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Kendall's Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
+1 760-767-3491
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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San Diego, California
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83 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here during the wildflower "super bloom". We got to Borrego early & checked out an art fair. One of the vendors suggested Kendall's for breakfast. It's tucked away in "the mall", a very small shopping plaza. We had a 15-20 minute wait for a table. It was very busy & short staffed the day we went. The 1-2 waitress... More 

Thank ewright2013
santa barbara
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food and staff able to handle the crowds. We came back, mainly for great hash browns! Ate breakfast here twice; eggs, omelettes, eggs benedict, etc.

Thank cassismeg
Oceanside, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, friendly service, a great menu full of down-home prices, it's great. They have an all-you-can-eat fried fish dinner on Friday nights. Don't miss that!

Thank TColling
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166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived just as a busy lunch hour was starting. We got a table right away but soon people were waiting for theirs. Our meals were excellent, the servers attentive and pleasant. The woman who runs the front was very hands-on and knows what she's doing. The kitchen needed her guidance as they are a bit confused but they put... More 

So. Orange County, CA.
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very hard to find place with great service & food. There are no signs in the front of the shopping center but we drove around the back and surprisingly saw the cafe. Our breakfast was cooked perfectly and enjoyed the local experience.

Thank Grammy118
Seattle, Washington
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171 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many of the employees have been there for years; the ambience of a coffee shop/diner with lots of choices (plus free pudding for dessert). The extra is that there is good Mexican food available here. Lots of locals like this place for breakfast and lunch. The food is always good.

Thank Realtyhank
Rancho Mirage, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast here, the food was good. The air conditioning seemed to be broken, very warm. My wife didn't like that they keep dirty dishes in a bus station right next to you when your eating.

Thank Jeff M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The quaint little town of Borrego Springs is lacking in breakfast places. Hidden inside "The Mall" is this charming little spot. Once we got inside, we were greeted with a smile and were seated quickly. They have an expansive breakfast menu, from blueberry pancakes to huevos rancheros. I custom-ordered an omelette with bacon, avocado, and a cheese mix. It was... More 

Thank Zachary H
San Diego, California
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick good bite after our hike.... they got good ratings and we agree! We had a piece of their cherry pie and a coffee/chocolate shake! Yummmm! They both hit the spot! We will come here again I'm sure!

1 Thank Kimberly64
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a very nice little diner - not at all pretentious, but a delight. We've been there on more than one occasion and every time was great. The service is good, If you have a small wait, it's worth it. The breakfast was delicious. It's located on the back side of the mall in Borrego - right in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-767-3491

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?