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36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7282
+1 760-328-1415
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Ranked #12 of 112 Restaurants in Cathedral City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Delivery
Description: Sunshine Cafe is frequented by celebrities, politicians, word of mouth visitors from around the world and mostly our wonderful locals. Known as a local hole in the wall with a funky vibe and fantastic food Sunshine Cafe has the perfect meal whether you are craving pancakes, our Best of The Valley Sunshine Salad, or a dinner entree. We strive to have the best food, friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere to make Sunshine one of your favorite places to eat.
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We were on our way out for a hike in the Indian Canyons, but needed a pack lunch and couldn't face a Subway!! Then we saw the Sunshine Cafe. At 10 am it was crowded with people taking breakfast, but when we asked if we could get a Sandwich to go, there was no problem. And the sandwich was huge,... More

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New England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Joined a couple of friends for breakfast here on a recent Saturday morning and was quite impresssed. Had a delicious breakfast burrito; it was huge. and reasonably priced. Plenty of coffee, and friendly ppleasant service. Definitely a popular loca hangout, and I never would have visited if not for recommendations from friends a locals. Highly recommended

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Redondo Beach CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Had a fun family dinner here. Service was excellent and friendly. Food is good, but love the atmosphere here.... The ultimate original American diner - not a chain or franchise. The original thing. We'll be back for sure.

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Belgrade, Montana
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287 reviews 287 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We went for lunch after a long time between visits. Under new ownership and management which is very apparent. The same staff is still there but the feeling of family is not. I had an omelet with spinach, mushrooms and cheese, it was a little scant on the filling. I like that if you do not want potatoes or toast... More

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Cathedral City, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

A simple little restaurant in cathedral city. Full menu, Great Breakfast and Lunch. It is off the beaten path, so keep your eyes open for it. Friendly service and good food.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good menu and the service is pretty good also. The seating area is split between the 'front room' and the 'back room', with the kitchen in between. Well rounded menu. Parking is limited.

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Cathedral City, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Been going here for over 17 years and rarely disappointed. Service is friendly and food is always good and lots of it....Parking can be a problem...they have a small area to park in or else it is the street. They are now open for dinner as well....haven't done that yet.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We popped in here whilst vacationing in Cathedral City. My partner and I both ordered the regular breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage patties and bacon with hash brown potatoes. The service was very fast, the food was well cooked and well presented and tasted delicious. The free WiFi was a bonus. We have eaten here before, a few years ago... More

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California
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1,233 reviews 1,233 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Let's face it; this little hole-in-the-wall cafe is a dive. But the food, breakfast food I should say, is absolutely delicious, and the service was friendly and efficient. A real find!

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Pekin, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were taken here for a late breakfast/early lunch by my brother-in-law and his partner. The way the staff reacted they were obviously regulars. So, our service was excellent. Two of us had the Mexican Omelet - a large omelet with seasoned ground beef, cheddar cheese, guacamole and sour cream on the side. Also was accompanied by servings of Salsa... More

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Additional Information about Sunshine Cafe

Address: 36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7282
Phone Number: +1 760-328-1415
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Cathedral City
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Café

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