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Crossroads Cafe

61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
+1 760-366-5414
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“breakfast” (122 reviews)
“cornbread” (18 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
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Reviewed yesterday

Hey, you're out in the desert and you want the perfect comfort food? You've found it! This place does things right! Many of their ingredients are organic, and there's a focus on good ingredients. I had a bison burger that was over the top! The...More

Thank GoodToGoGirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is outstanding with a nice selection on the menu! The service is also excellent. You might have to wait a half a hour to get in, but the outside bench outside is in the shade and great for people watching:)

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An alternative to the local restaurants if you don’t want to spend your whole morning waiting for a seat. You have the option to have a seat inside or outside next to the visitor center. Good breakfast selection. Omelette was a little salty for my...More

Thank Dana18300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As is the issue in the area, service times is an issue. Due to limited options outside of the park, this place can get very busy. The waiter was very friendly though so didn't mind the wait. Food was average and nothing to write home...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to breakfast and it was amazing as always. The service is always good very nice and friendly staff. Blueberry pancakes is a must if you like them. Coffee is great too.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here hungry, left very Happy! A little bit of a wait but completely worth it. Try the chilli: totally home made 💞

Thank Erudite_journey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Crossroads Cafe more than once, And we have enjoyed every visit! The food is very good and the wait staff are very kind! We even received free cookies from a kind waiter. We love this place and would highly recommend it!

Thank jacobyreviewsforyou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast after our drive up from SD. Food was good, service was good....Very accommodating for our group and individual requests. Would absolutely go back.....breakfast hit the spot before we headed into Jtree for a day of hiking.

Thank poliver319
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a good eating experience. The restaurant has a good feel to it, but was sort of crowded and the food while good was not particularly innovative or unusual, which is totally fine. Good sandwiches, good homemade chips, the staff was friendly and service...More

Thank pitayaqueen
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Crossroads. Very busy on a Thursday night in mid March, but we were seated with only a short wait. Service was very efficient and cheerful. Beer and wine were good and reasonably priced. Good burger, great tuna melt, arugula...More

Thank leucadian
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Deena S
16 March 2018|
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Response from Pamela L | Reviewed this property |
I watched the staff squeeze fresh OJ late Fridat for their Satuday AM rush. The Crossroads Cafe food is wonderful. Everyone works hard. Not sure what your problem is, but the restaurant is far from “a dump”. Perhaps you want... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Joshua Tree
  • Phone Number: +1 760-366-5414
The Crossroads Cafe is a classic American Diner, located on 29 Palms Hwy, near the main entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. We offer a wide variety of traditional diner fair to go along with unique specials that are all made from scratch and made with love. In addition, our menu is filled with great options for folks with dietary restrictions of any kind. From our savory bacon pancakes to the classic hamburger, from our fish tacos to homemade vegan chorizo & eggs, our menu has something for everyone. Happy trails and always pack water into the park!
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