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. Red Ocotillo

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721 Avenida Sureste, Off Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
+1 760-767-7400
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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San Diego, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found ourselves in this wonderful small town and happened in for dinner. Fish and chips were absolutely excellent - three pieces of crispy fried cod, fresh and not at all greasy - same for the fries. Lovely cole slaw (with tiny chunks of pineapple). We returned the next morning on our way out of town. Exceptional cinnamon french toast,... More 

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Thank SusDav
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review. Our staff works very hard to make each guest's experience enjoyable, no matter what they order. We look forward to your next visit. More 

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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We ate breakfast here. It was wonderful. They even gave us a complimentary coffee cake serving to start our meal! Highly recommended.

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Thank bdjwc
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Very glad you stopped by for breakfast. Thank you for your recommendation. More 

Palm Springs, California
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Cute place with homemade food. Excellent Eggs Benedict with homemade Hollandaise sauce. Owner/Chef is very charming and hospitable.

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Thank DavidGrayPS
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Thank you David (all Davids' are cool guys). Glad you came in and enjoyed yourself. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

One couldn't find a better breakfast spot. Centrally located off Christmas Circle with charming desertscape outdoors and a sophisticated feel inside. The chef makes everything from scratch. From the orgasmic hollandaise to the dreamy coffee cake. Good coffee too.

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Thank sshuman
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We take pride in preparing almost everything we serve from scratch, and our chefs deserve all the credit for their superb work. Borrego Springs may be small, but the business community is exceptional. We look forward to your next visit. More 

La Mesa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We came for greakfast. Really good coffee, fresh squeezed oj, home made to die for granola. Everything here was really fresh, well cooked, and ggod.

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Thank elaine_shoe
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Thank you for helping us "get the word out". We make everything we can from scratch. The granola is also one of my favorites. Please come back again soon. More 

Anchorage, Alaska
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We ate breakfast here twice in a group of about 10 and everyone liked their meal both days. It's just off the main circle at the beginning of town.

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Thank David E
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

We are very pleased that your group enjoyed their breakfast. Large groups present different challenges, and it sounds like our staff was up to the task. I hope you will return again soon and hopefully we will earn a 5. More 

Borrego Springs, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

from 5-7 pm-(m-f) enjoy the early-bird dinner specials very tasty and adequate portions for the price service on food order is a little slow but definitely worth the wait

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Thank Jim P
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Hi Jim, thanks for having dinner with us. Our early bird specials are daily (different offerings each day of the week) from 5pm - 6pm. Portions, as Jim points out, are adequate (big) and we can get very busy, so your patience is appreciated. Jim, hope you will join us again soon. More 

Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

My husband and I had lunch there. The food was good and service was exceptional. We loved the casual atmosphere and cool temps inside, on a hot day!

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Thank loveistheanswer2016
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Dear Love (my SO's name), glad you two had a nice cool lunch with us. Thanks for your review. Please come back again soon. More 

Victorville, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We were in the area for 3 days and the 3 of us had 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners there - it's that good. The weather was nice enough for us to eat outside so we did - relaxing. Although the dinners are good, we like their breakfast best. Unusual choices but all good. We go there every time we're... More 

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Thank Ilene B
David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

We are very pleased you ate with us so often. Breakfast on the patio on a nice morning is really a treat. Hope you get back soon. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Nice service, great food, excellent espresso, and not expensive. Relaxed environment inside and outside

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David L, Owner at . Red Ocotillo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and helping us to get the word out. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $17
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Avenida Sureste, Off Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-767-7400
Description
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, pet friendly patio dining, good food, beer, wine, mimosas, bloody maries and margaritas, wi-fi access.

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