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Wilma & Frieda's Cafe

73575 El Paseo Ste C2310, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4385
+1 760-773-2807
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (64 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (55 reviews)
“french toast” (42 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
73575 El Paseo Ste C2310, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4385
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrive and we are told there is an hour wait- normally I would say nope, however everyone leaving said so good. So we waited- a decision I will never regret. Service was on point- food was so good! Meatloaf- who knew? The biscuits are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been there 4 times in the past 18 months. Always alone. Most recently today. The menu is excellent as are the plated presentations. What's vexed me 3 of the 4 times I've been there is the so-so waitstaff. Today's millennial kept calling me "buddy"....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent brunch at Wilma and Frieda 's at it was definitely worth the wait. The place has always been popular apparently but this weekend it was overrun because of the recent appearance on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". However, the idea of taking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We live full time in Pam Desert. W & F is our "go to" place for a great meal....and always makes our guests very happy! Don't miss out!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has some tasty homemade pop-tarts! It does it get busy in the mornings, but the food is worth the wait. I highly recommend checking it out.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a good breakfast here. Not sure what was missing, the Blackberry Custard French Toast and Short Rib Scramble were both good, but there was something missing in both dishes. I'm not sure if they weren't using real butter or something else, but the flavors...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on El Paseo Drive, this popular cafe provides breakfast, brunch and lunch throughout the week. Indoor and outdoor seating are available; brunch is the most popular time to visit. So, expect a 20-30 minute wait. Entrees are large, tasty, and service is prompt and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had just all but given up on finding a breakfast place that did something different or really good. I was skeptical after reading some of the reviews but decided to give it a try anyway. I had the eggs with chorizo and cilantro hollandaise....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't help it.....i love pancakes and when I'm told they are only sold during the week, it kinda knocked the wind outta my sails. I had to settle for a Belgian waffle; tasty, but wanted pancakes. The Churro waffle was really good and a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a short wait on Father's Day, my son, daughter and I enjoyed the breakfast here. Omelets were very good and so was the service. I was pleasantly surprised to find that prices were reasonable given the quality of the food.

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Questions & Answers
Sharon H
March 8, 2016
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Response from Travel_bug0707 | Reviewed this property
Only breakfast and lunch when we were there
January 25, 2016
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Response from Gene G | Reviewed this property
Down town palm desert on el Paseo in the gardens . All in all about a fifteen minute trip.
May 17, 2015
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Response from Barbara J | Reviewed this property
The menu changes based on availability, but there are many choices and enough variety to suit everyone.

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73575 El Paseo Ste C2310, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4385
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-2807
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