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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 good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
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 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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ediht T
Reviewed August 6, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank RT66momma
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We only got takeout breakfast on the morning we were leaving but it was extremely good! Wish we had found it sooner!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank NTallis
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Kendall's is a quaint coffee shop that we stopped at for breakfast. The food was prepared exactly as we ordered, including "crispy bacon". Very clean and delicious...

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ShellyGlass
Reviewed May 4, 2018

We love going to Kendall's for breakfast when in Borrego Springs. The menu selections are great and the food is even better. The service is excellent too! I would highly recommend this restaurant for breakfast. Can't comment on lunch as we have not eaten there...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Goldwing_MGM
Reviewed April 14, 2018

They also serve lunch and dinner but we think that this is the best place in town for nice, "down-home" breakfasts. Nothing extraordinary, just good food at reasonable prices.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Steve S
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Probably the best breakfast in town. Staff are great- food’s excellent. Not much more to say really.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Malcolm W
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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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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