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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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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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fredericksburg,va
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always a real bargain, great breakfasts ! Newhart The JW Marriott. Business park but locals use this restaurant!!

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

Thank your for your comments! More 

Houston, TX
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to get away from the usual tourist zones, CJ's Diner is a great spot to visit. Found them via Google Maps and it is a very cozy breakfast and lunch place in what could be described as an office park (car shops, Crossfit boxes, offices). Not dangerous in the least but a bit bland and nondescript. I... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. So happy you enjoyed your time with us. More 

Washington
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155 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little tricky to find. My worst Cobb salad which was made with torn up deli meat slices. Mushroom soup was barely warm although the half Reuben sandwich was good.

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Thank 2olddogs
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We take each comment very seriously and will review your comments with our staff. We hope you will try us again. More 

Monticello, MN, USA
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The breakfast burrito was excellent. The ambiance is like a diner. The view is a negative and one of the windows was totally smeared up. Service was good.

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

We appreciate your input. Most of our customers come to CJ's for our food and service versus the view, however we have had many customers love the great view of our beautiful mountains. Thanks for your feedback, we do appreciate the time you took to share. More 

Anchorage, AK
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114 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Hidden in an industrial area but quite the find. Delicious diner food on an extensive menu. My husbands steak and eggs were 13 bucks and he raved! Great service too.

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Thank travler2130
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at CJ's Diner. Your comments are appreciated. More 

Encinitas, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

C J's had delicious food and great service. All of our family agreed that this really was an "undiscovered gem!" 5 stars for sure!

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Thank AB3x1
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, your input is very important to us! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Good spot for breakfast or lunch. Only open until 2 so give yourself time to find C J's and it's welcoming staff.

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

Your review is greatly appreciated. We have tried being open later, however this particular area becomes very vacant after the local business' close. Thank you! More 

Palm Desert, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

This is a cute little diner with delicious breakfast food. I had the 2-2-2. Eggs good, bacon crispy and pancakes fluffy. My husband had the country breakfast and it also was good. This diner has a atmosphere of warm friendly people who are getting the job done. Also the coffee was very good and they come around with refills all... More 

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Thank Carol4travel
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback. You have exactly nailed all our goals as a breakfast and lunch restaurant. We are happy you enjoyed your meal time with us! More 

London, UK
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163 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

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 November 14, 2016 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 

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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, Diner, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?