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Elmer’s Restaurant

American Breakfast
Locally Owned


Owner Jacky Donnell has been with the Elmer’s group for over 30 years.

Looking for a cozy and delicious spot to dine in Palm Springs? Look no further than Elmer’s Restaurant, a local gem owned by Fred and Jacky Donnell. With over 30 years of serving the community, Elmer’s has become a beloved institution in the area. Jacky started as a hostess in the Boise, ID Elmer’s.  She came to Palm Springs in 1990 and managed the restaurant for nearly 15 years.  In 2008 she and her husband Fred bought Elmer’s Palm Springs.

When you step into Elmer’s, you’ll be greeted by a warm and inviting atmosphere that reflects the restaurant’s long-standing presence in Palm Springs. The walls are adorned with vintage photographs, creating a nostalgic ambiance that harks back to simpler times.

Elmer’s Menu

But it’s not just the ambiance that keeps customers coming back – it’s the food. Elmer’s is renowned for its hearty and homestyle cooking, offering a menu filled with comfort food favorites.

Start your meal with one of Elmer’s famous breakfast dishes. From fluffy pancakes to perfectly cooked omelettes, their breakfast menu is a crowd-pleaser. Whether you prefer classic options like eggs benedict or want to try something more unique like their signature German Pancake, there’s something to satisfy every craving.

If you’re visiting Elmer’s for lunch or dinner, you won’t be disappointed. The menu features a variety of options, including juicy burgers, hearty sandwiches, and satisfying salads. For those looking for a taste of the Southwest, their Mexican-inspired dishes are sure to hit the spot. And don’t forget to save room for dessert – Elmer’s homemade pies are legendary.

Elmer's dishes on a table

Whether you’re a local looking for a go-to breakfast spot or a visitor seeking a taste of Palm Springs’ culinary scene, Elmer’s Restaurant is a great option. With its rich history, comforting cuisine, and welcoming atmosphere, it’s no wonder this family-owned establishment has stood the test of time.

Open 6 am – 9 pm daily.

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Elmer’s Restaurant

Locally Owned