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6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2500
+1 760-366-8200
08:00 - 17:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really a sweet young person running the counter but five of the things I wanted to order were out of stock. No one else around to help. really unfortunate.

Thank Kate L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered "today's special" avocado stuffed with chicken and chicken and red pepper panini only to be told that "we don't have red peppers today. And chicken. We don't have chicken today. And avocado. We don't have avocado today." Then our server swore in frustration. At all that point we got a refund and left.

Thank Michael B
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

January 6, 2016 - The Park Rock Cafe is adjacent to the Joshua Tree National Park visitors center which makes it very convenient for an early lunch quiche and a take out box lunch. After listening to the morning Ranger presentation about Joshua Tree, we stopped in the Cafe. We found the atmosphere casual and welcoming; the food good; and... More 

Thank JerryH9905
Twentynine Palms, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant has a great menu for breakfast and lunch. The waitresses are friendly and knowledgeable. The cooks are the best

Thank TonyROKN4M
Joshua Tree, California
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stopped by there with four young boys and three adults after visiting the park. They were accommodating to young children. The food is pretty basic and the sandwiches were average and not loaded. No large deli sandwiches here. It's a mom on a budget size sandwich. The establishment was clean and so were the bathrooms so there is a... More 

Thank boomcintyre
Los Angeles, California
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Several years ago there was a dynamite cook who loved her job. She would sauté the vegetables before adding them to a nice thick omelet, Sadly, she is gone. The sign on the wall tells it all "new menu". With only a single burner stove, the current cook can only produce one egg dish at a time, throwing the raw... More 

Thank centuryjo
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58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

I had a tuna sandwich and lentil soup. It was good. My friend had the Health nut cold sandwich. Without any problems we cleared our plates. Tasty and fresh! We were visiting her son in the Marines. Great place for lunch.

Thank Rockportgraduate
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

What a little jem. We got the box lunch and took them into Joshua Tree Park what a great treat. Would recommend this to anyone and everyone. Fresh and yummy

Thank Denise S
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Like probably most customers we went there because wanted to grab a quick lunch before starting the park visit. We had their special: avocado with tuna fish and salad. It was fresh and very tasty. The quiche plates also looked very good.

Thank dudek94
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

We were planning a trip through the Joshua Tree Park during lunch time and saw the cafe right next to the visitor's center and thought great idea. Our friends ordered the Turkey Cranberry Sandwiches, my husband ordered the Tuna Salad and I ordered the Health Nut (vegetarian). They all came with a piece of fruit, or we could have added... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Joshua Tree
  • Phone Number: +1 760-366-8200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?