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Jo'an's Restaurant & Bar

American, Bar
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25070 Village Ctr Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
(909) 659-0295
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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Palm Springs, California
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dined outside in 75 degrees, with live music, friendly service. BBQ, salads, general diner menu all clean and nicely presented. Had the finest hamburger in 10 years. Not greasy and super tasty. Enjoyed local craft beer. Live music during the local jazz festival weekend featuring Richie Cole, Roy McCurdy, Ernie Watts and many more.

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Thank ycomtom
Indio, California
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Run do not walk away from this restaurant. Though the prices indicate that you would be getting quality food it is quite the opposite. We experience probably the worst meal we have ever experienced in our lives , just terrible. Way too many choices in this town to spend your money there

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Thank Jimmsocal
San Diego, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there twice over a weekend. Pet friendly. Must have been 6 dogs on the front lawn, including mine. Busy, nice waitresses and waiters. The BBQ ribs are habit forming and I rarely eat ribs and never at a restaurant because they are so messy. But their pork ribs are so delicious that I ordered seconds. Music on the weekends.... More 

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Thank Connie K
London, United Kingdom
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449 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice enough little town in the mountains, reminded in some ways of the places I've been in the high Tatras. Had a local, chilled out vibe. A little but hippy, a little bit woodsman. We stopped for a few drinks to watch the world go by. The heavens opened up and rained down a cold rain (we were in... More 

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

Large but cozy restaurant with lots of seating. Typical food menu, all very good!!! One of our regular spots to eat when visiting here.

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1 Thank Lori760
Hemet, California
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This place has your customary diner-type food. I mistakenly ordered salmon and it wasn't very moist, had fries(???) as a side, weird! There's this train on tracks that circles the dining area. Kids would like that aspect. Maybe the burgers would be a better choice, I should have guessed that!!

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Thank Cathi F
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I was hoping that this cute little restaurant would have been great but sadly I was mistaken. The food was terrible, service was slow, and it wasn't a good atmosphere. Also the tables and booths were both sticky and gross.. Not a lot of people were there so that should have told us to stay away but we wanted to... More 

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Thank Lacey Crazdwrit... G
Desert Hot Springs, California
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We went to Idylwild for a day trip on Saturday. Hadn't been there for a few years. Walked around and decided to have lunch. We like to try places we haven't been to so Jo'ans was the choice. We were enticed by the outdoor seating area even though it was quite hot outside. We both had salads that were very... More 

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1 Thank mrb951
Riverside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Had breakfast at Jo an's it was great the service was good the food was delicious. I had the Eggs Florentine

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Thank loramacey
Manhattan Beach, California
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248 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Strolling around Idyllwild today, I was drawn in to the beer garden at Jo'An's Restaurant by the AWESOME live music I was hearing. A musician was singing Jimmy Hendrix "Little Wing" which was so awesome, I had to check it out close up. I went in and soaked up the music for a while. So nice! Such a laid back,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25070 Village Ctr Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: (909) 659-0295

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?