Anza-Borrego Desert State Park restaurants

Top Choice International in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Red Ocotillo

Empty tables are as rare as puddles in the desert at this artily painted charmer in a central Borrego Springs bungalow. Carb-load for a day on the trail with the breakfast burrito; tuck into bulging sandwiches at lu…
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…
Mediterranean in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Kesling's Kitchen

Sharing space with the Borrego Art Institute in a restored mid-century modern building by William Kesling, this hip outpost has upped the culinary ante in the tiny desert town. Line up for pizza tickled to crispy pe…
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 Borrego Springs also sells ice cubes 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 …