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The Mile High Cafe

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26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-2008
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this little place, especially the patio seating. Our waiter was fantastic - super friendly and recommended the bibimbap with tofu which was DELICIOUS! Good food, great service.

Thank nedarosa
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Had read reviews on this restaurant, and it lived up to the accolades it had received. The restaurant is attractive and comfortable. The staff friendly and knowledgeable. The menu is varied and unique. They have something for everyone. Prices are moderate and worth it. Will definitely be back when I'm in this area.

Thank nwbstr
Crestline, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

As you can tell by my reviews I almost always get a hamburger and this was no different, but it was excellent and that usually means the other offerings are up to snuff too.

Thank Jerry B
Calgary, Canada
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185 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A quaint cafe exterior hides a smart, upscale interior. Excellent food - solid professional service! The patio was particularly nice on the day we visited...still able to take in the live yet unobtrusive piano music.

Thank ndsci
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I had a pleasure of dining here last night. We each ordered Bulgogi, hamburger and spicy avocado noodle. They all tasted great. They were so good, we left nothing on the plate. This restaurant is operated by the owner and they go above and beyond to satisfy their customers. Food was excellent, Service was great, this place just tops it... More 

Thank mithan007
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

You'll find a variety of food for breakfast & lunch! Hannah our waiter was very attentive and friendly. This was our first time visiting and we all enjoyed our food.

Thank Lety S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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119 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This cafe has a wonderful selection of authentic Japanese cuisine. The sizzling rice soup was wonderful and the katsu was just as I remember from Japan. The udon is also great. The ambiance of the place makes is all the better.

Thank Aspen E
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I live in the Palm Springs area and we wanted to take a day trip up the mountain. We heard that Mile High Cafe was really great and decided to try it for the first time. Glad we did! Great food, great service. Breakfast was piping hot and the portions were excellent. The homemade strawberry jam was... More 

Thank v1nsanitee
Florence, Italy
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We went in expecting acage and we're pleasantly surprised at this restaurant. Great mix of traditional American and Asian dishes! Service was really good!

Thank PCtraveling
Abita Springs, Louisiana
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Mile High after JoAnn's choose to not open for breakfast.....was very happy to have found Mile High! The waitress was very sweet....the food was delicious ....and the fire in the fireplace just made it all the better on a cold morning!

Thank Damon P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26600 Hwy 243, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-2008

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Tehachapi, California

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?