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Tommy's Kitchen

€€ - €€€American, , Vegetarian Friendly
54700 North Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-468-4222
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
54700 North Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is always fun to eat at Tommy's Kitchen and sit on the outside deck, except for the wasps! I hadn't had their Sunday buffet before and thought it was very tasty with so many choices. The only drawback at this location is the single...More

Thank Norskdoll
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had breakfast on the deck and it's a great place to have a meal. However we found the service slow but friendly. The food was good but nothing special and while the breakfast menu had a lot of options, in some regards it was...More

Thank John379
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit and again we had a great experience. We only arrived 20 minutes before they closed but we were not rushed, all the team were really friendly and the food was superb.... The area has suffered after the recent wildfires as...More

Thank DeaksTS
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We always take a drive up to Idyllwild when we visit Palm Springs. As Cafe Aroma is closed, we decided to try Tommy's Kitchen.....and are glad we did. Tigger was our server and made our lunch very enjoyable with both her personality and her excellent...More

Thank Philbytx
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great sitdown breakfast for 4 adults, 2 toddlers, 1 baby and 2 dogs on outdoor patio. Enjoyed the ambiance. Service good.

Thank Morobi
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a nice place to have a breakfast on the outside deck. Staff is friendly and the food is good.

Thank M K
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast, everyone at the table enjoyed what they ordered, and the service was excellent. We booked a table because it was 4th of July and we were a larger group, they had a lovely table held for us outside and nobody rushed...More

Thank R3052XImichaels
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We finally took the time to experience Tommy's Sunday brunch, which we've been hearing good things about for years. It was better than we expected. Everything was excellent, and it was hard to pass up any of the numerous pastries.

Thank Barry Z
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Left Palm Springs with intention to stop in Idyllwild on the way home since we had never been there before. What a cute little town, and this place was as advertised! Daughter had a vegetarian Rosti (very similar to hash browns) with sauteed veggies on...More

Thank 327amk
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Tommy's touts its menu of European cusine. For my husband and me, the most intriguing item on the menu was the rösti -- a Swiss dish of shredded potatoes and other ingredients. The spuds were thicker than hashbrowns and were the basis for a wonderful...More

Thank RJ748
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54700 North Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Idyllwild
  • Phone Number: +1 951-468-4222
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Swiss-infused American diner . This one-of-a-kind restaurant offers a wide range of menu options, from omelettes to birchermuesli, burgers to sennen rosti, beef stroganoff to chicken curry, and beyond. With weekly lunch specials, a beloved Sunday breakfast buffet, and the only full salad bar on the hill, Tommy's Kitchen is a must-visit for any trip to beautiful Idyllwild, California.
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