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John's Place


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Diner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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All reviews zucchini fries burger gyros machaca chef salad california burrito breakfast and dinner daily specials huge portions nice food fast food local favorite comfort food joshua tree np desert lettuce
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

If you're going to eat fast food why not get good tasting greasy fast food. When you really want good tasting fast food go to Johns. It does not taste like airline food. The appetizers are really good. This restaurant can get rather noisy, but...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sheperde
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Very convenient to where we were staying at the Best Western, service polite and efficient. Ordered mushrooms for an appetizer, large portion and just ok. I had the Quesadilla which was very large and good, my BF had the steak which was not cooked to...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

We were told John’s place was a wonderful place for good food. Well, it was food but not tasty at all. There was plenty of food but the flavor was not good. My daughter and I got chimichangas and my wife got a chefs salad....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank mmoran0711
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Such friendly people, and huge portions. This is a good option if you have been hiking or climbing all day. I had a California burrito, which was interesting (fries inside), though I'd save it for days when you have a lot of calories to replenish.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank deborahf702
Reviewed April 21, 2019

This was our second visit to John's Place. We stopped last year after a visit to Joshua Tree NP. We found it inexpensive and delicious so we decided to try it again. This year we all got burgers with no buns. They nicely wrapped them...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Weyes1
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a hearty delicious breakfast at John’s Place. Our eggs were cooked perfectly to order and the coffee just kept coming! Friendly, fast service. Our only regret is that we didn’t return for lunch or dinner!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Travelingjourneys
Reviewed March 19, 2019

My husband's name is John, so we figured we couldn't go wrong eating at John's Place. We were right! My gyros and his tostada were very good, the service was excellent, the prices reasonable, and the atmosphere was good. It was nice to be able...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 329kathyc
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Place is busy, and we slipped in just before the church crowd. Very friendly staff, smiles are genuine, and the coffee keeps coming. Clearly it is a local favorite. The Machaca was average because it wasn’t served hot, the spinach & feta omelette was a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 422garyd
Reviewed February 27, 2019

We've been stopping here for many years on our many treks through the desert. Eclectic menu. Always good food. And malts! They serve malts!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Andrea S
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Very reasonably priced and excellent food! Great burgers and freshly cut fries. My wife had the zucchini fries and loved them. Very good service. Great place to stop for a quick bite to/from Joshua Tree NP.

Date of visit: February 2019
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