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Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs

1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
+1 760-327-8419
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (55 reviews)
“german pancake” (223 reviews)
“pancakes” (216 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
06:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice variety, good food, very nice servers, quiet enough to visit! Breakfast Dutch Baby pancake is a MUST for us every trip. My friend is 103 years old and polishes one off by herself every year! Love the Marionberry syrup and triple berry sauce. Eat...More

Thank JTurn462
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were advised to ensure we went to Elmer's while in Palm Springs. We first went for breakfast and were most happy to have done so. We also went back another day to have a late lunch. Our experience on both occasions was great. The...More

Thank Owen L
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a bit of a wait but the restaurant kept humming along and we were seated soon enough. Once seated the coffee and water came and was refilled regularly. I have a combo breakfast and it was cooked as requested and hot. The German...More

Thank roibuz
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never had this type of pancake before but it was delicious. It is large and slightly upturned like a bowl. You can get it with different toppings. I got it with berries. Nice location further away from busy downtown area. Great parking. Service was very...More

Thank Rempt2
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday after church local favorite, worth the wait. Very organized for crowds on Sunday, excellent options. Greatly enjoyed the German Pancakes, excellent choice. Omelets and specialty plates are well done with great value. Highly recommend anytime.More

Thank Dennis G
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

WOW, the food was amazing. Everything was so fresh, it was one of the best breakfasts I have had in a long time. The waitress was the most darling lady, I just loved the whole experienceMore

Thank Tonya6425
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast on a Sunday morning around 8:30 and were seated right away. Looked like a crowd waiting when we left though. Food was great and portions were huge. I had the french toast which was very large pieces, 2 eggs and ham or...More

Thank Dansker58
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

We ate dinner and breakfast here, both were good. They serve German pancakes here that are really good.....really big! The food is good and very well priced. We recommend that you try it, especially if you are looking for a quick and easy place.More

Thank A L
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

It's like a Denny's on steroids. Food is incredible. Large portions and a very friendly staff. We are in P.S. for a week and can't wait to return and try something else. Weather is awesome. Will sit outside next time. You will NOT be disappointed.More

Thank flybear36
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Palm Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon, 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 next time...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

O.K. proably the best kept secret in Palm Springs, Areally Impressive Breakfast Menue with Sisnature Dishes as well as Great regular Breakfasr fair, They are not skimpy with the food, There is no way you are going to walk out of there Hungry . The...More

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Dennis S
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
Howdy & about $13 including taxes cheers Andrew
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mrsmafitz
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Response from Kolten L | Property representative |
We have two outside patios that accommodate pets. We also have pet dishes for water and give a treat to each pet. Our hours are 6a to 9p daily. Hope to see you soon! =)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-9169
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-327-8419
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.
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