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35955 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 321-7197
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Ranked #12 of 115 Restaurants in Cathedral City
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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English first
Desert Hot Springs, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

This Cafe has it all. Great Food. Never leave hungry. Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner items on the menu all day. Great Service, never an empty cup of coffee or other beverages, and always a Smile. Never Disappointed. Locals Love It Too....

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Cathedral City, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Good food. Good atmosphere. Pastrami on rye. Yes.... Marilyn Monroe everywhere...Yes. Great for Sunday Morning breakfast.

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Palm springs
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The hot tri-tip sandwich wth mashed potatoes and real gravy, is the best ever! Service always great and atmosphere is terrific.

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Palm Springs, California
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Surrounded by a vast array of Marilyn Monroe photos this breakfast/lunch only eatery is worth a visit but the food is average at best. The scramble eggs with lox was over cooked and the corned beef, though claiming to be homemade, tasted like out of a can.

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vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We have enjoyed this little hideaway several times over the years, and it's always on our list for a great breakfast or lunch while we're in Palm Springs. Love the Marilyn/Elvis/James Dean nostalgia, appreciate the cleanliness considering the extensive collection, and the food and friendly service have never disappointed, except maybe for the huge servings we try to finish! Full... More 

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Funky, cute cafe highlighting Marilyn Monroe! Very clean & bright, good service, average food. Lots of locals frequent this spot & are warmly greeted by the staff. The food is plain & good, just not inspired.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife hated it and I loved it. She got the ham and eggs and she said that the ham tasted funny and that they ruined the hash browns with green bell peppers. Her sourdough toast was barely toasted. I asked for the special, a gigantic biscuits and gravy with sausages that was outstanding. The place is all about Marilyn... More 

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California
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1,619 reviews 1,619 reviews
509 restaurant reviews
543 helpful votes 543 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Not the most atmospheric or fancy place around, but the service is friendly and fast, the food is consistent and good, and the prices are reasonable. Go!

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Alberta, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We tried the french toast which featured a large portion and was very tasty. Simple decor, decent prices, and friendly service. This was the best breakfast that we had in Palm Springs.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We went in here for breakfast whilst vacationing in cathedral City. We have been here many times before over the years and the place never changes - even the staff have been here for years. We both had the scrambled eggs and sausage patties with a bowl of fresh fruit instead of the hash browns. Our food arrived quickly and... More 

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Additional Information about Michael's Cafe

Address: 35955 Date Palm Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone Number: (760) 321-7197
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Cathedral City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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