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Kendall's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner
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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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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

The food's good, the people nice. There's simply nothing more to add. Just go - you won't be disappointed!

Thank Rockhopper104
San Diego, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I have been going to Kendall's cafe for about 20 years. I have never had a bad meal. The Kendall's supreme breakfast is really good. Buffalo burgers are yummy, and any Mexican special will never disappoint.

Thank Susan K
Morro Bay, California
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Classic locals restaurant. the waitress seemd to know everyone in the place. Service is fast and freindly. I had breakfast here twice....both times excellent. There is a big breakfast menu with plenty of choices and options. Spanish omelette was great, French toast was fine, Hash browns are crispy and delicious and most importantly....my coffee cup never got empty!

Thank PeterR23
Balboa Island, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This place was a little odd from the moment we walked in. No one greeted us and we rather straight there wondering what to do. When it came time to order there was not a great selection. There were five kinds of pizza with no substitutions. In order at the counter and pay before you get your food when you... More 

Thank Mary Pascha K
Newport Beach, Ca
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Located in the "Mall" in town, this is a tasty and well priced place for breakfast. It was well staffed and the service was good. I got the impression that this where the locals enjoy their breakfast outing and where visitors go before a day of activity.

Thank 1travelwarrior
cardiff uk
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126 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

A friendly welcome. Good menu with very reasonable prices. Excellent service. Food obviously good to order. Decor is smart retro! You feel you are in a diner of years ago.

Thank vjj
Sun City, California
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

We had a fabulous lunch and a great visit with locals here at Kendall's. Waitress made you feel like she knew you forever, the Rueban was big enough to share and very good.

Thank Christie E
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Excellent place for local food or for all american food. Very clean, waitresses very friendly, and the food great.

Thank Jim T
LA, California
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Unassuming coffee shop in a mini-mall from the 60's. Pleasantly surprised by the food and service. Typical menu and food lived up to expectations that did not disappoint. On par or better any chain style coffee shop out there.

Thank HaveCarWillTravel67
Borrego Springs, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Old school and quality service with a smile. Has a very understated funky vibe. Most locals frequent for breakfast. The tuna melt rocks!

Thank Elizabeth R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?