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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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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I walked 1 block from the smog dog shop. No wait. Service was perfect. Food arrived fairly quickly. I had the biscuits and gravy with eggs and hash browns. Everything was delicious. Eggs cooked exactly as I ordered, hash browns fresh and cooked wonderfully. Biscuits and gravy were some of the best I've ever had. I will... More 

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Thank b0nanza
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. We greatly appreciate your feedback and are happy to see that you enjoyed everything. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Palm Desert, California
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156 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Per recommendation of friends we tried CJ's for breakfast on Sunday morning. Biscuit and gravy Benedict was a pleasant surprise. service was very good and the staff were happy to see some one new. You should try!

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Thank Soup8
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

We always love to see someone new! We also love that you took the time to share your experience. Thank you for your comments! More 

Palm Desert, California
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Hubby suggested we go by the place in the industrial park off Cook Street. Oh yea, I like that place. I ordered the breakfast sandwich but with bacon with a side of fresh fruit. Hubby ordered the ham and cheese omelet. Ok, ok....the fruit was really good, not hard and tasteless like most places.y sandwich was sooo good. The hubs... More 

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

We appreciate your comments! We do our very best to make sure our fruit is delicious and happy that you mentioned it. Your time to post your experience is greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again. Thank you for dining with us! More 

Huntington Beach, California
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We had an excellent breakfast here. It is in an industrial area which is random, but once inside you forget that. The service was fast and the food was good. I was with a party of 6 and everyone enjoyed their meals- I got the banana pecan pancakes. I was also impressed at my latte- delicious and well made. This... More 

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

Thank you TravelGirl for your comments. Happy to see your group enjoyed everything. Your comments are used to keep improving the customer experience. More 

Cathedral city
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139 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Great little place for breakfast! A little challenging to find but worth it!!! We had eggs Benedict florentine, monte Christos & ham & cheese omelet...all were very good :) Very friendly service...definitely will go back!!!

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Thank mobro1
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to post your experience. Glad to hear you enjoyed your food and look forward to serving you again! More 

Manhasset, New York
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We love our diner breakfasts in NY or were looking for a spot to get eggs and pancakes. None of them one till 7:00 a.m. So if you are still on eastern time you are out of luck! Pancakes were blah, French toast dry and barely soaked in egg. Bacon had been made earlier that morning and since they originally... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Business here open when there is business, unfortunately in this area it around 8:00 am, we open at 7:00 am just in case. We cook all our food as it is ordered so the bacon was not cooked earlier that day. If you had any problems with your food you should have requested your server... More 

Gig Harbor, WA
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Had the Country Benedict. It was an awesome meal. Will go again. Very friendly staff. A definite local hangout, which is usually a good sign. Very close to Cook and Country Club.

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Thank billheald56
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Happy you enjoyed everything at our restaurant. Your comments are greatly appreciated! More 

Lebanon, Indiana
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Went for breakfast, hoping to sit out side. Arrived about 30 minutes after opening and they had just started to wash down the patio. Service was slow at first (only one server) but things picked up when second server arrived around 8am. I had the breakfast burrito, it was huge and very satisfying. My wife had the omelette but felt... More 

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Thank Brad913
Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review

Obviously we did not meet your expectations, but do appreciate you taking the time to comment. We recommend that if your food does not meet your expectations that you give your server the opportunity to correct it. Our goal at CJ's Diner is to make you feel as though you belong and feel at home. We are a small family... More 

New Jersey
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138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a simple fast and easy breakfast and found it here We have diners all over New Jersey and this small restaurant compares to some of our best. Fast friendly service, decent coffee are 2 must haves for a diner and this place passed the test. Pancakes were light and fluffy, omelette and bacon were perfectly cooked... More 

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

Jane your comments mean a lot to us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! More 

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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Had the country Benedict. It was awesome. Wife had chicken patty melt and meatball soup and loved it. Great service. Very friendly ambiance.

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

Thank you Bill for your review. Happy that you and your wife enjoyed your food and the service. Your comments mean a lot to us! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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