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Mother's Kitchen

Canfield Rd, Next Door To Post Office, Palomar Mountain, CA
+1 760-742-4233
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pozole” (4 reviews)
“club sandwich” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Canfield Rd, Next Door To Post Office, Palomar Mountain, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eat good food in a relaxed, rustic setting far from the sameness of the CA valleys and coast. Nice friendly staff to boot!

Thank greggo8
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Got me some french toast with cheese and Coke for $7. Sat in shadow on the back of the restaurant among huge trees. Very peaceful.

Thank Lars P
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We stopped here during our motorcycle tour of the area, and it was a worthwhile stop. Very friendly service, and friendly to transients like us who were just passing through. The food was good, although vegetarian with a limited menu. Coincidentally there was a Corvette...More

1  Thank NYC_Rock
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A popular place - even with all the bikers. We split a club sandwich and an Italian grilled veggie wrap. Both came with chips. Both were excellent and we didn't miss the meat. Very friendly service. The restrooms are outside in another building.

Thank JerseyJosie
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Mother's Kitchen is a the place for delicious food on the way to Palomar Observatory or while staying in this celeb hangout. After cuisine consumption here it was enough to impart feeling like a "child" again. Vegetarian cuisine offers yummy on tap with signature dishes...More

Thank India C
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant restaurant. All vegetarian food - simple and prepared with attention. People were friendly. There's a pleasant garden to dine in if you want. The tap water was superb. A welcome surprise in a small mountain community. I would make it a point to...More

2  Thank ZiaKat
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The food was good and the staff were friendly. This is our second visit. First visit we tried the home made soup and we knew we had to come back. Second visit, my wife had the bowl of soup with toast and I had the...More

2  Thank rdgrimsey
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting the Observatory or Palomar Mountain this is a must stop 🛑! For our surprise it was a vegetarian restaurant "NO meat at all 😱" . Their plates have great flavors, we tried the "Pozole Soup" for me no meat on the...More

2  Thank ArtPerza
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Cute little wooden lodge. Perfect if you are camping and you run out of firewood or forget your Hotdogs for the kids.

1  Thank Victor U
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Mother's Kitchen is a little jewel tucked away on the way to Mount Palomar Observatory. It's fairly basic accommodation (wooden floors, small wooden cabin) but the food is delightful. Vegetarians are well catered for - itself rare in the USA. A bowl of the vegetarian...More

2  Thank Nudeflyer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canfield Rd, Next Door To Post Office, Palomar Mountain, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palomar Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 760-742-4233
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