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“Very popular breakfast place”

Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs
Ranked #8 of 350 Restaurants in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Description: Since 1960, Elmer's has been dedicated to providing quality food ingredients and personable, gracious service that make you feel at home. Built on the foundation of Walt Elmer's famous buttermilk pancakes, Elmer's offers seasonally fresh entrees and premium, made-from-scratch favorites in a warm comfortable and inviting family dining experience. With ample choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the menu features an emphasis on fresh, Northwest ingredients and traditional flavors. Featured Northwest favorites include Boyd's Coffee, Oregon Marionberry syrup, Tillamook cheese, and sausages from Portland-based Zenner's Sausage Company. Many Guests happily enhance their morning meal with a refreshing Mimosa. While the food is a star in its own right, it's the service that makes customers smile. Led by local owner, Jacky Donnell, the genuine, friendly team at Palm Springs Elmer's delights in welcoming desert locals as well as Northwest snowbirds craving a taste of home. They are proud of the reputation they have built as a local favorite. In addition to local Best Breakfast awards, Guests at Palm Springs Elmer's rave about their experiences on Yelp! and TripAdvisor. Elmer's has also received national recognition in the category of Family Restaurants with high marks on four main attributes consisting of taste, value, service and mood. Elmer's takes pride in their surrounding communities and strives to be the restaurant of choice for families. Choose to dine indoors surrounded by historic and scenic Palm Springs photography or on the outdoor pet-friendly patio. Elmer's is open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is supposed to be the best breakfast place in Palm Springs. If you like eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, etc., it is the place for you. If you like yogurt, cereal, fruit, etc. it is not...although they do offer oatmeal. They also offer something called german pancakes which are frisbee sized thin pancakes that you can fill with toppings. Portions are large, service is brisk and brusque, but OK. Prices are reasonable. We went twice for breakfast on a weekend and the place was jammed. At least in our experience, if you arrive later that 8am on a weekend, you'll have to wait for a table.

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Thank PrinceConsort
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Superb breakfast but can get very noisy and a little crowded even before 8 AM.
Very inexpensive price.

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Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

A little bit of wait but it worth it. Very nice place. kind staff, quick service and very good food!

Thank Francesca G
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Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We were here for several months and could always count on a good experience at Elmer's. Great service, consistent good food, clean, well managed, good menu (something for everyone). Having lived in the Portland, OR area for many years I was familiar with Elmer's and so I knew we wouldn't be disappointed and I was right. It's like having breakfast at Grandma's farmhouse kitchen as a kid.

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Thank 22TangoSarasota_FL
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Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you've enjoyed your visits to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

These are the absolute most delicious thing I have ever tasted, ever! Try it with butter and lemon...that is the original way

Thank Jean S
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Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!

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