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Breakfast, lunch and dinner, pet friendly patio dining, good food, beer, wine, mimosas, bloody maries and margaritas, free wi-fi access.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered take out dinner and the server who took our order was very nice and friendly. When we arrived, we noticed there was outside and inside dining. The food was great. The only negative was that all items were placed in the large containers...which made it look like the portion size was small. For example, the side salad was in a large container which made it look disappointedly small. But maybe they were just out of smaller containers that night. In any case, that nit-picky comment aside, the food was very good!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 12, 2020 via mobile

We were in Borrego Springs over Labor Day weekend and decided to stop here based on the reviews and I’m glad we did. The food was delicious! We ordered takeout, but they were open for indoor dining and seemed to be taking all precautions during...COVID. The employees were wearing mask, disinfecting menus and had disposable tableware. I ordered a turkey sandwich with a side salad and the food tasted so clean and fresh. My husband ordered a BLT sandwich with fries and it was also very fresh. We will definitely return here next time we visit Borrego Springs.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 30, 2020

wonderful food, amazing staff and service. a good variety of options all fresh and excellent quality.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed May 14, 2020

This was probably the best breakfast I've ever had. It's all homemade and so fresh! Loved it and would go back anytime

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed April 16, 2020

Corona Virus Apocalypse, Day 11... I called ahead to make sure this eatery would be on a Monday, and also asked if we could their restroom...answers were Yes and Yes! YES! Per the evil Corona Virus, take out only, but we were served with smiles...and allowed to use the restroom as mentioned...its long drive out here from San Diego! The wife and I both got the $15 Club Sandwich, which was fresh and deliciously packed with turkey, ham, bacon, and chucks of ripe avocado. The accompanying tater tots were perfect, while the wife opted for the healthier chilled fruit cup. The $8 root beer floats were good enough in the styrofoam to go cups...$8 just seemed a bit excessive. If you're looking to do a day trip out to Borrego Springs, make Red Ocotilla your go to food and poop spot!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 31, 2020

We received a per person breakfast coupon from our hotel. Our waitress was like a dynamo. She efficiently took our order refilled our coffee worked the entire dining room without missing a beat. it was fun to watch her and we enjoyed the food. Worth...a visit.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

This is a great restaurant for dinner. The dinner menu starts at 5 pm. The restuarant is small but the food is excellent. Tha service was great as well.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2020

I have been here several times over the years. The food is decent for Borrego, and they have 2 great outdoor patio seating areas. That said, we were sitting there eating breakfast and this guy walks his dog right through the restaurant to the patio...on the front by the street. This is disgusting and unsanitary, and is why I am rating them a 1 instead of the 4 they would have otherwise received.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 9, 2020

The food here is fresh and tasty, but the real star is the coffee. The prices are a bit high for breakfast, but it's a nice change from the other places in the area.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

The early bird specials offered here are the best deal East of the Mississippi!!!! Tonight’s offerings of burgers and sides was delicious...pair this with very attentive service , well it was a win,win! We had eaten here a couple of nights earlier and it was...good too. Their fish tacos are very substantial. Big pieces of fried cod ...really good. Their Caesar salad was the best I’ve ever had. Thanks y’all!More

Date of visit: February 2020
PalmsIndianHead, Owner at Red Ocotillo, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2020

Wow what a great review of our restaurant! We are absolutely ecstatic to hear you had a wonderful time and enjoyed what we had to offer. We strive to provide the best possible experience and dishes for all of our wonderful guests both local and...More

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January 10, 2019|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
Yes wi-fi but we didn't use it.
November 30, 2016|
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Response from Betz G | Reviewed this property |
They have beer for sure, and I think wine also. They have a little 3-4 seat bar inside so I'm sure they wine as well. We were on the patio with our dogs, so didn't see.
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