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6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2500
+1 760-366-8200
08:00 - 17:00
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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374 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Joshua Tree Park Rock Cafe is without a doubt the very best little coffee shop in town. Right next door to the National Park Visitors Center in Joshua Tree village, it is perfect for an espresso, cappuccino or a great sandwich to eat here or to take away. They have special offers with a sandwich, fruit and beverage to... More 

Thank ochassot
Level Contributor
15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After realizing that we would be driving and hiking thru the Joshua Tree Park for about 4.5 hours. We decided to get a picnic lunch. The Cafe was conveniently located right next to the Joshua Tree Visitor Center. The selections were very nice. We selected the cranberry turkey sandwich and the chicken salad sandwich. Both were good and we got... More 

Thank Marla R
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great place, great food, very helpful staff. This place has what it takes to become a cornerstone on a community!

Thank frank a
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Really a sweet young person running the counter but five of the things I wanted to order were out of stock. No one else around to help. really unfortunate.

Thank Kate L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered "today's special" avocado stuffed with chicken and chicken and red pepper panini only to be told that "we don't have red peppers today. And chicken. We don't have chicken today. And avocado. We don't have avocado today." Then our server swore in frustration. At all that point we got a refund and left.

Thank Michael B
Baltimore, Maryland
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282 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

January 6, 2016 - The Park Rock Cafe is adjacent to the Joshua Tree National Park visitors center which makes it very convenient for an early lunch quiche and a take out box lunch. After listening to the morning Ranger presentation about Joshua Tree, we stopped in the Cafe. We found the atmosphere casual and welcoming; the food good; and... More 

Thank JerryH9905
Twentynine Palms, California
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant has a great menu for breakfast and lunch. The waitresses are friendly and knowledgeable. The cooks are the best

Thank TonyROKN4M
Joshua Tree, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped by there with four young boys and three adults after visiting the park. They were accommodating to young children. The food is pretty basic and the sandwiches were average and not loaded. No large deli sandwiches here. It's a mom on a budget size sandwich. The establishment was clean and so were the bathrooms so there is a... More 

Thank boomcintyre
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Several years ago there was a dynamite cook who loved her job. She would sauté the vegetables before adding them to a nice thick omelet, Sadly, she is gone. The sign on the wall tells it all "new menu". With only a single burner stove, the current cook can only produce one egg dish at a time, throwing the raw... More 

Thank centuryjo
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I had a tuna sandwich and lentil soup. It was good. My friend had the Health nut cold sandwich. Without any problems we cleared our plates. Tasty and fresh! We were visiting her son in the Marines. Great place for lunch.

Thank Rockportgraduate

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-2500
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Joshua Tree
  • Phone Number: +1 760-366-8200

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