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“Fantastic Breakfast”
Review of The Palms Cafe

The Palms Cafe
Ranked #10 of 295 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed December 2, 2012

WOW! Usually can't say a lot about breakfast, but this one is exceptional. We ate on Sunday morning, and their normal Eggs Benedict Sunday special had been expanded to 8 varieties in addition to the normal Eggs Benedict. All at our table had a different kind of Eggs Benedict and they were all delicious. The rest of the menu had a good variety of items, multiple types of omelets, etc. Even though it was a busy Sunday morning, service was prompt and attentive. We never had to flag down our server to ask for coffee refills, etc. The food was delivered surprisingly quickly. They have a really nice patio, and when the sun started shining on diners, up popped the umbrellas. Other nice little touches included flavored coffee creamer in addition to the regular. It appeared a lot of locals ate there, as well as we out-of-town visitors. It's a bit of a challenge to actually locate, as GPS & mapping programs show you the wrong building. GPS will get you to the correct shopping center, but the restaurant is tucked into a corner next to the Trader Joe's. There are sign pointing to adjacent restaurants, but you have to be right there to see The Palms Cafe. But, based on their business, guess they don't need more signs to direct customers. I only regret we only have a few more days to eat repeatedly at The Palms. This locale has only breakfast and lunches, and the lunch menu looked good as well.

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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Great service and friendly waiters! I cannot say enough about those waiters. We were in Palm Desert with our dog and we got together with our friend who drove from Arizona just to see us. We had nice lunch but we spent about 3 hours sitting at the table in the patio and busy talking. The waiters left us alone even after they closed the restaurant. Thank you very much. From now on this restaurant will be our regular stop whenever we go out to Palm Desert!

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Reviewed November 11, 2012

My wife and I stopped in for lunch last week. The service was great and the food was very good. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for good local spot to eat. The exterior and interior could use a "face lift".

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Reviewed November 2, 2012

We returned to the Palms Cafe again this year after a trip to COD on Sunday morning. Food was great - recommend the banana waffle - will be back again. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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Thank MarcusM777
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

My husband and I first discovered this restaurant in 2006. It is a must visit each time we are in Palm Desert. The Palms Cafe is tucked into a non assuming corner in a strip mall which also houses Trader Joes and Michaels Craft Store. The wait staff is consistent and helpful. The banana pancakes are fabulous, but be careful not to over order (2 are too many for most diners). Omelettes are wonderful, and if you are watching your carbs you can sub cottage cheese and tomatoes for potatoes and toast. Lunch is good, too. My favorite is the coconut mandarin orange chicken salad served on a a bed of fruit.

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Thank joysharon
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