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Ludlow Cafe

68315 National Trails Hwy, Ludlow, CA
+1 760-733-4501
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
“blt” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
68315 National Trails Hwy, Ludlow, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I-40 can get long and tedious...no, it IS long and tedious! And while on a trip we took on the challenge to not eat at any chain or fast food restaurants. Tired, hungry and looking for a place to switch drivers we discovered a litt...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really tasty breakfast, nice original place, quiet and safe in the early morning too, a must on a california trip.

Thank frveltri2
Reviewed 16 October 2017

If you travel I-40 through California do miss a chance to stop at the Ludlow Cafe. Any meal is great and will fill you up with fresh made home style cooking.

Thank Joemarine
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Frequented by locals, truckers and Route 66 Tours. They have great Fried chicken, and house made chili.

Thank Scooper88
Reviewed 5 October 2017

When you leave the Interstate 40 going west at the stop sign the sign show food to the right and lodging to the left - If you go left you end up at the Ludlow Cafe. Snack (BLT) was freshly cooked and very testy.

Thank Dick F
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We followed the Route 66 guide for our honeymoon and went in for lunch after walking to the Amboy crater. On arrival we were told to seat ourself and waited 10 minutes or so, noticed a few customers ordering at the till so presumed that...More

Thank paul_gti6
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We stopped there twice on a recent trip. On 9/5 we had to ask about out order after 30 minutes and the waitress had not put the order into the kitchen. The food was good. On our return trip we tried the place again. After...More

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice place, good service. Wife ordered the enchilada, which she praised highly. Taco chips were "really good", fresh fried. After a big breakfast in Searchlight, NV, I just felt like having a simple tuna salad sandwich, and found it pretty tasty and satisfying. Saving...More

Thank AlzalaCarajob
Reviewed 10 September 2017

When your out in this area, there's not a lot of options for food, but this cafe is the perfect spot for an old school mom and pop cafe. On RT 66 with the historical flare inside, Good old style cooking and reasonably priced. A...More

Thank Pjveetwin
Reviewed 13 August 2017

An unassuming little diner, this place offered a good vibe, tasty food and bottomless coffees. Friendly people and a good selection of Route 66 souvenirs.

Thank coogee3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68315 National Trails Hwy, Ludlow, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 760-733-4501
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