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Chiriaco Summit Cafe

62450 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA
+1 760-227-3227
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“patty melt” (3 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner
62450 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is not a great place but considering where it is located it is much more than adequate, it is miles from the nearest anyplace. Great coffee, iced coffee, ice cream, and notice the word ice. Ice when it is 118 in the shade, yes!...More

1  Thank zabriskibound
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We stopped on the way from Phoenix to California . Comfortable restaurant , clean , service was quick and the carrot cake was so nice we were pleased to stop again on the way back

Thank liz101Worthing
Reviewed 26 June 2015

On the road to Newport from Phoenix on the I10 stop at the Chiriaco Summit Cafe. This is a family run restaurant. We had coffee and carrot cake on the way there and Chilli and a toasted sandwich on the way back. The food is...More

Thank fatboygto
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We found this place as we were traveling to Arizona, the Café is very clean and rather large, the menu is pretty extensive for a café and the food is decent. Take a break from the highway, gas up across the street, have a quick...More

Thank M R
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Dinner road trip stop on our way from Phoenix to Joshua Tree. Asked a local what was good...he said he usually had the liver and onions, but today's special was the fajitas and he he had them. Looked like a plate full for sure. Food...More

1  Thank James F
Reviewed 24 April 2015

This was a nice little stop right next to the George Patton Museum. The restaurant was clean and the food was really good. Our waitress was friendly and had no problem making recommendations on what to eat.

Thank Dana V
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We ate here looking for a quick bite after dropping our daughter off for camping in Joshua Tree. The food is simple, but reasonably well prepared. I had the General Patton burger which was good, although the fries were a bit soggy. Overall, this is...More

Thank bblumberg
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

After having arrived at the Joshua Tree National Park we learned one member of our group forgot lunch. We asked for assistance from the park ranger and was told that the closet restaurant was one exit east and about a ten to fifteen minute ride....More

1  Thank Owen A
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We had two burgers and fries for $7.99 each, and it was better than expected. I wanted grilled onions on my burger and was charged $1.75 extra. When we finished we asked for a "to go" cup for our iced tea, and was told each...More

Thank toyman111
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Gas, mini mart, cafe all located next door to a cool museum :D Just when your legs are in serious need of being stretched, you hit this little place! Here you can gas up, grab some snacks for the road. The bathrooms in the restaurant...More

1  Thank Virgilia F
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16 May 2016|
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Response from Libi K | Reviewed this property |
Are you talking about the residence where they have Catholic services? or Perhaps the Patton Museum?
5 March 2016|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
I believe they would allow primitive overnight parking but to the best of my knowledge there are no hook-ups anywhere. I know there are areas where trucks park overnight.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62450 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Chiriaco Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 760-227-3227
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