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JC's Cafe

73200 El Paseo 1A, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4252
+1 760-568-0733
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gazpacho” (5 reviews)
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73200 El Paseo 1A, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4252
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon JCs Cafe one afternoon strolling and shopping on El Paseo. They have happy hour so you can get a variety of alcoholic beverages for $5.00. I had the house Chardonnay and the avocado on toast and my husband had the chicken teriyaki...More

Thank dellesol
Case H, Owner at JC's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing! Best to you... 😀

Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is an excellent stop for lunch/snack. Seating is indoors or on the patio which is very pleasant.

Thank MichelleElyseLesser
Case H, Owner at JC's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Michelle!! Best to you...

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went here on a weekday and got seated right away. We had two dogs with us and they were welcomed with a bowl of water. One had the bbq pork sandwich with cole slaw, one had the spinach quiche with fresh fruit, and one...More

Thank pjdavis131
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Love this place - atmosphere is relaxed (although it is busy) food is never a disappontment - we go at least once during our trips to the area. No complaints at all - highly recommend.

Thank JoAlberta
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant for breakfast and lunch only. Nestled just off the busy El Paseo upscale shopping district. Cute, quiet outdoor and indoor place with the the sound of trickling sound of water from the nearby large fountain. Lunch was delicious. Wonderful homemade gazpacho and sandwiches....More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have visited JC's for lunch several times during our visits to Palm Desert, over a number of years. The staff is welcoming and attentive, the menu selection of excellent quality sandwiches and salads is extensive and the wine is relatively inexpensive. It's also an...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stopped in for lunch/brunch the other day. We had heard about this tucked away little restaurant and wanted to try it. We were really surprised and enjoyed our lunch/brunch. The food was really tasty and the service with a smile was outstanding. The location...More

Thank Dennis O
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great place for brunch & lunch. Good food and service. It's a bit hidden back within a courtyard along El Paseo, next to "Troy" lady's boutique. It has both indoor and outdoor seating. Very relaxing vibe.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim today for a ladies lunch, delightfully surprised with our decision. Plenty of salad and sandwich options, lovely patio setting to enjoy the sunny afternoon. The best Gazpacho I have ever tasted, a chunky version loaded with crisp micro-diced veggies. The...More

Thank Chicaree
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This place is relaxed, friendly, informal, unceremonious, easygoing, free and easy. Nice folks in a nice attitude.

Thank The2TravelingFools
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73200 El Paseo 1A, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4252
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-568-0733
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Family Owned, Patio Café, Serving Salads, Sandwiches & Full Bar. Located on El Paseo in the Heart of Palm Desert.
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