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Jenny's Cafe

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246 S Edwards St, Highway 395, Independence, CA 93526-1700
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hanford, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Neat historical items to look at while you wait. Lots of locals were eating there when we were there. The food was good.

Thank mikeandnora
Bishop, California
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This used to be a good little place for breakfast and lunch. I never managed to make it there for dinner. That's too bad, because they closed down this spring. They will be missed

Thank 1HungryPeggy
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Have stopped at Jenny's Café a few times on our way to the Paiute Palace in Bishop. Breakfasts are homemade and very good. Establishment is an old building possibly built as long ago as the late 1800's. Food never disappoints. Everything is homemade. Hospitality is good.

Thank Stephen M
Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We stayed the night before at Ray's Den, just passing through Indepence on our way from Yosemite to Vegas. We asked the Rat's owner where to find good breakfast the next morning. She pointed to a menu on the front counter for Jenny's Cafe and said it was tow blocks down the street. So we went... Sitting in the restaurant... More 

Thank necowgirl
York, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

What a cracking little find on a Sunday morning after leaving Death Valley. Nothing for miles and everything in Lone Pine was closed. Lovely service, surroundings and food.

Thank InaTizzi
Sebastopol, California
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

There are few options in Independence, especially for breakfast. But Jenny prides herself on homemade baked goods and good ingredients. I thought the coffee was good, too - not Farmer Brothers! I ate there for three breakfasts and loved the breakfast burrito best. The menu calls for three kinds of meat and potatoes in it...I just had bacon (my choice)... More 

Thank Mabbott
Sacramento, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Basic food house grub but well made and run by a gal that is pleasant and organized. Had the eggs, hash browns, coffee and toast gig. Perfectly fine to fuel the ride in front of me.

Thank Steve D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Fresh garden veggies when available. They make their Turkey/roast beef fresh for salads/sandwiches, no processed crap. Very accomadating to food allergies.

Thank swkimmel
Austin, Texas
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Food good. Service friendly. Coffee not the best. Clean. I will go back and I do recommend. Nice break from a long drive. Serves lunch too.

Thank PhillipP703
Munich, Germany
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Quick stop for a coffee and an amazing warm blueberry cake! Nice place! Definetly a recommendation! And Jenny is a great host!

Thank Toby_Bayern

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 S Edwards St, Highway 395, Independence, CA 93526-1700
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: 760-878-2266
New cafe/restaurant opened in July 2010. went there on 8th August. Best affordable diner/restaurant in Independence. Very friendly and huge portions! Please list so I can review as it is great to publicise new finds. Phil

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