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Kendall's Cafe

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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner
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528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
760-767-3491
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Franciscob2012
Hungerford
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The food's good, the people nice. There's simply nothing more to add. Just go - you won't be disappointed!

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Thank Rockhopper104
San Diego, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I have been going to Kendall's cafe for about 20 years. I have never had a bad meal. The Kendall's supreme breakfast is really good. Buffalo burgers are yummy, and any Mexican special will never disappoint.

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Thank Susan K
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Classic locals restaurant. the waitress seemd to know everyone in the place. Service is fast and freindly. I had breakfast here twice....both times excellent. There is a big breakfast menu with plenty of choices and options. Spanish omelette was great, French toast was fine, Hash browns are crispy and delicious and most importantly....my coffee cup never got empty!

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Thank PeterR23
Balboa Island, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This place was a little odd from the moment we walked in. No one greeted us and we rather straight there wondering what to do. When it came time to order there was not a great selection. There were five kinds of pizza with no substitutions. In order at the counter and pay before you get your food when you... More 

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Thank Mary Pascha K
Newport Beach, Ca
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Located in the "Mall" in town, this is a tasty and well priced place for breakfast. It was well staffed and the service was good. I got the impression that this where the locals enjoy their breakfast outing and where visitors go before a day of activity.

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Thank 1travelwarrior
cardiff uk
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119 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

A friendly welcome. Good menu with very reasonable prices. Excellent service. Food obviously good to order. Decor is smart retro! You feel you are in a diner of years ago.

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Thank vjj
Sun City, California
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We had a fabulous lunch and a great visit with locals here at Kendall's. Waitress made you feel like she knew you forever, the Rueban was big enough to share and very good.

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Thank Christie E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $11
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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)  >  California Desert  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: 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?