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“Great mountain water - enjoyed the food and atmosphere”
Review of Mother's Kitchen

Mother's Kitchen
Cuisines: American
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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 eat here again when in the area. Not fancy, but good.

2  Thank ZiaKat
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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 egg sandwich. The hours are a little odd, but the amount of traffic might explain this. We have got to go back.

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2  Thank rdgrimsey
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Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting the Observatory or Palomar Mountain this is a must stop ! For our surprise it was a vegetarian restaurant "NO meat at all " . Their plates have great flavors, we tried the "Pozole Soup" for me no meat on the pozole it's not allowed but it was great with good flavors. We also tried the Mountain Chili and was great ! Then we had a Club Sandwich that had layers of avocado, tomato, lettuce, jack cheese, "baco bits" & sprouts served on toasted seven grain bread w/ mayo also great! They have a cozy and warm indoor dining area and an outdoor area that looks great but was to cold to try it out. The food was served fast, with good customer service.

2  Thank ArtPerza
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Reviewed December 1, 2016

Cute little wooden lodge. Perfect if you are camping and you run out of firewood or forget your Hotdogs for the kids.

1  Thank Victor U
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

Mother's Kitchen is a little jewel tucked away on the way to Mount Palomar Observatory. It's fairly basic accommodation (wooden floors, small wooden cabin) but the food is delightful. Vegetarians are well catered for - itself rare in the USA. A bowl of the vegetarian chili was just what we needed on a cold, wet afternoon, and the hunk of bread served with it was excellent.

All in all, an excellent little place; highly recommended.

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2  Thank Nudeflyer
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