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Tommy's Kitchen

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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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.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Contemporary
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
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

I've visited Tommy's Kitchen in Idyllwild several times and each time exceeds the last! First of all, if you are visiting in the summer, be sure to sit on the front patio with the fabulous views! Secondly, you won't find anything better for breakfast or...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Great service for our clan. The girls ordered the soup of the day, a sort of potato gumbo with fresh bread to dunk. I stayed with a chicken ciabatta roll and fries. There was still snow on the ground and the town was packed! The...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank capnTar
Reviewed 29 December 2015

OK, if your are anywhere near Idyllwild, or hey, make a special trip...go to Tommys. The Sunday brunch is awesome and the salad bar the best anywhere. They even cure their own salmon which is amazing. We also had dinner there and the lamb shank...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank James S
Reviewed 22 December 2015

On the recommendation of several people in Idyllwild, my husband and I had the pleasure of dining at Tommy's Kitchen. We went for dinner on a Friday night were treated to a lot of wonderful! The service, the food, the presentation, all spot on! And...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank LaurieIdy
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Had heard mostly good comments about Tommy's. It was a snowy night and not many folks in town. Made a reservation and went solo. Ran into two locals celebrating a birthday. I know them so it was nice to chat and to see and photograph...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I've been to Tommy's a few times and always have a fabulous breakfast. Keep in mind they are only open for breakfast and lunch, they offer great patio seating in the warmer months. Everything is home cooked with a twist, I had the Rosti which...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank SDPeterson
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Visited Tommy's for the first time this week during a day trip up to Idyllwild. Was recommended to us our last visit by the local Firefighters but was closed when we went. Finally got to try it. From the service to the cute outdoor seating...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank WANDA122576
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Very unique breakfast offerings and awesome! Lovely outdoor seating with delightfully engaging wait staff dedicated to making your meal one to remember!

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Sam S
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Was in town for the weekend, and someone recommended Tommy's Kitchen. Nice atmosphere, welcoming staff and decent food. The meat lovers omelette was not as amazing as the server described, but satisfactory.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank singingbackup
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Lunch was an interesting menu caters well for veggies fun to sit and enjoy a short lunch break before mooching the stores and craft shops

Date of visit: July 2015
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