Whether it is an on-the-go bite or a leisurely catch-up with friends, lunches are always some of the best parts of vacation.
Below is LPR's guide to all the best lunch spots near Joshua Tree National Park you need to visit:
53441 Mane St. #146, Pioneertown, CA
Open Thursday - Sunday 11am - 9:30pm, Monday 5pm - 9:30pm
Favorite Items: Any BBQ
Tip: Give yourself extra time to explore downtown Pioneertown before or after lunch
"The French Girl"
848 Old Woman Springs Rd., Yucca Valley, CA
Open Thursday - Sunday 11am - 4pm
Favorite Items: Limited Seasonal Menu
Tip: Only open certain times a year so make sure to check the website for opening dates and events
"The Sweet Spot"
55844 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA
Open Daily 7am - 5 pm
Favorite Items: Green Dream Sandwich + Arnold Palmer
Tip: Make sure to check out Acme 5 Lifestyle and the vintage stores next door
"The Instagram Dream"
6427 Mesquite Ave, Twentynine Palms, CA
Open Daily 5pm - 11pm and Weekend Brunch 9am - 4pm
Favorite Items: Jerk Chicken + Fried Oreos + Spicy Margarita
Tip: Near Twentynine Palms' entrance to Joshua Tree National Park and the only Tesla supercharger
"The Healthy Option"
61695 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA
Open Daily 7am - 2pm
Favorite Items: Veggie Hummus Wrap + Create your own smoothie
Tip: Located next to the Joshua Tree Health Foods if you need any last minute healthy snacks
"The Picnic in the Park"
6554 Park Blvd, Joshua Tree, CA
Open Daily 7:30am - 5pm
Favorite Items: Curry Chicken Salad Wrap + Cashew Vegan Cheese Cake
Tip: Located in the Joshua Tree National Park Visitors Center (make sure to say hi to Rosa & Merilee the owners and long time Joshua Tree residents)
"The New School Deli"
61705 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA
Open Daily 7:30am - 5:30pm
Favorite Items: Quiche + Sausage Rolls
Tip: Offers compostable coolers for sale to keep your food fresh till you are ready to eat