Top Choice Breakfast in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Red Ocotillo

Empty tables are as rare as puddles in Anza-Borrego State Park at this charmer that serves quality java, all-day breakfast (try the smoked-salmon eggs Benedict) and bulging burgers and sandwiches, all at a quality s…
American in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park


The menu is as long as a Tolstoy novel but the choices are good-old-fashioned Americana, hopscotching from burgers to pizza, steak to ribs, salads to pasta. It's popular with locals and visitors alike, not in the le…
Mexican in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Carmelita’s Bar & Grill

This lively joint with its cheerful decor serves the best Mexican food in town, including delicious huevos rancheros. The bar staff knows how to whip up a good margarita.
Supermarket in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Center Market

This well-stocked supermarket in the heart of town also sells cube ice and firewood.
Diner in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Kendall's Café

This old-school coffee shop is a hometown favorite for blueberry pancakes at breakfast and a combination of Mexican (enchiladas, fajitas etc) and straight-down-the-middle American standards the rest of the day. The …