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“Best Place in the Area for Breakfast”
Review of C J's Diner

C J's Diner
Ranked #32 of 273 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Friendly, casual breakfast and lunch place with great food! Hours: 7 days a week 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Menus and Holiday hours available on our website.
Palm Desert, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Best Place in the Area for Breakfast”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

This little restaurant makes probably the best omelets in the area. They are fluffy and never overcooked. They also have a wonderful Monto Cristo sandwich on the weekends.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank TMTraveler276
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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Thank you for your review. We appreciate your time and effort. We will continue to work to keep you satisfied.
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Indio, California
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Finally checked it out and out and left happy.”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

I've know about CJ's but never ate there...until last week. I went in with a couple of co-workers who hadn't eaten there either. Rose, our waitress, was the best. She helped guide us through our orders like a pro. The food was BOMB...not the bomb...BOMB. Sooo good. Their pastrami items are great. The salads are good too. We left stuffed. The place isn't huge and is a little hidden but worth it to find. It's on our 'lunch circuit' now.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Dennis C
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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Dennis, thank you for taking the time to review your experience at CJ's. We are glad you enjoyed your food and your server. Hope to see you again soon!
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Orange
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great Eatery!!”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Excellent food in old style diner. Had the corned beef hash and hubby the best ever Denver Omelet. We left totally stufed. Love it there!!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank pare10s
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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review, September 9, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. Very glad to hear you both enjoyed your food. We hope to see you again soon!
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Palm Desert, California
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Diner”
Reviewed July 16, 2012

We split their tuna melt for a decadent lunch. It's great.

Visited June 2012
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1 Thank JudyMari
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Rmassoudi, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review, September 9, 2012
Thank you for posting your response on TripAdvisor. Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated. Next time try our Chicken Salad Melt, it is every bit as delicious and ask for a side of chipoltle sauce to dip in in. Remember you can always change your bread type or cheese.
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Mt. Pleasant, TX
Level 6 Contributor
165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Very good breakfast”
Reviewed June 24, 2012

First morning in town, went here for breakfast because of the TA rating and the fact that it was close to our resort. All the employees were very freindly. Ordered the Country Benedict Benedict with hash browns. The food was very good and cooked the way I requested. My wife had the French Toast, which I sampled and it was very good also. Will try to eat here again before we leave town,

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Frank H
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, Owner at C J's Diner, responded to this review, July 3, 2012
We are glad you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant and hope to see you again! Thank you for taking the time to post a review.
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