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Carlee's Place

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American, Bar, Pub
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660 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5001
+1 760-767-3262
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Georgetown, IL
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a late lunch and there were only a couple tables. We both ordered a grinder and a soda. It took a long time to get there and when it did, it was not very warm. It was about six inches long and came with fries. My hubby ordered a torpedo and his seemed much bigger(his had... More 

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Thank sailorwife23320
Andrew M, Owner at Carlee's Place, responded to this review

sailorwife23320, My apologies for such a poor experience. We are really well know for both our food and our service. I am very disappointed that we dropped the ball from the front to the back of the house. This is definitely not up to my standards and will be addressed with the staff. I do hope that you will stop... More 

Bucharest, Romania
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128 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and tasty. The water and juice servings were huge. It's a simple place that will satisfy your hunger before or after you visit the desert park.

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Thank Vlad V
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter if you go for lunch, dinner or to the bar, this is THE place in Borrego springs and of course in walking distance fro our favorite place: Hacienda Del Sol.

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Thank Krista R
Andrew M, Owner at Carlee's Place, responded to this review

Thanks Krista! We aim to please at any time of day! More 

Thermal, California, USA
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carlee's has been in the city center for many years. We have stop in to eat off and on for around 15 years. The meals are consistently very good. We have been here with groups as large as 20. Service has been excellent. Drinks have great prices. Last night could have been the BEST chicken fajitas ever.

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Thank Sgtusmc67
Andrew M, Owner at Carlee's Place, responded to this review

Thanks for the continued support! You've definitely touched on 3 very important things to me: Good Food, good service and a great priced drink (and we aren't afford to fill it either!). Look forward to having you back on your next stop through. More 

Belleville, Canada
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great place with huge portions. You will not go hungry here. Friendly staff and atmosphere. Good beer on tap and big menu selection.

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Thank Dwyer378
Andrew M, Owner at Carlee's Place, responded to this review

Dwyer378, Thanks for your great review. The portions, friendly staff and atmosphere are all areas that make so proud of the place. We'll keep the good beer flowing and food choices coming. Thanks Again! -Andy More 

Arizona
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153 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

You will not go hungry at this casual dining location. The service depends on the time of year and the experience of your server. The dining environment is to be desired and if you are in the restaurant during weekends it may be hard to have a conversation due to the noise. Definitely a place for the under 55 crowd.... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here whilst arriving late at a nearby hotel. The barstaff were friendly and a good range of beer is avaliable. The menu is large and I had an excellent deli sandwich which I ordered pretty late on. For such an isolated place it can be a Godsend to a weary traveller

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Thank the_gamekeeper
Andrew M, Owner at Carlee's Place, responded to this review

the_gamekeeper, Glad we could bring a good and friendly experience to you as a "weary traveler". More 

Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is where we end up when we visit Borrego Springs. It is a very casual, old-school local place with friendly staff and a good menu. The place is dark inside during the day -- a benefit if one wants a break from the intense sun.

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Thank marnis
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stopped in for lunch one day and were surprised by the atmosphere. This is definitely a bar that has some extra booths for the lunch crowd. The food was ok, but it filled us up. There were a lot of people at the bar, so I gather that this is the local hangout. If you're in the mood for... More 

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Menifee, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stopped in here after we read the reviews of our fellow travelers. They were able to accommodate 8 of us nicely during the lunch rush. We all ate a variety of dishes, from burgers, patty melts, chili, chicken fingers and fish tacos. Everyone was happy with their orders. The food was great and the service was friendly. Will surely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-767-3262

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