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“A nice dinner in the desert”
Review of Crossroads Cafe

Crossroads Cafe
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Joshua Tree
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: The Crossroads Cafe is a classic American Diner, located on 29 Palms Hwy, near the main entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. We offer a wide variety of traditional diner fair to go along with unique specials that are all made from scratch and made with love. In addition, our menu is filled with great options for folks with dietary restrictions of any kind. From our savory bacon pancakes to the classic hamburger, from our fish tacos to homemade vegan chorizo & eggs, our menu has something for everyone. Happy trails and always pack water into the park!
Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

We chose Crossroads Cafe for dinner because of the good reviews in TripAdvisor. The $8 soup+mac&chhese+spinach salad was delicious and outstanding value. Chicken quesadilla also very good. We shared a decaf and a yummie Dutch applepie.

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Thank Mariels2
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

Stopped here for lunch and left happy. The menu was a good mix of vegetarian and non-veg options for both breakfast and lunch. (We had both in our party) One thing that stood out was that the staff took pride in what they served. Every dish that I saw come out of the kitchen looked amazing. One of us ordered a burger and asked that it be on grilled sourdough rather than the bun, and it came out perfectly shaped for the bread! Cooked perrfectly. The other ordered grilled cheese with avacado, tomato, and grilled onions with a spinich salad. The salad was super tasty! The Grilled sandwich was good, with the cheese just not being the most flavorful, but not bad at all. Polite, attentive wait staff that didn't leave us waiting. Decor is rustic and fits the drive you are on with lots of character.

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Thank issyluna
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Blink and you will miss it. Blink twice before entering. And then get ready for a truly unique dining experience. The food at Crossroads is nothing short of fantastic. We had chili, fish tacos, soup, chicken tacos and a gluten-free cornbread that was "to die for". We finished up with the apple pie which was one of the best I have ever eaten. With cheap prices, this is one truly delightful - and unexpected - gem.

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Thank Jay F
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

One of the best places to eat in Joshua Tree. Check for hours though as off season it could be closed for dinner. Remodeled and new owners 18 months ago - breakfast and lunch great choices.

Thank LA_dweller
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Liked everything; disliked nothing. The menu was interesting, and the food that followed the ordering did not disappoint: fresh ingredients, good flavors. Nice, friendly wait staff, willing to answer questions about life in Joshua Tree that they've probably been asked repeatedly!

Thank Christine B
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