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Don & Sweet Sue's Cafe

68955 Ramon Rd, Cathedral City, CA 92234-3370
760-770-2760
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Ranked #16 of 111 restaurants in Cathedral City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Not as good as we thought....quaint, cute...almost like stepping back into the 50's type restaurant..booths are comfy....food choices okay, priced high for a local family restaurant we thought. Not too impressed with the dinner menu; however okay for breakfast and lunch.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went in and had dinner my hamburger was very good. Before we ordered my husband showed the waitress the 10% savings card. She said you have the 10% savings card. She wrote on our ticket 10%. Then charged us full price. She offered to give my husband a 10% saving card my husband said I already have one. She... More

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San Marcos
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103 reviews 103 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have watched this restaurant expand over the years. It is certainly a land mark,must go to in the desert. They have absolutely something to please every palate. From biscuits and gravy to lox eggs and onions. White bread to Bagles. Everything is meticulously prepared. Like grandma hours. Coffee is great and all cold beverages are at least 30. Oz.... More

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Cathedral City, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A Fun country style Resturant. Large orders cooked perfectly, The home town country feeling in the heart of the desert...Always busy, always fresh, Always friendly..

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Fountain Valley, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Good food and great service in a cute country setting. Lots of locals here every time we come who add to the ambience. Good variety in breakfast menu.

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Surprise, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

On the way home from a few days in Palm Springs today myself and a friend stopped at Don and Sweet Sue's for an early lunch. I ordered a turkey reuben with coleslaw and my friend a steak sandwich. I thought my sandwich was one of the best turkey reubens I ever had. The turkey was moist and delicious set... More

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Oceanside, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Went for dinner 5/17/14 and was completely disappointed. Their food can be pricy; our bill for 2 was $41.00 less tip. The place was deserted when we arrived at around 6:30 on a Saturday evening, which seemed odd, even off-season. We ordered a $5.50 carrot cake to go and when we got it home it was so tasteless I wondered... More

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Cathedral City, California, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

A genuinel local spot. We were here for breakfast. The minute we walked in we knew we were in the place where locals go and locals are greeted by name. What a pleasant experience! Some folks didn't need to order. The waitress just knew who the customer was and what was desired. Breakfast is good. Breakfast is simple, not fancy.... More

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Cathedral City, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food is very good with a variety of choices. Portions are a bit oversized, I frequently share salads...they're enough for 2. The servers are very pleasant. Two things to be aware of.....when it's warm there are misters outside, but remember sunglasses and a hat. This is not a huge restaurant and can be crowded during the high season. Remember in... More

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Abbotsford, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

After driving past this place on Ramon several times, we decided to try it for lunch. It was not busy, maybe four other tables. There had been a high wind the previous evening and sand had been blown everywhere. The table we were given had been washed down, but the plastic chairs were still covered in wet sand and dust.... More

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