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Mar 4, 2009 11:51 AM

Any great diners on the road from San Diego (Miramar) to Palm Springs?

Not sure which route we'll take but a good diner could be the decision making factor. Thanks.

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  1. It's not a great diner (it is a good one), but you've gotta stop at the Wheel Inn in Cabazon, home of the Cabazon Dinosaurs!

    Wheel Inn Restaurant
    50900 Seminole Dr, Cabazon, CA 92230

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      1. We take the lovely Palms to Pines freeway and we always stop at the Cahuilla Creek Casino in Anza that is a riot..tent version with diner food and every penny machine this side of the Rockies..great people watching while you are dining too!

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        1. re: Beach Chick

          Yes, the only "freeway" in California where 80-year-old tourists can block a mile of traffic by refusing to use the pullouts! "Dear, what did that there sign say about slow vehicles?" (Fortunately, everyone else is extremely patient. ;-)

          I've never stopped in at Cahuilla Creek, not even to use the bathroom, but on your recommendation I'll get a pocketful of pennies and make the scene next time over. I hear their biggest jackpot was $3.73!