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Kitchen In the Desert

6427 Mesquite Ave, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2683
+1 760-865-0245
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“jerk chicken” (5 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
“joshua tree” (2 reviews)
American, Caribbean, Cafe, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
6427 Mesquite Ave, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2683
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

I was lucky to find this spot during a late-night pass through Twentynine Palms last week; we were the only folks in the restaurant when we arrived, but found friendly service and incredibly tasty food during our visit. We ordered a delicious kale appetizer, and...More

Thank andrewjayp
Reviewed May 31, 2018

The menu is always changing. They said they only keep a menu for a couple weeks before changing it. I had some roasted cauliflower on homemade bread---it was simply gourmet. Go at night for nice ambiance and sit on the porch.

Thank murtmurt
Reviewed March 18, 2018

What a pleasant surprise to find this fun place! The menu is tiny, which, for us, is always a good sign. (They make few dishes but meke them well.) We loved our garlicky sautéed kale starter. So scrumptious, we would have ordered another portion had...More

Thank catsinthebelfry
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Was surprised to find a restaurant in Twentynine Palms serving jerk chicken so decided to try it out. The chicken was well prepared, although less spicy than I would have expected. Service at dinner was friendly, but slow. A nice quiet place for dinner.

Thank sidchen2017
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Well worth the drive up from Palm Springs. Friendly and casual with healthy, scrumptious homemade meals. Fresh ingredients for quality food.

Thank frozenknee
Reviewed January 20, 2018

Friendly, busy, cozy place with small but nicely mixed menu. I had one of the biggest and best burgers I'd ever had. I'm not a fan of hot food, so I was glad this entree had just the right amount of spice. My husband, who...More

Thank mplsal
Reviewed December 24, 2017

The food was of high calibre, even relative to restaurants in a city. The sauteed kale was excellent and the Trinidadian fare was very tasty.

Thank Sheldon G
Reviewed November 30, 2017

We fell upon this place (thank god) when we missed the turn for Johns. There aren't a lot of choices in the area so we were so happy to find a cute little place like this with homemade food. You order at counter and sit...More

Thank jillsM5977KQ
Reviewed May 15, 2017

My wife and I ate two of our meals here when we stayed in Twenty Nine Palms (we also ate at Thai Cafe and Marilu's). The wait staff really seemed to enjoy their job which made everything more pleasant. The jerk chicken was very good...More

Thank Edwin D
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This place is just off the main drag but very eclectic. There is a bunch of old rusty mining tools in front. I had the Jamaican fried dumpling and the Jerk Chicken dish. Both were very good. They do not have a liquor license so...More

Thank dkoka
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$10 - $18
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6427 Mesquite Ave, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2683
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Twentynine Palms
  • Phone Number: +1 760-865-0245
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Gourmet Burger and Sandwich restaurant with a Caribbean twist. Located in an artistic complex in Twentynine Palms. Across the street from the easter entrance to Joshua Tree National Park.
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