall's is a family place in Borrego Springs, opens early for breakfast, has great and friendly service, and has good food. What else can you want--this is a locals place where visitors are welcomed. We ate there twice today--breakfast was eggs, pancakes and sausage; late lunch was a BLT for my son and excellent traditional Mexican food (taco and enchilada... More 

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Irvine, CA
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blueberry pancakes LOADED with blueberries. Efficient service and wow were they on top of the refilling the coffee thing. The portions are large. Pancakes are huge. Order accordingly. A little hard to find - they are in the rear of a strip mall.

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Thank dspolett
poway
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing extra special but just good food and service. Not much in Borrego Springs so the bar was not very high!

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Thank mike f
Ottawa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. Sit at the bar for fast service. Celina is a doll! Food comes out quick hot and tasty. Lots of selection from normal to Mexican. Coffee is a wee bit watery though.

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Thank Tim S
Belleville, Canada
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great cafe that serves excellent breakfast. Super friendly service that's quick and helpful. Make the effort and seek this place. You will not regret it.

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Thank Dwyer378
Gentofte Municipality, Denmark
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband, our teenage son had a great breakfast in a great retro setting. The food was really good and good service!

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Thank cng2820
San Diego, California
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I have been several times to this Café. After hours of driving through the desert it is a calm oasis despite being in a mall. The food is quite good and the staff very nice and helpful. My favourite is the BLT....

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Thank Barbara S
Laguna Beach
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167 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Kendall's has been a Borrego Springs "go to" place for many years. They serve very good breakfasts (mom and pop style), good lunches (with the best onion rings I have had and a good hamburger), and a very good wait staff. In addition to the "American" menu, they also have an interesting Mexican menu. Overall, this is a good restaurant... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Because of the TA reviews, we gave this a try on the first morning of our 3 day stay, and that was all we needed to know. The best blueberry pancakes ever, perfectly cooked with plenty of blueberries. Other breakfast items were very good as well. Grapefruit slice as garnish was grown locally and killer! Service was great and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $11
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-767-3491

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?