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John's Place

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56249 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA 92284-2857
+1 760-365-0144
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Granger, Indiana
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good parking, affordable tasty dishes. This is where the locals eat and for good reason. Food was prepared quickly and served to us right away. Portions are fairly large and made from scratch. Next we are in the area we will be stopping by.

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Thank Lydia L
The Villages
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good and moderately priced. Furnishings are basic. Service is good and friendly. My husband loves the liver and onions!

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Thank Pamela R
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located along the twentynine palms highway. Good place to stop for lunch. Order as you enter the restaurant for both eat-in or take-out service. Inside eating area is small. Good food and good portions. Service was pleasant but a little slow. Would recommend for lunch.

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Thank Ricker26
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place without wait staff, with a limited menu, but the food was good, inexpensive and large in portion size. If you have coffee and want a refill, you get it yourself. I had a Sunday and it was huge! If I were in the area again, I would go back for the hamburger and fries!

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Thank Jan C
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7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Barely a step up from mc Donalds. You have to order from a person in the front. If you are really hungry it will do but will not be back.

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Thank Jasmine M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017

Both the hotel staff and Trip Advisor recommended John's as a local, family run, non-pretentious place whose meals were great value. We were not disappointed! I particularly enjoyed the smoked brisket.

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Thank Ray M
Oxnard, California
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017

The good: Service was friendly. Breakfast food was mostly OK, nothing exceptional. The not so good: Tiny cramped booths. Place was busy and another party got seated ahead of us. Bacon was not cooked evenly. Service could have more attentive. I cannot recommend eating here since the "bill" presented only shows the items ordered, it does not show the prices... More 

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Thank keltytrekker
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Not fantastic but very good dinner food. The service was very good and quick. The food was really inexpensive and reasonable.

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Thank Michele G
Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

We're in town visiting Joshua tree National park..And wanted something, not too fancy, great food, good service, and didn't want to spend a fortune. This is the place. Excellent food, huge portions, excellent service and unbeatable price. We had 2 dinners and had the pack a sandwich for lunch.. everything was different and everything was that good

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Thank JMaffa3
Racine, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on our way to the park, the were 9 of us and we were seated and served promptly. Good sized portions and I was pleasantly surprised by how excellent the BBQ ribs were. We all ordered something different and were satisfied! Special thanks to our friendly server Beverley!! One person in our party requested a chipotle mayo for... More 

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Thank Chris S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56249 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA 92284-2857
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Yucca Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 760-365-0144

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?