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The Mile High Cafe

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26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Claremont, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant on the main thoroughfare of through Idyllwild was surprisingly good. I had the tonkatsu and curry, my daughter had a bento with tofu, and my husband had a sandwich. We were all pleased with our food. Pleasant, casual atmosphere too.

Thank Y2K2014
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breakfast was awesome, great variety of breakfast offerings. The decor was very attractive, our server "Bella" was the best! I look forward to a future breakfast at the "Mile High Cafe"!

Thank Michael B
Irvine, California
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for brunch on the way to the main part of Idyllwild. The food was surprisingly good! We ordered the Galbi and Egg breakfast and rhe breakfast burrito. The burrito was huge! And the beef in the Galbi and Egg dish was delicious! They also have great chocolate milk for the kids and fresh squeezed orange juice. I'd... More 

Thank Kim L
Palm Springs, California
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You are literally greeted by every employee when you walk in, as well as the owner. A little eclectic in the decor but also very nice with some contemporary style. Open kitchen with a counter seating area. We sat on the patio, had great service. The food was terrific. Had a burger and some salads. All delicious. The menu has... More 

Thank FirstClass2C
San Diego, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best breakfast ever!!! Homemade biscuits, fresh coffee, the food is excellent here!!! Biscuits and gravy with scrambled eggs is the best!! Very tasty bacon too!!!

Thank Lori760
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This place was very nice, I have a love for biscuits and gravy and my fiancé got huevos rancheros. We got the freshly squeezed Orange Juice (pulpy and delicious) I had to stop myself from gulping it down as it was $5.50 a glass!!! I am so happy that we stopped in and grabbed a bite to eat for breakfast!

Thank Coral U
Santa Cruz, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We had several meals here since it has a pet friendly patio that gladly welcomed our 2 dogs, has really good breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, and is located outside the center of Idyllwild. The menu is eclectic and has a strong Asian influence. The fresh squeezed orange juice was the best I've ever had. Prices are reasonable and service, excellent.

Thank kiwismom
Castaic, California
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211 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

When we arrived we actually thought about going someplace else, but we are so glad that we stayed! The menu is very eclectic with many Korean specialties. I ordered the bibimbap which is a rice, veggie, and meat dish topped with a fried egg. It came in a big metal bowl and was still hissing on the table. The serving... More 

Thank Rene V
isle of Palms, SC
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Tried this place for breakfast and wasn't disappointed at all. I had the huevos rancheros and my wife had a waffle a la carte. Attentive service. No complaints whatsoever. Would go again!

1 Thank love2live4ever
Murrieta, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

It was our family's first trip to Idyllwild and our first stop was awesome!! nice ambiance, good food, very satisfied.i asked for extra pancakes for my kiddos and asked how much extra for it and they gave it to me for free!! how sweet these guys are..

2 Thank annieimperio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Asian, Korean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 9516592008

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