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. Red Ocotillo

721 Avenida Sureste, Off Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
+1 760-767-7400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (13 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
“coffee cake” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
721 Avenida Sureste, Off Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Reviewed yesterday

Red Ocotillo is our favorite place in Borrego Springs for breakfast; their lunch is also really good. There's not a lot to pick from in Borrego Springs (though more than their used to be, I understand). And so we held our expectations in check. This...More

Thank datuber
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place for a ladies lunch. My grilled cheese and pea soup was delicious. However the one server was stressed since it was busy. Food was great

Thank clc772
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us ate a late lunch here while birding the area. We were surprised at how busy they were. It was too chilly for outside dining. We had no wait for a table. The water was courteous and informative as we asked several questions...More

Thank Edge W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the best salad for lunch here! I believe it was called Asian red quinoa. Super fresh and refreshing after a morning hike. This is a casual place, not super quick, but a perfect lunch stop.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast in Borrego Springs and chose Red Ocotillo. We will were very happy with our experience here. The service was excellent and the breakfast was fantastic. I had the eggs benedict and it was excellent, they serve garlic potatoes that were wonderful also....More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped after camping a couple days in the Desert and food did not disappoint. Burgers are large and flavourful. Waitress let us refill our water bottles with their ice water, a definate plus in the desert.

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast is pretty good here but all in all this is a very meat-centric menu. Vegetarians will have a hard time finding lunch or dinner witout meat involved. Cute place but food is uninspired.

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had breakfast here twice and was very happy. It feels like a friendly place. The garden plot right outside is a convincing was to assure you they care about fresh ingredients.

Thank elmcityjohn
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We drove down from Indian Wells ( about 70 minutes) to visit Borrego Springs where my sister in law and niece were staying in there motor home. Went to Red Ocotillo for lunch and were not disappointed. The restaurant was just lovely, clean and we...More

1  Thank janethull
Reviewed 8 February 2018

If you come here expecting Mexican cuisine you will likely be disappointed. They label themselves farm to table and encourage you to as what is fresh.

Thank jeffreyjonkoch
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Questions & Answers
1 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Betz G | Reviewed this property |
They have beer for sure, and I think wine also. They have a little 3-4 seat bar inside so I'm sure they wine as well. We were on the patio with our dogs, so didn't see.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Avenida Sureste, Off Christmas Circle, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-767-7400
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, pet friendly patio dining, good food, beer, wine, mimosas, bloody maries and margaritas, wi-fi access.
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