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Crossroads Cafe

61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
+1 760-366-5414
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It looks cool from the outside and reviews were promising so we gave it a try-so glad we did. Simple ‘American’ fare done well with friendly service.

Thank iwantacervelow5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fill up on a delicious, stout breakfast before heading out to explore the desert! Great service and welcoming atmosphere in a quintessential roadside diner.

Thank JPFerguson2424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after camping in JT National Park, and it was close to the Black Rock Campground. Service was okay. The waitress was busy with a lot of other tables. And our waters were not refilled once. The ambience and decor were very cool and...More

Thank Kalani B
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Neat little cafe in JT. It is a unique spot with good food and service. You can’t go wrong with the breakfast burrito!

Thank Grant L
Reviewed June 24, 2018

A very busy cafe in Joshua Tree but they quickly worked through the queue and got everyone seated and eat-ed. The pancakes and French toast was delicious and will keep you going all the way to dinner.

Thank AndyandLesley
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The food was excellent- ate brunch here and all the selections chosen were top-notch. Had some tacos (very yummy) and salad (also very good). There was a short wait, particularly for bigger parties. The place was hopping when I was there and didn't let up....More

Thank bob_ontheroad
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Crossroads is a great place for lunch. Lots of great things to choose from. Highly recommend Crossroads for lunch!!!

Thank susanoneil59
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Just popped in here after a JT hike and was expecting an ok meal BUT we walked away BIG fans. Tacos and the portobello burger were aces and the service was stellar. Cozy place that I’d return to again and again. Highly recommended! 👍🏼

Thank VBYC
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We were here for Sunday brunch and got seated quickly although there seemed to be a bit of a wait for groups bigger than two. Our server was very friendly and the food came out fairly quickly. Menu had lots of vegan and healthy options...More

Thank NTallis
Reviewed June 10, 2018

My boyfriend and I had just finished hiking in Joshua Tree National Park. We were both starving and excited to eat at Crossroads Cafe as we had seen all of the great reviews it received by other customers. Well all that excitement finished with huge...More

Thank Jenna G
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Deena S
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Pamela L | Reviewed this property |
I watched the staff squeeze fresh OJ late Fridat for their Satuday AM rush. The Crossroads Cafe food is wonderful. Everyone works hard. Not sure what your problem is, but the restaurant is far from “a dump”. Perhaps you want... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$8 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Joshua Tree
  • Phone Number: +1 760-366-5414
The Crossroads Cafe is a classic American Diner, located on 29 Palms Hwy, near the main entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. We offer a wide variety of traditional diner fair to go along with unique specials that are all made from scratch and made with love. In addition, our menu is filled with great options for folks with dietary restrictions of any kind. From our savory bacon pancakes to the classic hamburger, from our fish tacos to homemade vegan chorizo & eggs, our menu has something for everyone. Happy trails and always pack water into the park!
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