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French Corner Cafe and Bakery

72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3304
+1 760-568-5362
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepes” (35 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (10 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3304
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Evelyn I
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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...More

Thank tiptinkerbell
Reviewed 9 March 2017

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

Thank Tessa M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

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
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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...More

Thank ali l
Reviewed 27 February 2017 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...More

Thank K A
Reviewed 26 February 2017 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...More

Thank Laurel Y
Reviewed 22 February 2017 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
Reviewed 21 February 2017 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...More

Thank Mary E
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Bon Jour, Please what is your special for January? And is it available for lunch as well as dinner. Thank You, Evelyn
3 January 2017|
Response from Jkracow | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for being tardy in responding, Evelyn. I don't know what the specials are. I am an infrequent customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, 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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