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Mountain Center Cafe

29470 US Highway 243, Mountain Center, CA 92561-0020
+1 951-533-7368
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
10 Jul 2017
17 May 2017
“Took a run up for breakfast.”
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06:00 - 15:00All hours
29470 US Highway 243, Mountain Center, CA 92561-0020
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I love going here for breakfast. A lot of good selections on the menu and have tried something different on each visit without ever being disappointed. They also have a nice patio for the warmer times of the year. Staff is very...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great food friendly service. Will be back. It's on the way to Idyllwild. A fun drive. Would recommend this diner to anyone who likes good food and friendly service.

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I eat here often because it is located at a cross roads going either up to Idyllwild or the 74 to the desert. Service is reasonably fast and the menu is varied enough that most people will find something to enjoy. I, personally, am addicted...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Good food and the prices are reasonable. Friendly service, with a rustic atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor eating available. Great place for all.

Thank spanishbam
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Easter Sunday, many cars parked outside, met when we opened the door with "we're not open." We said how come there is no sign out front? She says "we posted it all last week?" Everybody doesn't live on the hill! Baaaaah!

2  Thank Frances O
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We had 12 adults and 4 children at a big beautiful table. The home cooked dishes arrived hot and at the same time. Our waitress was fantastic, keeping up with all the little additions you have with children. What a wonderful, special place for us...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Breakfast stop on the way out of town. Our table had a Philly Cheese Steak, Chicken Fried Steak and biscuits and gravy! All super delicious! Great service as well!!

Thank zanderwalsh1
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Where else can you get great food at prices that won't leave you hungry. Service is friendly,and the servers knowledgeable about all the dishes.They offer inside and patio seating . As an aside -----you can find a place to "park" your horse if you happen...More

Thank Loouie
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The banana Walnut pancakes were fabulous. Perfect spot to stop before heading downhill. Good service and extensive menu.

Thank Cr1717
Reviewed 14 February 2015

We arrived about 10:30 on a Thursday morning and were happy to hear that they serve breakfast all day long. My friend had the 2- 2–2 special at $4.99. It included two pancakes and they filled the plate, so the 2 pieces of sausage and...More

Thank Bchgrl9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29470 US Highway 243, Mountain Center, CA 92561-0020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain Center
  • Phone Number: +1 951-533-7368
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