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“Yummy breakfast”

Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs
Ranked #10 of 318 Restaurants in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Since 1960, Elmer's has been dedicated to providing quality food ingredients and personable, gracious service that make you feel at home. Built on the foundation of Walt Elmer's famous buttermilk pancakes, Elmer's offers seasonally fresh entrees and premium, made-from-scratch favorites in a warm comfortable and inviting family dining experience. With ample choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu features an emphasis on fresh, Northwest ingredients and traditional flavors. Featured Northwest favorites include Boyd's Coffee, Oregon Marionberry syrup, Tillamook cheese, and sausages from Portland-based Zenner's Sausage Company. Many Guests happily enhance their morning meal with a refreshing Mimosa. While the food is a star in its own right, it's the service that makes customers smile. Led by local owner, Jacky Donnell, the genuine, friendly team at Palm Springs Elmer's delights in welcoming desert locals as well as Northwest snowbirds craving a taste of home. They are proud of the reputation they have built as a local favorite. In addition to local Best Breakfast awards, Guests at Palm Springs Elmer's rave about their experiences on Yelp! and TripAdvisor. Elmer's has also received national recognition in the category of Family Restaurants with high marks on four main attributes consisting of taste, value, service and mood. Elmer's takes pride in their surrounding communities and strives to be the restaurant of choice for families. Choose to dine indoors surrounded by historic and scenic Palm Springs photography or on the outdoor pet-friendly patio. Elmer's is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mission Viejo, California
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Yummy breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

Stopped here for breakfast our first morning in Palm Springs and we were not disappointed. The menu had many yummy looking items it was hard to choose what to try. The German pancake looked amazing someone at the table next to us ordered it and we considered it but were looking at a little more protein that morning. They fruit was fresh and looked like the photo and that was very refreshing, many time what you get is not what is pictured.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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“Gem for breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

Selected from great trip advisor reviews we were not disappointed. The all day breakfast option was excellent, great choice, awesome quality fair prices and fresh and hot. If you are staying in the centre Elmer's is a 7 min drive, but well worth it. Remember to leave room for your visit and you will not want to eat for the rest of the day

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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“Pacific Coast Seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

Elmer's is a Pacific Northwest restaurant chain and this is the only Elmer's in California. The menu was pure Northwest and offered a great seafood selection. The clam chowder was rich and thick and very tasty. all servings were large and well prepared. Service was excellent and friendly and the manager walked around the restaurant, even when it was filled to capacity, to insure the guests were well served and satisfied.

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Corona, California
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“Late dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

It was getting late and we couldn't decide where to go for dinner. Elmer's it was. They weren't busy and had a nice atmosphere, better if fireplace was working. There was a lot of variety on the menu and they served breakfast all day. We all liked our meals of breakfast and fish items. We ate, had coffee and finally left - not realizing the restaurant closed at 10:00. They didn't tell us-just let us visit and enjoy the warmth. We had great service, too. Our server was very helpful and quick to take care of our needs.

  • Visited November 2012
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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“never disappoints”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2012

elmer's consistently offers a great all-American breakfast at great prices, with good service in a clean environment. what more can you ask for?

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