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Desert Inn and Restaurant

5570 S Kenansville Rd, Yeehaw Junction, FL 34972-9148
+1 772-240-2267
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“blt” (8 reviews)
“burgers” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5570 S Kenansville Rd, Yeehaw Junction, FL 34972-9148
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I have always been curious about this place and thank goodness we stopped in for lunch finally! The food is excellent and the historic building is really interesting. The fries are fresh cut and the bacon stuffed burger was delicious.

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 28 June 2017

From Vero Beach to Tampa on State Road 60 or Miami to Ocala via the Florida Turnpike, I have traveled through Yeehaw Junction, Florida, dozens of times throughout the years. An almost desolate exit with a couple of gas stations and some fruit stands, this...More

Thank WilliamELewisJr
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for stopping in at The Desert Inn and expressing your view. I believe I read your response sometime ago and not yesterday 6/28/2017. If my wait staff did not mention the charge for bottled as directed, my apologies and when you return I...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great place, good food, awesome service Definitely recommend this place perfect place off the everyday beaten path! The burger is a good choice and the sweet tea

Thank Doug S
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks so much for taking your time to respond. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you on your next trip through Yeehaw.

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Was out geocaching and seen one here at a historic place & decided to stop. While here, it was lunch time, I decided to patronize and glad I did. Just had a cheeseburger & fries, but it was delicious! Staff was friendly & and the...More

Thank travelingman1701
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Glad to be a geo location . Thank you so much for your kind words.

A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent lunch, friendly staff. Nothing fancy, no elaborate menu, just good food cooked properly, cooked fresh, and served with a smile. If you hot and hungry, this is the place that go.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Nice small place with a typical American diner charm. It's absolute authenthic and not decoration. Go for the crusty fish sandwich!! The fries are not McDonald's style but homemade.

Thank Selami A
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you and hope to see you back at the Desert Inn on your passing to your next destination.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Very old place with great atmosphere amazing music and good food. Stopped by for lunch on our way north from the Keys. I had fried green tomatoes with a nice dipping sauce and an ice cold beer. They have fresh cut fries and the burgers...More

Thank vllywngs
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Glad we could be of service to you. Thanks for taking the time to respond and with such kind words.

Reviewed 27 March 2017

It was the perfect place for lunch given we were driving from Orlando to Port St. Lucie and it is right off the turnpike. A fun place with dollar bills signed and stuck all over the place, however, a bit of a dive, which is...More

Thank Champers530
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks for stopping at the Desert inn.

A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Fast friendly and clean. Very simple menu. Large portions. Today I had fish and chips, the fries were fresh cut and crisp. It was very busy with only one server but she rocked it!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks for stopping and glad the wait staff of one rocked it .LOL Thanks for your kind words.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

We made the trip to Yeehaw Junction for an escape from an afternoon rain storm. The friendly locals and even friendlier staff were a treat in themselves. We will be making many more trips.

Thank surf4success
jackassm, Owner at Desert Inn and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Let me know when you pass by again as I want to make sure the Desert inn keeps you happy. Thanks for your kind words .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5570 S Kenansville Rd, Yeehaw Junction, FL 34972-9148
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Yeehaw Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 772-240-2267
  • This restaurant is at Desert Inn and Restaurant
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