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French Corner Cafe and Bakery

) #17 of 208 Restaurants in Palm Desert €€ - €€€ French, Cafe, European
72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3304
+1 760-568-5362
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepes” (35 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (10 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3304
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this little restaurant! Very authentic; food is very good (quiche, crepes mmm) , pastries are out of this world! Service...plenty of room for improvement. Definitely coming back.

Thank MrSotomayor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice wait staff, friendly and helpful. This is a bakery with all the yummy items you can think of to tantilize your taste buds. This morning, although more crowded than usual from all the StageCoach attendees who have found this gem, we got an outside...More

Thank DrAudreyReed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful. Great pastries. Great food. A little gem in Palm Springs. Located in a mall, but very nice decor inside. French decor. Moules and fabulous. Coffee is great.

Thank megaverett2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

3rd time I've been and enjoyed a lovely lunch. This time a chicken and mushroom crepe with salad and iced tea. They have a wide menu with lots to offer. The wait staff are great and service from both them and the kitchen is just...More

1  Thank Hobdeb
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We never miss this gem when visiting the desert. When living in Palm Desert we would time our shopping to be sure we ate at the French Corner. It is a favorite of the locals and passed over by visitors who don't know about it....More

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We've been for breakfast and lunch and have taken friends and it is always good with great service. The French pastries are absolutely delicious.

Thank Colette A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

That you could find such a fabulous french restsurant at the entrance to a shopping mall in Palm Desert? We stopped in for a quick lunch while shopping. The menu was very appetizing with a variety of hearty and light fare. We had sandwiches,croissants and...More

Thank BettyBoopWinnipeg
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stopped here on a whim for lunch. I ordered the Quiche Lorraine with Sweet Potato Fries. My wife had the lunch special ( half sandwich with cup of soup and small salad) . Both dishes were most enjoyable. Good Service here as well.

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Walking into this beautifully decorated interior (booths abound) French brasserie/cafe/bakery is taking a quick trip to Paris...quite an upscale surprise at the Desert Crossing Center where retailers such as Tar-jay rule. Tempting treats abound in the mouth-watering cases that feature many smaller/sensibly portioned and bursting...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I love frog's legs and they are very hard to find on a menu. I ordered two appetizer portions to take home and they were delicious. This is a lovely café that offers wine and beer. They have pastries that look like works of art...More

Thank judi2
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Bon Jour, Please what is your special for January? And is it available for lunch as well as dinner. Thank You, Evelyn
2 January 2017|
Response from Jkracow | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for being tardy in responding, Evelyn. I don't know what the specials are. I am an infrequent customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-568-5362
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