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junior's cafe

££ - £££
American, Diner
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1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
+1 760-353-9556
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 13:30
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very unfriendly the staff does not have class they treat you very disrespectful the food is mediocre and the hours are only to please The staff themselves. Do not go to this restaurant unless you want to be dissatisfied and your day ruined.

Thank Salvador Q
Salt Lake City
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Junior - the owner - can cook !!! The usual breakfast fare - large servings, bottomless coffee and smiling waitress... unless Jr is on the floor -- then smiling man urging you to eat a bit more! There is another side to this restaurant - Jr is one of the best caterers in town -- very elegant food and not... More 

Thank BirdsNBees
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Second time driving through to Sedona. Love it! Great breakfast; excellent portions. Friendly atmosphere, even though the staff wear shirts that say, "Eat, Pay, And Get Out!" The place is cared for, clean, and comfortable.

Thank Frank F
El Centro, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

They are open for breakfast and lunch. They cater. The peach cobbler is fantastic. If they have, it try it.

Thank ecken2015
El Centro, CA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food is not only excellent but plentiful. Service is good and food is cooked to order. The turn around time from ordering to receiving the food is quick. Worth going.

Thank rfragale
El Centro, California
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Good service and really good food. Hours are short since they close early. Great place for breakfast too.

Thank 843stevenv
van nuys
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Come one come all,to Juniors for a local favorite family restaurant, great food reasonably priced, excellent customer service, You will be satisfied,and Plenty of parking

Thank mtorrey
California, United States
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I love this place! I like home-style food, Junior's has this. Great soups, definitely home brewed, the clam chowder was like no clam chowder I have ever experienced but delicious. Decent prices, a great value for the money, great service, don't be intimidated by the tee-shirts..lol. The ham and egg breakfast was very good, biscuots and gravy tasty. This place... More 

Thank DAN R
Holtville, California
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61 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

The single negative regarding Junior's is that it is not open for dinner. I have eaten both lunch and breakfast at Junior's in the past two months. My last visit was with my wife for breakfast. The menu is what you would expect from a diner in the Imperial Valley; plentiful food at a good price. I ordered Biscuits &... More 

Thank Ronald F
El Centro, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

really good quality & great tasting comfort food. There are a few good choices for health conscious eaters. It's a little noisy but that's because it's so popular with the locals especially for lunch.

Thank Tod B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1791 Adams Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-353-9556

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