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Mother's Kitchen

Canfield Rd, Next Door To Post Office, Palomar Mountain, CA
+1 760-742-4233
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
“garden burger” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options
Canfield Rd, Next Door To Post Office, Palomar Mountain, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the tacos and they were delicious. Thank you, Mother's! We'll be back to try every item on your menu, I'm sure! There's a breakfast sandwich with avocado that looks like a winner. Everything on the menu looks great.

Thank April H
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Mother's is closed on Tuesday, but we went into the store next door and bought soft drinks and postcards. The clerk told us that it was okay if we wanted to go to the restaurants outside eating area to have our lunch and enjoy the...More

Thank grip652
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Stopped here on the way to the observatory. At the initial stop, breakfast was fine. But on the return for lunch - disappointed. This place is seriously vegetarian with no meat options whatsoever. So your burger is a garden burger and the chile is almost...More

1  Thank MaryoftheMountains
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Eat good food in a relaxed, rustic setting far from the sameness of the CA valleys and coast. Nice friendly staff to boot!

Thank greggo8
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Got me some french toast with cheese and Coke for $7. Sat in shadow on the back of the restaurant among huge trees. Very peaceful.

Thank Lars P
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We stopped here during our motorcycle tour of the area, and it was a worthwhile stop. Very friendly service, and friendly to transients like us who were just passing through. The food was good, although vegetarian with a limited menu. Coincidentally there was a Corvette...More

1  Thank NYC_Rock
Reviewed August 19, 2017

A popular place - even with all the bikers. We split a club sandwich and an Italian grilled veggie wrap. Both came with chips. Both were excellent and we didn't miss the meat. Very friendly service. The restrooms are outside in another building.

Thank JerseyJosie
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Mother's Kitchen is a the place for delicious food on the way to Palomar Observatory or while staying in this celeb hangout. After cuisine consumption here it was enough to impart feeling like a "child" again. Vegetarian cuisine offers yummy on tap with signature dishes...More

Thank India C
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant restaurant. All vegetarian food - simple and prepared with attention. People were friendly. There's a pleasant garden to dine in if you want. The tap water was superb. A welcome surprise in a small mountain community. I would make it a point to...More

2  Thank ZiaKat
Reviewed February 23, 2017

The food was good and the staff were friendly. This is our second visit. First visit we tried the home made soup and we knew we had to come back. Second visit, my wife had the bowl of soup with toast and I had the...More

2  Thank rdgrimsey
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January 3, 2018|
Response from greggo8 | Reviewed this property |
Google maps shows the restaurant at about 5250'. I could not find "Palomar state park campground" specifically.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canfield Rd, Next Door To Post Office, Palomar Mountain, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palomar Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 760-742-4233
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