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Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs

1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
+1 760-327-8419
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (51 reviews)
“german pancake” (206 reviews)
“hash browns” (58 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Elmer's is my favorite breakfast spot in Palm Spring. Great restaurant with pictures of many local famous people who patronize this excellent eatery. Cozy booths & tables, vaulted ceilings, bright rooms, great service & large delicious dishes. I had a delicious Belgium waffle with fresh...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We come to Elmer's several times during our stay in Palm Springs every year. We have never had a bad meal. Love the potato pancakes, excellent bacon. We usually come for breakfast, but have had dinner here also and it was great. Service can't be...More

Thank rcd717
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is centrally located on Palm Canyon Dr ( HWY 111) service is great fast no waiting Food was awesome servers were friendly and warm. Prices are in par with other restaurants in the area. But quality of food is superiorMore

Thank Brad S
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Afternoon Brad, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always crowded. Even on a mid week summer day! Completely enjoyed the signature Dutch Baby pancake with fruit topping. Great spot!More

Thank Bon1111
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying in Palm Springs (on holiday from UK) and visited here after a search on google of places to eat nearby. We went midweek for dinner and it was quiet..... food was lovely. We then went on a Sunday and Wednesday morning (extremely...More

Thank Bettyp22
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again next time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading the reviews of Elmer's my husband wanted to come here. The staff was friendly and professional. We were seated right away. We came with two teens who ordered the ranchers breakfast and crepes with chocolate chips which they both loved. My husband ordered...More

Thank Jin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting to Palm Springs after a couple of years and much later than planned, we were staying in a hotel not far from Elmer's it was great to walk along the road and see that not much has changed. It is still a traditional grill/diner/restaurant...More

Thank Highlander022
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again next time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family of four and went to breakfast on a busy Saturday morning. We were seated almost immediately. The food was tasty and arrived quickly. Staff was friendly and efficient. We would definitely return if we were in Palm Springs again with the...More

Thank Scotia H
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again next time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although they specialize in breakfast dishes (and they all looked really good) we chose to have prime rib for dinner; plenty to eat and prepared nicely to order. The soup of the day was tomato basil - get it if it's on. This is a...More

1  Thank Jim B
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again next time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - great service - lovely views. Good value, terrific portions and amazing variety of breakfasts on offer. I recommend the peach and blueberry pancakes with eggs and bacon. The French roasts are huge wedges and there is a great waffle pyramid for kids....More

Thank Paul Q
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Afternoon, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

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Dennis S
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
Howdy & about $13 including taxes cheers Andrew
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Response from Kolten L | Property representative |
We have two outside patios that accommodate pets. We also have pet dishes for water and give a treat to each pet. Our hours are 6a to 9p daily. Hope to see you soon! =)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-327-8419
Description
Since 1960, Elmer's has been dedicated to providing quality food ingredients and personable, gracious service that make you feel at home. Built on the foundation of Walt Elmer's famous buttermilk pancakes, Elmer's offers seasonally fresh entrees and premium, made-from-scratch favorites in a warm comfortable and inviting family dining experience. With ample choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu features an emphasis on fresh, Northwest ingredients and traditional flavors. Featured Northwest favorites include Boyd's Coffee, Oregon Marionberry syrup, Tillamook cheese, and sausages from Portland-based Zenner's Sausage Company. Many Guests happily enhance their morning meal with a refreshing Mimosa. While the food is a star in its own right, it's the service that makes customers smile. Led by local owner, Jacky Donnell, the genuine, friendly team at Palm Springs Elmer's delights in welcoming desert locals as well as Northwest snowbirds craving a taste of home. They are proud of the reputation they have built as a local favorite. In addition to local Best Breakfast awards, Guests at Palm Springs Elmer's rave about their experiences on Yelp! and TripAdvisor. Elmer's has also received national recognition in the category of Family Restaurants with high marks on four main attributes consisting of taste, value, service and mood. Elmer's takes pride in their surrounding communities and strives to be the restaurant of choice for families. Choose to dine indoors surrounded by historic and scenic Palm Springs photography or on the outdoor pet-friendly patio. Elmer's is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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