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French Corner Cafe and Bakery

72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3304
+1 760-568-5362
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (35 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3304
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We never miss this gem when visiting the desert. When living in Palm Desert we would time our shopping to be sure we ate at the French Corner. It is a favorite of the locals and passed over by visitors who don't know about it....More

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We've been for breakfast and lunch and have taken friends and it is always good with great service. The French pastries are absolutely delicious.

Thank Colette A
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

That you could find such a fabulous french restsurant at the entrance to a shopping mall in Palm Desert? We stopped in for a quick lunch while shopping. The menu was very appetizing with a variety of hearty and light fare. We had sandwiches,croissants and...More

Thank BettyBoopWinnipeg
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stopped here on a whim for lunch. I ordered the Quiche Lorraine with Sweet Potato Fries. My wife had the lunch special ( half sandwich with cup of soup and small salad) . Both dishes were most enjoyable. Good Service here as well.

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Walking into this beautifully decorated interior (booths abound) French brasserie/cafe/bakery is taking a quick trip to Paris...quite an upscale surprise at the Desert Crossing Center where retailers such as Tar-jay rule. Tempting treats abound in the mouth-watering cases that feature many smaller/sensibly portioned and bursting...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I love frog's legs and they are very hard to find on a menu. I ordered two appetizer portions to take home and they were delicious. This is a lovely café that offers wine and beer. They have pastries that look like works of art...More

Thank judi2
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, crispy croissants, delicious lunches, nice wines, gracious staff and charming atmosphere. Our new favorite place in Palm Desert.

Thank Evelyn I
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My husband and I visit the Palm Springs/Palm Desert area once a month or so and always make a point of having lunch at the French Corner Cafe. It's like somehow stumbling into a little piece of France! The food is absolutely delicious - we...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Went there today 03-15-2017 for breakfast and lunch ordered creamy spinach mushroom crepes with french fries, when the order came there was fruit instead of fries. I told the waitress that i ordered fries before i could utter one more word she grabbed my plate...More

Thank tiptinkerbell
Reviewed 9 March 2017

They actually make salad delicious (no small feat). Also, the coffee is divine and the staff is so friendly.

Thank Tessa M
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3 January 2017|
Response from Jkracow | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for being tardy in responding, Evelyn. I don't know what the specials are. I am an infrequent customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-568-5362
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