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C J's Diner

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74894 Lennon Pl Ste H1, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1982
+1 760-837-9650
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London, UK
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164 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice and considered it the best breakfast of the trip. Service was excellent and one of the waitresses even understood English ;) ( brown toast etc, ) The food was equally as good and everything was cooked to perfection. Will defo return on our next trip

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Thank Psychopath
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Happy you enjoyed your meal and service. More 

Rochester Hills, Michigan
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have had breakfast here in the past. This trip did not work out so well. The omelette was average, the toast was hard and dry and the coffee wasn't very good at all. Overall, it also seemed somewhat overpriced this time for the overall quality and service. Will try a number of other locations before returning.

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Thank TandS1740
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

We regret you did not enjoy your experience with us. Your comments will be shared with our staff so that we may improve. Thank you for taking to share your experience, however we would have appreciated being given the opportunity to make the improvements while you were at our restaurant. More 

Palm Desert, California
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

CJ's is located in an industrial area. There's decent parking and the restaurant is super clean and a good size. There were two of us there for breakfast at 9 am. During the time we were there the restaurant was pretty busy. They have outside dining. Our breakfasts were eggs and bacon on one order and I had the chicken... More 

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Thank revolor
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very detailed comments! We will continue to work to make your time with us a good experience. Please let us know in your future visits if we can do anything better. More 

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350 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Wanted to find somewhere to walk for breakfast so checked Trip Advisor and this looked good. Short walk from Marriott Desert Springs. It is rather tucked away but nice diner and a warm welcome. When we're in the US we like pancakes and banana and pecan looked tempting. My wife and I decided to split a regular short stack and... More 

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you David for your comments. We appreciate your review and happy you enjoyed everything. We take all comments as a way to improve our service. More 

South Florida, Florida
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Stopped here for breakfast while in tow for the Desert Trip concert. Diner was quite busy but they got us seated, food ordered, and delivered pretty quick. And the food was delicious. I had the Denver omelette and my wife has ham/cheese omelette- we both enjoyed the food. I'd definitely come if I'm in the area again.

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Thank Deepstops
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review especially at this extremely busy time. Your feedback helps us to see where we can improve or where previous improvements have helped. We hope you enjoyed your time spent here in our beautiful desert. More 

Redondo Beach
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Busy Sunday morning breakfast, with outstanding service and excellent food. The huevos ranchero were the best I have had in many years. My wife had a select your own omelet and enjoyed every thing, as I did also.

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Thank darylmcclusky
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Your review is greatly appreciated. Your time spent with us is important and we are happy to have met your needs. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Less than adequate service. The waitress Lana was impolite. Treated the two other tables differently. Could hear the waitress from the counter speak about us. Got another staff member to bring the bill and took the other tables personally. In my time in USA this is the least recommended, putting it politely. Portions are small.

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Thank Natalie H
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you Natalie for your comments. We will address your concerns with our employees to see how we can provide better service. More 

Kansas
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this little gem for breakfast. They are no frills but the food and service was great! If we were staying longer we would come back. The fruit salad is really big and all fresh fruit.

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and are happy you enjoyed your experience with CJ's Diner. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Fresh and tasty diner breakfast, but the entertainment was awesome! You have to ask for Arrow - she should be on stage!

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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you Chuck for your review! We appreciate your comments. More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

First time to Desert Palm for a conference. Pulled up CJ's because I didn't want hotel breakfast so we checked this place out. Kinda like a mom and pops place. The food was good. The only thing that kinda aggravated me is that the majority of the items are all prices separately. And they OD'd on the cheese in my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74894 Lennon Pl Ste H1, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1982
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-837-9650
Description
Friendly, casual breakfast and lunch place with great food! Hours: 7 days a week 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Menus and Holiday hours available on our website.

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