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French Corner Cafe and Bakery

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72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3304
+1 760-568-5362
08:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful, crispy croissants, delicious lunches, nice wines, gracious staff and charming atmosphere. Our new favorite place in Palm Desert.

Thank Evelyn I
Escondido, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I visit the Palm Springs/Palm Desert area once a month or so and always make a point of having lunch at the French Corner Cafe. It's like somehow stumbling into a little piece of France! The food is absolutely delicious - we highly recommend the magret (duck breast) salad and the spinach crepes with mornay sauce. The... More 

Thank Lisa D
Palm Springs, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there today 03-15-2017 for breakfast and lunch ordered creamy spinach mushroom crepes with french fries, when the order came there was fruit instead of fries. I told the waitress that i ordered fries before i could utter one more word she grabbed my plate and stormed off without one word. I sat there for a good 10 to 15... More 

Thank tiptinkerbell
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They actually make salad delicious (no small feat). Also, the coffee is divine and the staff is so friendly.

Thank Tessa M
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in Palm Desert area and like your seets, this is THE PLACE to be Best, freshest deserts. Authentic old school. All hand made. Good for lunch, beakfast or diner, or just to enjoy a great desert Great service and ambience.

Thank Constantin I
Palm Springs, California
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely French cafe in the Desert Crossing Mall in Palm Desert- delicious authentic dishes faithfully made and presented, prices reasonable for this quality food. Try their quiches(often sold out by 11:30 am!) If you are the person who eats the big meal of the day at lunch, this is a real steal

Thank ali l
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Classic small french bistro. Good food, made with fresh ingredients. The desert options are overwhelming as you would expect. Many of the staff are french speaking and the accent adds an aire of authenticity. Moderately priced, family friendly. Very busy at lunch time. Not much comparable in CV.

Thank K A
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unassuming small French restaurant and bakery with efficient, charming French speaking wait staff. Delicious salads and sandwiches. I had the ahi burger with a fresh side salad. My friends enjoyed the French sandwich and French fries. I took home the best dessert in the desert.....the lemon meringue tart. Yum☝️

Thank Laurel Y
Franklin, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my croissant sandwich and came with a salad. I would definitely go back and may still do so! I still have a few days left of vacation.

Thank Elyse B
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch with my sister & her husband and we all loved our entrées. Two if had crepes (ratatouille and chicken/spinach with mornay sauce) and French dip sandwich. Wine by the glass was $5 special. The salad dressing resembled a thin homemade mayo with herbs. We ended with Calissons like you have in Aix in Provence.

Thank Mary E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-568-5362

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?