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62450 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA
+1 760-227-3227
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Silver City, New Mexico
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Heading west on I-10, and after too many "no services for 60 miles" signs, was I ever happy to find this place! Very clean, pretty landscaping, a modern day oasis. Counter service prompt and friendly and 2:00 PM breakfast was exactly what I needed. Generic home fries but really good bacon and and very fresh eggs cooked exactly as ordered.... More 

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Upland, Ca
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Clean, good service, good food and reasonable prices, what more can you ask. We were in no hurry and remembered Huell H. doing a show here so we stopped in for a bite. Very interesting place. Having their 83rd anniversary. BLT & Patty Melt were both top notch. The table next to us had a hot fudge sundae and that... More 

Thank BobBarb
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Small cafe in the middle of nowhere! Don't expect 5 star, that's not what this place is, it's a nice truck stop style food cafe with great service! We have been making this our meal stop for years in our way to AZ.

Thank Rob B
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1,550 reviews
605 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 678 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Reasonable special - Chicken $9.95. Interesting main entrance (see photo) Very clean and tidy inside shop. Also has gift shop.

Thank Albywon
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Dropped in for something to eat and drink as a break our long 6 hour drive. To be honest I wished we hadn't and I expect the waitress thought so too as she could not hide her contempt at having to serve us. Felt we were causing her work. I like to think I am very polite, I say please... More 

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Van Nuys
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Stopped on the way back to LA. Waitress was not friendly, restaurant was full of flies, food was average. Prices were average. Best part of the restaurant was the gift store adjacent to it! Felt like we were trespassing on the family's store!

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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Fresh salads are hard to come by. I have eaten here twice in a week. I ordered the tuna salad a few minutes ago. It was obviously freshly made. No bagged salad taste here. I saved them in my favorites. I'll be back when I come through this country again.

Thank Jimemarriott
Globe, Arizona
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257 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We have driven by this location dozens of times but never stopped. We visited today and were very happy that we stopped. There is a gas station (just ten cents more than LA gas prices) and ate breakfast at the cafe. The restaurant was clean, and offers breakfast all day, so I ordered scrambled eggs, bacon, toast and hash browns.... More 

Thank Cheryal
Kapaa, Hawaii
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600 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 384 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

After you leave Indio and decide you need food or fuel this is your stop. Here is a necessary clean cafe, or the Chirico Market For sandwiches or snacks. Next big stop is Blythe or Quartzite in Arizona where fuel prices drop about 20 cents a gallon. We always stop here on the way out of California. Handicap access.

Thank MarshallGulch
Moreno Valley, California
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We have been stopping at Chiriaco Summit for years and years of travel and from the Colorado River. Due to a strange set of circumstances we ended up eating Thanksgiving Dinner at Chiriaco Summit Coffee Shop. We have eaten there numerous times and the food has always been good but the Thanksgiving Dinner was a real surprise. I have eaten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62450 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chiriaco Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 760-227-3227

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