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Crossroads Cafe

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61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
+1 760-366-5414
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sidney, Canada
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167 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a group of six difficult guests, and we left happy. The food was all delicious. The wrapped brownies by the cash register are killer, buy a couple to take away. The only hitch was one missing side order, which was offset by a couple of gratis brownies. The place was hopping busy, but the staff were all cheerful.... More 

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Thank njjc
Menlo Park, California
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a funky cafe that offers really good and interesting food. The menu will make most vegetarians and vegans happy without making us meat eaters feel like pariah. Just went there for breakfast and left happy and full. Go early because it gets crowded and the wait can be long and the restaurant and service gets a bit frenetic.

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't rated anything in a while but everyone agreed this was worth a "let's do this again!" (Wish I was not 3,000 miles away...) Small, quaint, rustic place with amazing, different combinations of delicious food! A great find! Sorry, no pictures. All 6 of us just wanted to dig in!

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Thank localfoodie777
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for breakfast on our way out to the park and was very happy with the meal. It was somewhat pricey, but being the only place we ate in town, I can't say if it was overpriced. Service was friendly and the food was tasty. The country style potatoes were exceptional. A nice added touch, they gave my wife... More 

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Thank Joe L
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent. We had chicken tacos and a burger. The burger was not medium-rare but was still good. The lemonade was excellent. Nice and quick lunch.

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Thank Nicole W
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local spot for lunch with delicious and healthy options. Waitstaff were so friendly (especially hilarious Chris!) and make you feel right at home.

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Thank ALT76
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after visiting the park and really enjoyed it. I had the portobello sandwich with a spinach salad. One of the best sandwiches I have had! It was messy but worth it! My husband had the turkey club and fries and we couldn't finish his fries there were so many! Service very friendly and fast. Fun vibes.

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Thank Laura B
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family friendly diner with american food...great burgers and quesadillas. Friendly staff cool atmosphere pleasant surprise!

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Toronto, Canada
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716 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 926 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crossroads Cafe is a very casual spot in the heart of the city of Joshua Tree. The exterior and interior decor can best be described as casual and chaotic giving it an almost dive bar feel. However, the food and service is very good and the prices most reasonable. Breakfast is available to 2:00pm each day which is a boon... More 

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Toronto
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in early evening on a Thursday. Service was both sweet and Swift. The Orange wheat draft beer was perfect in taste and temperature. I went for the grilled cheese on sourdough bread with tomato and avocado added and a side of the three bean chili. Truly delicious. I will return during my multi week stay in JT.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61715 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Joshua Tree
  • Phone Number: +1 760-366-5414
Description
The Crossroads Cafe is a classic American Diner, located on 29 Palms Hwy, near the main entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. We offer a wide variety of traditional diner fair to go along with unique specials that are all made from scratch and made with love. In addition, our menu is filled with great options for folks with dietary restrictions of any kind. From our savory bacon pancakes to the classic hamburger, from our fish tacos to homemade vegan chorizo & eggs, our menu has something for everyone. Happy trails and always pack water into the park!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?