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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 9 October 2016

We had been to this restaurant in a prior incarnation and decided to give it a try today. Loved the menu changes- we had both types of the rosti and found them delicious. My spouse asked them to scramble the egg which was done without...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank 961leader
Tommy's K, Public Relations Manager at Tommy's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Thank you so much! We're glad you came to give the new place a go, and that you were adventurous in your menu selections! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 October 2016

Good choice of good-tasting sandwiches. Our group ordered Tommy's burger, Beef Pastrami, and Chicken Caesar Wrap. Our sides were waffle fries or fruit salad. Tables are inside or outside under cover. When we started to eat outside, we did have trouble with bees. Some of...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank glr60
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Discovered this little gem on my last visit this week. Food is very tasty. Had the Chipotle Chicken Panini with a generous friut cup. Was so impressed that I came back for the breakfast. Perfect eggs, great muesli and again very friendly serviced. Can, t...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank christiane1942
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had the best &most interesting sandwich at Tommy's in Idyllwild. It was freshly made, and big enough tor 2. It was accompanied by "waffle fries". They were the most delicious & unusual fries, but they were wonderful. This restaurant has a deck situated in...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Donad P
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The atmosphere is fun and cozy. The food is homemade and so flavorful. Whether sitting on the beautiful deck or fireside, its amazing! The only patio in Idyllwild with gorgeous palm trees!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank mountainmadeca
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Went there again yesterday....coffee was superb and service fast and efficient. Had the vegetarian rosti with eggs over easy on top....heaven!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank James S
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Went there this morning for breakfast. It was a short glorious walk from our stay at the Silver Pines Lodge. I had the buttermilk pancakes. No lie they were the best I've ever had. My husband had the 0815 Breakfast with 3 slices Applewood smoked...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank kvd
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stumbled upon this great place while escaping the heat in the valley. Comfortable patio,dogs welcomed (all 3)with bowl of fresh mountain water. Food excellent, had very good Chicken Wrap, partner had the Ciara tuna sandwich, both very tasty and very fresh. Noted they also serve...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Ca-native48
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I'm in Idyllwild often and I always make a point to enjoy a breakfast here at Tommy's whenever I'm there. Though I'm not excessively familiar with Swiss cooking, I've learned to trust that what I get will be interesting and tasty. Tommy, the chef/owner, is...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank Ed H
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Tried the breakfast buffet. Was good, especially the pastries. Nice outdoor porch. Friendly people. Mimosas.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Michael T
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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, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, 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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