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Kendall's Cafe

528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
+1 760-767-3491
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
528 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Reviewed today via mobile

Service is one of the best I've ever had. The machaca is amazing and that ranchero sauce is special! I got a beer with my BLT and couldn't be happier.

Thank Lilsuz G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered eggs Benedict to share - waitress was so focused on requiring us to order two 1/2 plates that she delivered two plates of a different dish - supreme with a cheese sauce. Because of her continued rudeness, we just thought it was a bad...More

Thank RVtraveller2016
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This place has been around for almost thirty years and offers a vast menu including good Mexican food. Most of the menu, however, offers big servings of breakfast, lunch and dinners (in season). Locals love this place.

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Because of the ratings on this site, we drove to the restaurant and they were closed. The hours need to be changed on this listing.

Thank AlnDeb
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Blast from the past for sure. We had breakfast here and it was delicious. Waitress was darling and service was on point. Biscuits and gravy were yummy. Little warm inside but it was September in the desert. Cute spot

Thank hellmom
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Kendall's is one of those diners Guy Fieri should review. The pancake is as big as the plate, the bacon is crispy but not burnt, the eggs are perfect, whatever style you order. Also great sandwiches and burgers for lunch. When we visited in summer...More

Thank megplatis
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Very small place but delicious food and great service. We went there while their AC was out, imagine 103 and no AC but they did have ceiling fans. It did not matter the place is spotless and food amazing, worth putting up with the heat....More

Thank Ediht T
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Dishes are very good and well prepaired. Host are very personable and attentive. Consistent quality.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We sought this restaurant out for breakfast after reading good reviews on Trip Advisor. It is in the open Mall on Palm Canyon Drive, but is around the back so is not visible from the street. It is a very nice mall area and the...More

Thank Eva S
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Kendall's Cafe has excellent food. Hip and airy atmosphere. It's right next door the the Borrego Arts Institute, so a perfect go to after checking out the wonderful art!

Thank RT66momma
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Suzanne O
October 10, 2016|
Response from 1travelwarrior | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer not the cook.
paul b
March 2, 2015|
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Response from paul b | Reviewed this property |
Waitress handles toast, all of them, all of them handle cash and dirty dishes. Saturday there was no hot water or soap. Cook ate at counter, walked in kitchen back to work without washing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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