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junior's cafe

1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
+1 760-353-9556
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ham” (2 reviews)
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1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a quick greasy spoon atmosphere. Been here only once but the staff was tremendously friendly.

Thank vincecoleman
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Food is good! The only complaint is that I never know when this place is open! We have been there for lunch and it's a nice atmosphere.

Thank Beatriz_Fim
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Went there last year food was okay. The beans could used a little more salt. Everything else was okay, the tortillas are pretty good too!!

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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Based on the reviews here, decided to give it a go for breakfast this morning. My experience was pretty much less than Denny's quality. Eggs were over-cooked, coffee was weak, french toast was soggy, and the service indifferent at best. I'd skip it next time.

Thank Carmen N
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is El Centro'Sector answer to comfort food. Hours are usually from whenever they want to open to whenever they want to close, usually M-F 6a-2p. Portions are large but they offer 1/2 orders. The staff seems rough and rude but it's an act. They...More

Thank anothertrip45
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Junior's Cafe serve a wonderful breakfast at a reasonable price. With a large pane window you have a excellent view to enjoy your meal. The staff are friendly and jonny on the spot. Had a marvelous experience..

Thank revjap3
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Got there to have breakfast, but it was after 11AM. So had lunch, red beans and ham was great! And hot beef open sandwich covered in yummy gravy, it rocked! Food was out fast mashed potatoes were a bit on the cool side. Still good....More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This small almost hole in the wall diner is orfe ride home cooked food. Tables fill up quickly at lunch time which explains the slogan, "Eat, Pay & Get out!"

Thank 6jbenito
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Food was good, clean place, but loud. Needs some soundproofing on the walls. Food was really good, and large servings for the price.

Thank Angie A
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very unfriendly the staff does not have class they treat you very disrespectful the food is mediocre and the hours are only to please The staff themselves. Do not go to this restaurant unless you want to be dissatisfied and your day...More

Thank Salvador Q
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-353-9556
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