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Mile High Cafe

26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-2008
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

We were intrigued by the menu, and had breakfast here one morning to check it out. The interior is attractive with a clean, economical design. We were greeted warmly, and the servers were prompt and friendly. The dining area was quiet, even though many of...More

1  Thank RJ748
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Out for a drive up from Palm Springs, decided to visit Idyllwild and stopped here for lunch. Piano player in the dinning room and big menu variety. I had the jalapeno burger (awesome) and wife had chicken fried rice. Very tasty, definitely a do again...More

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Don't let the name of this restaurant throw you off. It has a menu that is primarily Asian. That being said, it features very nicely prepared dishes and is worth the effort to take lunch in it's rustic setting. Good service. Slightly expensive but worth...More

1  Thank angryduppie
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. But not for the price. Our server Hannah, was very pleasant and nice. The noise level was quite high, due to a small place, and someone playing piano. $35 for for breakfast for the two of us.

1  Thank jfus76
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We ate breakfast here on the way out of town. It had been recommended by a waiter at the brew pub for their hash...and it's to die for The lemon blueberry pancakes are unbelievable....terrific combo!! Very low key with terrific food.

Thank dreamdestinations
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Some people might like this more than I did. It's not that it's a bad restaurant - it isn't. But, the food seems to be mostly rice-based. It isn't a restaurant if you're trying to limit your carbohydrate intake (as I am). One of our...More

Thank Bert S
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

After a short hike we visited the pet-friendly Mile High. We were very surprised to find Korean food on the menu. We ordered Chicken on Fire, Sizzling Rice, a Teriyaki bowl, and a good ol patty melt. It was all delicious. Something for everyone. We...More

Thank virginiaa577
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We came for breakfast and were surprised to find live piano music while we ate. How nice! The service was good, the food was great and the atmosphere was nice all around. We would definitely eat here again!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Stop for breakfast on Sunday morning. Very friendly staff and the food was good. Eggs Benedict, Vegetable Omelette, and eggs over easy. Home fries are also very good. Only downside they had a piano player who was playing at a loud volume making it hard...More

Thank John379
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I had the pleasure of dining in this establishment several times while enjoying a relaxing stay in Idyllwild recently. The first thing you notice is the décor. Its a combination of fusion meets the mountains. Its a modern style design with elements of the outside...More

Thank Joe B
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Kimberly G
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Aspen E | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant and ask. Aspen
Don L
April 23, 2015|
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it is not on their web site. no pj]=honenumber
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-2008
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