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Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs

1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
+1 760-327-8419
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (50 reviews)
“german pancake” (204 reviews)
“hash browns” (57 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Elmers for breakfast while in Palm Springs and it was a great place. We actually went here based on other reviews we read, and people were right! We had the German pancake and the French toast. Both were large and delicious. It was...More

Thank 89kenny
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Morning, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again next time...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food, well prepared, with fast polite service. The menu is very varied and is sure to please most. Great place for the hungry tourist or a family in need of a meal.More

Thank Terry K
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Morning, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you've enjoyed your visits to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had tried to get into Elmer's on a weekend, mid-morning, but hordes of fans were ahead of us. W We had to run some errands this morning, Tuesday, early and parked right outside the door. Everyone was very friendly. The breakfast menu has a...More

Thank JandRLA
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Morning, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to going to Elmer's but it reminded me of eating at an older Denny's. That was not what I was looking for.

Thank 951ladonnag
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this place as we were driving around Palm Springs and noticed that the parking lot was pretty full. Off the main streets of Palm Springs, it's obviously the place where locals eat. And we weren't disappointed. No waiting and service was excellent. Elmer's...More

Thank AMknows
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for some old-fashioned diner food, and Elmer's gave me the fix I needed. It seems like a popular neighborhood sort of place.More

Thank Ken B
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally amazing food! The atmosphere was casual with no waiting. Service was excellent and the pricing very reasonable. A definite revisit place!More

Thank Adrienne M
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the restaurant That offered Us the 10% discount For our stay at the Quality inn.....,we walked out after the host Told Us We Only got 10%

1  Thank rtb77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, fast service worth he wait in busy periods. The German Pancake is wonderful with lemon and powdered sugar!More

Thank Michael M
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was the best we had when we stayed in Palm Springs. They have a wait, but it was worth it. Benedicts and biscuits w/ gravy for sureMore

Thank psissons75
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

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Dennis S
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
Howdy & about $13 including taxes cheers Andrew
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Response from Kolten L | Property representative |
We have two outside patios that accommodate pets. We also have pet dishes for water and give a treat to each pet. Our hours are 6a to 9p daily. Hope to see you soon! =)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-327-8419
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.
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