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J C's Red Kettle

54220 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-4063
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“patty melt” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
54220 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The omelette was really good! The staff is super nice and friendly. The environment is very comfortable.

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visit and loved it! Great food and great service! I'll certainly be back on my next visit to Idyllwild.

1  Thank Will Sprinkel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. Food was merely ok. Price was reasonable. $30 for my wife and I. There server though, seemed like she was to busy to serve us. And the place had very few people in it. Won’t return.

1  Thank jfus76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a driving tour for the day and wanted a light lunch. Found this little gem. Busy good food, attentive staff. Would recommend this

1  Thank Aussietrip77
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Breakfast was very good with a good selection of omelets and typical breakfast fare. Service was excellent as well.

Thank Bert S
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I ordered breakfast for take-out and it was excellent...perfect hash browns with a ham and cheese omelet. Will definitely visit here again!

Thank poutababy
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were just out window shopping and enjoying the day. We came across this place. The food was good and reasonably priced.

1  Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Wonderful diner in the middle of town. The outside looks like a house and the inside is like a country diner, which adds to the homey feeling. Reasonably priced, good service and, of course good food (albeit keep in mind it’s a diner not some...More

1  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Oldest restaurant on the mountain and definitely knows how to do brunch. There may be a line, but it is worth the wait. Good food at affordable prices. The inside has a unique personality with timeless decorations.

Thank emj12117
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Breakfast on a Monday morning. Good food and fast service. Nice decor, not overly loud, enjoyable place to have breakfast.

Thank John379
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12 May 2017|
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Response from nedarosa | Reviewed this property |
No, they close at 2 PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54220 N Circle Dr, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-659-4063
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